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"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

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1753
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Bryn Mawr College 235
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 593
Quakers 565
correspondence 326
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 242
manuscripts (documents) 210
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diaries 202
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Haverford (Pa.) 144
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Quaker women 135
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 125
letters (correspondence) 121
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 103
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 96
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 90
commonplace books 87
photographs 85
financial records 82
Quakers -- Family relationships 81
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 76
Quakers -- Education 76
Student publications 76
minutes (administrative records) 74
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 72
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 71
Quakers -- New York (State) 70
Society of Friends -- Education 69
Quakers -- Travel 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
scrapbooks 66
Poetry 63
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Delaware 61
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 60
genealogies (histories) 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Society of Friends -- Maryland 58
clippings (information artifacts) 55
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 54
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 46
emails 45
Quaker women -- United States 42
account books 42
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 41
Quaker businesspeople 41
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 35
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Swarthmore (Pa.) 34
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
photograph albums 33
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
Education 32
World War, 1939-1945 32
autograph albums 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Indians of North America 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 29
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 29
autobiographies (documents) 29
notebooks 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 27
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace -- Societies, etc. 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
World War, 1914-1918 26
newsletters 26
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 25
International organization -- History -- Sources 25
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 25
Quakers -- United States 25
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Quakers -- Maryland 24
Quakers -- Social service 24
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 24
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French 40
German 15
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Italian 3
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Names
Haverford College 215
Swarthmore College 171
American Friends Service Committee 119
Bryn Mawr College 87
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 47
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 44
Civilian Public Service 41
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 39
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 35
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 33
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 32
Westtown Boarding School 29
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 28
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 27
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 26
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 26
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 26
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Fox, George 23
Penn, William, 1644-1718 21
War Resisters League 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
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
League of Nations 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
United Nations 17
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 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
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 14
Cope family 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 12
Comly, John, 1773-1850 12
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 12
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 12
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 12
Kaufman, Abraham 12
Lloyd family 12
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 12
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 12
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Jones, Mary Hoxie 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 10
Morris family 10
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Smith family 10
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 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
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 9
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 9
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 9
McReynolds, David 9
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Sharpless family 9
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 9
Smith, Daniel B. 9
Society of Friends 9
Taylor family 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
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