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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

Carrie Chapman Catt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M15
Overview Carrie Lane Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was an internationally recognized suffragist, and political activist. In 1900 Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and remained in the position for four years. Catt founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in 1902 and served as its president for many years. During the 1930’s and 1940’s she was active in working against the Nazis, particularly their persecution of Jews. The Carrie...
Dates: 1840 - 1947
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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

Susan Walker FitzGerald papers

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Identifier: BMC-M19
Overview Susan Walker FitzGerald (1871-1943) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While at Bryn Mawr, class of 1893, she founded the Student Government Association and graduated with a degree in history/political science. Susan W. FitzGerald is best known for her commitment to the women's suffrage movement and her involvement in progressive political organizations. The papers are arranged chronologically beginning with a few letters, postcards and memorabilia from Susan's childhood and ending with...
Dates: 1875 - 1924
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract

Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1900-1917

George A. Hoadley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-327
Overview The collection contains the papers of George A. Hoadley, long-time professor of physics at Swarthmore College and secretary of the Franklin Institute, as well as papers of his extended family. Of particular interest are diaries kept by his second wife's parents, Carrie B. Kilgore and Damon Y. Kilgore, both attorneys and reformers. George Hoadley's correspondence with his children include mention of people and events in the Borough of Swarthmore and Swarthmore College. A founder of the...
Dates: 1850 - 1957

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

Emily Howland family photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-115
Overview

Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly enslaved people in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. This collection includes family photographs and photographs of Howland's abolition and women's rights colleagues.

Dates: 1763 - 1929

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Overview Dr. O. Edward Janney was a prominent Quaker doctor from Baltimore who was active in many of the social reform movements of his time. He worked with the Society for the Suppression of Vice in Baltimore and labored in the causes of temperance, woman suffrage, inter-racial relations, peace, and other reforms. In 1907, Dr. Janney gave up the practice of medicine to devote his energies full time to reform activities. The collection contains correspondence (1874-1945), diary (1914), memoirs,...
Dates: 1874-1945

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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Howland family 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
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Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 2
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Barnard College 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Beard, Mary 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burnham, Carrie S. (Carrie Sylvester), 1838-1909 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Darby, W. Evans (William Evans), 1844-1922 1
Democratic Party (Mass.) 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Deyo, Amanda 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Evans, Mary Frost Ormsby, 1845-1931 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Fitzgerald, Richard Leigh 1
Fitzgerald, Susan W. (Susan Walker), 1871-1943 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Foster, J. Ellen (Judith Ellen), 1840-1910 1
Friends Equal Rights Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Advancement and Outreach Committee 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
General Alliance of Unitarian and Other Liberal Christian Women 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
Howland, Hannah T. (Hannah Tallcot), 1796-1867 1
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881 1
Howland, William, 1823-1905 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace 1
International Congress of Women (1915) (Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
Janney, Anne W. (Anne Webb), 1861-1933 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kilgore, Damon Y. (Damon Young), 1827-1888 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Lane, Margaret 1
League of Women Voters (U.S.) 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917 1
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 1
Masters family 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Philanthropic Committee 1
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