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Chronological Table of Arctic Discovery

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume timeline of Arctic discovery, written anonymously. The timeline begins in 790, and ends in 1857.
Dates: 1885

William Wistar Comfort papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1195
Scope and Contents Papers include such biographical information as provided in William Wistar Comfort’s autobiography, a small amount of correspondence, as with his father, Howard Comfort, Comfort’s writings on French topics, Friends’ stories for children, on William Cowper and primarily on Quaker topics, including on William Penn, Anthony Benezet and Stephen Grellet. Comfort spoke publicly on many occasions, specifically at schools and colleges as well as in France during his stay there in 1937.
Dates: 1867-1941

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Committee on Militarism in Education Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-009
Abstract Includes minutes of the executive committee, annual reports, correspondence (1925-1940), financial records, form letters, articles and manuscripts, pamphlets, CME periodicals and other publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Subject files provide state-by-state coverage of the U.S. Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), Citizens Military Training Corps (CMTC) and Civilian Conservation Corps, and congressional anti-conscription campaigns. Correspondents include Devere Allen, Eunice...
Dates: 1925-1940

Committee on Race Relations Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

Conversational Club of Norristown papers

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Identifier: BMC-M140
Overview The Conversational Club of Norristown is a women’s education club founded in 1885 that continues to meet today whose purpose is the “Study of History, Literature, and Art, and the promotion of intelligent thought and conversation.” The collection of the club’s papers consists of records of the meetings and activities of the club from 1885 to 2013 primarily in the forms of minutes, programs, correspondence, and other sources collected by the club.
Dates: 1885 - 2013
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-450
Scope and Contents Records of the Coordinating Committee of PYM for Education and Care of Members (CC1) include: Minutes, Correspondence, and other administrative papers (1974-1998). For the most part though, this collection encompasses the records of other committees and groups, some technically under the CC1 umbrella and others not, as they relate to CC1. These records were held by CC1 and are thus kept with the CC1 collection. Groups with records included in the CC1 collection are...
Dates: 1974-1998

Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-NY-C777
Overview Records of Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and its pre-Separation predecessor, Croton Valley Preparative Meeting, 1818-1938. Includes: Minutes 1818-1902 and 1929-1938, women's minutes, 1836-1866, and minutes of the Trustees of Croton Valley School, 1817-1825.
Dates: 1818-1938

Jean Scobie Davis papers

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Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....
Dates: 1892 - 1985
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

John Davison papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-839
Abstract John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.
Dates: 1938-1999

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
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Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
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Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
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Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 2
Mellink, Machteld J. (Machteld Johanna), 1917-2006 2
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Nason, John W. 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
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Nicklin, George L. 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
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Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
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