Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of scrapbooks, commonplace books, class notebooks, autograph albums, piecebooks, and other albums that were received by the Friends Historical Library as individual volumes and not as part of a larger collection.,
The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
This scrapbook contains clippings from the Alumni News from February, 1945 to July, 1945, concerning different developments on Haverford's campus, amongst Haverford's alumni, and within various Haverford organizations.
Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
The Ernest Bailey scrapbooks consist of nine volumes containing clippings and pictures related to Haverford College, taken from a variety of national and local newspapers. A majority of clippings and pictures pertain to Haverford athletics, although there are many others that address academic matters; the affairs of alumni, faculty, and students; and noteworthy happenings in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The scrapbook compiles materials spanning the years 1920-1933.
Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.