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910HCHC Oversized.pdf
Ms. Coll. 910HCHC

Materials pertaining to the history of Haverford College that are considered oversized.

Subjects: Haverford College



Abington monthly meeting manumissions, 1775
Ms. Coll. 975.11.001

(1 volume). 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.

Subjects: Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Slavery--United States



“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772,” 1772
Ms. Coll. 975.07.122

(2 volumes). This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial America in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Maryland; Quakers--New Jersey; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Quakers--Rhode Island



"An Account of a Religious Visit, Made by Hannah Hall," 1872-1873
Ms. Coll. 975.07.133

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume oversize manuscript written by Joshua Maule, describing Hannah Hall's religious visit to England, Scotland, and Ireland. The manuscript describes her trip, including details of her travel, meetings attended, and Quaker families visited. The volume includes extracts of some of Hall's letters.

Subjects: Hall, Hannah ; Maule, Joshua, 1806-; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Account of a visit paid to the Indians in New York State," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.132

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript describing Joshua Sharpless' visit to Native American tribes in New York state with John Pierce and Henry Simmons. The inside cover includes the signature of Aaron Sharpless, and it appears that he may have copied the manuscript from the diaries of Joshua Sharpless.

Subjects: Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman, 1924
Ms. Coll. 975.07.002

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single handwritten manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman." The manuscript describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

Subjects: Abbott, Ruth S.; Death--Religious aspects.; Manuscripts; Prussia.



"An Account of the Origin and Progress of the Christian Society of Friends at Minden," 1823
Ms. Coll. 975.07.080

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten volume of Frederick Schmidt's "An Account of the Origin and Progress of the Christian Society of Friends at Minden." The volume provides a historical and semi autobiographical narrative of Frederick Schmidt and his Friend John Rasch, and their involvement in the Society of Friends in present day Germany.

Subjects: Schmidt, Frederick; Germany.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers," 1765
Ms. Coll. 975.07.141

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This item is foldered.

Subjects: Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Maryland; Quakers--New England--History.; Quakers--New York (State); Quakers--North Carolina; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Ackworth School, England records, 1785-1786
Ms. Coll. 975.09.001

(4 volumes). 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. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and conceived an idea of creating a similar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of Philadelphia, PA.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George , 1738-1820; Education--United States.; Education.; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Education; Westtown Boarding School -- History



"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England," 1758
Ms. Coll. 975.07.014

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Joseph Bolles', entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England." Bolles' manuscript was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt, at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.

Subjects: Bolles, Joseph, 1701-1785; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History.



Aimwell School Records, 1796-1935
Ms. Coll. 1183

(3 boxes). The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Subjects: Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.); Society of Friends -- Education; Women -- Education



Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers, 1947-1991
Ms. Coll. 910A

(1 box). Memoir of nuclear physicist, Fay Ajzenberg-Selove (1926-2012) who taught physics at Haverford College and elsewhere and, as translator of Les Rayons Cosmique (The Cosmic Rays) by Louis Leprince-Ringuet, correspondence with the author and publisher regarding her English translation of his book.

Subjects: Ajzenberg-Selove, Fay, 1926-



Henry Haines Albertson papers
Ms. Coll. 1110

(2 boxes). Includes letters, many of which are by and to William Hodgson (1804-1878). All or most of the letter writers are Friends; a number of them are British Friends. Topics often include visits to other Friends, attending Meeting, health, religious or philosophical reflections, and because of the period of writing, often refer openly or obliquely to the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Subjects: Albertson, Henry Haines; Albertson, Henry; Hodgson, William; Hodgson, Elizabeth



Hans Albrecht manuscript, 1926
Ms. Coll. 975.07.003

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

Subjects: Albrecht, Hans; Education--United States.; Manuscripts; Travel -- 20th century; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States--History.



Allen and Roberts family papers, 1846-1931
Ms. Coll. 1155

(5 boxes). Primarily the letters of the interconnected Philadelphia-area Quaker families, Allen and Roberts in the period 1846-1931. The predominant letter writers are Sarah H. Roberts Allen and her daughter, Susan Janney Allen and Lillie Allen, as well as Lizzie Roberts, though there are a considerable number from Samuel Allen, inventor of some agricultural tools as well as the "flexible flyer" sled.

Subjects: Allen family; Roberts family; Quakers; Allen, Samuel Leeds, 1814-1918; Allen, Sarah H. Roberts, 1843-1928; Allen, Susan Janney; Roberts, Elisha, 1819-1906; Roberts, Lizzie



William C. Allen diaries, 1904-1937
Ms. Coll. 975.01.001

(6 volumes). Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from the 1904-1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs in each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead, and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Subjects: Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938; Australia. ; China ; Diaries. ; Japan ; Quakers -- Diaries ; Society of Friends -- Missions; South Africa; Travel Writing; World War, 1914-1918



Allinson family papers, 1710-1939
Ms. Coll. 968

(22 boxes). Papers include correspondence, poetry, commonplace books, journals and diaries, deeds, marriage certificates, diplomas, legal and financial papers, genealogical material, memorials, pictures, silhouettes, maps, scrapbooks, and clippings relating to the extended Allinson family in the Philadelphia region. Letters include those of thirty-one family members as well as Anthony Benezet, Patrick Henry and George Washington. Journals and diaries include William Allinson's Journal describing visit to Indians in New York State in 1809 and Rebecca Jones' journal for 1788-89, and her diary aboard the Pigou in 1788.

Subjects: Allinson, Samuel; Allinson, Margaret; Allinson, William; Allinson family; LettersDiaries; Commonplace books; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Society of Friends; Poetry; Burlington Company Association; Temperance; Indians of North America -- Missions; Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends



Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book, 1820
Ms. Coll. 975.03.001

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.

Subjects: Allinson, Elizabeth, 1775-1856; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Francis G. Allinson photograph album, 1833
Ms. Coll. 975.06.005

(1 volume). The album features photographs from Allinson's travels in Europe, particularly of landscapes, buildings, ruins, and mountains. According to some of the labels on the photos, a number of photos were taken in Germany, along the Rhine river. also included are a number of Quaker portraits, including portraits of: Charles S. Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Lizzie Rob, Belle Pugh, Amelia Gummere, Bessie Eyre, William Kimber, Howard Taylor, Samuel Alsop, Edward Allinson, and Samuel Gummere.

Subjects: Allinson, Francis Greenleaf, 1856-1931; Germany.; Photograph albums; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers -- Portraits; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel photography



Martha Allinson commonplace book, 1772-1779
Ms. Coll. 975.03.002

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Martha Allinson includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.

Subjects: Allinson, Martha Cooper, 1747-1823; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Samuel Allinson commonplace book, 1761
Ms. Coll. 975.03.003

(1 volume). Samuel Allinson was a Quaker and 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, and Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.

Subjects: Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Allinson and Taylor family papers, 1876-1912
Ms. Coll. 950.001

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of the Allinson and Taylor families. The collection includes a handwritten biography of Hannah Taylor, a pamphlet and poem about William J. Allinson, and the monthly reports and notebook of Gertrude Allinson from the Friends' School Rhode Island.

Subjects: Allinson, Gertrude; Allinson, William J., 1810-1874; Taylor, Hannah, 1808-1889; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--Education; Quakers--Rhode Island; School records



Allinson family scrapbook, 1832-1870
Ms. Coll. 975.04.001

(1 volume). The scrapbook is largely composed of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, and 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 twelve pages of signatures.

Subjects: Scrapbooks; Temperance.; Prisons -- United States; Juvenile delinquency--United States--History.; Antislavery movements -- United States



Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook, 1855
Ms. Coll. 975.11.002

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.

Subjects: Alsop, Samuel; Mathematics; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Westtown Boarding School -- History



American Friends letters collection, circa 1682-1986
Ms. Coll. 851

(19 boxes). The collection is composed chiefly of letter 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.

Subjects: Brown, Moses, 1738-1836; Churchman, George, 1730-1814; Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862; Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942; Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855; Groth, Mary Coates; Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Hunt, John, 1711 or 12-1778; Jones, Esther B. (Esther Balderston), ca. 1890-1967; Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845; Ladd, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Whitehead), 1783?-1851; Mendenhall, Joseph, 1829-?; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Nicholson, William H. (William Hopkins), 1827-1908; Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801; Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895; Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951; Savery, William, 1750-1804; Turner, Joseph, 1765-1841; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Masters family; Sharpless family; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Society of Friends -- Education; Society of Friends -- Business; Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy; Spiritual life -- Society of Friends; Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History



American Friends Service Committee papers, 1942-1947
Ms. Coll. 950.002

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single news letter, and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.

Subjects: Civilian Public Service -- History; Correspondence.; Newsletters; Quakers; Quakers--History; Social Service -- Religious aspects



American Ladies Pocket Book, 1799, 1815-1817
Ms. Coll. 975.11.053

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymous "American Ladies Pocket Book" for 1799. The small printed volume includes an almanac, lyrics to popular songs, dance steps, rules concerning dress and conversation, and short stories about various moral topics. Many of the entries in the blank pages of the pocket book record amounts paid for various dry goods, and are dated from 1815-1817.

Subjects: Almanacs.; Pocket book; Women--United States--Social life and customs



American Young Friends Committee collection, 1947-1950
Ms. Coll. 975.09.002

(1 volume). This collection contains minutes of the American Young Friends Committee from 1947-1950. It is missing minutes 1-15. It also contains two types of pamphlets with information about the committee, one with mission information and how to become involved, and the other are a history of the organization.

Subjects: Quakers -- Travel; Minutes; Pamphlets; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Among the Red Indians," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.070

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Henry Stanley Newman, entitled "Among the Red Indians." The manuscript provides a narrative of Newman's travels among the American Indians west of the Mississippi River in 1889. it also describes the various Indian settlements that Newman and his wife visit on their travels, the Indians they interact with, including the Musckogee, and the landscape.

Subjects: Newman, Henry, 1837-1912; Manuscripts; Muskogee Indians; Native Americans.; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel; Travel Writing



Peter Andrews journal, 1755-1756
Ms. Coll. 975.01.002

(1 volume). Journal kept during Andrews' travels in England during 1755-1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’ arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

Subjects: Andrews, Peter, 1707-1756; Diaries; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing



Anonymous photograph albums, 1912-1948
Ms. Coll. 975.06.001

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of two anonymous photograph albums: The Goodwill Train photograph album and the Lingnan University photograph album. The Goodwill Train album records the arrival of a "Goodwill Train" arriving in Dusseldorf, Germany in 1948. The Lingnan University album includes photographs of Lingnan University students, doctors, the hospital floor plan, and Hong Kong, with captions in Chinese. The "Views of Friends' Mission, Tokyo, Japan" album includes photographs of the Friends' Girls' school in Tokyo.

Subjects: Photograph albums; Germany.; Hospitals--China; Ling nan da xue (Ghangzhou, China); Photograph albums; Quakers--China; Universities and Colleges--China.



Anonymous journal, 1784-1820
Ms. Coll. 975.01.100

(1 volume.) Entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, the testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.

Subjects: Diaries.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Anonymous commonplace books, 1757
Ms. Coll. 975.03.004

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of four volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.

Subjects: Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Anonymous scrapbooks, 1894
Ms. Coll. 975.04.002

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three anonymous scrapbooks from the Quaker Collection, including: a scrapbook of philanthropic societies in Philadelphia, and two scrapbooks of Quaker related materials, generally including illustrations of Quaker leaders and Meeting Houses.

Subjects: Quakers; Scrapbook



Anonymous financial records, 1778-1779
Ms. Coll. 975.08.013

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, and is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.

Subjects: Account books; Financial records; Philadelphia (Pa.); Philanthropy.



Anonymous recipe book, 1862
Ms. Coll. 975.11.032

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of an anonymously written single volume recipe book. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves (jams/jellies), and preserving foods like oysters, nuts, tomatoes, cabbage, etc. The volume also includes recipes for dying cloth various colors, household tips like removing ink stains, and recipes for tooth powder, white wash, paint, soap, and treatments for various illnesses. Additionally, this volume includes advertisements and newspaper clippings featuring recipes and household tips.

Subjects: Food--History; Quakers; Quakers--History; Recipe books



Anonymous religious notebook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.025

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of an anonymous Quaker. The notebook includes discussions of religious doctrines, scriptures, and religious topics like, atonement, and the trinity.

Subjects: Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History; Religious thought.



"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," 1926
Ms. Coll. 975.07.004

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript of Francis Anscombe's dissertation, 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 Maryland, and focuses on the re-establishment of schools in southern states.

Subjects: Anscombe, Francis Charles, 1876-; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Anti-Quakeriana
Ms. Coll. 988D-R

Subjects: Quakers -- Attitudes



"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.009

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of the four volumes of Robert Barclay's "Apology," translated into French by Georges Liens. The Apology summarized the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by Fox and other influential Friends.

Subjects: Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Religious thought.



Takeo Arishima correspondence, 1903-1907
Ms. Coll. 950.004

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, and a single portrait photograph of him.

Subjects: Takeo, Arishima, 1878-1923; Correspondence.; Japan; Japanese authors; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Japan



Thomas Arnold correspondence, 1837-1848
Ms. Coll. 950.005

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.

Subjects: Arnold, Thomas; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Edward Ash letterbook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.02.001

(1 volume). Edward Ash was a British Quaker and a doctor. His letterbook includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions, and family news. Letter writers include: Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox. A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.

Subjects: Ash, Edward, 1797-1873; Correspondence.; Quakers--Great Britain



Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.005

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Subjects: Ashbridge, Elizabeth, 1713-1755; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers -- Travel; Women in religion



Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs records, 1758-1929
Ms. Coll. 1003

(8 boxes). The Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs originated in 1869 in answer to President Grant's Peace Policy, officially giving management of the Indians in the Central Superintendency (Kansas and the Indian Territory) to the Orthodox branch of the Society of Friends. These are primarily letters, reports and some miscellaneous manuscripts chiefly addressed to the chairman of the committee, Edward M. Wistar; articles, plans, maps and statistics related to the committee's work. Most of the material deals with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Iowa, Modoc, Kickapoo, Oto, Shawnee, Osage and other Indians.

Subjects: Indians of North America -- Missions; Indians of North America -- Oklahoma; Indians of North America -- Government relations; Kickapoo Indians -- History; Modoc Indians -- History; Osage Indians -- History; Oto Indians -- History; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Shawnee Indians -- History; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941



Richard Mead Atwater papers, 1862-1922
Ms. Coll. 950.006

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862, written during his senior year at Providence Friends Boarding School (later Moses Brown School) ; letters concerning Brown University from which Atwater graduated in 1865, including from Caroline Hazard, W.H.P. Faunce, and William R. Harper ; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.

Subjects: Atwater, Richard Mead, 1844-1922; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Diaries.; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Aubrey correspondence, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.007

This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.

Subjects: Aubrey, William; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



"An Autobiography and Family History," 1885
Ms. Coll. 975.07.097

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volume family history and autobiography of Barclay White. In addition to Providing genealogical information about his ancestors, White describes his early life in Philadelphia, Pa., and his work with various Native tribes as an Indian Agent.

Subjects: White, Barclay, 1821-1903; Native Americans. ; Omaha Indians.; Otoe Indians; Pawnee Indians.; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs; Winnebago Indians.



"Autobiography of Augustine Jones," 1902-1911
Ms. Coll. 975.07.052

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Augustine Jones. The volume describes Jones's early life in Maine, the death of his father, his early experiences growing up as a Quaker, his time spent in his uncle's house, political upheaval leading to Civil War, the free labor movement, Jones's work as a teacher at a Friends School in Maine, and a description of his experiences during the Civil War era.

Subjects: Jones, Augustine, 1835-1925; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence, 1945-1954
Ms. Coll. 950.008

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.

Subjects: Ayusawa, Iwao Frederick, 1894-1972; Correspondence.; Japan; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Japan



Iwao Frederick Ayusawa papers, 1918-1964
Ms. Coll. 969

(2 boxes). Iwao Frederick Ayusawa, (1894-1972), graduated from Columbia University in 1920, went to Geneva, Switzerland to serve the Japanese Delegation to the Internation Labor Organization. In 1934 he returned to Japan to take the position of Director of the Tokyo Branch Office of the ILO until 1939 and the advent of WWII. After the war, he served on the Central Labor Relations Board until 1948. In 1952 he joined the faculty of International Christian University in Japan. Almost all the letters in this speak of the frienship Ayusawa had with Edward and Margaret Thomas, which grew out of their taking him "under their wing" while he was a young student in N.Y. City. Primarily personal in nature, the letters give insights into his beliefs (pacifism, etc.) and include information on his work in Geneva and Japan.

Subjects: Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972; Society of Friends -- Japan; International Labour Organization; Kokusai Kirisutokyō Daigaku; World War, 1939-1945; Pacifism; Thomas, Margaret



James A. Babbitt photograph album, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.06.002

(1 volume). This collection includes photographs from WWI Europe. Photographs include those taken on the ship to Europe, at a hospital in France, and at a number of battlefields throughout Europe. This volume includes graphic images of war casualties.

Subjects: Babbitt, James A., 1869-; Photograph albums; Postcards; World War, 1914-1918



James A. Babbitt scrapbooks, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.04.003

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of four volumes of James Babbitt's scrapbooks, which are composed of pamphlets and clippings related to collegiate sports, and a variety of organizations that Babbitt belonged to.

Subjects: Babbitt, James A., 1869-; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Haverford College; Scrapbooks; University of Pennsylvania; Yale University. Alumni.



Bacon family papers, 1881-1909
Ms. Coll. 950.012

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.

Subjects: Bacon Family; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Bacon family papers, 1725-1993
Ms. Coll. 1226

Biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Bacon family; letters and diaries of Margaret Bacon and S. Allen Bacon and other family members, including Francis Bacon in Germany.

Subjects: Bacon family; Photography; Bacon, Margaret Hope; Bacon, S. Allen; Quakers -- Pennsylvania; Correspondence; Travel; American Friends Service Committee



Bacon family papers, 1807-1987
Ms. Coll. 1156

(28 boxes, 1 package). Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Subjects: Edith Farquhar Bacon, 1892-1988; Francis Rogers Bacon, 1888-1965; Samuel Allen Bacon, 1848-1908; Esther Farquhar Kamp, 1895-1994; Alfred Lowry, 1888-1935; Grace Scattergood Lowry, 1891-1964; American Friends Service Committee; Quakers -- Family relationships; Quakers -- United States -- 20th century; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian Relief



David Bacon financial records, 1809
Ms. Coll. 950.009

Bacon, David, 1729-1809 Financial records Quakers Quakers--History

Subjects: Bacon, David, 1729-1809; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



David Bacon journal, 1794
Ms. Coll. 975.01.003

(1 volume). Journal kept during his time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the American and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the American Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both American representatives and Six Nation chiefs, including Cornplanter and Red Jacket.

Subjects: Bacon, David, 1729-1809; Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Diaries; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Six Nations--History; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs; Travel Writing



Francis Bacon diaries, 1841-1843
Ms. Coll. 975.01.004

(2 volumes). Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Subjects: Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers -- Family relationships; Quakers--History



George Bacon diaries, 1813-1829
Ms. Coll. 975.01.005

(17 volumes). Bacon's entries largely focus on the following topics; 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 seventeen 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.

Subjects: Bacon, George, 1780-1857; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Agriculture - United States; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury, 1985 - 1987
Ms. Coll. 950.010

This collection contains research notes and cassette tape recordings created by Margaret Hope Bacon during the writing of her book "Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury," published in 1987.

Subjects: Bacon, Margaret Hope; Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Cadbury, Warder H.; Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003; Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995; Biographies; Haverford College; Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.); Quakers; Research notes



Joshua L. Baily notes on quaker meetings, 1844-1856
Ms. Coll. 975.11.003

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joshua L. Baily account book, 1794-1915
Ms. Coll. 975.08.001

(1 volume). The volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794-1795, and was later re purposed by Baily as a diary or timeline of events in his life, dated 1826-1915. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and lumber, including: flour, "middling" (bulk goods of medium grade), hog feed, cornmeal, buckwheat, rye meal, and wooden boards. The second section of the volume acts as a timeline and diary for Joshua L. Baily.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joshua L. Baily papers, 1818-1917
Ms. Coll. 1032

(4 boxes). The papers of Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916), a Philadelphia Quaker merchant, include his correspondence, speeches, notebooks and articles on topics relating to peace, penal reform, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and contributions to African American causes.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916; Temperance; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Kansas Freedmen's Relief Association; Philadelphia Society for the Employment and Instruction of the Poor



Joshua L. Baily commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.005

(2 volumes). Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916) was a Quaker merchant in the dry goods business, and was involved in African American causes, peace issues, and temperance. Vol 1 is composed of extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 is composed of extracts of essays on literature, and copied poems.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1926-1916; Commonplace books; Literature; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries
Ms. Coll. 975.01.006

(43 volumes). Diaries spanning the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to: the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry.In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with temperance efforts and prohibition, and city government. In his old age, Baily’s focus shifts to news of his family, and he increasingly records international affairs and political or military events, particularly in the years leading up to WWI. Two volumes, for the years 1879 and 1880, are the diaries of Joshua Baily’s wife, Theodate Lang Baily. Theodate’s diaries largely focus on social calls and family news, as well as descriptions of her husband and children, and their health.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1926-1916; Baily, Theodate Lang, 1833-1886; Lloyd family; Wistar, Thomas, 1877-1960; Diaries.; Prison reformers; Prisons -- United States; Prisons--Missionaries and charities--United States; Quakers --Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Temperance.; World War, 1914-1918



"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.007

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily. The volume includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely composed of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1926-1916; Biographies; Genealogy; Letters; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Roland Herbert Bainton papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.011

This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton.

Subjects: Bainton, Roland H.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers, circa 1885-circa 1931
Ms. Coll. 1185

(2 boxes). Genealogical and autobiographical materials of Lloyd Balderston, letters and other papers from Japan of Esther A. Balderston Jones, letters of the Germantown, PA family of Lloyd and Mary Balderston, as well as photographs from Japan and China.

Subjects: Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933; Balderston, Mary F.; Cadbury, Catharine Balderston; Diaries; Jones, Esther B., ca. 1890-1967; Jones, Thomas Elsa; Photographs; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 20th century; Society of Friends -- Missions -- China; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan



Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence, 1909
Ms. Coll. 950.013

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Many of the letters are addressed to or from Allen C. Thomas and Kirk Brown.

