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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 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

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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

Allinson family scrapbooks

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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

"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

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

"Teacher Willa"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Overview

Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards, describe and analyze Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.

Dates: 1976

Jane Bettle correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Dates: 1813-1851

The Testimony of Mary Bundock

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-005
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume of Mary Bundock’s testimony of Elisabeth Kendall. The testimony describes Kendall’s convincement, her family’s negative reaction to her joining the Society of Friends, and Kendall’s personality. It also includes some extracts written by Kendall prior to her death.

Dates: Undated

Crew Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-050
Overview

This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, handwritten family correspondence, legal papers, manuscripts, financial records, and miscellaneous papers of the Crew family.

Dates: 1813-1826

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Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Bacon, George 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Benjamin, Phillip S. 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Columbia University 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Crew family 1
Davis, Samuel C. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Female Society of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of the Poor 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Fox, George 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Gould, Stephen, 1781?-1838 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Janney family 1
Jones, Augustine 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Jones, Samuel 1
Jonitis, Elizabeth Wright 1
Jonitis, Peter Paul 1
Kendall, Elisabeth 1
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
Lloyd, Sarah Smith 1
Lloyd, Susan H. 1
Maule, Jane 1
Mekeel, Arthur J. 1
Mickle, Margery 1
Morris, Beulah Sansom 1
Morris, Catherine 1
Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, Samuel 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Nash, Carter 1
Norris, Isaac 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pemberton, Henry 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Pinkham, Esther 1
Potts, Anna McCollin 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Rainbolt, Rosemary 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Randell, Huldah W. 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Riseman, Meta 1
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
Say, Thomas, 1709-1796 1
Scattergood, George J. (George Jones), 1835-1914 1
Scattergood, Joseph 1
Scattergood, Rachel 1
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
Shipley, Ann 1
Shoemaker, Margaret Wood 1
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Smedley, Edward 1
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