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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of enslaved people for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the enslaver is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the enslavers and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of enslaved people is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey,...
Dates: 1775

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

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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.

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview

Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.

Dates: 1761

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

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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

Takeo Arishima correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.

Dates: 1903-1907

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.

Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

James A. Babbitt photograph album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-002
Overview

This collection includes photographs from World War I Europe. Photographs include those taken on a ship to Europe, at a hospital in France, and at a number of battlefields throughout Europe. This volume includes graphic images of war casualties.

Dates: Undated.

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview

George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.

Dates: 1813-1829

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
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Bacon, David 1
Bacon, George 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
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Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
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Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Fisher, Joseph 1
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Foulke, Susan 1
Friedrich, Leonhard 1
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Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Germany. Geheime Staatspolizei 1
Goodbody, Olive C. 1
Griscom, John Mietou 1
Grubb, Isabel 1
Gummere, John 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 1
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Haverford College 1
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Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Muriel 1
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Hockley, Richard 1
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Hoskins, Lydia 1
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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Jenkins, Margaret 1
Jones, Hannah M. 1
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Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Milligan, Edward H. ( Edward Hyslop) 1
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Mortimer, Russell 1
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