Subjects: Baltimore (Md.); Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Some Account of Baltimore Yearly Meeting 1825," 1825
Ms. Coll. 975.09.003

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single, handwritten document by an unknown author. It reads similarly to minutes that may have been taken. It also includes a note on the inside that "The Individuals to whose names the * is attached in the following sheets were active and influential "Hicksites" at the time or afterwards" [Emphasis theirs].

Subjects: Baltimore (Md.); Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Minutes; Quakers; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) records, 1673-1979
Ms. Coll. 1116

Includes Minutes and statistics of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and all of its subsidiaries in Maryland and Virginia. Also, material concerning Friends in Barbados and Europe, conscientious objectors, the Separation of 1827-1828, slavery, reconstruction in the Southern states after the Civil War, Indians, Quaker education, memorials extracts from the Journal of Thomas Story, the letterbook of Robert Pleasants, and records of the Lynch family.

Subjects: Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Society of Friends -- Maryland; Society of Friends -- Virginia; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801; Story, Thomas, 1662-1742; Society of Friends -- Education



Barclay letters, 1688-1794
Ms. Coll. 909

(1 box). Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th and early 19th century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.

Subjects: Barclay, Rachel, 1743-1792; Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690; Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830; Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835



Bartlett family papers, 1842-1859
Ms. Coll. 950.014

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, school records, financial records, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Bartlett family.

Subjects: Bartlett family; Correspondence.; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; School records; Westtown Boarding School -- History



Bernard Barton letterbook, 1822-1837
Ms. Coll. 975.02.002

(1 volume). This collection includes of the single letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942. The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include; Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith, Mary White, and John Chandler.

Subjects: Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849; Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Correspondence.; England; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain



"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet," 1941
Ms. Coll. 975.07.139

(1 item). Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.

Subjects: Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849; Purnell, Mildred Ayars; Academic writing.; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Manuscripts; Poets, American -- 20th century; Quakers; Quakers--History



George A. Barton papers, 1951
Ms. Coll. 950.015

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the two copies of the manuscripts of George Aaron Barton, as well as correspondence related to the collection.

Subjects: Barton, George Aaron; Academic writing.; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



James Bean papers, 1909-1911
Ms. Coll. 950.016

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of two folders of the correspondence and notes of James Bean.

Subjects: Bean, James; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



950-017.pdf
Ms. Coll. 950.017

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the papers of Joel Bean, and includes notes, clippings, and printed photographs of various Quakers.

Subjects: Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909; Bean, Joel, 1825-1914; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Gustave Auguste de Beaumont papers, 1831, 1952
Ms. Coll. 950.018

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single letter from Gustave de Beaumont to Samuel Wood, as well as clippings from the Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, regarding Tocqueville and Beaumont in Philadelphia.

Subjects: Beaumont, Gustave de, 1802-1866; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Bedford ship records, 1946
Ms. Coll. 950.019

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the typed transcript of a legal document related to the Ship Bedford on its arrival in Rio de Janeiro, a photostatic copy of the original, and correspondence related to the collection.

Subjects: Correspondence.; Letters; Ship letters



Anthony Benezet letters, 1750- 1936
Ms. Coll. 852

(1 box). A collection of letters of Anthony Benezet (1713-1784), a prominent Friend, philanthropist and teacher. These letters, which are addressed to various persons, reflect cultural and religious aspects, the efforts of Friends to abolish slavery, interest in education, opposition to intolerance and war, missionary work, and observations on the Indians. Mention is made in the letters of Conrad Weiser, George Whitfield, Samuel Wetherill, and others; and there are frequent references to publications in which Benezet was interested.

Subjects: Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760; Wetherill, Samuel; Whitfield, George; Indians of North America -- Government relations; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; War tax resistance; Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784



Eugenie Benezet journal, 1843-1849
Ms. Coll. 975.01.007

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenia Benezet, with entries dating between 1843-1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.

Subjects: Benezet, Eugenie, -1865; Diaries.; France; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



Lewis Benson papers, 1932-1986
Ms. Coll. 1162

(31 boxes). The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. This he did through his own writings and lectures.

Subjects: Benson, Lewis; Society of Friends -- Ministry; Church -- Apostolicity; Society of Friends -- History



Lewis Benson papers, 1959
Ms. Coll. 950.020

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single letter from Lewis Benson to Henry Cadbury, and a typed manuscript of Benson's lecture on "The Christian Universalism of George Fox."

Subjects: Benson, Lewis ; Correspondence.; Lecture notes; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Beresford family papers
Ms. Coll. 1257

(1 box) Included are letters between Peter A. Beresford, David O. Beresford, and Dorothy Beresford, mostly written between 1929-1932. Peter Beresford was a ship's engineer who traveled widely, while David was a farmer.

Subjects: Beresford, David Osmond, 1910-2004; Beresford, Dorothy, 1880-1962; Beresford, Loretta, 1936-; Beresford, Natalie; Beresford, Peter Aldbury, 1909-2006; Great Depression.; Sino-Japanese conflict, 1931-1933.; Travel -- 20th century.



Jane Bettle correspondence, 1813-1851
Ms. Coll. 950.023

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Subjects: Bettle, Jane; Correspondence.; Letters; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Bettle family correspondence, 1825-1890
Ms. Coll. 950.024

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of three folders of the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.

Subjects: Bettle family; Bettle, Samuel, 1837-1859; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Anna C and Lettie K. Betts Correspondence
Ms. Coll. 1029

The correspondence is split into three groups: Anna C. Betts to Lettie K. Betts, Others to Lettie K. Betts, and Invitations and Calling Cards.

Subjects: Women travelers; Family papers.; Letters; Motherhood -- United States -- History; Quakers -- Family relationships; Betts, Anna C. , 1845-1919; Betts, Lettie K. , 1874-1954



Israel Howell Birdsall account book, 1810-1819
Ms. Coll. 975.08.002

(1 volume). The volumes includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically. Entries record amounts paid or owed, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter.

Subjects: Birdsall, Israel Howell; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Douglas Borgstedt cartoons, 1965-1982
Ms. Coll. 836

(5 boxes). Political cartoons by Douglas Borgstadt, 1965-1982, concerning the United States and world politics of the late 1960's and 1970's. Major themes include communism, diplomacy, war, and government corruption or ineptitude. Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon, and Henry Kissinger are frequently featured.

Subjects: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-; Kissinger, Henry, 1923-; Middle East -- politics and government; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994; United States -- politics and government -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Cold War; United States -- foreign relations -- Soviet Union; World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons



Borthwick Institute of Historical Research records, 1969-1975
Ms. Coll. 950.027

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of two photocopied summary list of archival collections held at the University of York Borthwick Institute of Historical Research.

Subjects: Borthwick Institute of Historical Research.; Archives.; University of York



Hugh Borton papers, 1965
Ms. Coll. 950.025

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of typed notes on Howland genealogy, and photocopied pages from a book entitled, "New Bedford of the Past."

Subjects: Borton, Hugh; Genealogy; Notes.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



"The Boston Broad Brim," 1884
Ms. Coll. 975.07.011

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume manuscript of George A Barton's, entitled "The Boston Broad Brim." The piece appears to be satirical in nature, and, according to the introduction supplied by the manuscript, "The Boston Broad Brim is published Semi-Occasionally for the benefit of the Boston Meeting. It is the official organ of the Whittier Association," and was previously called the "Highland Hall News, and was a weekly paper." This volume provides a brief satirical history of Quakers, particularly their move from Switzerland to the United States, the "Eighth Idyll of Theocrates," "The Miracle" translated from German, and a story called "The Hoag Surprise Party."

Subjects: Barton, George Aaron; Boston (Mass.); Manuscripts; Parody.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Knud Bothen papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.026

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of handwritten notes, and a photocopy of a page entitled "Friends of Norway."

Subjects: Bothen, Knud; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Norway--History.; Research notes



Sarah Upton Bowerman diary, 1841-1868
Ms. Coll. 975.01.008

(1 volume). Diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, and descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Subjects: Bowerman, Sarah Upton, b. ca. 1809; Diaries.; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers - Family relationships



Bowles family papers, 1896-1974
Ms. Coll. 1161

(28 boxes, 1 rolled object). The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958) who ministered in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.

Subjects: Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960; Bowles, Gordon Townsend, d. 1991; Bowles, Herbert E.; Bowles, Jane; Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958; American Friends Service Committee; Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan); Honolulu Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Japan Peace Society; Japan Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee; Friends' Centre (Shanghai, China); Tokyo Friends Center; American Peace Society of Japan; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Society of Friends -- Japan; Quakers -- Japan; Quakers -- Hawaii



Bowles family papers, 1922-1960
Ms. Coll. 1212

(3 boxes). Consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to 1932 and to Gordon Townsend and Jane T. Bowles from 1932 to 1960. This correspondence is essentially family correspondence, but also includes information regarding the Bowles' Quaker relief work, their views on Quakerism and their day-to-day activities.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Friends World Committee for Consultation; Society of Friends -- Japan; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955); Society of Friends; United Nations Association; Correspondence; Society of Friends -- Missions; Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960; Bowles, Gordon Townsend; Bowles, Jane T.; Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958; Quaker missionaries; Quaker women; Refugees; World War, 1939-1945; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction



Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence, 1930-1949
Ms. Coll. 975.02.032

(4 folders). This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.

Subjects: Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960; Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958; India; Quaker missionaries; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Society of Friends -- Japan; Society of Friends -- Missions



"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.026

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of John Bowne's single volume typed manuscript biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr. The biography of John Bowne Flushing is based on his letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage and his convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakersim).

Subjects: Bowne, John, 1627-1695; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New York (State)



Branch family correspondence, 1899-1921
Ms. Coll. 950.028

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Branch family.

Subjects: Branch family; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Josiah H. Branson account book, 1860-1862
Ms. Coll. 975.08.003

(1 volume). The account book records Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots, repairing shoes, slippers, and boots, and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.

Subjects: Branson, Josiah H., ca. 1829-1861; Account book; African Americans; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary
Ms. Coll. 975.01.009

(1 volume). Entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Bringhurst, Hannah Peters, 1751-1782; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Women -- Religious life; Women and religion.; Women--United States--Social life and customs



James Bringhurst papers, 1780-1802
Ms. Coll. 950.029

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst.

Subjects: Bringhurst, James, -1810; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Anna S. Cox Brinton family papers, 1825-1960
Ms. Coll. 1228

(30 boxes). The papers of the family of Anna S. Cox Brinton, a notable Quaker educator, activist and minister. Her family includes Joel and Hannah E. Shipley Bean, the founders of the Beanite branch of Quakerism, as well as Catharine M. Cox Miles, who was active with the American Friends Service Committee in Germany after World War I. Other family members are also included.

Subjects: Brinton, Anna Cox; American Friends Service Committee; Society of Friends -- Germany; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.); Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909; Bean, Joel, 1825-1914; Cox, Catharine E. Bean; Cox, Charles E.; Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean; Miles, Catharine Cox, 1890-1984; Miles, Walter R. (Walter Richard), b. 1885



Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook, 1811-1852
Ms. Coll. 975.11.004

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family.

Subjects: Brinton, Cassandra Rigby, 1825-1882; Notebooks; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers, 1859-2005
Ms. Coll. 1189

(57 boxes, 2 rolled objects). The papers of Howard Haines Brinton and Anne Shipley Cox Brinton, two 20th -century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose area of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. Also, materials of other Brinton, Bean, Cox and Shipley Family, members.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Bean family; Brinton family; Classical studies; Poland -- History; Silesia (Poland : Voivodeship) -- History; Philippines -- Social Life and Customs; Philippines -- Photography; Cox family; Earlham College; Friends Center (Tokyo, Japan); Haverford College; Guilford College; Mills College; Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.); Photography -- History; Quakers -- Education; Shipley family; World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Silesia; Society of Friends -- Japan; Westtown Boarding School; Diaries; Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909; Bean, Joel, 1825-1914; Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958; Brinton, Anna Cox; Brinton, Edward; Brinton, Howard H. (Howard Haines), 1884-1973; Brinton, Ruthanna; Brinton, Yuki; Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974; Cox, Alvin J., 1907-; Cox, Charles; Freund, Hans; Fry, Joan Mary; Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope), 1860-1957; Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961; Irie, Yukio; Jones, Mary Hoxie; Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948; Kraus, Hertha, 1897-1968; Lachmund, Margarethe; Miles, Catharine Cox, 1890-1984; Miles, Walter K., 1914-; Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995; Worcester, Dean C. (Dean Conant), 1866-1924



Bristol Friends School Minutes, 1875-1880
Ms. Coll. 975.09.004

(1 volume). This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The book contains minutes of the "transactions of the committee of the Bristol Friends School," and describes the opening of the school, including hiring and salary of faculty and staff, and other pertinent information. It includes two items that are tipped in: 2 sheets of paper in the front describing purchases, and a set of papers in the back with attendance records for the school.

Subjects: Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Society of Friends--Education



British Friends' letters, 1650-1985
Ms. Coll. 861

(5 boxes). Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history and throwing light on religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends, including a 1690 letter from Robert Barrow (d. 1697), telling of the death and burial of George Fox, 2 letters, 1661, of William Dewsbury (1621-1688), written while imprisoned in York castle and a 1716 arrest warrant for Thomas Story (1662-1742), for preaching in Kilkenny.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- England; Letters



Edwin B. Bronner papers regarding Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1952-1978
Ms. Coll. 1171

(11 boxes, 1 package). Papers from the Fourth World Conference of Friends (Quakers) which was held at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1967. Edwin Bronner was chair of the Executive Committee of the American Section, but there was worldwide representation by Friends and guests. A well known speaker at the conference was U.N. Secretary General U Thant.

Subjects: Bronner, Edwin B., 1920-; Barton, William E.; Hadley, Herbert M.; Indire, Filemona; Hollister, Barrett; Kikaya, David; Lung'aho, Thomas; Rumsey, Robert J.; Waddilove, Lewis E.; Yamanouchi, Tayeko; Thant, U., 1909-1974; Friends World Committee for Consultation; Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section for the Americas; World Council of Churches; Society of Friends -- Congresses



Erica Brooks commonplace books, 1925-1947
Ms. Coll. 975.03.055

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the five volumes of commonplace books of Erica May Brooks. The majority of the volumes are composed of poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and WWII, and includes both copied poem and originals written by Brooks.

Subjects: Brooks, Erica May; Commonplace books; Poetry, Modern--20th century.; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; World War, 1939-1945



Michael Brooks papers, 1980
Ms. Coll. 950.030

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single letter from Hugh McCauley to Don Hart, as well as the typed "Historic Structure Report on Chalfonte Hotel Atlantic City."

Subjects: Brooks, Michael; Architecture; Historical preservation--United States.; New Jersey--History.



Brotherhood Cooperative records, 1939-1965
Ms. Coll. 950.031

(7 folders). This collection contain historical information about the cooperative, the articles of incorporation, minutes of meetings, the deed and purchase papers, and information about the dissolution of the cooperative.

Subjects: Brotherhood Cooperative.; Collective settlements -- United States.; Minutes



Elizabeth Browett diary, 1833-1834
Ms. Coll. 975.01.010

(1 volume). “Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-1834, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Subjects: Browett, Elizabeth, 1788-1849; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Women in industry; Working class writings, English--England--London



Moses Brown papers, 1808-1909
Ms. Coll. 1024

(2 boxes). Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, ms. book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Subjects: Brown, Moses, 1793-1879; Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842; Deeds; Land titles; Brown family



Thomas Wistar Brown papers, 1699-1917
Ms. Coll. 1025

(3 boxes). Although the central figure in this collection is the Philadelphia Quaker businessman and philanthropist, T. Wistar Brown (1826-1916), it also includes materials relating to his father Moses Brown, mother Mary Wistar Brown, and wife Mary Farnum Brown, along with other members of the Brown family. Among the papers are correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and deeds.

Subjects: Brown, Mary Farnum; Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842; Brown, Moses, 1793-1878; Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916; Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881; Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs; Haverford College -- History; Indian Rights Association; Letters; Deed



Brown family history, 1833
Ms. Coll. 975.10.011

(1 item). This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

Subjects: Brown family; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



John G. Bullock memorial collection, 1867-1940
Ms. Coll. 1173

(17 boxes). Primarily the photographs of John Griscom Bullock (1854-1939), but also include manuscripts and some correspondence, biographies and memorabilia of his son John Emlen Bullock (1891-1970), and materials relating to other family members.

Subjects: Bullock, John G., 1854-1939; Photography



The John G. Bullock HC 1874 Collection, 1799-1947
Ms. Coll. 1251

(4 boxes). A collection of materials relating to John Griscom Bullock (1854-1939), a photographer and member of the Photo Secession group. These materials include photographs by John G. Bullock of his daughter Marjorie Bullock at various points in her life from birth in 1889 until 1907, as well as genealogical materials of the Griscom, Bullock and related families.

Subjects: Bullock, john G., 1854-1939; Bullock, Marjorie; Photography



The Testimony of Mary Bundock, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.005

(1 volume). 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.

Subjects: Bundock, Mary; Kendall, Elisabeth; Quaker women; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook, 1924-1940
Ms. Coll. 975.04.004

(1 volume). Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on WWI from "The Christian Century."

Subjects: Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Philadelphia history; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Scrapbooks



Business Problems Group records, 1919-1935
Ms. Coll. 975.09.005

(3 volumes). This collection contains three bound volumes of minutes from meetings of the Business Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The group met and had presentations and programs. The minutes reflect the process of deciding on speakers, as well as membership, reports from an investigator committee, and brief descriptions of the addresses that were given at the meetings, on related topics. Included in the volumes are many transcriptions or texts of the full addresses that were given, as well.

Subjects: Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Minutes; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers



Benjamin Cadbury papers, 1884-1945
Ms. Coll. 950.033

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Benjamin Cadbury, and includes Cadbury's correspondence, photographs, school records.

Subjects: Cadbury, Benjamin, 1874-1955; Correspondence.; Haverford College; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History; School records



Benjamin Cadbury papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.034

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Benjamin Cadbury, and includes research notes and correspondence.

Subjects: Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Correspondence.; Haverford College; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



Cadbury - Brown family papers, 1804-1900
Ms. Coll. 1177

(2 boxes). Letters of the interrelated Brown and Cadbury families about family, business and Quaker issues including personal news, health, the sheep and merino wool business of John Brown, a visit of Elias Hicks to the meeting at Dover, New Hampshire, education and attendance at Meeting.

Subjects: Brown family; Cadbury family; Brown, John, 1783-1841; Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897; Cadbury, Sarah Shinn, 1855-1876; Society of Friends -- Social life and customs



Addition to the Cadbury - Brown papers, 1849-1919
Ms. Coll. 1177

(3 boxes). This addition consists of over 240 letters between Caroline Cadbury (1851-1914) and Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929) during their engagement. There are also letters between Caroline's parents Richard Cadbury (1825-1897) and Lydia Comfort Shinn (1828-1904) during their own engagement, as well as later letters from Caroline to her family.

Subjects: Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914; Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929; Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Correspondence; Quakers -- Family relationships; Quakers -- Travel; Westtown Boarding School; Brown family; Cadbury family



Addition to the Cadbury - Brown papers, 1850-1914
Ms. Coll. 1177

(15 boxes). Much of this addition is comprised of letters from Caroline Cadbury Brown (1851-1914) to her parents, husband, and children. Additionally, there are letters from her mother, Lydia Comfort Shinn Cadbury (1828-1904), her husband Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929), and all of their six surviving children.

Subjects: Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914; Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929; Brown, Thomas Kite, 1884-1944; Cadbury, Anna K. (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923; Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974; Cadbury, Lydia Caroline, 1889-1978; Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn, 1828-1904; Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897; Correspondence; Quakers -- Family relationships; Quakers -- Travel; Westtown Boarding School; Haverford College; Bryn Mawr College; Brown family; Shipley family; Cadbury family



Emma Cadbury papers, circa 1894-1963
Ms. Coll. 1017

(2 boxes). Emma Cadbury (1875-1965) was committed to the international aspect of Friends' work and visited Vienna several times where she served the Quaker Center there. She was chairman of Wider Quaker Fellowship of the American Section of the Friends' World Committee from 1943-1963. Much of the collection relates to Cadbury's work with Friends' discussion, study, reading and round table groups and includes correspondence, programs, essays, notebooks, clippings, notebooks kept by Cadbury while attending summer schools at Haverford, Bryn Mawr and the George School and notebooks kept by Cadbury while attending Women's Yearly Meetings.

Subjects: Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965; Society of Friends



Emma Cadbury Jr. Correspondence
Ms. Coll. 1019

This collection mostly contains correspondence, written to or from Emma Cadbury Jr. These letters discuss Quaker and religious subjects, family life, and news of friends.

Subjects: Quaker women; Quakers -- Travel; Letters; Family papers.; Quakers -- Family relationships; Cadbury, Emma, Jr., 1875-1965; Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923



Henry Joel Cadbury papers, 1910-1974
Ms. Coll. 1121

(60 boxes). Papers of the notable Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of AFSC. Cadbury taught at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Bible. Gospels.; Quakers -- History; Society of Friends -- Barbados; Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974



Addition to the Henry Joel Cadbury papers, 1866-1987
Ms. Coll. 1121

(14 boxes). Henry Joel Cadbury (1883-1974) was one of the foremost American Quaker scholars of the 20th century. He published in the fields of Quaker and biblical history, served as a teacher and philanthropist. This addition to the papers of Henry Cadbury includes biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, writings, such as his The Book of Acts in History and photographs of Cadbury and his family.

Subjects: Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974; Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978; Cadbury family; American Friends Service Committee; Harvard University; Haverford College -- History; Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.); Food relief -- Germany; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Society of Friends -- Jamaica; Society of Friends -- West Indies; Bible. Acts.; Bacon, Margaret Hope



Richard T. Cadbury papers, 1780-1878
Ms. Coll. 954

(1 box). Letters of English and American Friends written at the end of the 18th century on topics relating to travel in the ministry in England and the North East corridor of the U.S., Friends, and health. Almost all the letters are directed to Quaker minister, James Thornton.

Subjects: Cadbury, Richard Tapper; Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement; Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends; Thornton, James, 1727-1794



Sarah Cadbury papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.035

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the photocopied manuscript of "Letters from Slabtown Virginia," as well as a folder of the original, handwritten letters of Sarah Cadbury.

Subjects: Cadbury, Sarah; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Warder Cadbury papers, 1877-1951
Ms. Coll. 1160

(3 boxes, 3 packages, 1 rolled object). The papers of William Warder Cadbury who was a Quaker medical missionary in China in the first half of the 20th century.

