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Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Alice Gitchell journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

Elizabeth Lloyd collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-204
Overview

This collection contains a handwritten bound copy of "An Appeal for the Bond-Woman" by Elizabeth Lloyd.

Dates: 1855

Philadelphia Quaker Women

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

Robinson Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1136
Overview

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman letter and financial papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-149
Abstract

This collection includes letters and papers concerning the shipment of clothing to Freedmen in Virginia. A letter from Lydia H. Atkinson gives information on the reception of the goods and their dispersal. Lists of specific items sent are also included.

Dates: 1863-1866

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Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
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