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Wilhelm Söllmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-045
Abstract Friedrich Wilhelm Sollmann (1881-1951), German labor leader, journalist, and Reichminister. Exiled from Germany in 1933, Sollmann sought refuge in the United States and eventually became an American citizen, adopting William F. Sollmann as his preferred form of address. Sollmann was a member of the German delegation to the Versailles Peace Treaty conference and he served as a representative to the Constitutional National Assembly at Weimar. In 1920 Sollmann was elected to the first of his...
Dates: 1901-1991

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Abstract

Elizabeth Wilkinson's diary describes her religious visit to Friends in the colonies in North America from her home in England. Entries describe her religious visit to Boston. Upon her arrival in North America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, and Pennsylvania. Entries also describe Wilkinson's concerns in the ministry.

Dates: 1761-1763

Signe Wilkinson Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-295
Identifier: SFHL-SC-295
Abstract

The collection contains typescripts of lectures written by Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson. Most are autobiographical and reflect her Quaker beliefs as well as activism through art. The papers are annotated and often include doodles and sketches.

Dates: 1997 - 2020

John Willets compositions

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-116
Abstract

This collection contains five compositions written by John Willets.

Dates: 1851

Willets-Lapham family photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-160
Identifier: SFHL-PA-160
Abstract The Willets family were members of Westbury Monthly Meeting (New York) and lived at their farm, Homewood, from the mid 19th century until 1965. Eliza K. Willets, the last resident, was the daughter of Thomas Whitson Willets and Hannah Keese; known affectionately as Aunt Lila, she graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. Her sister, Anna, married Edward Morgan Lapham of Chicago in 1908. In 1940, their daughter, Anne Willets Lapham, married E. Wayne Frazer, the son of John E. and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1866 - 1971

Alice Putnam Willetts Swarthmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-027

William Jeanes Memorial Library Controversy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-083
Abstract Mary Knowles (b. 1910), a librarian at the William Jeanes Memorial Library in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, and Plymouth Monthly Meeting were the center of a “Red Scare” controversy in 1953-56 when Mrs. Knowles was accused of being a member of the Communist Party. Mary Knowles had pleaded the Fifth Amendment in 1953 before the Jenner Committee (Senate Internal Security Subcommittee) regarding her employment as secretary at the Samuel Adams School in Boston Mass. When she refused to take the...
Dates: 1939-1961 [bulk 1953-1960]

William Penn Charter School archives

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1115
Abstract

The William Penn Charter School archives contain the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1611. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors William Hudson and Edward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School.

Dates: 1611-1992

William Penn House Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-119
Abstract

William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities. In 2020 the board renamed the building Friends Place on Capitol Hill.

Dates: 1966-2004

William Pyle Philips collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-814
Abstract

Primarily the personal papers of William Pyle Philips (1882-1950), as well as a collection of 12 letters of United States presidents.

Dates: 1795 - 1921; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1915

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1930
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1150
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1108
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 798
Bryn Mawr College 244
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 586
Quakers 562
correspondence 355
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 245
manuscripts (documents) 223
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letters (correspondence) 206
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 92
Quakers -- Family relationships 90
Student publications 86
commonplace books 86
financial records 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
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
Quakers -- Genealogy 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
newsletters 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
Reports 29
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 5159
French 45
German 15
Spanish; Castilian 12
Latin 8
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Names
Haverford College 304
Swarthmore College 175
American Friends Service Committee 127
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
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
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
Haverford Loganian Society 9
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