Subjects: Cadbury, Catharine Balderston; Cadbury, William Warder, 1877-1959; Henry, James M.; Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram), 1871-1952; Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948; Canton Christian College; Canton Hospital (Canton, China); China -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- China; Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China); Society of Friends -- Missions -- China; Missionaries, Medical -- China -- Guangzhou; Quakers -- China; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; Universities and colleges -- China; Medical education -- China; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; Red Cross and Red Crescent



William Warder Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury papers, 1893-1967
Ms. Coll. 1192

(97 boxes). The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China, witnesses to history of place and medicine. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.

Subjects: Cadbury family; Quaker Physicians -- China; Quakers -- China; Addresses; Diaries; Letters; Maps; Photographs; Posters; China -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union; China -- Politics and government -- 1949-; Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China); Cadbury, William Warder, 1877-1959; Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China); China -- History -- 20th century; Leprosy -- China; Medicine -- China; Missionaries, Medical -- China; Missionaries -- China; Missions -- China; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; Society of Friends -- Missions -- China



Calliopean Society records, 1822
Ms. Coll. 950.036

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence related to the society, "The Constitution of the Calliopean Society" (1822), and original handwritten meeting minutes.

Subjects: Calliopean Society.; Correspondence.; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--History



Carolina Friends School records, 1977-1979
Ms. Coll. 950.037

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence and reports of the Carolina Friends School, particularly related to issues the school had with the State of North Carolina.

Subjects: Carolina Friends School (Durham, N.C.); Correspondence.; North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698-); Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Reports



Henry Carter autobiography, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.017

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten, autobiography of Henry Carter. His autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. He also included a brief history of the genealogy of his father's side of the family.

Subjects: Carter, Henry, 1804-1896; Autobiographies; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Maryland; Quakers; Quakers--History



Catherine Brinton Cary papers, 1829, 1930
Ms. Coll. 950.187

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to Catherine Brinton Cary, and includes a copy of a short book entitled "Ibaraki Here and There" about a trip to Japan, a poem composed on the death of Charles Fisher (1829), and a typed "Chronology of Her Life" by Edith Sharpless.

Subjects: Cary, Catherine Brinton; Poems; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Stephen G. Cary papers, 1930-2002
Ms. Coll. 1240

(33 boxes). This is a collection of the professional and personal papers of Stephen G. Cary. Materials include: correspondence, memos, and reports on American Friends Service Committee's activities and programs, pamphlets and brochures; minutes, grant applications, and correspondence related to the Clarence and Lilly Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership; subject files on such topics as civil rights, the Germantown Friends School, and the Friends Association for Higher Education; and notebooks and appointment books. Materials related to Cary's association with Haverford College include: correspondence; drafts of speeches; minutes of various committees; records related to the "Honor Code"; and clippings on Cary's tenure as acting president. The collection also includes a small batch of letters from Cary to his father, C. Reed Cary, and letters to and from his grandchildren.

Subjects: Friends Association for Higher Education (U.S.); American Friends Service Committee; Friends General Conference (U.S.); Friends World Committee for Consultation; Haverford College; Quakers; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States; War tax resistance; Cary, Stephen G.



Centennial Memoranda book, 1876-1880
Ms. Coll. 801.11.001

(1 volume) This is a pocket sized notebook with a cover that reads “Centennial Memoranda 1876” and has a labeled drawing of Memorial Hall. It contains observations and lists from Fayette L. Rounds’ trip to the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition from October 7th, 1876 to October 10th, 1876.

Subjects: Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.); Notebooks



Certificates of Removal, 1667-1845
Ms. Coll. 950.300

(8 items). This collection is comprised of original and photocopied Quaker certificates of removal.

Subjects: Certificates of Removal; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Harold Chance papers, 1938-1964
Ms. Coll. 1214

(13 boxes). Correspondence, journals, writings, mailings, reports, and materials on the Friends Peace Service. Also included are Harold Haines Brinton's (1884-1973) lectures and course notes on topics such as history and religion, mysticism in various religions, religion and social change, and the philosophy of pacifism.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.); Friends Peace Service; Institute of International Relations; Society of Friends; Correspondence; Diaries; Speeches; Brinton, Howard H. (Howard Haines), 1884-1973; Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975; Pacifism; Quakers; Religion -- Study and teaching



Kenneth Chao correspondence, 1965
Ms. Coll. 950.039

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of two letters between Kenneth Chao and Dr. Howard Comfort.

Subjects: Chao, Kenneth; Comfort, Howard, 1904-; Correspondence.; Letters



Isaac Chapman letterbook, 1874-1905
Ms. Coll. 975.02.003

(1 volume). Contains business correspondence, particularly related to the buying and selling of real estate, and information related to financial accounts and investments. Letter writers include: Henry R. Fell, James Buchanan, Edward Roberts, James Barten, E.W. Clark, Joseph Satterthwaite, Thomas Miller, Ellwood Lewis, Charles Meyers, Benjamin Scattergood, and William Hill.

Subjects: Chapman, Isaac, 1820-; Correspondence.; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs



Quaker Charts, certificates, deeds, documents, diplomas, marriage certificates
Ms. Coll. 990B

Subjects: Certificates; Deeds; Marriage certificates



Chase-Cromwell-Underhill family papers, 1782-1952
Ms. Coll. 1238

(5 boxes). The collection is concentrated on the period of 19th to early 20th century and includes the correspondence, diaries, genealogies, wills, deeds and scrapbooks of the Quaker Chase, Cromwell and Underhill families.

Subjects: Chase family; Cromwell family; Underhill family; Chase, Thomas, 1827-1892; Cromwell, Lincoln, -1952; Chase, Alice Cromwell, 1837-1882; Bowery Savings Bank of New York; Kissel, Eleanora; World War, 1914-1918



Thomas Chase papers, 1843-1947
Ms. Coll. 965

(2 boxes). Correspondence, portraits, photographs, clippings, articles, addresses, lecture notes, diary and misc. papers related to Thomas Chase, (1827-1892), his family and his years at Haverford as professor and president of the college.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Chase, Thomas, 1827-1892



"The Children of Light" undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.093

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed, manuscript of Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them." The manuscript is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books." Book one includes: "The Youth," "The Hermit," and "The Search." Book two includes: "The Diviner," "The Revealer," and "The Man of Light." Book three includes: "The Friend," "The Martyr," "The Pilgrim," "The Sorrower," "The Harvester," "The Prisoner," and "The Traveler." Book four includes: "The Peacemaker," and "The Shepherd."

Subjects: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Fox, George, 1624-1718; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Trotter, Elizabeth Stanley, 1873-1956; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The Vision of Isaac Childs," 1757
Ms. Coll. 975.07.019

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

Subjects: Childs, Isaac, 1734-1769; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Religion



China, Maine Monthly Meeting records, 1852-1860
Ms. Coll. 950.040

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and friends in Nova Scotia, and a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly meeting.

Subjects: Correspondence.; Letters; Maine; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New England--History.



Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.041

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of typed histories of "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship," and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."

Subjects: Christ, Elizabeth Abbott; Florida; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Christian Arbitration and Peace Society Records, 1886-1896
Ms. Coll. 975.09.006

(1 volume). This collection includes one volume, which contains the Constitution of the Pennsylvania Auxiliary of the American Peace Society - the Christian Arbitration and Peace Society - along with signatories of the document. It also includes minutes, reports, articles, and related information. There are some loose papers with similar topics, as well as a handwritten "Historic Statement of the Christian Arbitration and Peace Society Membership work - 1886 - 1903."

Subjects: Christianity.; Minutes; Pacifism; Peace; Pennsylvania



Chronological Table of Arctic Discovery, 1885
Ms. Coll. 975.11.006

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume timeline of Arctic discovery, written anonymously. The timeline begins in 790, and ends in 1857.

Subjects: Arctic expeditions; Education.



George Churchman diaries, 1759-1813
Ms. Coll. 975.01.011

(10 volumes). Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.

Subjects: Churchman, George, 1730-1814; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing



J. Churchman commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.048

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of J. Churchman, and includes "An Account of sundry Remarkable Expressions spoken by John Churchman," "Sermon delivered by Joseph White of America at Grace Church Meeting House, London, 1760," "Some Expressions dropp'd from Mordecai Yarnall," "To the Monthly and Quarterly and Particular Meetings in the County of Hertford, 1778," "The Prophecy of James Usher, 1st Lord Primate, etc. of Ireland, of the Rebellion 40 years before," letter written by Mary Peisley to John Pemberton, letter describing the marriage and death of Mary Peisley Neale, "The Prediction of Christopher Love, 1651," Caution to the Friends against Conformity to the World, John Lucas, 1764."

Subjects: Churchman, J.; Commonplace books; Quakers; Quakers--History



Civilian Public Service publications, 1941-1946
Ms. Coll. 1236

(6 boxes). This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (Cos) working at Civilian Public Service camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Civilian Public Service; Pacifism; World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States



"Civilization's Next Step," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.105

(1 volume).This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript written by Charles Fremont Taylor, and entitled "Civilization's Next Step" Columbia, America's Goddess of Liberty, Appeals to the Nations." The volume discusses European politics, and potential solutions for peaceful international political interaction. This copy was produced for President Sharpless.

Subjects: Taylor, Charles Fremont; Europe; International politics; Manuscripts



"Clarke's Dialogue," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.020

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume sermon, "Clarke's Dialogue." The manuscript's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."

Subjects: Clarke; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Sermons



The Poetical Effusions of John Clement, 1854-1889
Ms. Coll. 975.07.022

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume of original poetry, by John Clement, written from 1854-1889. His poetry covers a variety of topics, including family, and specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son, nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.

Subjects: Clement, John, 1818-1894; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey



Clippings, 1783-1957
Ms. Coll. 950.301

(1 box). This collection is comprised of clippings related to Quakers, Quaker history, and Quakerism.

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Quakers; Quakers--History



Benjamin Coates African Colonization records, 1848-1880
Ms. Coll. 1190

(2 boxes). Letters to Benjamin Coates (1808-1887), an American Quaker reformer, relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions. Coates work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many prominent people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.

Subjects: American Colonization Society; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Liberia -- History; Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908; Blyden, Edward Wilmot, 1832-1912; Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887; Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893; Coppinger, William, 1828-1892; Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898; Douglass, Frederick, 1817-1895; Freeman, Martin, 1826?-1889; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Hilles, William S. 1825-1876; Pinney, John Brooke, 1806-1882; Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins), 1809-1876; Tracy, Joseph; Whipper, William, 1804?-1876



"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.130

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single bound volume. The original account was written in 1798 & 1799. This copy, in an unknown hand, was likely written 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.

Subjects: Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948); Manuscripts; Native Americans.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



Elijah Coffin scrapbook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.04.005

(1 volume.) Elijah Coffin's scrapbook includes his handwritten notes, typed materials, and published clippings. It features published materials on the history of westward expansion and pioneers, and the history of Indiana, as well as typed excerpts from a history of Kentucky (by Scudder) a history of Virginia (by Cooke), and Daniel Boone. In addition to material focusing on the history of the American West, the scrapbook includes excerpts from histories of Mesopotamia, Russia, Babylonia, Sumeria, Palestine, and Jerusalem.

Subjects: Coffin, Elijah, 1800-1862; Indiana.; Kentucky.; Scrapbooks; Virginia; West (U.S.)



Collins family papers, 1780-1965
Ms. Coll. 1237

(5 boxes). The collection primarily consists of the journals of trips taken and recorded by Anne Collins in the period 1936-1965. In addition, there are a diary and trip journal kept by Anna Albertson in 1907 and another trip journal kept by Anna A. Collins in 1912, as well as a few earlier items.

Subjects: Collins family; Travel; Diaries; Latin America -- Description and travel; Asia -- Description and travel; Europe -- Description and travel



Isaac Collins financial records, 1774-1776
Ms. Coll. 950.042

This collection is comprised of the financial records of Isaac Collins, and includes handwritten receipts of payments, and Samuel Allinson's account with Isaac Collins.

Subjects: Collins, Isaac, 1746-1817; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Julia Cope Collins signature album, 1879-1884
Ms. Coll. 975.05.001

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Julia Cope Collins. According to the inscription on the front cover, this "Floral Album" was given to her by her mother in August of 1879. The album includes signatures, which are occasionally accompanied with a short note, quote, or sketch by the signer.

Subjects: Collins, Julia Cope , 1866-1958; Quaker women; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Signature books



Rebecca Singer Collins papers, 1824-1886
Ms. Coll. 1196

(1 box). Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Subjects: Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863; Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892; Longstreth, Mary Anna, 1810-1884; Pease, John, 1797-1868; Correspondence; Diaries; Quakers -- Family relationships; Quakers -- Genealogy; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy



Howard Comfort diaries, 1867-1870
Ms. Coll. 975.01.012

(3 volumes). Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Comfort, Howard, 1850-1912; Diaries.; Haverford, (Pa); Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania--Social life and customs



William Wistar Comfort papers, 1867-1941
Ms. Coll. 1195

(6 boxes). Papers of William Wistar Comfort (1876-1955), president of Haverford College in a particularly sensitive time between two world wars and scholar of French literature. Comfort was a prolific writer and speaker on Quaker topics, but also on such diverse subjects as William Cowper, children's stories, education and music.

Subjects: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784; Cowper, William, 1731-1800; Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Haverford College -- History; Quakers -- Education; Christian literature for children; Comfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955



Comfort family financial records, 1887-1901
Ms. Coll. 975.08.004

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family, including a Comfort family receipt book, and the ledger of Howard Comfort.

Subjects: Comfort family; Comfort, Howard, 1850-1912; Financial records; Ledger; Literature; Quakers; Quakers--History



Comfort family papers, 1902
Ms. Coll. 975.10.002

(1 folder). This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Subjects: Comfort family; Comfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955; Genealogy; Quakers--History



"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.137

(1 item). This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandson's. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States," in Byberry Friends' Library.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Comly family Bible, 1676-1812
Ms. Coll. 975.10.003

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single Bible from 1599, which has genealogical notes handwritten within the text. It also includes a set of transcribed notes, which lists where each note is, and a transcription as possible for the genealogy.

Subjects: Comly family; Bible; Family papers.; Genealogy



Rebecca Conard commonplace books, 1827
Ms. Coll. 975.03.006

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Rebecca Conard. The volume includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.

Subjects: Conard, Rebecca, 1800-1875; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sarah Conard commonplace book, 1815-1819
Ms. Coll. 975.03.007

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Sarah Conard. The volume includes extracts and reflections concerning religion, friendship, virtue, and hope. It also includes a memorandum for Charles William and extracts from "Complaint of an African Woman."

Subjects: Conard, Sarah, 1782-1852; Commonplace books; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends Conferences
Ms. Coll. 1004A, 1004B, 1004C

(4 boxes). The collection consists of the records of three Friends' conferences, the first, the All American Friends Conference held in Oskaloosa, Iowa in 1929; the second, the Friends World Conference of 1937 held in Swarthmore and Haverford, PA and the third, the Friends World Conference held in Oxford, England in 1952.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Congresses; Friends World Conference -- 1st -- Oskaloosa, Iowa; Friends World Conference -- 2nd -- Haverford, Pa.; Friends World Conference -- 3rd -- Oxford, England



"The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," 1951
Ms. Coll. 975.07.140

(1 item). This collection includes the single copy of a typed manuscript written by Albert J. Wahl, as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.

Subjects: Wahl, Albert J.; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Enion Cook papers, 1836-1839
Ms. Coll. 975.11.007

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three volumes of materials related to Enion Cook, including a notebook, a memorandum book describing Quaker ministers, and a volume written by one of his descendants, which provides some brief biographical information.

Subjects: Cook, Enion, 1772-1841; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



Lydia Cooke diaries, 1815-1829
Ms. Coll. 975.01.014

(2 volumes). 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's health. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Subjects: Cooke, Lydia Barton, 1774-1831; Diaries.; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



David Cooper memoir, 1724-1795
Ms. Coll. 975.07.108

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the original single volume memoir of David Cooper, and a photocopy. Cooper wrote the manuscript during his later years, when his health was failing, so that his children would be able to reference an account of his life after his death. A note on the inside cover reads: "A Gift of David Cooper to his daughter Martha Allinson." In the memoir, Cooper recounts his early life, his family history, his marriage, the birth of his children, his Quakerism, his struggles with his faith, his work as a representative in 1761, and his attendance at Quaker Meetings.

Subjects: Cooper, David, 1725-1795; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



E. Newbold Cooper - Margaret Hawkins papers, 1820's-1979
Ms. Coll. 1180

(9 boxes). Represents in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families on his side of the family and the Green Hawkins and Sharpless families on her side of the family.

Subjects: Cooper, E. Newbold, 1898-1957; Cooper, Dorothy Nyhart, 1898-1990; Cooper family; Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947



Samuel Cooper papers, 1939-1948
Ms. Coll. 975.11.008

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of five folders of materials related to Samuel Cooper's conscientious objection to WWII. The collection includes Cooper's correspondence with political leaders, court officials, organizations for religious objection, and his family members in the months leading to the war, during the period of his arrest and imprisonment, and for the remainder of the war.

Subjects: Cooper, Samuel; Pacifism; Quakers; Quakers--History; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors.



Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts, 1948-1950
Ms. Coll. 975.07.025

(2 volumes). This collection is composed of the two volumes of manuscripts by Wilmer A. Cooper, and includes his Master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper written while at Yale University Divinity School.

Subjects: Cooper, Wilmer A.; Academic writing.; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Caleb Cope family papers, 1832-1892
Ms. Coll. 1222

(4 boxes). Letters and papers of the interrelated Cope and Howard families in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Although the Cope family had Quaker roots, most of the members of these two families were probably not Quaker.

Subjects: Earl Moore; Cope family; Howard family; Physick family; Porter family; Warner family; Cope, Caleb, 1797-1888; Cope, Porter Farquharson, 1869-1950; Howard, Rebecca Porter; Howard, Memucan



Edward Drinker Cope papers, 1817-1895
Ms. Coll. 956

(1 box). Letters, notebooks, notes and sketches related to Cope's work in paleontology and related natural sciences. Also sketches of birds, reptiles, and amphibians, some colored. Letters on various scientific subjects from Alexander Agassiz, Louis Agassiz, Alexander Graham Bell, Pliny Earle Chase, Havelock Ellis, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Arnold Henry Guyot, Joseph Henry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Henry Huxley, Maria Mitchell, Sir Richard Owen, Robert Edwin Peary, Herbert Spencer and others.

Subjects: Paleontology; Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897; Paleontology; Natural history



Cope - Evans family papers, 1732-1911
Ms. Coll. 1170

(16 boxes). Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers and account books, computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.); other families include Brown, Drinker and Haines.

Subjects: Cope family; Evans family; Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900; Evans, Jonathan, 1843-1911; Evans, Rachel C.; Cope, William D. (William Drinker), 1798-1873; Cope, Clementine; Cope, Francis Reeve, 1821-; Cope, Anna Stewardson, 1822-1916; Cope, Elizabeth S., 1848-1937; Letters



Gilbert Cope papers, 1869
Ms. Coll. 950.044

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the typed diary transcript of entries dated 1869, as well as the Genealogy of Kirk-Price and Cox-Garrett ancestors, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the Gilbert Cope foundation of genealogy and historical research.

Subjects: Cope, Gilbert, 1840-1928; Diaries.; Genealogy; Quakers ; Quakers--History; Research notes



Marmaduke Cooper Cope papers, 1843-1874
Ms. Coll. 1022

(2 boxes). Letters to and from the Quaker Marmaduke Cooper Cope (1804-1897) of the prominent Philadelphia Cope family on various important issues of his day.

Subjects: Allen, John, 1790-1859; Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862; Cope, Marmaduke C., 1804-1897; Cope, Sarah; Day, Mahlon, 1790-1854; Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870; Green, Priscilla; Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855; Jones, Sybil, 1808-1873; Lindsey, Robert; Nicholson, Mary; Pease, Edward; Pease, John, 1797-1868; Seebohm, Benjamin, 1798-1871; Stacey, George



Thomas P. Cope letters, 1889
Ms. Coll. 975.02.005

(1 volume). This collection is composed of a single volume notebook of copied extracts of the letters of Thomas P. Cope from Norway. The extracts begin with descriptions of Cope's travel on the steam ship El Dorado, and later extracts describe his time in Norway, including descriptions of the country, the people he meets there, Quaker meetings attended, and Friends visited.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900; Correspondence.; Norway; Quakers -- Travel



Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books, 1824
Ms. Coll. 975.03.008

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."

Subjects: Cope, Sarah Wistar, 1804-1872; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas Cope legal papers, 1911-1912
Ms. Coll. 950.045

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the court documents and papers related to the settlement papers of Thomas P. Cope's estate.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas P. Cope packet ship logbooks, 1817-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.11.009

(9 volumes). This collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of nine of the logbooks of Thomas P. Cope's packet ships, as well as a folder of related materials.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Logbooks--19th century.; Packet-ships; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas P. Cope estate settlement papers, 1908-1914
Ms. Coll. 950.193

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of materials related to the settlement of Thomas P. Cope's estate. Included are letters and documents of Edward Evans, Walter Penn Shipley and members of the U.S. Treasury and U.S. District Attorney's office.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900; Correspondence.; Estate records; Estates (Law); Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas P. Cope family papers, 1795-1896
Ms. Coll. 1013

(6 boxes). Letters, legal, business and financial papers, accounts, minutes, diary, portraits and other papers chiefly related to the Cope family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Topics include business and civic interests in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committe aiding German Separatists led by Joseph M. Bimeler (Baumler), Separation of 1827-1828, slavery and immigration of free blacks to Haiti, War of 1812, etc. Letters (1854-1857) of Thomas Garrett (1789-1871) discuss his work assisting fleeing slaves.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Philadelphia (Pa.). City Council; Cope, Alfred, 1806-1875; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871; Slavery -- United States; United States -- History -- War of 1812; Shipping; Haiti; Quaker businesspeople



Thomas Pim Cope diaries, 1800-1851
Ms. Coll. 975.01.013

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

Subjects: Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Diaries.; Epidemics--Pennsylvania; Haverford College -- History; Pennsylvania--Politics and government; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Slave labor; United States--History--War of 1812



Cope-Collins-Morris papers, 1834-1878
Ms. Coll. 950.046

(5 folders) This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there are two family deeds, some other papers and some engravings of family members.

Subjects: Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Cope-Evans family papers
Ms. Coll. 1242

The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012 and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.

