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Mary Winsor Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Winsor, Mary
Dates: 1906-1951; Majority of material found within 1922-1947

Winston-Clark Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1165
Overview

Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.

Dates: 1814-1900

Wisbech Local Peace Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-042
Overview

Priscilla Hannah Peckover (1833-1931) devoted much of her life toward mobilization for peace. In 1879 she formed the Wisbech Peace Association to promote the development of women in work for peace. This group of men and women became a center for peace activity in Great Britain. They concentrated on establishing peace by means of arbitration and disarmament, based on Christian theology.

Dates: 1880-1931

Wisconsin Peace Society Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wisconsin Peace Society
Dates: 1912-1937; Majority of material found within 1917-1920

Alice Wiser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-203
Overview

Alice Wiser was a Quaker and had trained as a social worker and psychological counselor. She dedicated the last ten to fifteen years of her life to both peace and women's rights. Wiser was instrumental in organizing the peace tent for the second United Nations Conference on Women held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1985. After the conference Wiser continued to organize around these issues, traveling around the world to interview women and talk about peace. Wiser died from breast cancer in 1995.

Dates: 1976-1991

Wistar-Canby family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1343
Overview

This collection contains materials that belonged to members of the Wistar and Canby families, prominent families in Pennsylvania and Delaware. It consists mostly of diaries, photographs, and personal papers that belonged to members of the extended Wistar-Canby family. Many of the letters and personal papers have to do with family genaological research pursued by William Marriott Canby Jr. Also included in this collection is a baby shirt and cap worn by William Canby in 1748.

Dates: 1721 - 2005

Letter to C.C. Wistar at Haverford College

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-107
Overview

The collection contains a printout and a handwritten version of a letter sent by C.C. Wistar's mother to him whilst he was studying at Haverford College. The letter was written two days after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: 1865

Edward Morris Wistar papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1137
Overview

Documents relating to Quaker Edward M. Wistar's relief mission under the auspices of the American Red Cross to Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire in 1896.

Dates: 1894-1914

Edward Morris Wistar songbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-041
Overview

These two volumes contain handwritten song lyrics compiled by Edward M. Wistar and his classmates during his time at Haverford in the early 1870s. Some are specific to Haverford, while many were other popular songs of the time.

Dates: 1869-1871

Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-066
Overview

The commonplace book of Esther Fisher Wistar includes extracts of poetry, as well as an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Dates: 1846

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1908
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1149
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1106
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 784
Bryn Mawr College 241
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 586
Quakers 562
correspondence 354
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 245
manuscripts (documents) 222
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diaries 204
letters (correspondence) 195
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 86
Student publications 84
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) 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
Swarthmore (Pa.) 37
photograph albums 37
Education 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
Quakers -- Genealogy 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
newsletters 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
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
Reports 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
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 5117
French 45
German 15
Spanish; Castilian 12
Latin 8
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Names
Haverford College 302
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
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
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
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
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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