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William Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview

This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.

Dates: 1755

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves 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, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
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

Ahmed Evans must be saved

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-015
Overview

Summary

Dates: 1969

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-013
Overview

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates: 1947-1950; 1991; Majority of material found within 1947-1950

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Overview

This manuscript reports Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. Sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Dates: 1926

Allinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Allinson family scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview

The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.

Dates: 1829-1870

America Album

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-04-004
Overview

This single volume contains 65 photographs and 23 pressed plant samples from across the United States.

Dates: 1872-09-16 - 1873-01-18

American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

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Quakers -- History 73
Quakers 56
diaries 53
Quakers -- Diaries 40
Quaker women -- United States 36
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correspondence 22
manuscripts (documents) 20
Antislavery movements -- United States 19
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 16
Quaker women 12
Quakers -- Family relationships 11
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 11
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
Haverford (Pa.) 9
Motherhood -- United States -- History 9
financial records 9
Education -- United States 8
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 8
Slavery -- United States 8
Women and religion 8
minutes (administrative records) 8
travel literature 8
Society of Friends -- Education 7
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 7
commonplace books 7
Agriculture -- United States 6
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 6
Children -- United States -- History 6
clippings (information artifacts) 6
Education 5
Quaker abolitionists 5
Quakers -- Social life and customs 5
Temperance 5
United States -- History -- War of 1812 5
Women -- United States -- Social life and customs 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
letters (correspondence) 5
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Prisons -- United States 4
Quakers -- Education 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
Quakers -- Travel 4
Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 4
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 4
Wills 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
account books 4
genealogies (histories) 4
photographs 4
scrapbooks 4
Academic writing 3
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American poetry 3
Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Death 3
Indians of North America 3
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Nonviolence 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Poetry 3
Quaker businesspeople 3
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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 3
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Women -- Education 3
Women -- Mental health -- United States -- History 3
Women -- Religious life 3
Women in education 3
Women travelers 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
autobiographies (documents) 3
deeds 3
family papers 3
African Americans 2
Antislavery movements -- History 2
Cold War 2
College students -- United States 2
Conscientious objection 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Lebanon 2
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Mathematics 2
Medicine -- United States -- History 2
Pacifism 2
Peace 2
Prison reformers 2
Prisons -- Missions and charities -- United States 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
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Language
English 180
German 1
Multiple languages 1
 
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Haverford College 16
American Friends Service Committee 6
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 6
Civilian Public Service 4
Morley, Christopher 4
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Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 4
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 3
Sharpless family 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Allinson family 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Cary, Elizabeth S. 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Coolidge, Calvin 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 2
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Haines, Deborah Bunting 2
Haines, John S. 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Jones, Eli 2
Jones, James Parnell 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 2
Lloyd family 2
Moore, Milcah Martha 2
Morris family 2
Morris, Beulah Sansom 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Rodell, Fred 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Smedley, Edward 2
Smith, Daniel B. 2
Stevenson, Robert Louis 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Ajzenberg-Selove, Fay 1
Albrecht, Hans 1
Allen family 1
Allinson, E. Page (Edward Page) 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Colonization Society 1
American National Standards Institute 1
American Society for Russian Relief, Inc. 1
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnold, Thurman Wesley 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Barnard, George N. 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Benjamin, Phillip S. 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 1
Blackmun, Henry A. (Henry Andrew) 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bonsall, Isaac 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brennan, William J. (William Joseph) 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brooks, Michael 1
Brotherhood Cooperative 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- 1
Bunche Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Burnham, T.R. 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
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