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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Overview

Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.

Dates: 1800-1851

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Ruth Anne Hillborn papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-012
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of enslaved people, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death...
Dates: 1806-1868

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
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Haverford College 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Smedley family 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beheiren 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Champney, Horace 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dinsmore family 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends’ Freedmen’s Association 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Guilford College 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hillborn, Ruth Anne, 1832-1869 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
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