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Quakers -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 248 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Abstract

Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on World War I from "The Christian Century."

Dates: 1924-1940

Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum minutes

 Collection — Othertype SC-271
Identifier: SFHL-SC-271
Abstract

Contains the minutes of Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum from September 1942 through June 1944 with some topical leaflets, a mimeographed newsletter dated Nov. 1, 1943, and a photograph of the Young Friends at Ocean City, NJ, in 1940.

Dates: 1940-1944

Mary Bye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Abstract

Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.

Dates: 1966-[on-going]

William P. Camp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-244
Abstract William P. Camp (1917-1999) was a Pennsylvania psychiatrist, concerned with ethics in the mental health field and very active in his profession and in Quaker organizations. His wife, Kay Camp, was a teacher and peace activist who served as the president of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Both of the Camps were active in Quaker concerns and members of Norristown Monthly Meeting. The papers chronicle Dr. Camp’s life, particularly his professional and volunteer activities....
Dates: 1936-1992

Stephen Cary student materials

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-081
Abstract The collection consists of six items, four of which are booklets and two of which are sets of photos. The booklets include a handbook presented to freshmen in September 1936 by Haverford College's Student Association, of which Stephen Cary was a chairman; a booklet describing Haverford's aims and characteristics from 1879; the Haverford Athletic Annual Class book from 1900; and a booklet called "Continuation of Short History of '37" from 1942, which lists the members of the class of 1937 and...
Dates: 1879 - ca. 1990s

Certificates of Removal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-951-01
Abstract

This collection is comprised of original and photocopied Quaker certificates of removal.

Dates: 1667-1845

Chapman family correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-259
Identifier: SFHL-SC-259

Swarthmore Chautauqua memorabilia collected by Kevin Gilmartin

 Collection — Othertype SC-281
Identifier: SFHL-SC-281
Abstract The Chautauqua movement grew out of the American Lyceum and had its beginnings in 1874 at Chautauqua Lake, New York. In the late 1800s, this movement to provide entertainment and education to the American public was extended by circuit Chautauquas. The Swarthmore Chautauqua was the youngest of the circuits and was founded in 1912 by Paul M. Pearson of Swarthmore College. This small collection of Chautauqua memorabilia contains programs, travel details, a letter describing travel and...
Dates: 1920 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1920-1921 (Bulk)

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019
Abstract

This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

Dates: 1757

Clark-Allen family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-268
Identifier: SFHL-SC-268
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence (4 ALsS), genealogical notes, and bible records. It includes family correspondence received by Rebecca Clark, 1804-1806, before her marriage to John Humphrey. One letter is from her sister Elizabeth and the other letters were written by her mother Bathsheba Clark. Bathsheba mentions caring for a grandchild with smallpox and various needlework projects. The genealogical information includes pages from a family bible, research on the Allen, Clark,...
Dates: 1725-1932