Subjects: Cope family; Evans family; Quaker businesspeople; Quaker philanthropists; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers – Family relationships; Cope, Annette, 1843-1916; Cope, Caroline E. (Caroline Elizabeth), 1840-1944; Cope, Clementine, 1835-1903; Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson, 1848-1937; Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Cope, William D. (William Drinker), 1798-1873; Evans, Anne Tall, 1921-2012; Evans, Francis Algernon, 1878-1946; Evans, J. Morris; Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope, 1850-1939



Cope family financial records, 1789-1883
Ms. Coll. 975.08.005

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of four volumes of the Cope family's financial records, including an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.

Subjects: Cope family; Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Account books; Business records; Financial records; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



Cope family correspondence, 1833-1855
Ms. Coll. 950.043

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Cope family.

Subjects: Cope family; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



"Corrections of News of a Trumpet Sounding in the Wilderness," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.034

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript which lists the printing mistakes and corrections of the published work by Daniel Leeds, entitled "News of a Trumpet sounding in the Wilderness, or the Quakers Ancient Testimony Revived, Examined and Compared with itself, and also with their New Doctrine. Whereby the Ignorant may learn Wisdom, and the Wise advance in their Understandings."

Subjects: Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Religious thought



Correspondence, 1656, 1950, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.302

(1 box). This collection is comprised of correspondence from various Quakers.

Subjects: Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Council of Properties of the Province of East New Jersey minutes, 1685
Ms. Coll. 950.021

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder of minutes from a meeting of the Council of Properties of the Province of East New Jersey (1685).

Subjects: Minutes; New Jersey--History.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Frederick Creedy papers, 1949
Ms. Coll. 950.047

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the chapter synopses for Frederick Creedy's book, "The Plain Speaking of a Quaker Scientist," and a letter from Frederick Creedy to Samuel Cooper.

Subjects: Creedy, Frederick; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Charles C. Cresson account book, 1837-1867
Ms. Coll. 975.08.006

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Charles C. Cresson, and includes cash accounts for each year, tracks his income per year, “securities” (stocks, bonds, etc), and expenses per year.

Subjects: Cresson, Charles C.; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Charles C. Cresson correspondence, 1873
Ms. Coll. 950.048

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the two letters of the personal correspondence of Charles Cresson.

Subjects: Cresson, Charles C.; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joshua Cresson diary, 1793
Ms. Coll. 975.01.098

(1 volume). The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, and the death and burial of many of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, which she addressed to her children with Joshua Cresson, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Subjects: Cresson, Joshua, 1744-1793; Diaries.; Philadelphia (Pa.); Quakers; Quakers--History; Yellow fever; Yellow fever -- History



Sarah Cresson diary, 1789-1829
Ms. Coll. 975.01.015

(1 volume). Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, N.J. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given, and funerals of community members. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later entries tend to detail more earthy concerns, particularly Sarah’s struggles with depression.

Subjects: Cresson, Sarah, 1771-1829; Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Society of Friends --Clergy -- Diaries; Society of Friends--Clergy--History--19th century--Sources; Women -- Religious life; Women--Mental health--United States--History



Soloman Cresson papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.049

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the photocopy of a marriage certificate of Soloman Cresson and Anna Watson, and a photocopied descendants table.

Subjects: Cresson, Soloman; Genealogy; Marriage certificates; Quakers; Quakers--History



Crew family papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.050

(6 folders). This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, and handwritten family correspondence. The collection includes primarily the correspondence of the Crew family, including Jonathan Butler, John Crew, Lemuel Crew, Margaret Crew, Micajah Crew, W.H. Crew, J.B. Ferguson, Elizabeth Howell, P.B. Price, Samuel Price and Elizabeth Terrell, there are also financial documents, property map, narrative regarding the events of the Revolutionary War as a testimony against war, and a will. Correspondence refers to attending Meeting, westward migration and its effect on Quaker Society; mentions of Stephen Grellett and Eliza Gurney; War of 1812; family life; Quaker Meeting dealing with social issues.

Subjects: Crew family; Correspondence.; Financial records; Genealogy; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; United States--History--War of 1812



Cromwell family correspondence, 1832-1842
Ms. Coll. 950.051

(1 folder). This collection is composed of a single folder of the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a nineteenth century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.

Subjects: Cromwell family; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



"Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation," 1952
Ms. Coll. 975.07.050

(1 volume). This collection is composed of Paul M. James's single volume manuscript, entitled; "Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation." The manuscript compares the lives of Oliver Cromwell and George Fox, their relationship to each other, and their affect on the Puritan movement in England. The manuscript was James's thesis for his B.A. from University College, University of Wales, in 1952.

Subjects: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Fox, George, 1624-1691; James, Paul M.; Academic writing.; Civil War, Great Britain, 1642-1649; Manuscripts; Puritans.; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Abbie M. Crossman signature album, 1863-1905
Ms. Coll. 975.05.002

(2 volumes). This collection is composed of the two volumes of signature albums of Abbie M. Crossman.

Subjects: Crossman, Abbie M.; Haverford College; Quaker women; Signature books



William Curtis papers, 1946
Ms. Coll. 950.052

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to William Curtis, and includes a printed portrait, obituary, and clipped 1946 article on Curtis from "Nature."

Subjects: Curtis, William, 1746-1799; Botany.; Clippings; Portraits.; Quakers; Quakers -- Portraits; Quakers--History; Scientists



Darlington, Maryland Anniversary papers, 1937-1938
Ms. Coll. 950.053

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder of papers related to the Darlington, Maryland Anniversary celebration. It includes two typed copies of the speech written by Samuel Mason Jr. It also includes a single letter concerning the speech.

Subjects: Correspondence.; Darlington (Md.)--History.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Speeches.



David B. Updegraff Bible, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.10.008

(1 volume). This collection contains David Benjamin Updegraff's heavily annotated Bible. His notes discuss theology and the content of the Bible. It also includes placed or tipped-in materials and notes.

Subjects: Updegraff , David Benjamin; Bible; Theology



Mary Davis letterbook, 1838-1849
Ms. Coll. 975.02.004

(1 volume). Correspondence is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to her Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. Letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as news of family and friends. A number of letters dated 1838 are related to Davis's religious visit to New York.

Subjects: Davis, Mary Howland, 1811-; Correspondence.; Quaker women -- United States; Women and religion.



Samuel C. Davis diary, 1807-1809
Ms. Coll. 975.01.016

(1 volume). Samuel Cole Davis’s diary of his illness with “cancer of the lip,” as transcribed by Steven E. Kagle. Davis’s diary entries detail not only the particulars of his medical condition and the treatments that various doctors attempted to cure the cancer or alleviate pain, but Davis’s later entries especially focus on his attempt to atone for his sins and seek salvation as he approaches his death.

Subjects: Davis, Samuel C., 1764-1809; Death--Personal Narratives; Diaries.; Illness Behavior--Autobiography; Medicine -- America -- History; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



John H. Davison, 1938-1999
Ms. Coll. 839.1

(61 boxes). John Davison (1930-1999) was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of many of his compositions, including Robert Burns: Poems and Songs, an anthology which he completed with John Ashmead. Also included are audio recordings of a couple dozen of his and students' pieces. This collection is an addition to the John Davison Papers, HC.Coll.839.

Subjects: Eastman School of Music; Haverford College -- History; Correspondence; Scores; Sound recordings; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Davison, Elizabeth; Composers; Music -- Instruction and study; Piano



John H. Davison, 1938-1999
Ms. Coll. 839

(182 boxes). Written scores and recordings, correspondence and personal materials collected by Davison throughout his life. Other materials found in the collection are clippings, concert posters and programs, framed certificates and photographs, as well as audio and video such cassette tapes, reel-to-reel, long playing records, and VHS tapes. The collection is divided into two series: "John Davison Materials" and "Materials by Others."

Subjects: Eastman School of Music; Harvard University; Haverford College; Julliard School of Music; Correspondence; Scores; Sketches; Sound recordings; Video recordings; Haverford (Pa.); Davison, John (John H.); Gerber, Steven R.; Townsend, Wilson; Composers; Education; Music -- Instruction and study; Opera; Orchestra; Piano



Mahlon Day papers, 1787-1936
Ms. Coll. 1129

(3 boxes). The Mahlon Day papers center on the West Indies journals kept by Day on his spiritual trip with Joseph John Gurney in 1839-40, and his letters which touch on a range of topics from religious to political to business and family.

Subjects: Mahlon, Day, 1790-1854; Society of Friends -- West Indies; Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847; Day, Mary K.; Day, Susan B.; Day, Anna B.; Day, Edward M. ; Thurston, William B.



Deeds of Haverford College, 1682-1985
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

(5 boxes). Guide to five boxes of deeds and other legal papers relating to the college.

Subjects: Haverford College



Quaker Deeds and legal documents
Ms. Coll. 990B-R

Subjects: Legal documents; Deeds; Marriage certificates



William P. Dewee papers, 1860-1864
Ms. Coll. 950.054

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of William P. Dewee and the handwritten manuscripts of essays he wrote for The Friend.

Subjects: Dewees, William P., 1825-1901; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The Difficulties and Dangers of Eighteenth Century Travel as Revealed in Quaker Journals," 1946
Ms. Coll. 975.07.016

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. The manuscript focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the eighteenth century, with sections on travel on foot, travel on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.

Subjects: Campbell, Mary C.; Academic writing.; Columbia University.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



Dillwyn & Hill family wills, 1762-1801
Ms. Coll. 975.11.010

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of George Dillwyn, and is chiefly comprised of copies of the wills of many members of his wife Sarah Hill Dillwyn’s family. The notebook also includes notes concerning family estates, brief genealogical information for the family, maps for partitioning of land according to the deceased’s will, and Dillwyn’s notes concerning actions taken in his role as executor. Included in the notebook are the wills of Richard Hill Sr, Richard Hill Jr., Samuel Peyton Moore, Henry Hill, Margaret Smith, Mary Lamar, and Hannah Moore.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George , 1738-1820; Genealogy; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Wills



George Dillwyn commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.009

(1 volume). George Dillwyn was a Quaker minister, and his commonplace book includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George , 1738-1820; Aging; Commonplace books; Latters; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



George Dillwyn financial records, 1761-1820
Ms. Coll. 975.08.007

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of financial records of George Dillwyn, including a receipt book and an account book.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Dillwyn diary, 1772-1773
Ms. Coll. 975.01.017

(1 volume). William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, N.J. to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina; visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George, 1743-1824; Diaries.; Antislavery movements -- United States; Quaker abolitionists; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Travel Writing



Divotees Golf Club records, 1921-1995
Ms. Coll. 950.055

(.44 linear feet). The records of the Divotees, 1921-1995, indicate that meetings generally involved a game of golf in addition to club business, such as nominating new members and taking and spending money. Also included are records of each member's handicap, prizes awarded, and the complete records of each year's games. These records are combined into yearly publications: the "Divotee Mirror," later the "Divotee Record." This publication also records the Divotees' rivalry with the Ozones, another golf club, occasional golfing trips to Bermuda, and the jokes, songs, cartoons, poems and other lighthearted material related to the club.

Subjects: Balderston, Robert L.; Yarnall, Charles, 1800-1877; Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Clubs; Golf



Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers, 1941-circa 1950
Ms. Coll. 950.056

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence and photographs of the Dodge, Starin, and Wistar families. The primary letter writer is Mary A. Dodge White in the mid-19th century offering advice and thoughts on various topics. There is an interesting account of her trip to Europe in the 1860s is recorded in the diary of Grace White Starin. The earliest of the letter writers is Sarah Cleveland Dodge. Authors also include Edward and Margaret C. Wistar.

Subjects: Dodge family; Wistar family; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Correspondence.; Photographs.; Travel; Women travelers



Dolobran Mining Company records, 1880-1908
Ms. Coll. 950.057

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the legal papers, correspondence, and financial records of the Dolobran Mining Company. It includes deeds of title and lease, charter (April 11, 1881), survey of claim (Aug. 11, 1882), mineral and other patents, letters, and legal document signed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of PA (Oct. 21, 1881) authorizing the "foreign" company, The Dolobran Mining Co. to do business in Pennsylvania as well as transfers or sale of shares in the company and in the proposed The Haverford Mining Company. The earliest deed of lease and title is to David Scull of Philadelphia and Samuel Alsop, Jr. of Colorado for the Pioneer, Revenue and Union mines in Ouray Co., Colorado (Sept. 15, 1880). In April, 1881, Samuel Alsop, Jr. and Walter Gaskill formed and incorporated The Dolobran Mining Co. to acquire precious metal mines to then develop, work, or improve them, including erecting buildings or mills and for which they would sell stock. Some document signers include: Samuel Alsop, William Alderson, Francis T. King, David Scull Jr., James Carey Thomas and Samuel R. Shipley.

Subjects: Dolobran Mining Company.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--Colorado; Quakers--History



Dorcassian Society of Burlington records, 1843-1860
Ms. Coll. 975.09.008

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendance lists from 1843 - 1860. The minutes describe the work of the organization, including reports from their relief work and financial reports.

Subjects: Dorcassian Society.; Female Society for the Relief and Employment of the Poor; Minutes; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History; Women--Societies and clubs.



Dorcas Weston papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.178

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of loose, handwritten notes made by Dorcas Weston. The notes focus on the family history and genealogy of Quaker families in the U.S., including the Wing family in Massachusetts, the Sisson family in Rhode Island, and the Gifford family in Massachusetts.

Subjects: Weston, Dorcas; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New England--History.; Research notes and discussions papers



John Henry Douglas papers, 1906-1933
Ms. Coll. 950.058

(3 folders). This collection is composed of three folders of typed transcripts of Douglas' correspondence, manuscripts related to Douglas, and portrait photographs.

Subjects: Douglas, John Henry, 1832-1919; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Dover Monthly Meeting records, 1737-1801
Ms. Coll. 950.059

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the records of Dover Monthly Meeting, including meetings and certificates of removal.

Subjects: Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.); Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New England--History.



Elizabeth Drinker diaries, 1758-1800
Ms. Coll. 975.01.018

Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. The diaries are composed of Elizabeth’s personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events during the American Revolutionary War include general military events, as well as personal experiences during the war.

Subjects: Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith, 1734-1807; Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809; Emlen, Samuel, ca. 1765-1837; Diaries.; Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Revolutions--America--History--18th century; United States -- History -- Revoltution, 1775-1783 -- Women --Sources; Women--United States--Social life and customs; Yellow Fever



Elizabeth and Henry Drinker letters, 1777-1778
Ms. Coll. 854

(1 box). Correspondence between Henry and his wife Elizabeth relates to his arrest, imprisonment and resulting forced exile to Winchester, Va. during the American Revolution. His letters discuss his physical and spiritual well-being, concern for his children, news of other exiled Friends and efforts to present their case before Pa. and Va. authorities. Elizabeth Drinker's letters to her husband relate family and neighborhood news, Friends' visits and efforts on behalf of the exiles and her constant concern for her husband.

Subjects: Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith, 1734-1807; Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Quakers - Family relationships; Pacifism



Henry Drinker papers, 1785-1808
Ms. Coll. 950.061

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, 1785-1840, primarily concerns lands belonging to Henry Drinker (1734-1809) near Southport, PA and with financial matters, though there is also a letter from John Pemberton to Drinker in 1792 inviting him to dine with Indians. Letter writers include George Churchman, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, David Sands, Samuel Fisher, George Dillwyn, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker and others. One letter is from William Alexander to Nathan Kite in 1840.

Subjects: Churchman, George, 1730-1814; Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817; Pemberton, John, 1727-1795; Correspondence.; Financial records; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Drumm / Mills Family photo album, 1913-1918
Ms. Coll. 801.06.002

(1 volume) This album contains 388 photographs related to the Drumm and Mills families, often during trips taken in their automobiles. The photos are mainly portraits, showing the personality of the family members.

Subjects: Photograph albums; Photographs; Automobiles; Recreation; Tourism--History.; Travel -- 20th century; Mont. M. Mills; Drumm family; Mills family



Dunn - Osborn - Battey family papers, 1744-1927
Ms. Coll. 1163

(9 boxes, 2 volumes). Correspondence, account books, receipts, bills and other financial papers, notebook, printed items, and other miscellaneous papers primarily of the Dunn, Osborn and Battey families. Letters of Nathan Dunn (1782-1844) discuss trade with China and his experiences there. Household and farming bills and receipts of Restore S. Lamb, Rhoda O. Lamb and Phebe Osborn. Letters of Nancy S. Battey, 1864-1865, some while teaching free black children in Yorktown.

Subjects: Dunn family; Dunn, Nathan, 1782-1844; Battey family; Osborne family; Battey, David; Battey, Smith; Battey Ruth; Lamb, Restore; Lamb, Rhoda Osborne; Osborne, Phebe



"The Early Baltimore Potters and their Wares, 1763-1850," 1959
Ms. Coll. 975.07.074

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of John N. Pearce's single volume Master's thesis for the University of Delaware, entitled "The Early Baltimore Potters and their Wares, 1763-1850." The thesis builds upon earlier scholarship on the pottery produced in early Pennsylvania and emphasizes the production of pottery in Maryland. The majority of the volume is composed of the following three chapters: A Monopoly of Earthenware, 1763-1793, Competition Among Craftsmen, 1794-1820, and Crafts Into Industry, 1820-1850.

Subjects: Pearce, John N.; American pottery; Manuscripts; Maryland; University of Delaware



"Notes on Early Friends Attending Meetings," 1816-1843
Ms. Coll. 975.07.131

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Jeffrey Smedley, entitled "Notes on Early Friends Attending Meetings." The beginning of the volume was used to record financial transactions, but the majority of the volume describes testimony given by various Quakers at Meetings for worship, arranged chronologically. Many of the entries are related to Elias Hicks.

Subjects: Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Smedley, Jeffrey, 1811-1816; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses," 1966
Ms. Coll. 975.07.030

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the final draft and manuscript of Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses." The manuscript describes the history of 17th-18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.

Subjects: Forman, Henry Chandlee, 1904-1991; Manuscripts; Rhode Island; Rhode Island--History.; Whaling.



Earnest Workers records, 1901-1904
Ms. Coll. 950.062

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.

Subjects: Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Philadelphia history; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



C. Willis Edgerton papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.063

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts collected by C. Willis Edgerton.

Subjects: Edgerton, C. Willis; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Photographs.



Albert J. Edmunds papers, 1887-1941
Ms. Coll. 1152

(2 boxes). Correspondence and manuscripts of Albert Edmunds primarily relating to Buddhism and Christianity.

Subjects: Harris, J. Rendel, (James Rendel), 1852-1941; Buddhism -- Study and teaching; Christianity -- study and teaching; Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1857-1941; Haverford College -- History



"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.006

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends." The speech focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education," as well as highlighting early Quaker education and educators.

Subjects: Austin, Samuel, 1816-1897; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Speeches.



"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period," 1947
Ms. Coll. 975.07.094

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frank O. Wargny's 1947 M.A. thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled, "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period." The manuscript describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War.

Subjects: Wargny, Frank O., 1917-2009; Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Manuscripts; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Thomas Drake Edward papers, 1932-1933
Ms. Coll. 950.060

(2 folders). This collection is composed of the two folders of correspondence and notes of Thomas Drake Edward.

Subjects: Drake, Thomas Edward; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



Edward Bettle papers, 1824-1911
Ms. Coll. 950.022

(6 folders). This collection contains papers of the Bettle family, primarily Edward and Jane Temple Bettle. This includes three of Jane's diaries and speeches and essays by Edward. Of note, the collection also includes a letter from Samuel Bettle about the 1827-1878 Separation of the Religious Society of Friends in Ohio, accounts of religious experiences, testimony for Elizabeth Fry, a fragment of a copybook containing letters and sermons by William Penn, Sophie Hume, and Samuel Fothergill, among others. It also contains information about the William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See series lists for more complete inventory.

Subjects: Bettle family; Bettle, Edward, 1841-1912; Bettle Jane; Adresses; Diaries.; Haverford College; Haverford College--Board of Managers; Private schools--Pennsylvania.



Edward Rhoads papers, 1892-1895, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.192

(7 items). This collection includes six notebooks created by Edward Rhoads, primarily on physics. Also includes a photograph and a book of sketches.

Subjects: Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903; Haverford College; Haverford College--Students; Lecture notes; Notebooks; Physics; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sketches



Edward S. Burd and Eli K. Price papers, 1805-1855
Ms. Coll. 950.032

(5 folders). These papers are the from a law firm in Philadelphia, run by Edward Shippen Burd (1779-1848) and Eli Kirk Price (1779-1884). Letters are largely on financial matters, such as the payments owed to Burd and Price, and matters related to the lawyers serving as the executors of estates. Legal documents include documents filed with courts to allow lawyers to administer estates, to explain legal claims, to alert individuals of sheriffs' sales of their properties, ; wills, deeds, contracts, agreements and indentures; receipts; and miscellaneous legal documents.

Subjects: Burd, Edward Shippen, 1779-1848; Price, Eli K. | q (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884; Financial records; Latters; Practice of law; Quaker lawyers



Edwards family correspondence, 1829-1845
Ms. Coll. 950.064

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence among members of the Edwards family. Letters are primarily written by Samuel H. and William L. Edwards and contain family news.

Subjects: Edwards family; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Elfreth family papers, 1832-1892
Ms. Coll. 1221

(2 boxes). The collection spanning the period 1832-1892 consists primarily of the letters written to Joseph Elfreth (1824-1898), a Quaker, many of which relate to family matters, including health and the birth of children, and occasionally indicates the connections among Quaker families. There are also financial accounts, miscellaneous letters, documents and a few photographs.

Subjects: Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881; Quakers -- Pennsylvania; Elfreth family; Cowperthwaite, William C.; Elfreth, Caleb P., 1828-1855; Elfreth, Jacob R., 1789-1870; Elfreth, Joseph, ca. 1824-1898; Harris, William; Hill, William; Marsh, Rolph C.



Jacob R. Elfreth account books, 1877-1906
Ms. Coll. 975.08.009

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume account book of Jacob R. Elfreth, who served for many years as the treasurer of the Darby Preparative Meeting. This volume was the record kept by Elfreth as treasurer of the meeting and includes names of members and their occupations, and cash balances for each member.

Subjects: Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924; Account books; Darby Preparative Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1924); Financial records; Quakers; Quaker--History



“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary,” ca. 1916
Ms. Coll. 975.07.123

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.

Subjects: Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924; Manuscripts; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Elfreth family commonplace books, 1820-1853
Ms. Coll. 975.03.010

(5 volumes). This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including: Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.

