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Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
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
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

Abortion Study Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-710
Overview

The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1981-82

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

 Collection
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

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract

Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).

Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Academic Computing Center records

 Collection
Identifier: HCE-005-004
Overview

Newsletters, guides, and correspondence related to academic computing at Haverford College.

Dates: 1983-2001

ACCESS Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-216
Overview

Includes correspondence, annual reports, administrative files, financial records, literature and publications, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, periodicals, publicity materials, reference files, computer disks, and photographs. Correspondents include Paul J. Aicher, William Kincade, and Mary E. Lord.

Dates: 1984-1996

Friends Historical Library account book collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-001
Overview

Account books are ledgers in which commercial and personal financial accounts are recorded. This collection consists of individual account books that were given to the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as single accessions.

Dates: 1729 - 1946

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1738
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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1077
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Bryn Mawr College 247
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 593
Quakers 565
correspondence 327
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
Quakers -- Diaries 133
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 127
letters (correspondence) 120
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 101
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 96
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 90
commonplace books 87
photographs 85
Quakers -- Family relationships 82
financial records 82
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Quakers -- Education 76
Student publications 74
minutes (administrative records) 74
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 73
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 73
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 71
Quakers -- New York (State) 70
Quakers -- Travel 70
Society of Friends -- Education 69
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 49
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 46
emails 45
Quaker women -- United States 42
account books 42
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 41
Society of Friends -- Charities 41
Quaker businesspeople 40
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 35
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Swarthmore (Pa.) 34
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
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
photograph albums 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 -- Delaware County 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 29
autobiographies (documents) 29
notebooks 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace -- Societies, etc. 27
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
World War, 1914-1918 26
newsletters 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 25
Quakers -- United States 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Quakers -- Social service 24
Academic writing 23
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Language
English 4899
French 39
German 15
Spanish; Castilian 5
Italian 3
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Names
Haverford College 213
Swarthmore College 171
American Friends Service Committee 119
Bryn Mawr College 60
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
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 35
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 35
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 31
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 31
Westtown Boarding School 30
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 28
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 26
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 25
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 25
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Fox, George 23
Penn, William, 1644-1718 21
War Resisters League 21
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 20
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 18
United Nations 18
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
League of Nations 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 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
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 15
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 14
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 14
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 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
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 11
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
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown family 9
Cadbury family 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Cooper family 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 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 family 9
Smith, Daniel B. 9
Society of Friends 9
Taylor family 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
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