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"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Overview

The manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman," written by Ruth S. Abbott, describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

Dates: 1924

Francis G. Allinson photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-005
Overview Francis G. Allinson's photograph album features photographs from his travels in Europe, particularly of landscapes, buildings, ruins, and mountains. According to some of the labels on the photos, a number of photos were taken in Germany, along the Rhine river. Also included are a number of Quaker portraits, including those of Charles S. Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Lizzie Rob, Belle Pugh, Amelia Gummere, Bessie Eyre, William Kimber, Howard Taylor, Samuel Alsop, Edward Allinson, and Samuel...
Dates: 1833

Anna S. Cox Brinton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1228
Overview

The papers of the family of Anna S. Cox Brinton, a notable Quaker educator, activist and minister. Her family includes Joel and Hannah E. Shipley Bean, the founders of the Beanite branch of Quakerism, as well as Catharine M. Cox Miles, who was active with the American Friends Service Committee in Germany after World War I. Other family members are also included.

Dates: 1825-1960

Addition to Henry J. Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1121-addition
Overview

Henry Joel Cadbury (1883-1974) was one of the foremost American Quaker scholars of the 20th century. He published in the fields of Quaker and biblical history, served as a teacher and philanthropist. This addition to the papers of Henry Cadbury includes biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, writings, such as his The Book of Acts in History and photographs of Cadbury and his family.

Dates: 1866-1987

David Cope Elkinton photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-003
Overview

This photograph album follows David Cope Elkinton's junior year abroad as he travelled with a group of friends through pre-WWII Europe and the Mediterranean. The album covers the years 1934 and 1935, though the album is non-chronological and omits large periods of time.

Dates: 1934-1935

Leonhard Friedrich papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-071
Overview

This collection includes photocopies and reproductions related to Leonhard Friedrich, a German Quaker.

Dates: 1942-1986

Marty Voellmy Giessler autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-035
Overview

Marty Voellmy Giessler's autobiography begins with her travel to Berlin from her home in Switzerland. She arrives as a student hoping to study the socialist movement and describes her experiences with other students and members of the "German Youth Movement."

Dates: 1973

Marlis Gildemeister papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1297
Overview

This collection contains the papers of Marlis Gildemeister, a graduate of Haverford College's master's program in Relief & Restoration and a volunteer with American Friends Service Committee in Austria after World War II. The materials in this collection span the years 1946 to 2007, and are mostly related to relief work and aid to refugees in the turmoil following the second world war. Some of the materials are in German.

Dates: 1946-2007

Kathleen Hertzberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-093
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence and typed manuscripts on the Doukhobors by Kathleen Hertzberg.

Dates: 1970

"Manuscript of German Lecture: A Year in a French Prison Camp"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-047
Overview

The volume, "Manuscript of German Lecture: A Year in French Prison Camp," is a manuscript of a German lecture given by Walter Horold.

Dates: 1917

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