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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

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

Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abdoo, Jayma
Abstract

Abdoo was actively involved with the Vietnam War draft resistance group, the Camden 28, which this small collection of papers helps to document.

Dates: 1971-2006

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

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A200
Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors since 1670. Included of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite records: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records through the present day; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. The records of the Orthodox branch of Abington Monthly Meeting...
Dates: 1670-2021

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A220
Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents

The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Dates: 1773-1943

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1887
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1149
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1104
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 781
Bryn Mawr College 237
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 586
Quakers 562
correspondence 350
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 245
manuscripts (documents) 222
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diaries 204
letters (correspondence) 193
Quakers -- Social life and customs 178
Haverford (Pa.) 146
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Quaker women 141
Quakers -- Diaries 135
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 125
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 112
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 97
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 95
photographs 91
Quakers -- Family relationships 90
commonplace books 86
financial records 85
Student publications 84
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 80
minutes (administrative records) 80
Quakers -- Education 77
Quakers -- New York (State) 74
Quakers -- Travel 74
scrapbooks 73
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 72
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 71
Society of Friends -- Education 69
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Poetry 66
clippings (information artifacts) 64
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Delaware 61
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 61
genealogies (histories) 59
Quakers -- New Jersey 58
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Society of Friends -- Maryland 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
account books 49
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 47
emails 45
Quaker businesspeople 44
Quaker women -- United States 42
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 41
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
Quakers -- Great Britain 39
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 37
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 37
photograph albums 37
Education 36
Swarthmore (Pa.) 36
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 34
autograph albums 34
Indians of North America 33
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 33
World War, 1939-1945 33
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Quakers -- Genealogy 31
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 31
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 31
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 31
notebooks 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
autobiographies (documents) 30
newsletters 30
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 29
family papers 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Quakers -- United States 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 27
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
lecture notes 27
Peace -- Societies, etc. 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Reports 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
World War, 1914-1918 26
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 25
International organization -- History -- Sources 25
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- Maryland 25
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 25
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 25
Student Activities 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
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Language
English 5087
French 42
German 15
Spanish; Castilian 9
Latin 6
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Names
Haverford College 296
Swarthmore College 174
American Friends Service Committee 125
Bryn Mawr College 102
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 47
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 44
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 43
Civilian Public Service 41
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 38
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 37
Westtown Boarding School 36
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 32
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 31
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 29
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 28
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 27
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 26
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Fox, George 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Penn, William, 1644-1718 22
War Resisters League 21
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 21
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 19
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
League of Nations 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
United Nations 17
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 15
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 15
Haverford College. Office of the President 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 15
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 15
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 15
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 14
Cope family 14
Jones, Mary Hoxie 14
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 14
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 14
Taylor family 14
Comly, John, 1773-1850 13
Lloyd family 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 13
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 12
Friends World Committee for Consultation 12
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 12
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 12
Kaufman, Abraham 12
Morris family 12
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 12
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Evans family 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 11
Sharpless family 11
Smith family 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 10
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 10
Earlham College 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 10
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 10
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 10
Smith, Daniel B. 10
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 9
Brown family 9
Bryn Mawr College Library 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Cooper family 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
Elkinton family 9
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 9
Fothergill, Samuel 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 9
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 9
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 9
Jones family 9
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 9
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