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"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview

Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.

Dates: Undated.

Bernard Barton letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-002
Overview This collection includes of the single letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942. The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and letters are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith, Mary White, and...
Dates: 1822-1837

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Overview

Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Dates: 1941

Howard Comfort and Ezra Pound correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-833
Overview

The papers of Ezra Pound, including his correspondence with Haverford College professor Howard Comfort, and letters about Pound, especially about his confinement at St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane.

Dates: 1955-1968

Thomas Fisher letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-007
Overview

The majority of correspondence included is business correspondence related to Fisher's mathematics and his book, "Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature," on Fisher's theory of the effect of "the angles of incidence of the meridian sunlight." There are also a small number of letters of personal correspondence, generally letters of introduction for friends or family traveling to Philadelphia or New York.

Dates: 1823-1859

Henry Hartshorne manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-118
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.

Dates: 1845-1847

Alice G. Heap poems

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-091
Overview

This collection is comprised of the typed poems of Alice G. Heap.

Dates: Undated.

Jones-Cadbury Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1172
Overview

The Quaker families of Jones and Cadbury were interrelated with many other Quaker families in the United States and England. This collection provides a rich source of genealogical and historical information, not only on the Jones and Cadbury families, and especially Mary Hoxie Jones (1904-2003) and Emma Cadbury Jr. (1875-1965), but also, significantly, on the Warder family, as well as the Bartram, Brown, Carter, Foulke, Kaighn, Lowry, Mennell, Pearsall, Shinn, and Shipley families.

Dates: ca. 1770-1994

Milcah Martha Moore commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-025
Overview

Milcah Martha Moore, a poet, created a commonplace book featuring the women writers in her social circle. The commonplace book of Milcah Martha Moore includes excerpts organized by topic, including topics such as: Happiness, Supplication of a Sinner, and Affliction. The note in the front cover of the volume reads: "The Gift of Sarah Dillwyn to Martha Moore."

Dates: 1776

Katherine T. Paxson journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Overview

Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.

Dates: 1971-1995

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