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1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Overview

This collection contains a ticket to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.

Dates: 1948

"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

William Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview

This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.

Dates: 1755

A Cross Country Trip, 1890

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-004
Overview "A Cross Country Trip, 1890" is a photo album that follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois, through Canada and the northwestern, southwestern, and central portions of the United States before returning to Chicago. It includes images from Manitoba, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois. While on this trip, the photographer captured images of the Chicago Stockyard, various industrial complexes, wildlife, canyons, rivers, and Native...
Dates: 1890

"A Journey to Bath: A Comedy"

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-009
Overview

Typed copy of the play manuscript found in the British Library.

Dates: 1890

A Trip to Europe photo album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-005
Overview

This photo album documents a trip to Europe in 1891. The album begins on the S.S. Waesland with many images of the passangers and crew. In Europe, Hemmenway visits Antwerp, Brussles, Cologne, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, Pisa, Paris, London, Stratford, Chester, and Liverpool, as well as traveling down the Rhine by boat.

Dates: 1891

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview

Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.

Dates: Undated.

Charles Tucker Abbott letter

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-090
Overview

The collection contains a letter written by Chales T. Abbott to his parents about his time at Haverford in 1865.

Dates: 1865

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Overview

The manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman," written by Ruth S. Abbott, describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

Dates: 1924

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of enslaved people for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the enslaver is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the enslavers and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of enslaved people is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey,...
Dates: 1775

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Haverford College 209
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 14
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 13
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 13
Penn, William, 1644-1718 13
Westtown Boarding School 13
Cope family 11
Jones, Mary Hoxie 10
Morris family 10
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 10
Smith, Daniel B. 9
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 9
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Morley, Christopher 8
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 8
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 7
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Bryn Mawr College 7
Cadbury family 7
Civilian Public Service 7
Comfort, William Wistar 7
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 7
Evans family 7
Harvard University 7
Haverford Loganian Society 7
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 7
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 7
Sharpless, Joshua 7
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 7
Taylor, George Washington 7
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 7
Wistar, Thomas 7
Bettle, Samuel 6
Brown family 6
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 6
Cope, Thomas Pim 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 6
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 6
Gummere, Francis Barton 6
Gummere, Samuel James 6
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 6
Lloyd family 6
Morris, Margaret Hill 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Society of Friends 6
Bacon family 5
Benson, Lewis 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 5
Emlen, Samuel 5
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 5
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Jones, Eli 5
Jones, Sybil 5
Leeds family 5
Matlack family 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 5
Roberts, Charles, 1846-1902 5
Scattergood, Joseph 5
Sharpless family 5
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 5
Stokes family 5
Taylor family 5
Taylor, Francis Richards 5
Vining, Elizabeth Gray 5
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 4
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 4
Benezet, Anthony 4
Borton, Hugh 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 4
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 4
Carter family 4
Cary, Stephen G. 4
Chase, Thomas 4
Coleman, John Royston 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 4
Fisher, Thomas 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Greene, Rowland 4
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 4
Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads) 4
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 4
Haverford College. Board of Managers 4
Haverford College. Library 4
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