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Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Families of Philadelphia papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview

Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Dates: 1700-1942

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

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Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract

Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

William G. Rhoads diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Overview

The first pages of William G. Rhoads's diary ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.

Dates: 1858

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Updegraff Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview

Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.

Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

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American Friends Service Committee 4
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American Bible Society 1
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Barbour, Hugh 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Dinsmore family 1
Earlham College 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Emlen family 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fox, George 1
Freund, Hans 1
Fry, Joan Mary 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Guilford College 1
Gumbes family 1
Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865 1
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961 1
Hornor family 1
Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
Howell family 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Irie, Yukio 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Kraus, Hertha 1
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Lloyd family 1
Macomb family 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter K., 1914-1989 1
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Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
Muhlenberg, William Augustus, 1796-1877 1
New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlin family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
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Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
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