Subjects: Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924; Elfreth, Jacob R., 1789-1870; Elfreth, Jane P.; Elfreth, Rebecca P., 1835-1906; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries, 1861-1924
Ms. Coll. 975.01.020

(64 volumes). Diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861-1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to day activities; family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Subjects: Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Diaries.; Education--United States; Pennsylvania--Politics and government--1865-1950; Quakers -- Diaries; Society of Friends--Education; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; World War, 1914-1918



Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries, 1814-1870
Ms. Coll. 975.01.019

(46 volumes). Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and later a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, Quaker meetings, and Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company.

Subjects: Elfreth, Jacob R., 1789-1870; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Elizabeth Cadwallader papers, 1835-1865
Ms. Coll. 950.188

(9 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of Comfort's family.

Subjects: Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader, 1823-1864; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Recipe books



Elkinton family papers, 1731-1902
Ms. Coll. 1220

(3 boxes). A collection of various materials including papers of Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794-1846), a writer on antislavery topics, and miscellaneous Quaker documents, as well as some relating to the Institute for Colored Youth (now Cheyney University).

Subjects: Elkinton, Joseph Scotton, 1830-1905; Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Institute for Colored Youth



J.P. Elkinton autobiography, 1966
Ms. Coll. 975.07.116

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two type-written volumes of J. P. Elkinton’s autobiography. The volumes describe Elkinton’s childhood and family, his attendance at Haverford College, where he graduated in 1908. He also describes his experiences with the Society of Friends, particularly his travels on religious visits, and his adult life with his wife, Mary Bucknell, and their children. In addition to stories from various periods of his life, he provides biographical sketches of his family members.

Subjects: Elkinton, J.P.; Autobiographies; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Joseph Elkinton journal transcript, 1816
Ms. Coll. 975.01.101

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single photocopy of a typed transcript of the journal of Joseph Elkinton. The entries describe Elkinton's trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York, in 1816. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal in unknown. This item is foldered.

Subjects: Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1845; Diaries.; New York (State); Pennsylvania; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians



Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.04.006

(1 volume.) The scrapbook of Joseph Elkington and includes extracts of Quaker testimonies, elegies, extracts from Quaker letters, and 581 obituary notices.

Subjects: Elkinton, Joseph Scotton, 1830-1905; Obituaries; Quakers; Scrapbooks



Elkinton, Waring family papers, 1815-2006
Ms. Coll. 1239

(27 boxes) The story of multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families, concentrated on two generations: that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and his wife, Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961) and their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927- ) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee in Europe after World War I and during World War II providing relief aid and for Theodora and Tom Waring to continue this tradition serving in Finland after World War II and then in the field of education in the United States.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Haverford College -- History; Nitobe, Inazo, 1862-1933; Waring, Theodora Elkinton; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Civilian Public Service -- History; Quaker businesspeople; World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States; Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955; Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961; Waring, Thomas; Elkinton family; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945



Errol T. Elliott papers, 1939-1966
Ms. Coll. 950.065

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the photocopied letters and manuscripts of Errol T. Elliott.

Subjects: Elliott, Errol T.; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Margaret Ellis memoir, 1739-1752
Ms. Coll. 975.07.109

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Margaret Ellis's memoir. The volume begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her her experiences in the Society of Friends and her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.

Subjects: Ellis, Margaret; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



James Emlen journal, 1794
Ms. Coll. 975.01.021

(1 volume). The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between the white settlers and the Native American populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.

Subjects: Emlen, James, 1760-1798; Diaries.; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Race relations in the United States; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



Emlen and Jones family papers, circa 1767-circa 1976
Ms. Coll. 1194

(10 volumes). Ancestral information on the Quaker emlen and Jones families going back to the time of William Penn and Francis Daniel Pastorius in the 17th century and comprised of genealogy and biography, letters, documents and photographs.

Subjects: Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814; Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820; Emlen, James, 1854-1922; Emlen, John T. b. 1878; Emlen, John T. (John Thompson), 1908-1997; Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799; Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar, 1787-1849; James, Abel, -1790; Thompson, Jonah, 1702 or 1703-1780



Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries, 1817-1818
Ms. Coll. 975.01.022

(2 volumes). Diary entries record his journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Emlen, Samuel ca. 1765-1837; Diaries.; International politics; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent, 1765-1956
Ms. Coll. 999

(4 boxes). The Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent was the result of a bequest from Samuel Emlen, Jr., a Burlington, N.J. Friend who dided in 1837. Emlen left money ($20,000) for the "education, maintenance and instruction in school learning and in agriculture and mechanical trades or arts, of free male orphan children of African or Indian descent..."

Subjects: Emlen, Samuel, approximately 1765-1837; Emelen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent; African Americans -- Education; Native Americans -- Education



"English Fairies, A History of Belief," 1932
Ms. Coll. 975.07.088

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume of Joseph Hutchinson Smith's "English Fairies, A History of Belief," which he presented as his Ph.D. dissertation at Harvard University in 1932. The volume explores the history of English belief in fairies, and the manuscript is divided into two sections: "The origin and development of the belief," and "The literary expression of the belief." The manuscript includes illustrations from early sources to be included in the published volume, as well as minor edits and annotations.

Subjects: Smith, Joseph Hutchinson; England; Fairies.; Folk tales; Harvard University; Manuscripts



Essays, sermons, & lectures, 1644-1982, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.303

(2 boxes). This collection is comprised of essays, sermons, & lectures related to Quakers and Quaker history.

Subjects: Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Speeches.



"Essays in Prose and Verse," 1840-1844
Ms. Coll. 975.07.068

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, "Essays in Prose and Verse," originally written by Samuel Morris. According to the note on the inside cover, the essays and poetry inside were written by Samuel Morris when he was 13, and again later when he was a student at Haverford College in 1843. This volume is a copy of the original, and is copied by Beulah S. Morris, who wrote this copy as a gift for her father, on his 55th birthday, in 1846. The volume is largely composed of poetry, but also includes short stories and personal essays related to family, nature, travel, and religion.

Subjects: Morris, Beulah Sansom, 1829-1923; Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Evans family papers, 1752-1958
Ms. Coll. 1007

(5 boxes). Included in this collection from the Quaker Evans family spanning two centuries (mid-18th-mid-20th), are the journals and diaries of Charles Evans (1870-1958), as well as genealogical and other information on the Bacon, Barton, Carter, Cope, Harlan, Jackson, Rhoads, Shoemaker and Warrington families.

Subjects: Evans, Charles, 1870-; Evans, William; Letters; Diaries; Geneology



Charles Evans papers, 1681-1860
Ms. Coll. 1006

(2 boxes). Jonathan Evans' papers, ca. 1818-38, throw light on the religious, doctrinal controversies, and differences arising among the members of the Society of Friends related to the preachings of Elias Hicks, Nicholas Brown, and Elisha Bates. There are also letters of the Cope and Evans families relating to the Hicksite Separation.

Subjects: Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839; Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation; Evans, Charles, 1870-



Charles Evans diary, 1861
Ms. Coll. 975.01.023

Charles Evans was a Quaker Physician and was active in the Quaker community. "Diary of a European Trip, 1861." The diary details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.

Subjects: Evans, Charles, 1802 - 1879; Americans--Travel--England--History--19th century; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Missions; Tourism--Great Britain--History



Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries, 1882-1899
Ms. Coll. 975.01.024

(7 volumes). Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Evans, Elizabeth Reeve, 1830-1906; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History



Hannah Bacon Evans letters, 1888-1925
Ms. Coll. 1252

(3 boxes). The letters of Hannah Bacon Evans (1839-1939) written almost exclusively to her niece, Edith Wistar Stokes Silver (1873-1949) offering a picture of the life of an unmarried Quaker woman in Philadelphia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Also letters to other family members, primarily on family life, but also missionary work and other topics. The letters have been transcribed.

Subjects: Silver, Edith Wistar Stokes, 1873-1949; Quakers -- Family relationships; Evans, Hannah Bacon, 1839-1939



Jonathan Evans scrapbook, 1817
Ms. Coll. 975.04.022

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Jonathan Evans. The volume was originally used as an account book, circa 1775-1782, but was later used as a scrapbook. The volume includes newspaper clippings pasted in over the original financial records, and generally focus on poetry, philosophy, and politics.

Subjects: Evans, Jonathan; Clippings (Book, newspapers, etc.); Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Scrapbooks



William Bacon Evans papers, 1787-1963
Ms. Coll. 1020

(9 boxes). The papers of Quaker William Bacon Evans (1875-1964), a traveler to the Middle East, including Palestine, Syria and Lebanon and to Europe. His letters and journals are complemented by letters to him from a number of prominent people.

Subjects: Brinton, Howard H. (Howard Haines), 1884-1973; Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958; Keller, Helen, 1880-1968; Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970; Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993; MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982; Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Carter family; Evans family; Quakers -- Middle East; Middle East -- Description and travel; Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Syria; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Lebanon



Everett Society records, 1858-1993
Ms. Coll. HCQ.003.003

(42 volumes and 1 box) The Everett Society record contain materials that document the Everett Society from its founding in 1858 through the early 1900s.

Subjects: Debates and debating--Societies, etc.; Haverford College--History--19th century; Haverford College--Students; Literature--Societies, etc.; Haverford College.; Haverford College. Everett Society.



Evesham Social Reading Circle records, 1864-1871
Ms. Coll. 975.09.009

(1 volume). This collection includes one volume of the Evesham Social Reading Circle minutes, originating constitution, and by-laws, and rules of order which have been signed by more than 70 founding members. The minutes contain committee reports, finances of the organization, and descriptions of the debates or readings held at the meeting.

Subjects: Evesham Social Reading Circle.; Group reading; Quakers; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



John Ewer letters, 1772-1776
Ms. Coll. 957

(1 box). Letters of John Ewer to Owen Biddle of Philadelphia. Ewer was supplying Biddle, a Philadelphia merchant, with fabric of various kinds and patterns. Most of the letters deal with shipping this merchandise to Biddle and payment for same. There are references to the increasing difficulties between Great Britain and the Colonies in Ewer's letters of 1775-76.

Subjects: Correspondence; Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799; Ewer, John; Textile industry



Families of Philadelphia collection, 1700-1942
Ms. Coll. 1184

(46 boxes). Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Subjects: Bloomfield family; Coates family; Cresson family; Emlen family; Gumbes family; Hornor family; Howell family; Lloyd family; Macomb family; Moore family; Ramsay family; Vaux family; Wetherill family; Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb; Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823; Coates, Benjamin; Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881; Coates, George M., 1845-1894; Coates, Rebecca Hornor, 1781-1853; Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912; Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937; Coppin, Fanny Jackson; Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821; Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867-; Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908; Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913; Cresson, Mary B.; Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870; Cresson, Susan Vaux, d. 1890; Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892; Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855; Gumbes, Frances; Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869; Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865; Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823; Hornor, Benjamin 1769-1810; Hornor, Benjamin, C., 1806?-1875; Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848; Muhlenberg, William Augustus, 1796-1877; Wetherill, Isabella, 1807-1871; Correspondence; Deeds; Diaries; Photographs; Haverford College -- History; Quakers -- Business; Quakers -- Travel; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania



Farmers Western Market account book, 1864-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.08.040

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book for the Farmers Western Market. The first pages of the volume record the house expenses of Edward Perot, but the majority of the volume records amounts received and made in payments on behalf of the Farmers Western Market.

Subjects: Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Female Anti-Slavery Sewing Society, 1852-1854
Ms. Coll. 975.09.010

(1 volume). The collection includes one book from 1852 - 1854 which begins with the mission of the society, and otherwise includes informal minutes, listings for material and financial donations given by memberships, and the number of people at each meeting. The back pages include lists of monetary donations made to constituent members for the same years.

Subjects: Philadelphia Female Anti-slavery Society.; Quaker abolitionists; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sewing; Women--Societies and clubs.



Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances record, 1800-1999
Ms. Coll. 831

(4 boxes, 3 packages). Records of a women's charitable Quaker organization based in Philadelphia spanning the 19th and 20th centuries.

Subjects: Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances



Female Society for the Relief and Employment of the Poor
Ms. Coll. 1234

(6.25 linear feet). Records of a Philadelphia organization established in 1795 by Quaker Anne Parrish (1760-1800) with a mission and an opportunity for improvement in quality of life for women widowed by the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793.

Subjects: Catherine Street House of Industry; Female Society for the Relief and Employment of the Poor; Friends House for Older Neighbors; House of Industry; Philadelphia Center for Older People; Philadelphia Senior Center; Philadelphia Society for the Instruction and Employment of the Poor; Parrish, Anne, 1760-1800; Charities



Amy Fenimore diary, 1803-1840
Ms. Coll. 975.01.025

(1 volume). Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia.Diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Quaker separation between Quaker and Hicksite.

Subjects: Fenimore, Amy, 1773-; Diaries.; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Women and religion.



Financial records, 1700-1917
Ms. Coll. 950.304

(10 folders). This collection is comprised of the single folder collections of financial records.

Subjects: Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Hannah Logan Fisher commonplace book, 1796
Ms. Coll. 975.03.057

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Hannah Logan Fisher. Notes on the inside covers of the volume describe that Fisher gave the volume to Rebecca Byrd Young in 1796, upon Young's departure for America from England. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of letters, hymns, and religious poems.

Subjects: Fisher, Hannah Logan; Commonplace books; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joseph Fisher manuscript, 1833
Ms. Coll. 975.07.129

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of a poem to Carmel Friends, written by Joseph Fisher.The poem is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation, and is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.

Subjects: Fisher, Joseph; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Samuel Rowland Fisher correspondence, 1767-1768
Ms. Coll. 950.069

(1 folder). This collection includes 25 handwritten letters of the personal correspondence between Samuel Rowland Fisher and his friends and family, as well as a number of photocopies. The letters and accounts were written to Samuel Rowland Fisher while he was in England on a business trip for his father's firm, Joshua Fisher & Sons of Philadelphia, a shipping-importing business. The materials are from merchants in England, including Thomas and William Dillworth and others and give insight into Quaker business practice and language of the 18th century.

Subjects: Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook, 1783-1788
Ms. Coll. 975.02.006

(1 volume). The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother Charles Fisher, her cousin Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins, and are largely related to new concerning family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Subjects: Fisher, Sarah Logan, 1806-1891; Correspondence.; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers - Family relationships



Thomas Fisher manuscript, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.119

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Thomas Fisher. Poems included in the volume are largely related to related to American history.

Subjects: Fisher, Thomas; Literature; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas Fisher commonplace books, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.011

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.

Subjects: Fisher, Thomas; Commonplace books; Letters; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas Fisher letterbook, 1823-1859
Ms. Coll. 975.02.007

(1 volume). The majority of correspondence included is business correspondence related to Fisher's mathematics and his book, "Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature," on Fisher's theory of the effect of "the angles of incidence of the meridian sunlight." There are also a small number of letters of personal correspondence, generally letters of introduction for friends or family traveling to Philadelphia or New York.

Subjects: Fisher, Thomas, 1801-1856; Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Correspondence.; Mathematics; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia



Thomas Fisher signature album, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.05.003

(1 volume). Thomas Fisher (1801-1856) was a Quaker poet, a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the author of books on science and mathematics. This collection is comprised of his single volume signature album. The note on the inside cover reads: "The undersigned have examined Mr. Thomas Fisher's Diagrams for Generalizing and Simplifying Mathematical Principles; and believing them to be Novel and useful, subscribe in order to promote their publication." At the back of the volume there is a facsimile list of subscription to the Nonimportation Resolutions.

Subjects: Fisher, Thomas, 1801-1856; Mathematics; Quakers; Signature books



John Fling commonplace book, 1786-1816
Ms. Coll. 975.03.012

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of John Fling. It includes poetry and extracts arranged by topic. Some of the later extracts are signed by Hannah Fling.

Subjects: Fling, Hannah; Fling, John, 1759-1823; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Mary Flowers commonplace book, 1757-1761
Ms. Coll. 975.03.013

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (i.e. conversion) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.

Subjects: Flowers, Mary; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers--History; Speeches.



Abby Kelley Foster papers, 1837-1887
Ms. Coll. 1139

(4 boxes). Photocopies of letters by and to Abby Kelley Foster (1811-1887) and her husband, Stephen S. Foster (1809-1881), along with some manuscripts.

Subjects: Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887; Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881; Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century



Susan Foulke diary, 1814-1840
Ms. Coll. 975.01.026

(1 volume). Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, N.J., and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Subjects: Foulke, Susan, 1781-1842; Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Women and religion.



"Foundations of English Literature," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.135

(1 item). This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript entitled "Foundations of English Literature," written by F.B. Gummere, a professor of English at Haverford. The manuscript discusses the history of the English language, and the history of various genres of English literature.

Subjects: Gummere, Francis Barton, 1855-1919; Academic writing.; Haverford College; Literature study; Manuscripts; Quakers



George Fox papers, 1660-1952
Ms. Coll. 862

(2 boxes). Portraits, photographs, illustrations, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and a map concerning the life and times of George Fox. Topics covered include Fox's itinerary of his trip to America, the Dutch Bible Fox carried with him on his trip to Holland in 1677, pictures of places associated with Fox, birthplace, funeral and grave of Fox. Includes material from the George Fox tercentary of 1924 (on the 300th anniversary of his birth).

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691



"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends," 1972
Ms. Coll. 975.07.028

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at Ohio State University. The manuscript analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."

Subjects: Elser, Eugene C., 1944-; Fox, George, 1624-1691; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Ohio State University; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism," 1937-1938
Ms. Coll. 975.07.031

(2 volumes). The volumes were originally written by Thomas Richardson in 1714, with copied epistles of George Fox. These manuscripts are typed transcripts of the original document, as compiled by Thomas Richardson's descendants: Edward Wanton Smith, Esther Morton Smith, and Anna Wharton Wood. Letters in the volume include: letters to Men and Women's Quarterly and Monthly Meetings, to Friends in Barbados, to Friends in Maryland and Virginia, and to Friends in Dublin.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Richardson, Thomas, 1680-1761; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Epistles and Sermons of George Fox," 1683
Ms. Coll. 975.07.117

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sermons



"George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wese und Seine Leben," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.033

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Emil Fuch's "George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wesen un Sein Leben," in German. In English, the title of the manuscript is: "George Fox, his Message, his Essence, and his Life."

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Fuchs, Emil; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The Short Journal of George Fox," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.134

(1 item). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox," transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Murray F. Freeman papers, 1950-2001
Ms. Coll. 843

(22 boxes, 95 volumes) This collection consists of documents belonging to Murray F. Freeman (1927-2000), a Haverford alum and mathematical engineer. They record his work to develop standards for programming languages such as SQL and FORTRAN, for information interchange and interpretation, and for describing specifications outside of programming languages. They also record his work at Bellcore, General Electric, and Philco. Some personal and miscellaneous documents are included as well.

Subjects: Freeman, Murray F., 1927-2000; American National Standards Institute; International Organization for Standardization; National Committee for Information Technology Standards; Freeman, Aileen Sollom; FORTRAN (Computer program language); Quality control -- Standards; Technology -- United States -- Information services



Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1845-1852
Ms. Coll. 975.09.011

(1 volume). This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.

Subjects: Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868; Taylor, George Washington, 1803-1891; Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Antislavery movements -- United States; Quakers abolitionists; Quakers--History; Slave labor; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Dean Freiday manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.070

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of typed manuscripts by Dean Freiday, including: "The Biblical Evidence for the Sacraments: A Critical Examination"

Subjects: Freiday, Dean; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends' Reading Room Association records, 1835-1886
Ms. Coll. 975.09.013

(1 volume). This volume contains two sets of materials. The first is the minutes of the Friends' Reading Room Association, from 1835 - 1842, from the organization of the association, until its resolution. The minutes describe the ongoings of the association, including acquisitions and memberships. It also details the decision to close the library, and its dissolution. Samuel F. Troth was secretary for this association at that time. The second is a register of members of the Western District Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, from 1814 - 1886. Samuel F. Troth compiled this register, and was the recorder of the Meeting for a period of time.

Subjects: Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868; Friends' Reading Room Association.; Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.; Morris, Samuel Buckley, 1791-1859; Membership lists; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



Friends Barclay Society manuscripts, 1941
Ms. Coll. 950.073

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the four typed manuscripts: "Memories" by Elizabeth Taber Price, "Barclay Society," (100th anniversary of the Friends' Barclay Society), "Letter of Lucinda Havermore," "Turn Backward, Turn Backward, O Time in Thy Flight."

Subjects: Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends Burial Ground, Philadelphia records, 1810
Ms. Coll. 950.074

(1 folder). Handwritten records related to the establishment of the Friends Burial Ground in Philadelphia, and includes: "An Act vesting in trustees for the use of the Religious Society of Friends of Philadelphia," "A Brief of the evidence of Friends' title to the Burying Ground on the west side of Schuykill near to the permanent Bridge," and "Minutes relative to Burial Ground."

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Burial grounds; Philadelphia history; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends Charity Fuel Association records, 1847-1982
Ms. Coll. 1176

(15 boxes). Charter paper, minute books and minutes, promotional pamphlets, cash books, check stub books, securities book, securities transactions records, treasurer's reports, Philadelphia wage tax and Federal tax forms, receipts, bills, bank and account statements, correspondence, trust and legal papers, annual reports, annual meeting notes, embosser, and other miscellaneous papers.

Subjects: Friends Charity Fuel Association



Friends Freedman's Association, 1862-1867
Ms. Coll. 950.075

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book and single volume account book of the Friends Freedman's Association.

Subjects: Friends' Freedmen's Association; Financial records; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Friends Historical Commission records, 1968-1972
Ms. Coll. 975.11.045

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of two folders, one of correspondence and one of minutes, related to the Friends Historical Commission.

Subjects: Friends Historical Commission.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends Hospital records
Ms. Coll. 1261

Records of Friends Hospital from before its founding through the mid-20th century collectively providing the history of this mental health institution. Records include administrative, financial, medical, and daily life information.

Subjects: Friends' Asylum for the Insane; Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.); Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Hinchman, Morgan; Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.); Bonsall, Isaac; Taylor, Edward



Friends Institute of Philadelphia membership records, 1880-1921
Ms. Coll. 975.11.021

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume membership record of the Friends institute of Philadelphia. The volume includes the preamble and constitution of the organization, as well as the signatures and addresses of the members.

