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Wharton Family Silhouette Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-077
Abstract

This collection consists of silhouettes of the Wharton family, a Hicksite Quaker family who founded Swarthmore College in 1864, and depicts the family and related friends. The collection dates from 1856 to 1897.

Dates: 1856 - 1897

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Abstract Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908,...
Dates: 1691-1955

Wheatland Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W533
Abstract

Records of Wheatland Preparative Meeting, 1828-68. Includes men's & women's minutes, 1828-68.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1828-1884

Wheatland Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/W537
Identifier: QM-NY-W537
Abstract

Records of Wheatland Preparative Meeting, 1824-67. Includes minutes, 1824-67.

Dates: 1824-1867

Daniel Wheeler commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-041
Abstract

The commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler includes letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son, William Wheeler.

Dates: 1832-1837

Daniel Wheeler family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-145
Identifier: SFHL-SC-145
Abstract

This collection includes papers of Daniel Wheeler. Included are accounts of the family while living in Russia, a description of the death of Daniel's wife Jane, letters from Daniel and his daughter Sarah to their friend Ellis Yarnall and his daughter Sarah. Also included are letters to various other Quakers, concerning issues of Quaker spirituality, and an account of the death of Daniel Wheeler by his daughter Sarah.

Dates: 1820-1843

Wheeler - Smith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-817
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of letters to and from Woodbury C. Smith, his father, Samuel Smith, and his wife, Helen Wheeler Smith and principally relates to the Civil War.

Dates: 1814 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1865

Wheelock family papers, 203 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, Pa.

 Collection — othertype: RG7-025
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-025
Abstract

The collection contains publications relating to the house at 203 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, and Wheelock family memorabilia including a family tree and photographs.

Dates: 1904-ca. 1980

The Whip

 Collection
Identifier: HCL-003-060
Abstract

The Whip is a literary magazine produced by the Bi-Co student community.

Dates: 1969

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Abstract

Ann Cooper Whitall's diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within her family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.

Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1962
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1150
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1109
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 799
Bryn Mawr College 243
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 587
Quakers 562
correspondence 355
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 246
manuscripts (documents) 224
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letters (correspondence) 216
diaries 204
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 93
Quakers -- Family relationships 90
financial records 87
Student publications 86
commonplace books 86
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 81
minutes (administrative records) 81
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 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 67
clippings (information artifacts) 66
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
Swarthmore (Pa.) 37
photograph albums 37
Education 36
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
autograph albums 35
Indians of North America 34
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 34
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 33
World War, 1939-1945 33
newsletters 33
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
Quakers -- Genealogy 32
Reports 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 31
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 31
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 31
autobiographies (documents) 31
notebooks 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 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
lecture notes 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
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 25
International organization -- History -- Sources 25
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Philadelphia (Pa.) 25
Quakers -- Maryland 25
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 25
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 25
Student Activities 25
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Language
English 5192
French 45
German 15
Spanish; Castilian 12
Latin 8
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Names
Haverford College 312
Swarthmore College 175
American Friends Service Committee 127
Bryn Mawr College 103
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
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 32
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 32
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 29
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 28
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 27
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
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 16
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
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 13
Lloyd family 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 13
Friends World Committee for Consultation 12
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 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
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 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
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 9
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 9
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