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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

"Hole in the Wall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."

Dates: 1828

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Overview

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates: Undated.

"War Unlawful to Christians"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Overview

This anonymous manuscript, entitled "War Unlawful to Christians," argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.

Dates: Undated.

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Overview

The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Dates: 1863

Anonymous papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-003
Overview

This collection is comprised of small, anonymous quaker manuscript collections.

Dates: Undated

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Overview

The typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education." It also highlights early Quaker education and educators.

Dates: Undated.

Roland Herbert Bainton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-011
Overview

This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton, a Protestant church historian and professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale University.

Dates: Undated.

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Quakers 144
correspondence 21
Academic writing 17
autobiographies (documents) 17
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letters (correspondence) 12
Quaker women 10
biographies (documents) 10
Poetry 9
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 9
Quakers -- Travel 9
Quakers -- Family relationships 7
genealogies (histories) 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
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Quakers -- New York (State) 4
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American poetry 3
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Quakers -- New Jersey 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
financial records 3
research notes 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
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Memorials 2
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Language
English 149
French 1
German 1
Norwegian 1
 
Names
Fox, George 10
Haverford College 4
Penn, William, 1644-1718 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 3
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Sharpless, Joshua 3
Barton, George Aaron 2
Columbia University 2
Cromwell, Oliver 2
Earlham College 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Leach, Robert 2
Penington, Isaac 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 2
Alsop, Avis 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Austin, Samuel 1
Bainton, Roland H. 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Barton, Bernard 1
Benjamin, Phillip S. 1
Bennis, Ernest H. (Ernest Henry) 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Bertsche, Faith Brown 1
Bolles, Joseph 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Brown family 1
Cadbury, Sarah 1
Campbell, Mary C. 1
Carter, Henry, 1804-1896 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Christ, Elizabeth Abbott 1
Clarke 1
Clement, John 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Cooper, David 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cope, Thomas Pim 1
Crauderueff, Elaine 1
Creedy, Frederick 1
Crew family 1
Dewees, William P. 1
Dickinson, James 1
Douglas, John Henry 1
Eleazer, Haviland 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elkinton, J.P. 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Ellis, Margaret 1
Elser, Eugene C. 1
Farnworth, Richard 1
Fearon, Jane 1
Field, Hannah G. 1
Fisher, Joseph 1
Fisher, Thomas 1
Fogelklou, Emilia 1
Freeman, C.B. 1
Freiday, Dean 1
Fuchs, Emil, 1874-1971 1
Fulghum, Walter Benjamin 1
Garret family 1
Gould, Charles Anderson 1
Graves, Michael P. 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Green, Lida Lisle 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Greene, Thomas 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hanbury, Mary 1
Harrison, Earl G. 1
Hartshorne, Henry 1
Harvey, William Brinton 1
Haverford College. Quaker Collection 1
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich 1
Hinchman, Walter 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Hodgson, William 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hole, Francis Doan 1
Homan, Walter Joseph. 1
Hoskins, Jane 1
Hughes, William R. 1
Ion, Robert 1
Jacob, Joshua 1
James, Paul M. 1
Jansen, Anne Emilie 1
Jenkins, Hannah 1
Jones, Augustine 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Sybil 1
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