Subjects: Friends Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Membership lists; Quakers; Quakers--History



Friends Institute scrapbook, 1881-1909
Ms. Coll. 975.04.007

(1 volume.) This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of the Friends Institute. The volume includes materials related to the Friends Institute for Young Men, particularly for the lectures and events of the organization. Lectures focus on a variety of topics, including: Business Ethics, Party Politics, Early Friends and Their services in America, the Idolatry of Culture, and Siberian Convicts. Also included are the Annual Reports of the Board of Managers.

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Friends Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Scrapbooks



Friends Institute records, 1876-1970
Ms. Coll. 1197

(2 boxes, 5 packages). The Friends' Institute in Philadelphia was established in the late 19th century to afford a reading room for Quakers coming from surrounding areas into the city. Records include correspondence, minutes, financial accoutns, membership records, annual reports and building plans.

Subjects: Friends' Institute for Young Men (Philadelphia, Pa); Friends' Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Quakers -- Social life and customs; Hall, Peace Canby; Jones, Mary Hoxie; Reich, Virginia; Reading rooms



Friends Institute minutes, 1880-1898
Ms. Coll. 975.09.029

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.

Subjects: Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897; Comfort, Howard, 1850-1912; Jenks, William H.; Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948; Roberts, Charles, 1846-1902; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Friends Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Group reading; Literature Study; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History



Friends Medical Society records, 1950-2006
Ms. Coll. 1199

(14 boxes). The worldwide medical issues confronting the Friends Medical Society, a Quaker organization that was founded in 1950, along with information on its members who were predominantly medical doctors.

Subjects: Vaughan, Deborah; Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Friends Medical Society; Plummer, William; Stokes, Joseph, 1896-1972; Stokes, Samuel (Samuel Emlen), 1922-; Vaughan, Victor C. (Victor Clarence), 1851-1929; Westover, J. Huston



"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947," 1981
Ms. Coll. 975.07.055

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's M.A. thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.

Subjects: Kawahara, Tetsuko; Japan; Manuscripts; Quaker missionaries; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Japan



Friends School Haverford archives, circa 1885-1985
Ms. Coll. 1142

(37 boxes, 15 volumes, 4 framed items). Minutes, reports, newsletters, correspondence, photographs, lists, financial records, curriculum records, notes, printed material, school publications, book manuscript and drafts, clippings and other papers of Friends School, Haverford.

Subjects: Friends School (Haverford, Pa.) -- History



Friends Summer School of Religious History records, 1900-1912
Ms. Coll. 975.11.011

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the Friends Summer School of Religious History records. The first volume includes list of attendees at the Friends Summer School of Religious History held at Haverford College, 1900 & 1904. The second volume includes the list of attendees at the Friends’ Summer School of Religious History, Bryn Mawr, 1907, and Haverford, 1910-1912. The records include names, addresses, and religious affiliations of the attendees.

Subjects: Friends Summer School of Religious History .; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



Friends World Conference minutes, 1920
Ms. Coll. 950.078

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the typed minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on arrangements for the London Conference.

Subjects: Friends World Conference; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Friends World Conference report, 1937
Ms. Coll. 975.11.016

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume stenographic report of the Friends World Conference, 1937, at Swathmore, Pa. The volume includes the transcript of meetings, discussions, and speeches given at the conference.

Subjects: Friends World Conference; Quakers; Quakers--History; Swarthmore (Pa.)



"From the Wabash to the Delaware," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.098

This collection is comprised of the single volume typed memorandum of Thomas Raeburn White, which he wrote for his children and their descendants. The volume begins with a brief genealogical history of White's ancestors, and later describes his childhood, early education, Quaker experiences, his college years at Earlham College, and his business endeavors in adulthood.

Subjects: White, Thomas Raeburn, 1875-1959; Autobiographies; Earlham College; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



“From World War One to the Bicentennial: An Autobiography,” 1976
Ms. Coll. 975.07.100

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed autobiography of Morris Wistar Wood and his wife Evelyn, written by Wood. The volume describes Wood's early life, his education, his travels in the U.S. and abroad, his time spent teaching and in academic administration at various schools, including at a school in Lingnan, at the Culver Military Academy, the University of Pennsylvania, Westtown School, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Wood also describes his family life with his wife Evelyn, and their children.

Subjects: Wood, Morris Wistar, 1899-1980; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers



William Frost correspondence, 1809, 1941
Ms. Coll. 950.079

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the handwritten letter between William Frost and Samuel Jenkins (1809), and two letters between Thomas E. Drake and C.E.H. Whitlock concerning the sale of the original William Frost letter.

Subjects: Frost, William; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Garret family library catalog, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.012

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript list of the volumes in the Garret family library. The volume is organized by genre, including biographies, histories, journals, Christian morals, science, books of reference, essays & prose literature, poetry, travels & geography, fiction, foreign languages, Latin, and miscellaneous.

Subjects: Garret family; Library catalogs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Garrett family genealogical records, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.080

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the Garrett family genealogical records, and includes manuscripts concerning family history, research notes, and photographs of family members.

Subjects: Garret family; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Research notes



John B. Garrett papers, 1853-1961
Ms. Coll. 903

(2 boxes). John B. Garrett (1836-1924) was an original member of the Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs. Topics discussed include appointment of agents, missionary work, Indian education and citizenship, use of military force, annuity goods, opening of Indian Territory to settlement by whites, etc. Includes minutes of the committee for 1871; letter of Garrett to his family telling of visit to Fort Smith, Arkansas as part of the Grand Indian Council in 1865, also 17 photographs of Indians present at the Council and printed reports of the meetings.

Subjects: Indians of North America -- Missions; Society of Friends; Garrett, John



Samuel Garrigues commonplace book, 1757-1820
Ms. Coll. 975.03.014

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Samuel Garrigues and includes extracts of minutes by Thomas Brown, Quaker testimonies, memorandum of Thomas Brown's last illness, and an Account of Ann Parrish. The volume also contains copies of letters written by: Samuel Fothergill, Frances Dodshon, Thomas Lloyd, and Samuel Neale.

Subjects: Fothergill, Samuel, 1715-1772; Garrigues, Samuel, 1828-1889; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



"George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados, 1671-1675"
Ms. Coll. 975.07.063

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single carbon copy manuscript of Edward A Manice's "George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados 1671-1675." The manuscript describes the ways in which Quakers in Philadelphia and surrounding areas engaged with slavery in Barbados in the seventeenth century. The manuscript was written as an essay for his senior history class at Yale University.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery--Barbados.; Society of Friends--Barbados



Germantown Employment Society fo Women records, 1871-1957
Ms. Coll. 1023

(1 box). The Germantown Employment Society for Women originated out of a concern felt by a group of Quaker women associated with Germantown Monthly Meeting to aid women with little or no income and no way of earning money outside the home. In 1957 the Society was absorbed into the Female Society of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of the Poor.

Subjects: Germantown Female Society for the Relief and Employment of the Poor (Philadelphia, Pa.)



Joseph Gibbons account books, 1790-1837
Ms. Coll. 975.08.010

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of John Gibbons' household expenses for his home in Philadelphia, for the years from 1790-1837. Entries include payments for dry goods, wages for servants, saddles, and services, such as sending out the washing or a home visit from a doctor.

Subjects: Gibbons, Joseph, 1762-1837; Account books; Financial records; Philadelphia (Pa.); Quakers; Quakers--History



Miranda Gibbons commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.015

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Miranda Gibbons and contains poetry, extracts, a memorandum for Henry G. Williams, and extracts from speeches.

Subjects: Gibbons, Miranda, 1846-; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



John Gibson extracts, 1666-1670
Ms. Coll. 975.11.051

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, which includes two extracts of John Gibson. One extract is dated 1666, another dated 1670. The extracts have been bound in a 20th century binding.

Subjects: Gibson, John; Extracts.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Marty Voellmy Giessler Autobiography, 1973
Ms. Coll. 975.07.035

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Marty Voellmy Giessler's autobiography. The autobiography begins with her travel to Berlin from her home in Switzerland. She arrives as a student hoping to study the socialist movement and describes her experiences with other students and members of the "German Youth Movement."

Subjects: Giessler, Marty Voellmy, 1895-1984; Autobiographies; Germany.; Manuscripts; Socialism.; Women--Political activity--Germany.



Glenn-Copeland family collection, 1940-1993
Ms. Coll. 1247

(2 boxes). A small collection of papers of educators George Willis Glenn (d. 1993) and her husband, John David Glenn (d. 1972) and singer and songwriter, Beverly Glenn-Copeland (1944-), their child.

Subjects: Glenn, John David, d. 1972; Home economics; Glenn-Copeland, Beverly; Glenn, Georgie Willis, d. 1993; Education



Thomas M. Goldstein papers, 1962-1988
Ms. Coll. 829

(5 boxes). This collection is the result of Goldstein's work as a student at Haverford College toward an independent study paper on the Vietnam War protest at the college.

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States



Charles Anderson Gould papers, 1946-1961
Ms. Coll. 950.083

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the clippings, correspondence, and manuscripts of Charles Anderson Gould.

Subjects: Gould, Charles Anderson; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Stephen Gould diary, 1812-1815
Ms. Coll. 975.01.027

(1 volume). Stephen Gould was an active Quaker, and a repairer of clocks in Newport, Rhode Island. Diary entries include descriptions of social calls, Quaker Meetings, the health of Gould's young son, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and discussions of the War of 1812 and Gould's opposition to war fare in general.

Subjects: Gould, Stephen, 1781-1838; Diaries.; Fatherhood--United States.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History; United States--History--War of 1812



Michael P. Graves manuscripts, 1970
Ms. Coll. 950.084

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the manuscript entitled, "A Checklist of Extant Quaker Sermons, 1653-1700."

Subjects: Graves, Michael P., 1943-; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sermons



Map of Great Britain and Ireland, 1823
Ms. Coll. 975.11.022

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single map of Great Britain and Ireland, with Quaker meetings marked on the map by Joseph Pease, Jr.

Subjects: Great Britain; Maps; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ireland



Joseph John Green manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.038

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of biographies, written by Joseph John Green. One volume is the biography of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and the other volume is a biography of "Bishop" John Hall.

Subjects: Green, Joseph Joshua, 1854-1921; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Lida Lisle Green papers, 1941
Ms. Coll. 950.085

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence between Thomas Drake and Frances B. Watland, concerning Lida Lisle Green's manuscript of a play about John Woolman, as well as the typed script for the play.

Subjects: Green, Lida Lisle; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Plays.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Anna Greene diary, 1809-1819
Ms. Coll. 975.01.028

Anna Greene was born circa 1790, to Paul and Anna Green in Naragansett, Rhode Island. She was a Quaker preacher. Her diary entries focus on prayer and religious reflection.

Subjects: Greene, Anna, 1790-; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Women -- Religious life; Women in religion



Joseph H. Greene's letters and reports from Beijing, 1984-1987
Ms. Coll. 840

(2 boxes). Letters and monthly reports from Beijin, China from 1984-1987 by Joseph H. Greene who was a Bank of America Vice-President and Representative. The papers record economic, political and cultural issues in China at the end of the 1980s.

Subjects: Beijing (China); China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-; China -- Politics and government -- 1949-; Green, Joseph H.



Rowland Greene commonplace book, 1797-1854
Ms. Coll. 975.03.016

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Rowland Greene includes religious extracts, religious reflections, a memorandum of James Greene, and discussion of various topics, including money, parenting, prayer, and poverty.

Subjects: Greene, Rowland, 1770-1859; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Poverty.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rowland Greene Memoir, 1844
Ms. Coll. 975.07.036

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Rowland Greene's memoir. The Memoir describes his early life, his convincement (i.e., his conversion to Quakerism) and his subsequent travel on religious visits to Quaker meetings throughout the Eastern United States.

Subjects: Greene, Rowland, 1770-1859; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rowland Greene letterbook, 1809-1833
Ms. Coll. 975.02.008

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene, a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. The volume is composed of personal correspondence, with the majority of letters addressed to Greene's wife and children while he was away from home on religious visits. Topics covered in Greene's correspondence include descriptions of his travels and meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.

Subjects: Greene, Rowland, 1770-1859; Correspondence.; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers - Family relationships; Rhode Island



Rowland Greene journals, 1844-1857
Ms. Coll. 975.01.029

(10 volumes). Rowland Greene was a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. Diary entries largely focus on religious visits Greene made throughout New England, as well as Quaker meetings he attended, social calls, family news, deaths within the Quaker community, and passages of religious reflection.

Subjects: Greene, Rowland, 1770-1859; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Rhode Island; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Travel Writing



Stephen Grellet papers, 1796-1955, bulk 1796-1833
Ms. Coll. 967

(1 box). Letters, diary fragments and other miscellaneous papers. Primarily related to Grellet's travels in Europe, Russia and Haiti as Quaker missionary. Topics include his spiritual life, meeting leaders of religious denominations in Europe, with Friends and other religious sects (Saints), visits to schools, prisons, poorhouses and hospitals during travels, visits with members of European aristocracy, Russian nobility and Pope Pius VII (1819), social and religious situation in Haiti (1816).

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Missions; Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855; Society of Friends -- Haiti; Society of Friends -- Russia; Haiti -- History



John Mietou Griscom diary, 1912-1914
Ms. Coll. 975.01.030

(1 volume). John M. Grisom was a physician who lived and practiced in Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey.The diary focuses on Griscom's attendance at "Friendly Study Group" meetings, a group, according to Griscom, that gathers for "the study of the influences and causes leading to the separation of 1827." Entries describe discussions had at these meetings.

Subjects: Bettle, Samuel, 1837-1859; Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Griscom, John Mietou, b. 1881 or 82; Hicks, Elias , 1784-1830; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Correspondence of Allen Grover and Earl M. Freligh, 1941-1945
Ms. Coll. 830

(3 folders). Correspondence between Allen Grover (ca. 1903-ca. 1996) and Earl M. Freligh (1917-2005), the former on the staff of Time Magazine, the latter an ambulance driver for the American Field Service in Italy and North Africa during World War II.

Subjects: Grover, Robinson A.; Grover, Allen; Freligh, Earl; World War, 1939-1945; American Field Service



"Growing Up Quaker," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.072

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled, "Growing Up Quaker." The manuscript includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. It includes biographical entries for various family members, and vignettes which describe Paxson's early years.

Subjects: Paxson, Katherine Thompson, 1912-2009; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Women authors



"Growing up in College: Liberal Education and Maturity," 1968
Ms. Coll. 975.07.043

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the manuscript and proof Douglas Heath's "Growing up in College: Liberal Education and Maturity." The book expands upon Heath's work "Explorations of Maturity" and studies a small group of young men at a single college using the "theory of maturity" and aims to assist educators to clarify the goals of liberal education, and to explore what types of environmental determinants affect healthy development in young adults.

Subjects: Heath, Douglas; Academic writing.; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Psychology



Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series, 1683-ongoing
Ms. Coll. 975

The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.

Subjects: Commonplace books; Diaries.; Financial records; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Minutes; Photograph albums; Quakers; Quakers--History; Scrapbooks; Signature books



Amelia M. Gummere papers, 1849-1937
Ms. Coll. 1005

(5 boxes). Amelia Mott Gummere (1859-1937) was a noted writer on Quaker subjects. Her published works include The Quaker: a study in costume..., 1901; The journal and essays of John Woolman..., 1922; Witchcraft and Quakerism, 1908 and several other works. She was editor of the Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association and President of the John Woolman Association.

Subjects: Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937; American literature -- Quaker authors; Quaker abolitionists; Quaker women; Quakers -- History; Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Penney, Norman, 1858-1933



Francis and Samuel Gummere papers, 1854-1937
Ms. Coll. 1258

Subjects: Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929; Gummere, Francis Barton, 1855-1919; Gummere, Samuel James, 1811-1874



Jack Gummere photograph albums, 1895-1911
Ms. Coll. 975.06.004

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of photograph albums which are largely composed of the baby photos of John Flagg Gummere, nicknamed "Jack."

Subjects: Gummere, John Flagg, 1901-; Childhood--United States--History; Photograph albums; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships



John Gummere day book, 1809-1815
Ms. Coll. 975.11.013

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel James Gummere (1811-1874).

Subjects: Gummere, John, 1784-1845; Gummere, Samuel James, 1811-1874; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; School records; Society of Friends--Education; Westtown Boarding School -- History



Gummere - Mott family papers, 1715-1919
Ms. Coll. 1148

(3 boxes). Materials pertain to the Gummere family, including the 1868 diary of Francis Barton Gummere, letters of various members of the Gummere family in the mid-19th century and a manuscript "The Romance of Old Silver" possibly by Amelia Mott Gummere. Also material of the New York Mott family, including a volume of the correspondence of Richard Mott (a minister) and Abigail Field Mott (an elder) who were husband and wife.

Subjects: Gummere, Francis Barton, 1855-1919; Mott, Richard, 1767-1856; Mott, Abigail, 1766-1851; Mott, Robert F., 1794-1826; Mott, Hannah B.; Mott family; Smith family; Quakers -- Conduct of life



Samuel Gummere diary, 1854
Ms. Coll. 975.01.031

(1 volume). Diary of Samuel Gummere's 1854 trip to England. Early entries describe the ten day voyage by steamship, including descriptions of passengers, accommodations on board, and sea sickness. Later entries describe Gummere's exploration of England, including visits to Liverpool and London.

Subjects: Gummere, Samuel James, 1811-1874; Americans--Travel--England--History--19th century; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Tourism--Great Britain--History



Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts, 1857
Ms. Coll. 975.07.039

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts about his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and includes both poetry and prose.

Subjects: Gummere, Samuel James, 1811-1874; Iowa; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



Gummere family papers, 1901-1929
Ms. Coll. 950.086

(8 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and clippings of the Gummere family. The majority of correspondence is that of Amelia Mott Gummere and Francis Barton Gummere.

Subjects: Gummere, Amelia M. , (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937; Gummere, Francis Barton, 1855-1919; Correspondence.; Letters; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



John Joseph Gurney manuscript, 1830-1833
Ms. Coll. 975.07.040

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of John Joseph Gurney. The single manuscript includes three parts: "Charlemania Part 1," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford.

Subjects: Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Corrections of Journey in North America," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.014

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Joseph John Gurney, which lists corrections to the published manuscript, “Journey in North America, described in familiar letters to Amelia Opie.” Each page of the volume is numbered so that the corrections on each page match the corresponding page of the published version.

Subjects: Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Isaac Hacker diaries, 1809-1818
Ms. Coll. 975.01.032

(3 volumes). Isaac Hacker was a Quaker school master in Salem, Massachusetts. His diary entries describe the weather, Hacker’s attendance at Quaker Meetings, social calls from friends and family, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Subjects: Hacker, Isaac, 1750?-1818; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History



Haddon-Estaugh-Hopkins papers, 1676-1841
Ms. Coll. 1001

(9 boxes). Letters and documents relating chiefly to John Haddon, Quaker and anchor maker of England, to his purchases of land in New Jersey, and the founding and establishing of Haddonfield, NJ by his daughter Elizabeth who came to the colony in 1701, "to take up her father's land," and who married John Estaugh, a young Quaker preacher in 1702.

Subjects: Haddon, John, -1723; Estaugh, Elizabeth Haddon, 1680-1762; Surveys



Haines and Bunting family papers, 1682-1863
Ms. Coll. 950.190

(6 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of the Bunting and Haines families, and includes clippings, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and marriage certificates of the family. While the majority of materials focus on Samuel Bunting Haines, other members of the family are represented among the materials as well.

Subjects: Haines, Deborah Bunting; Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Financial records; Marriage certificates; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Ann Haines financial records, 1837-1850
Ms. Coll. 975.08.019

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volumes of account books for the trust fund of Ann Haines. The executor of the trust was Samuel B. Morris.

Subjects: Haines, Ann; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Catherine Haines commonplace book, 1775-1777
Ms. Coll. 975.03.017

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indians, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Subjects: Haines, Catherine, 1758-1798; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Deborah Haines commonplace book, 1753
Ms. Coll. 975.03.018

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Deborah Haines and includes poetry, short stories, and hymns, all religious in nature.

Subjects: Haines, Deborah; Commonplace books; Literature; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Deborah Bunting Haines diaries, 1860-1863
Ms. Coll. 975.01.096

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the diaries of Deborah Bunting Haines. Entries describe weather, family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Haines, Deborah Bunting; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Francis Cope Haines gardening notebook, 1900-1906
Ms. Coll. 975.11.015

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume gardening notebook of Francis Cope Haines. The notebook lists shrubs, vegetables, and flowers planted each year, clippings about Robert Huey’s Rose Garden, and other clippings related to gardening.

Subjects: Haines, Francis Cope; Gardening; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History



John S. Haines diary, 1839-1865
Ms. Coll. 975.01.033

(1 volume). Diary entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and the crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.

Subjects: Haines, John S., b. 1818; Agriculture - United States; Agriculture--Pennsylvania--History; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



John S. Haines financial records, 1864-1886
Ms. Coll. 975.08.041

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the personal account books of John S. Haines. The volumes record Haines' expenses, payments to various individuals and businesses, and his account balances at the end of each year.

Subjects: Haines, John S., b. 1818; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Joseph Haines papers, 1917-2002
Ms. Coll. 950.095

(3 folders) The collection includes primarily letters of Joseph Haines to his father, William H. Haines, dated 1917-1921, reporting on conditions in France during World War I and giving detailed accounts of a day's activities for Haines working for the Reconstruction Unit of the American Friends Service Committee, including building and repairing houses and schools, assisting local people, and altogether offering a picture of life in Gruny and other parts of France, especially Paris, during World War I (ca. 125 items). There is also a single folder of newspaper clippings related to World War I.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee.; Haines, Joseph H., b. 1878; Haines, William Henry; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Haverford College--Students; International relief -- France; Reconstruction (1914-1939); Society of Friends -- Missions; World War, 1914-1918



Margaret Mary Clark Haines papers, 1896-1946
Ms. Coll. 950.096

(8 folders). This collection includes materials written by Margaret Mary Clark Haines, an English Quaker who moved to the Philadelphia area, letters written to her, minutes of the Philadelphia Mission Board, activities she was involved in, among other materials.

Subjects: Haines, Margaret Mary Clark ; Correspondence.; Quaker missionaries; Quaker women; Women--Societies and clubs



Mary R. Haines signature album, 1874-1875
Ms. Coll. 975.05.004

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume signature album of Mary R. Haines. The album is composed of signatures from Quaker friends, some accompanied by quotes.

Subjects: Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads), 1819-1905; Quaker women; Signature books



Mary Rhoads Haines memoir, 1880
Ms. Coll. 975.07.041

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines' trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874-1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings she attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history, and includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.

Subjects: Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads), 1819-1905; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Tourism--Great Britain--History; Women travelers--Europe



Robert B. Haines, III, 1793-1834
Ms. Coll. 1011

(2 boxes). The collection consists almost entirely of autograph letters, signed, mostly addressed to Reuben Haines, 1793-1834, about one-third addressed to him personally, the other two-thirds addressed to him as Corresponding Secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. The writers of the latter were prominent scientists, scholars, and statesmen from all over the world, notable, John James Audubon, 1785-1851, Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826, Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860, and many others.

Subjects: Haines, Ruben; Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia



Samuel B. Haines correspondence, 1862-1869
Ms. Coll. 950.191

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder of the correspondence of Samuel B. Haines. These letters were written primarily from army camps in Virginia and Maryland during the Civil War, mostly to his mother, Deborah Bunting Haines, and a few to his father, Josiah Lippincott Haines. They describe battles, encampments and many vivid details concerning the war. There are also a few letters from family members, including one from Howard Lippincott Haines, Samuel's brother, who matriculated at Haverford in 1860, and from Josiah Ramsay, the doctor who was with Samuel Haines in a camp near Belle Plain, Virginia, when he died of typhus.

Subjects: Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Virginia



Richard Price Hallowell scrapbook, 1891-1903
Ms. Coll. 975.04.008

(1 volume.) This volume includes newspaper clippings on a variety of topics, including: labor reforms, lectures on art and history, American politics, civil rights, and issues surrounding the voting rights of freed slaves.

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Labor.; Race relations in the United States; Scrapbooks



Hallowell family papers, 1858-1869
Ms. Coll. 950.087

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Edward Needles Hallowell and various family members, as well as a single photograph of Edward N. Hallowell.

Subjects: Hallowell, Edward Needles; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



David Halsted receipt book, 1805-1839
Ms. Coll. 975.08.011

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of David Halstead. The volume includes amounts received from various individuals, as well as affirmations of membership in the Society of Friends as a reason for objection to carrying arms.

Subjects: Halstead, David, 1777-1839; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet," 1912
Ms. Coll. 975.07.085

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet," published by the Education Department Bulletin of the New York State Museum. Handsome Lake's 'Code' attempted to simplify the spiritual practices of the Iroquois, preaching temperance, a strict moral code, and self-determination. It also contains the prophecies of Handsome Lake, who believed the world would end (by fire) in the year 2100. The manuscript also contains descriptions of Iroquois religious rituals and myths at the turn of the twentieth Century.

Subjects: Handsome Lake, 1735-1815; Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955; Manuscripts; Native Americans.; Religion; Seneca Indians



John Frederick Hanson papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.088

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the copies of the Hanson papers, the originals of which are held by his daughter, and copies are also at George Fox College, Newberg, Or. The copies in this collection were created by Errol Elliot in 1966.

Subjects: Hanson, John Frederick; Autobiographies; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Norway--History.



J. Rendel Harris Collection, 1200-1890
Ms. Coll. 838

(80 items). The collection is composed chiefly of manuscripts purchased by J. Rendel Harris (Haverford faculty member, 1886-1891) in Egypt, Palestine, and Lebanon. Manuscripts are in Hebrew, Ethiopic, Syriac, Arabic, Armenian, Latin and other languages.

Subjects: Harris, J. Rendel, (James Rendel), 1852-1941; Rogers, Robert William, 1864-1930; Wood, Walter, 1849-1934; Bible. N.T.; Bible. O.T.; Manuscripts, Arabic; Manuscripts, Armenian; Manuscripts, Ethiopic; Manuscripts, Hebrew; Manuscripts, Latin; Manuscripts, Persian; Manuscripts, Samaritan; Manuscripts, Syriac



Hartshorne family papers, 1797-1957
Ms. Coll. 1030

(13 boxes). Papers include correspondence of thirty-two members and relatives of the Hartshorne family. Of special interest are the medical notes, articles, and correspondence, 1819-1845, of Joseph Hartshorne, M.D. These are noteworthy because of his many innovation in surgery, such as the use of animal ligatures, plus his detailed descriptions of treatments for various ailments; also, the correspondence of Anna C. Hartshorne covering her missionary work in Japan, and Henry Hartshorne's "Letters from Japan," printed in the Friend Review, 1893-1894, plus sermons, etc., given by him while in Japan with Anna, 1893-1897. The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence, medical papers, literary works, etc., of Henry Hartshorne, M.D., son of Joseph and father of Anna. papers also include genealogical material on the Bonsall, Hartshorne, Saunders, Yarnall, and Cope families as well as photographs.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Joseph, 1779-1850; Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope), 1860-1957; Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897; Genealogy; Hartshorne family; Society of Friends -- Japan; Medicine; Surgery; Photographs



Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne commonplace book, 1848-1868
Ms. Coll. 975.03.047

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne. It includes sketches, postcards, pressed flowers, and poems copied by various friend's of Hartshorne's, including: M.A. Longstreth, S. Longstreth, Susan H. Lloyd, Hannah Whitall Smith, Alfred Cope, M. Newlin, Jane Edge, and Anna Hallowell. Poetry focuses on nature, religion and friendship.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Caroline Cope Yarnall, 1835-1886; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sketches



Hartshorne, Haines & Rodman family commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.019

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of the Hartshorne, Haines, and Rodman families. The specific author is unknown. The commonplace book includes quotes and extracts related to religion and morals, including extracts of the Pilgrim's Progress.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Haines, & Rodman families; Commonplace books; Literature; Quakers; Quakers--History



Henry Hartshorne manuscript, 1845-1847
Ms. Coll. 975.07.118

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Literature; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sara Hartshorne diary, 1845-1856
Ms. Coll. 975.01.034

(1 volume). Diary entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Sara; Child care.; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- diaries; Quakers--History



William Brinton Harvey papers, 1915-1939
Ms. Coll. 950.089

(6 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of William Harvey Brinton, and include his correspondence, diary, manuscript essays, and copied yearly meeting records.

Subjects: Harvey, William Brinton, 1862-; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Haverford Meeting House publications, 1934
Ms. Coll. 950.090

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the published newsletters of the Haverford Meeting House, including "The Meeting" and the "Centennial Supplement to the Meeting."

Subjects: Haverford Monthly Meeting.; Haverford (Pa.); Publications.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Haverford Athenaeum records, 1858-1888
Ms. Coll. HCQ.003.002

( 37 volumes) The Haverford Athenaeum records span the years 1858 to 1888, up until the eventual merging of the Haverford Athenaeum with the Everett Society in 1889.

Subjects: Haverford Athenaeum; Debates and debating--Societies, etc.; Haverford College--History--19th century; Haverford College--Students; Literature--Societies, etc.



Haverford College History Department papers, 1975-2012
Ms. Coll. 811

(31 boxes). In 1969, the history faculty of Haverford College created a seminar for its student history majors requiring significant papers concerned with historical evidence and based on documents in Haverford's manuscript collections. The papers are described here under the course number: History 361. From 1970-1992, the papers are arranged by the call number of the document (e.g. collection #720). From 1993 on, the papers are arranged alphabetically by the student's last name. In 2012, student papers from other courses, including "Picturing War: Goya to Abu Ghraib," also based on Haverford holdings, was added to this collection.

Subjects: Undergraduates -- United States



HCA- Haverford College Archives
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College Archives Audio/Visual materials
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College Archives China records in Bi-Co
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College History papers (journals, diaries, and notebooks)
Ms. Coll. 910F

(5 boxes).

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College History papers (minutes, large books)
Ms. Coll. 910H

(68 packages, 8 volumes).

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College History papers (pictures, oversized)
Ms. Coll. 910I-R

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Haverford College Photograph collection, 1853-
Ms. Coll. HCT.001

(138 boxes) The Haverford College Photograph collection consists of 2,000 images of Haverford scenes including photographs of and relating to the Haverford campus community, views of the campus and individual buildings, photographs of students and student life activities, and photographs of faculty and administrative staff.

Subjects: Haverford College--Athletics; Haverford College--Board of Managers; Haverford College--Buildings; Haverford College--Ceremonies; Haverford College--Employees; Haverford College--Faculty; Haverford College--History; Haverford College--Students; Universities and colleges -- Landscape architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford



Haverford College President papers
Ms. Coll. HCB.001

Subjects:



Haverford Loganian Society records
Ms. Coll. HCQ.003.001

(74 volumes, 2 boxes, and 1 item) The collection is comprised of a variety of different records that pertain to the overall operations of the Haverford Loganian Society at Haverford College. The collection includes the Society's constitution and by-laws, membership registers, meeting minutes, the Collegian account books, and paper pertaining to garden, museum, and library projects.

Subjects: Haverford College; Haverford Loganian Society.; Haverford Loganian Society. Library; Haverford Loganian Society. Museum; Haverford College--History--19th century ; Haverford College--History--20th century; Haverford College--Students; Literature--Societies, etc.; Science--Societies, etc.; Debates and debating--Societies, etc.



Eleazer Haviland papers, 1793-1921
Ms. Coll. 975.11.023

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript copy of the Eleazer Haviland papers, which are held at the Dutchess County Historical Society, New York. The volume includes “An Act for granting Indulgencies to the People called Quakers” May 1793, Diary, 1806-1858, Letters, 1862-1863, and “The Brick Meeting House in the Nine Partners,” an address before the Dutchess County Historical Society by Stephen H. Merritt, 1921. It also includes a name and place index for the diary and letters, at the beginning of the volume.

Subjects: Eleazer, Haviland; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New York (State)



John R. Hawkins '56 literary manuscript , 1972-1980
Ms. Coll. 834

(2 boxes). The First Edition Society's initiative to publish a special edition of the works of more than 60 authors resulted in their correspondence with the editor of the publication, John R. Hawkins. Included are such literary lights as Simone de Beauvoi, John Cheever, John Kenneth Galbraith, Joseph Heller, Lillian Hellman, John Le Carre, Norman Mailer, James Michener, Françoise Sagan, C.P. Snow, William Styron, Barbara Tuchman, John Updike, Leon Uris and many others. Authors' typescripts for the preface to each represented work are also present in most instances.

Subjects: First edition society; Hawkins, John



HCHC- Haverford College Archives, 1831- present
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

(212 boxes). Haverford College history collection.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



HCV- Haverford College Archives
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



Walter G. Heacock scrapbook, 1953-1954
Ms. Coll. 975.04.009

(1 volume.) The scrapbook is largely composed of postcards of Quaker Meeting Houses that Heacock collected, along with typed descriptions of the meeting house featured in each postcard. The majority of postcards are from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, though there are a few from other states and Canada. The volume also includes newspaper clippings related to Quakers and Quaker history.

Subjects: Heacock, Walter G.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Postcards; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Scrapbooks



Alice G. Heap poems, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.091

This collection is comprised of the typed poems of Alice G. Heap.

Subjects: Heap, Alice G.; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Samuel Heaton mathematics notebook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.052

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume of Samuel Heaton's mathematics notebook. The volume is handwritten, and titled "Mensuration of Superficies," which includes mathematical problems and geometric diagrams.

Subjects: Heaton, Samuel; Mathematics; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History



Heemskerk prints
Ms. Coll. 988C-R

Subjects: Heemskerck, Egbert van, 1634 or 1635-1704



"Hegel's Theory of Positivity: An Application to Two Quaker Sects," 1984
Ms. Coll. 975.07.096

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of an academic paper by Mark Webster, for the Haverford College Department of Sociology. The paper applies Hegel's theory of positivist Christian religions to two sects of Quakers, which Webster calls the Evangelical Friends, and the Liberal Friends, and which Webster sees as the two least positivist Quaker groups. In the paper, Webster describes Hegel's theory of positivity, examines the history of Quakers through this theory, applies the theory to the two Quaker sects, and examines how different degrees of positivity in the two groups affected their reactions to the Vietnam War.

Subjects: Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831; Webster, Mark; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sociology--Study and teaching



Bernt Heid correspondence, 1967-1968
Ms. Coll. 950.092

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence between Bernt Heid and Henry J. Cadbury.

Subjects: Heid, Bernt; Correspondence.; Letters; Norway; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Norway--History



John Heliker sketchbooks, 1970-2012
Ms. Coll. 881

(1 box, 1 oversized notebook) John Heliker (1909-2000) was an artist who has been featured in exhibitions at several major American museums and taught art at Columbia University. The sketchbooks series consists of ten sketchbooks of various subject and media. The majority of the sketchbooks contains charcoal sketches of human and animal subjects as well as still lifes and landscapes, and also contain several watercolor drawings of human figures, still lifes, and landscapes.

Subjects:



Henry Society records, 1854-1860
Ms. Coll. HCQ.003.005

( 1 box) The Henry Society records includes one volume of the Society's constitution and by-laws, one meeting minute book, and an oration presented to the Society by Cryus Mendenhall in 1854.

Subjects: Haverford College. Henry Society; Haverford College--History--19th century; Haverford College--Students; Literature--Societies, etc.; Debates and debating--Societies, etc.; Haverford College



Kathleen Hertzberg papers, 1970
Ms. Coll. 950. 093

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence and typed manuscripts on the Dukhoubors by Kathleen Hertzberg.

Subjects: Hertzberg, Kathleen Schmitz-, 1916-; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia; Canada; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany



Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics, 1866-1987
Ms. Coll. 1168

(26 boxes). Papers and photographs of Quaker Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990), a professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pa. whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.

Subjects: Borton, Hugh; Coleman, John Royston, 1921-; Deer, Ada Elizabeth; Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942; Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990; Janschka, Fritz, 1919-; McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2002; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975; Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987; Taylor, Walter; White, Gilbert F.; American Friends Service Committee; Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs; Haverford College -- Buildings; Haverford College -- Pictorial works; Haverford College -- Sports; Indians of North America; Kinzua Dam (Pa.); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee; Quaker church buildings; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Indian affiars; Photographs



Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers, 1791-1930
Ms. Coll. 1213

(11 boxes). Correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are school report cards of William Samuel Hilles from Haverford College and an 1834 memoir of Anne Cooper Tatum, Sarah Hilles' mother. In addition, there are deeds to properties owned by the Hilles family in Delaware, New Jersey, Illinois and Pennsylvania from 1791 to 1886.

Subjects: Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Haverford College; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee; Correspondence; Deeds; Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875; Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882; Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873; Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum; Hilles, Sarah Lancaster; Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876; Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928; Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834; Tatum, John Cooper; Tatum Joseph; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Quaker women; Quakers -- Education



Hill family commonplace book, 1769
Ms. Coll. 975.03.020

(1 volume). This commonplace book is attributed to an unknown member of the Hill family and includes extracts of "Extraordinary Escape," and a copied letter from the Bishop of London to George the Third at his accession to the Throne. It also includes extracts on various topics, including: hypochondriacs, dependents, despair, death, spring, learning, poets, fiction, friends, pride, ambition, religion, retirement, adversity, affectation, and war.

Subjects: Hill family; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Lydia Swain Hinchman letterbooks, 1867-1916
Ms. Coll. 975.02.028

(2 volumes). Letterbooks of Lydia Swain Hinchman. Each volume includes both business and personal correspondence and letters are addressed to both Lydia Swain Hinchman and her husband, Charles Shoemaker Hinchman. Generally, personal correspondence is addressed to Lydia Swain Hinchman, while business correspondence is addressed to Charles Shoemaker Hinchman.

Subjects: Hinchman, Lydia Swain Mitchell; Correspondence.; Letters; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Margaretta Hinchman letterbooks, 1922-1942
Ms. Coll. 975.02.027

(3 volumes). Margaretta Hinchman's letterbooks. Each volume is organized alphabetically by the last name of the letter writer, and each contains personal correspondence related to social events and social calls. Notable letter writers include Helen Keller.

Subjects: Hinchman, Margaretta Shoemaker, 1876-; Correspondence.; Letters; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Walter Hinchman papers, 1879-1917
Ms. Coll. 950.094

(3 folder). This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Hinchman. Three of the items are biographical manuscripts, including a tribute read at his funeral, but there are also two letters by Hinchman, one directed to his uncle, Joseph W. Taylor and another to his cousin, Sarah Thomas. As well, there are two drawings by Hinchman.

Subjects: Hinchman, Walter, 1845-1920; Correspondence.; Letters; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sketches



Walter Hinchman portfolio, 1867-1873
Ms. Coll. 975.04.019

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume portfolio of sketches and photographs of Walter Hinchman. The portfolio includes the many of the plates used in Hinchman’s book, “Sketches & Poems.” The sketches were done during Hinchman’s time at a machine shop in Ohio at the end of the civil war, on a survey trip (1867-1868) for a transcontinental railway from Kansas to California, sketches of the Pennsylvania Steel Company (1869), sketches of animals, flowers, trees, people, and landscapes.

Subjects: Hinchman, Walter, 1845-1920; Photographs.; Portfolio; Quakers; Quakers--History; Railroads -- Pictorial works; Sketches; Travel photography



Seiju Hirakawa commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.058

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa. It inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary, or the “Golden Wedding Number.” The excerpts and quotations are arranged by topics, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, Pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection of his marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.

Subjects: Hirakawa, Seiju; Commonplace books; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Japan



Historic Resources Campus Survey
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

A history of the buildings on campus, their architectural style and modifications over time. This was produced by George Thomas & Associates, an architectural firm in Philadelphia, in ca. 2002. Our goal is to maintain this work as new buildings are constructed or changed.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History



"The History of Augusta Quakers: A Bicentennial Presentation," 1976
Ms. Coll. 975.07.013

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript written by Faith Brown Bertsche. The manuscript details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia. It includes a description of Quakers movement south to Georgia from North Carolina, John Woolman's abolition efforts, and the history surrounding the process of creating a recognized Friends Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Subjects: Bertsche, Faith Brown; Georgia; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.021

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volume, handwritten manuscript of Thomas Clarkson's "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade." In it, Clarkson describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July 1788, and volume two describes the abolition movement from 1789-1808. The manuscript includes edits throughout.

Subjects: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846; Antislavery movements -- History; Great Britain; Quaker abolitionists; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Enoch Hoag Indian papers, 1865-1883
Ms. Coll. 1034

(3 boxes). Enoch Hoag (1812-1884) was appointed Superintendent of the Central Superintendency in 1869 by President Grant under Grant's "Peace Policy". Tribes under care of Orthodox Friends by whom Hoag was appointed included the Kickapoo, Shawnee, Potawatomi, Kansas, Osage, Quapaw, Sac and Fox, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Wichita, Kiowa, Comanche and Apache. Almost all of this concerns the finances of the Central Superintendency and the settling of various accounts with Washington, D.C. The papers also touch on the work of Indian agents, the transportation of tribes to the reserves, the progress and politics of getting Indian legislation through Congress, and troubles at various Indian Agencies.

Subjects: Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency



Enoch Hoag Indian letterbooks, 1871-1878
Ms. Coll. 1104

(16 volumes). These are letterpress books in which copies of letters are made by placing the original letter on a dampened tissue-like leaf of the book, the book is then placed in a press and the pressure transfers the image of the letter to the letterpress page. Because of the nature of the process, there is a great deal of variation as to the readability of individual letters. Content of this includes: letters to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, letters to the Indian Agents under the jurisdiction of Hoag, and letters characterized as "Individual letters."

Subjects: Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency



"Journal of Joseph Hoag," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.044

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript of Joseph Hoag's journal and correspondence related to the item's donation. The Manuscript is identified as a manuscript copy of Joseph Hoag's journal, dictated by Joseph Hoag and written by his granddaughter, Narcissa Battey, with additional notes added from Joseph Hoag's memoranda. The journal was first published in 1860.

Subjects: Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Richard Hockley letterbook, 1737-1742
Ms. Coll. 975.02.009

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Richard Hockley and contains business correspondence. The majority of letters in the volume are written by Richard Hockley on his travels for the business interests of Thomas Hyam, a London merchant. Letters are written from a variety of locations, including Barbados, Charleston, S.C., and Philadelphia, Pa.

Subjects: Hockley, Richard, -1774; Correspondence.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Society of Friends--Barbados; Society of Friends--South Carolina--Charleston



William Hodgson Jr. diary, 1827
Ms. Coll. 975.01.035

(1 volume). William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pa., including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.

Subjects: Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Hodgson, William, 1804-1878; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Travel Writing



Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought," 1945
Ms. Coll. 975.07.046

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript, entitled "Allen David Hole: his Life and Thought" edited by Francis Doan Hole. The manuscript includes a description of his early life, attendance at Earlham College, and essays written by Allen David Hole: "The Prophet," "Fundamental Concepts," "Real Safeguards for Individuals and Nations," and "He doeth all things well."

Subjects: Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940; Hole, Francis Doan, 1913-; Biographies; Earlham College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"A Hole in the Wall," 1828
Ms. Coll. 975.07.114

This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."

Subjects: Literature; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Elizabeth Hooton receipt books, 1794-1818
Ms. Coll. 975.08.012

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three volumes of Elizabeth Hooton's receipt books. Entries include payments made by Hooton, who they were paid to, and for what. The majority of expenses recorded in the volumes are payments for rent, monthly washing, and yearly taxes.

Subjects: Hooton, Elizabeth; Financial records; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.048

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins." The autobiography details her early life, an account of her convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Subjects: Hoskins, Jane, 1694-1764; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Women travelers



Hoskins family letterbook, 1729-1864
Ms. Coll. 975.02.034

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Hoskins family. The primary correspondents in the volume are members of the Hoskins family, though quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some in the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends and some deal with states of health and mortality. The letters cover a broad range of topics, including, but not limited to: Quakers and trade in Barbados, outbreaks of small pox, the opening of Native American schools, and the Orthodox-Hicksite separation. Some prominent letter writers include: Martha Allinson, George Dillwyn, Thomas Evans, Rebecca Jones, James Mott, Elizabeth Robson, Charity Rotch, John Warder, Nicholas Waln, and Daniel Wheeler.

Subjects: Allinson, Elizabeth, 1775-1856; Cresson, Sarah, 1771-1829; Dillwyn, George, 1743-1824; Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868; Fisher, Hannah Logan; Hoskins, John; Hoskins, Lydia; Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813; Correspondence.; Native Americans.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Society of Friends--Barbados



John Hough estate account book, 1807
Ms. Coll. 975.08.036

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume estate book of John Hough. The volume provides an inventory of Hough’s “goods and chattels” and the individuals who inherited portions of the estate. The items included in the inventory range were home goods, like furniture and cookware, farm equipment, like plows, and livestock.

Subjects: Hough, John; Estate records; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



Howard family papers, 1838
Ms. Coll. 950.098

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of the Howard family, as well as a printed genealogy of the Howard family.

Subjects: Howard family; Howard, Eliza; Howard, Sarah P., 1774-1848; Correspondence.; Genealogy; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Howell family correspondence, 1818-1847
Ms. Coll. 950.099

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Howell family. Letters are between family members, Elizabeth and Israel Howell and their children, and relate family matters.

Subjects: Howell family; Howell, Elizabeth Rowland, 1789-1866; Howell, Israel, 1786-1864; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Emily Howland papers, 1926-1975
Ms. Coll. 1164

(2 boxes). The collection consists of correspondence between the administrator of Emily Howland's estate, Richard C.S. Drummond, and representatives of 39 mostly southern African American educational institutions, as beneficiaries of her will.

Subjects: Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955; Drummond, Richard C.S.; Howland, Emily, 1827-1929; Howland, Isabel; Libby, Frederick Joseph, 1874-; Scattergood, J. Henry (Joseph Henry), 1877-1953; Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956; African Americans -- Education; Quakers -- Education



Gulielma M. Howland papers, 1700-1867
Ms. Coll. 1000

(12 boxes). Chiefly correspondence between related Quaker families of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware (Allinson, Cox, Dillwyn, Emlen, Hill, Hilles, Howland, Logan, Moore, Morris, Smith and others). Also journals, poetry, portraits, legal and business papers. Letters chiefly discuss family, friends, health, spiritual matters and travel. Much of the correspondence is between Quaker women.

Subjects: Hill family; Howland, Gulielma M., 1822-1907; Quakers -- Conduct of Life; Letters



William R. Hughes papers, 1952
Ms. Coll. 950.100

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript, "The Friends of Jakob Beheme," an essay describing a visit to former Nazis interned after the war, and correspondence in both German and English.

Subjects: Hughes, William R.; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany; World war, 1939-1945 -- Germany



Sydney Hunt Collection, 1930-2004
Ms. Coll. 1235

(5 boxes). This collection consists of 101 glass lantern slides, taken by Sydney Hunt and C. (Khalil) Raad in the 1930s in Palestine. Sydney Hunt traveled through Palestine and Germany in the 1920s. He purchased some of the slides from Raad, a professional photographer, and took others himself. Also included in this collection is a draft of Hunt's book , with hand corrections. Hunt had written this manuscript in the 1930s, but by the time he had finished, publishers weren't interested in happy recollections about Germany. It wasn't published, therefore, until 2003. Hunt used a number of the slides and other images in this collection to illustrate the book once it was published.

Subjects: Lantern slides; Middle East -- Description and travel; Palestine -- Pictorial works; Raad, Khalil, ca. 1854 to 1957; Hunt, Sydney



William Hunt letterbook, 1748-1772
Ms. Coll. 975.02.010

(1 volume). Correspondence included is largely personal, though there are a few letters addressed to Hunt's Meeting. In addition to correspondence, the volume includes testimonies of Hunt's character and a short account of his travels on religious visits and his last illness and death. According to a note in the cover of the letterbook it is believed the letters were copied by William Hunt's sister.

Subjects: Hunt, William, 1733-1772; Correspondence.; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Pennsylvania



William Huntington papers
Ms. Coll. 1181

(14 boxes). The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.

Subjects: Brandt, Willy, 1913-1992; Branson, J. (Julia); Cary, Stephen G.; Huntington, William R., 1909-1990; Schneider, Louis W.; American Friends Service Committee; Antinuclear movement; Civilian Public Service -- History; Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, N.Y.); Golden Rule (Ketch); Nonviolence -- History; Quaker United Nations Office; Nuclear disarmament; War relief and reconstruction; Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962; World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States; Non-Violence



Beulah Hurley and Alston Waring papers, 1917-1954
Ms. Coll. 1225

(7 boxes). The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; California -- Pictorial works; Central America -- Pictorial works; Egypt -- Pictorial works; Germany -- Pictorial works; Hungary -- Pictorial works; India -- Pictorial works; Italy -- Pictorial works; Mexico -- Pictorial works; Poland -- Pictorial works; Russia -- Pictorial works; Famines -- Soviet Union; Quaker photographers; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Travel -- 20th century; Travel photography; Waring, Alton; Waring, Beulah Hurley



Addison Hutton papers, 1823-1926
Ms. Coll. 1122

(2 boxes, 4 packages). Papers consist of the correspondence of 19th-century Quaker architect Addison Hutton, primarily outgoing from Hutton; diaries, personal and business; and other materials.

Subjects: Hutton, Addison, 1834-1916; Architecture



Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1745-1983
Ms. Coll. 1250

The records of the Indian Committee include minutes, financial papers, account books, correspondence, addresses, reports, journals, scrapbooks, legal, land and legislative related papers, maps, lists, transcripts, published items, film, video and other material. Major topics discussed in the records include Friends' 18th and 19th century visits to Indians at various locations (Oneida, Genesanguhta, Stockbridge, etc.), the settlement at Tunesassa and later boarding school (Friends Indian School), the Ogden Land Company, Buffalo Treaty fraud of 1838 and resulting land problems, legislation impacting on Native Americans, the "Salamanca Commission" (Joseph Scattergood), the construction of Kinzua Dam and efforts to stop it and the 1972 shooting by police of Leroy Shenandoah in Philadelphia.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee



"Indian Summer of the Heart," 1982
Ms. Coll. 975.07.069

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume annotated manuscript of Daisy Newman's novel, "Indian Summer of the Heart." The volume is the sequel to "I take thee, Serenity" focuses on two entwined love stories. The first story is that of the continuing story of Peter and Serenity Holland, married at the end of the earlier book, as they face the difficult stresses of building two careers while also trying to meet the needs of Ross, their little boy. The other love story is that of Oliver Otis, a seventy-eight year old widower, and Peter and Serenity's mentor, and Loveday Mead, who has come to the little Quaker village of Kendal. Both stories focus on the difficulties that stem from the pressures of modern life and the effect of the influence of Quakerism on the lives of the characters.

Subjects: Newman, Daisy, 1904-1994; Manuscripts; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Women authors



Halliday Jackson papers, 1799-1808
Ms. Coll. 950.101

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence and a handwritten copy of the manuscript "Some Account of my Journey Among the Seneca" by Halliday Jackson.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835; Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Correspondence.; Indians of North America -- Missions; Manuscripts; Native Americans.; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Missions



“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776,” 1776
Ms. Coll. 975.11.017

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker slaveholders in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for owning slaves, and whether or not they were determined to maintain ownership, or could be persuaded to set them free.

Subjects: Jackson, Isaac; Antislavery movements -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Maryland; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Slavery--United States.



William Jackson journal, 1802-1803
Ms. Coll. 975.01.036

(1 volume). Diary of Jackson's religious visit to England and Ireland. Entries detail the preparations required to make the journey, as well as details about the voyage itself. Upon his arrival in Ireland, entries describe attendance at Quaker Meetings, visits with Friends, and descriptions of the various Friends who hosted Jackson during his time abroad.

Subjects: Jackson, William, 1746-1834; Diaries.; England; Quakers -- Diaries; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing



James & Drinker account book, 1757-1802
Ms. Coll. 975.08.008

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book for doctors James and Drinker. The volume records payments made and received. Payments were often made in bonds or cash.

Subjects: Account books; Financial records; Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century; Quakers; Quakers--History



Janney family papers, 1800-1870
Ms. Coll. 950.102

(6 folders). This collection is comprised of six folders of the Janney family papers, and includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, legal papers, maps, and photographs.

Subjects: Janney family; Correspondence.; Financial records; Letters; Maps; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Margaret Jenkins journals, 1875-1912
Ms. Coll. 975.01.095

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins' voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkin's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1912-1911 to visit her cousin, who is a missionary there.

Subjects: Jenkins, Margaret; Diaries.; India; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Tourism--History.; Travel Writing; Women travelers



Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers, 1912-1989
Ms. Coll. 1154

(16 boxes, 3 packages). Papers of Quaker Elizabeth Marsh Jensen who worked for the American Friends Service Committee in several capacities, notably with her husband, Daniel Jensen, in Mexico to assist Spanish Civil War refugees from 1940-41. She was also a businesswoman who successfully ran a ranch in Colorado and was known for her hospitality and friendship.

Subjects: Jensen, Elizabeth Marsh, 1900-1999; Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Refugees; Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Evacuation of civilians; American Friends Service Committee; Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends



Emily Jermyn commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.021

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Emily Jermyn, which features hand copied excerpts from manuscripts in the Friends Reference Library, London. Largely composed of the letters and journal entries, religious in nature, of the following Quakers: Christopher Taylor, Henry Fell, Bridget Fell, Margaret Fell, John Rous, John Abraham, Leonard Fell, Ann Cleaton, Edward Burrough, Thomas Taylor, James Nayler, George Fox, Francis Howgill, Gervase Benson, John Lawson, Mary Pease, Joshua Nicholson, Thomas Salthouse, and Mary Fisher.

Subjects: Jermyn, Emily; Commonplace books; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



John S. Whitall diary, 1785
Ms. Coll. 975.01.091

(1 volume). Whitall kept the diary for his sister, to whom he addresses the majority of his entries. Entries include quotes from scripture, Quaker sermons, and poetry, as well as descriptions of the voyage by sea. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux and visits with Friends in France.

Subjects: Whitall, John Siddons, 1757-1843; Diaries.; France; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



John Woolman Memorial Association records, 1915-1937
Ms. Coll. 975.09.014

(1 volume). This collection contains one volume of records, mostly minutes from the John Woolman Memorial Association. It spans from its start in 1915, finishing with dedication to the death of Amelia Mott Gummere, founder of the Association, in 1937. It includes the minutes from the organization of the Association, along with by-laws (both from the start, and revised). It also includes reports to the trustees, including financial, and the state of the house, and affairs of the house. Interspersed in the book are printed materials (reports, advertisements for the house), as well as newspaper articles, mostly about the house itself or about events held at the house.

Subjects: Brown, H. Tatnall (Henry Tatnall), 1900-; Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929; Gummere, Amelia M. , (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920; Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Clubs; Historic house museums; New Jersey; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey



Joint Committee of the Religious Society of Friends records, 1929-1949
Ms. Coll. 950.104

(7 folders). This collection contains materials relating to the committee's work, including minutes, correspondence, and reports.

Subjects: Hastings, Faith O.; Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967; Taylor, Francis Richards, 1884-1947; Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Correspondence.; Minutes; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers -- Pennsylvania --Montgomery County; Reports



Jones family papers, 1821-1918
Ms. Coll. 1009

(13 boxes). The papers of Eli and Sybil Jones, 19th century Quaker missionaries, most notably to the Middle East where they established missions on Mt. Lebanon and in Ramallah, Palestine; the correspondence of Charles and Ellen Jones, also 19th century Quaker missionaries in Ramallah; and the letters of Quaker James Parnell Jones, son of Eli and Sybil Jones, who fought in the Civil War.

Subjects: Jones, Eli, 1807-1890; Jones, Sybil, 1808-1873; Jones, James Parnell, 1835-1864; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Palestine; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters; Diaries; Jones, Charles M., 1844-1896; Jones, Jones, Ellen Maxfield 1853-1904



Alice Jones diary, 1919-1946
Ms. Coll. 975.01.037

Subjects: Friends Girls School. (Ramallah, Palestine).; Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers).; Jones, Alice Whittier, 1873-1960; Quaker women -- History -- 20th century; Diaries.; Palestine -- 1917-1948.; Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948; Quakers--Diaries--20th century; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Palestine; Women in education; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945



Augustine Jones indexes, 1833
Ms. Coll. 975.11.020

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the indexes of Augustine Jones. Jones' indexes were recorded in the "Index Rerum," created by John Todd, D.D., subtitled "Or, Index of Subjects, Intended as a Manual to aid the Student and the Professional man in Preparing himself for Usefulness. With an introduction Illustrating its Utility and Method of Use." The Index Rerum was first published in 1833, again in 1861, and in 1883.

Subjects: Jones, Augustine, 1835-1925; Index.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New England--History.



Benjamin S. Jones papers, 1840, 1938-1948
Ms. Coll. 950.105

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of one folder of correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.

Subjects: Jones, Benjamin S.; Antislavery movements -- United States; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Philadelphia history; Poetry.; Quaker abolitionists; Quakers; Quakers--History



Eli Jones papers, 1867-1882
Ms. Coll. 950.106

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the photographs, certificate of removal of Eli Jones and a single volume of pressed plants.

Subjects: Jones, Eli, 1807-1890; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Scrapbooks



"Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones," 1869
Ms. Coll. 975.07.053

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript entitled, "Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones," and although the author is unknown, the manuscript does contain the following note: "P.J. Butler's copy," indicating that the original manuscript may have been copied for multiple readers. The manuscript recounts a sermon given by Eli Jones, and a second sermon given by Sybil Jones (beginning on page 22) at Devonshire House, on February 17, 1869. Eli Jones's sermon focuses on 2 Thessalonians 3:1, and Sybil Jones's sermon focuses on Isaiah 21:11.

Subjects: Jones, Eli, 1807-1890; Jones, Sybil, 1808-1873; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sermons; Women in religion



Eli and Sybil Jones family papers, 1830 - 1890
Ms. Coll. 1009A

(55 volumes). This collection contains materials from Eli and Sybil Jones, as well as Susan Taber Jones, James Parnell Jones, Virginia Costello Jones, and other materials related to the work and ministry of Eli and Sybil Jones.

Subjects: Jones family; Jones, Eli, 1807-1890; Jones, James Parnell; Jones, Susan Taber, 1847-1913; Jones, Sybil, 1808-1873; Jones, Virginia Costello; Diaries.; Education.; Financial records; Friends Training Home; Lebanon; Maine; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Temperance.; Women clergy--United States--Diaries



George & Ann Jones notebook, 1826-1827
Ms. Coll. 975.11.019

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings of the committee, the investigation of the “disturbance, ” and the testimonies from various witnesses.

Subjects: Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948); Manuscripts; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation; Testimony



Hannah M. Jones index, 1827-1914
Ms. Coll. 975.11.018

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of three volumes of an index created by Hannah M. Jones, given to her aunt, Mary Ann Jones. The indexes include the deaths and marriages of Quakers, copied from The Friend, and arranged alphabetically.

Subjects: Jones, Hannah M.; Jones, Mary Ann; Index.; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Mary Hoxie Jones papers, 1930-1931
Ms. Coll. 950.107

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the typed scripts of a play written by Mary Hoxie Jones, entitled "The King's Missive," as well as two copies of the program of the Annual Business Meeting and Entertainment of Friends Historical Association, and a reproduced letter with a wax seal addressed to "Charles R." and signed by "William Morris," and was presumably used as a prop in a production of "The King's Missive."

Subjects: Jones, Mary Hoxie; Manuscripts; Plays.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rebecca Jones commonplace book, 1786
Ms. Coll. 975.03.022

(1 volume). Rebecca Jones was a British Quaker minister. Her commonplace book includes extracts from H.F.'s manuscript, Samuel Fothergill's remarks upon Cornelius Cayley's application to Friends of Leed's Meeting, the manuscript found among the papers of Thomas Wilson, a sermon preached by Luke Cock at York, the Vision of William Bayley, and the Quaker testimonies of Samuel Fothergill and Rachel Wilson. The volume also includes copied letters to Friends of the Women's Meeting in Dublin, and a letter to Catherine Payton.

Subjects: Fothergill, Samuel, 1715-1772; Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817; Wilson, Rachel, 1722-1775; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rebecca Jones letterbook, 1797-1805
Ms. Coll. 975.02.011

(1 volume). Included in the volume is a brief account of Jones' convincement. The volume includes personal correspondence between Jones and Leonard Snowdon. Letters describe meetings Jones attended, discussions of the abolition of slavery, and news of friends and family.

Subjects: Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817; Correspondence.; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Women and religion.



Rufus Jones papers, (oversided)
Ms. Coll. 990

Subjects: Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948



Rufus Matthew Jones papers, 1860-1997
Ms. Coll. 1130

(177 boxes, 1 package). The collection consists of Rufus Jones' correspondence, diaries, financial papers, manuscripts, Haverford College class notes, short talks, photographs, medals and artifacts and material relating to Jones. In addition, there are the correspondence and photographs of Elizabeth Bartram Cadbury Jones, his wife, and of Mary Hoxie Jones, his daughter. Topics of importance in this collection are Rufus Jones' teaching, his writing and editing, his religious beliefs, his efforts toward the reunification of branches within the Society of Friends, his work for various service organizations, peace issues, his friendships and his family.

Subjects: Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948; Haverford College -- History; Mysticism; Society of Friends; American Friends Service Committee; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Letters; Diaries; Society of Friends -- History



Samuel Jones papers, 1820
Ms. Coll. 950.108

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of two items of Samuel Jones' papers, and includes a copy of his will, as well as a copy of an emancipation document for a family of slaves owned by Jones.

Subjects: Jones, Samuel; Emancipation of slaves; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Slavery--United States.; Wills



Thomas Elsa Jones papers, 1936-1946, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.109

(6 folders). This collection contains materials relating to the South African apartheid, including correspondence, notes, draft reports, reports, essays, and other materials related to apartheid, racial justice, and Quaker involvement in these movement.

Subjects: Harris, John Hobbis, 1874-1940; Jones, Rufus Matthew, 1863-1948; Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973; Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965; Apartheid--Africa, Southern.; Correspondence.; Photographs.; Quaker missionaries; Race.; Racial Justice; South Africa



William Jones financial records, 1845-1861
Ms. Coll. 975.08.014

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the business ledgers of William Jones. The volumes record mortgages, rent payments, taxes, and account balances for various Quaker individuals.

Subjects: Jones, William; Business records; Financial records; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



Jones-Cadbury Family Papers, ca. 1770-1994
Ms. Coll. 1172

(141 boxes). The collection consists primarily of correspondence, but also includes diaries, photographs, poetry, account books, clippings, printed material, drafts of talks, speeches, essays, reports, chapters, and books, artifacts, articles, genealogy, scrapbooks, receipts, bills, business, land and estate papers, sketch books, autograph albums, commonplace books, song books, address books, memorandum books, other notebooks, published items with handwritten annotations, linen picture books, guest books, play, portraits, deeds, silhouettes, card files and other papers. The bulk of the collection is comprised of papers of the related Quaker families of Cadbury, Jones and Warder. Other families represented include Bartram, Brown, Carter, Foulke, Kaighn, Lowry, Mennell, Pearsall, Shinn, Shipley.

Subjects: Bertrand family; Brown family; Cadbury family; Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923; Cadbury, Benjamin, 1874-1955; Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868; Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923; Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965; Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923; Cadbury, John Warder, 1912-1989; Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897; Carter family; Champney, Mary; Faulk family; Howard family; Jones family; Jones, Mary Hoxie; Jones, Rufus Matthew, 1863-1943; Kaighn family; Lowry family; Lowry, Benjamin, 1810-1873; Mennell family; Pearsall family; Pearsall, Eleanor H., 1819-1885; Rowntree, Elizabeth Harvey , 1909-; Shinn family; Shipley family; Vining, Elizabeth Gray, 1902-1999; Warder, Ann Head, 1758-1829; Warder, John, 1751-1828; American Friends Service Committee; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Austria -- History -- 1918-1938; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs



Richard Jordan autobiography, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.124

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Richard Jordan. The volume describes Jordan's early life in Virginia and North Carolina, and his experiences in the Quaker community.

Subjects: Jordan, Richard, 1756-1826; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Virginia



"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life," 1940
Ms. Coll. 975.07.024

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three drafts of William Wistar Comfort's manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" and promotional materials related to its publication. The book describes the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits.

Subjects: Comfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Leon Kanegis papers, 1940-2003
Ms. Coll. 1193

(21 boxes). The papers of Quaker Leon Kenagis who deliberated over some of the challenging issues of the 20th century, such as civil rights, religion and education.

Subjects: Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.); Quakers -- Education; Civil rights; Pacifism; Kangis, Leon, 1916-2003; Society of Friends



Thomas Raymond Kelly papers, 1915-1947
Ms. Coll. 1135

(12 boxes). The papers of Thomas R. Kelly (1893-1941) pertain not only to his work as a Quaker in Germany representing the American Friends Service Committee before and during World War II, but also to his personal strivings as an academic, as well as to his close ties with his family. There is also material relating to the biography of Kelly written by his son, Richard Kelly.

Subjects: Kelly, Thomas R. (Thomas Raymond), 1893-1941; American Friends Service Committee; Society of Friends -- Germany; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Haverford College; Mysticism; YMCA of the USA



Rayner W. Kelsey notes on American and agricultural history, 1919-1930
Ms. Coll. 1108

(3 boxes). Rayner W. Kelsey (1879-1934) was professor of history at Haverford College (1909-1934). In 1922 he was named curator of the Quaker collection at Haverford. Kelsey was the author of Friends and the Indians (1917) and editor of the journal of Theophile Cazenove (1740-1811). This collection is comprised of notes, extracts and transcripts from primary and secondary sources related to American colonial history and Pennsylvania agricultural history of the colonial and early Federal periods. Includes 2 file card boxes of notes, arranged by topic by Kelsey, of his research on PA agricultural history. Also notes, extracts and transcripts of letters and documents (petitions, proclamations, etc.) relating to British colonial tea and sugar trade, also the Stamp act of 1765; includes transcripts of letters (1797-1799) of Theophile Cazenove related to Holland Land Company transactions.

Subjects: Kelsey, Rayner; Agriculture -- United States -- History; Cazenove, Theophile, 1740-1811



Kelsey Family papers, 1872-1934
Ms. Coll. 950.110

(.88 linear feet). This collection contains maerials relating to Rayner Kelsey, and his father, Asa Kelsey. These include diaries of both Asa and Rayner from 1872-1934 and letters of sympathy received upon the death of Rayner in 1934. Rayner's diaries were written while he was a professor at Haverford College.

Subjects: Kelsey Family; Kelsey, Asa, 1839-1929; Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham, 1879-1934; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries.; Quakers; Quakers -- Diaries



William Kennard diary, 1841
Ms. Coll. 975.01.038

(1 volume). William Kennard was a Quaker minister from Somerset Monthly Meeting. Kennard's diary records his travels through Ohio, Michigan, New York, Canada, Connecticut, Vermont and Pennsylvania, including mode of travel by rail, steam and canal boat and coach, and comments on visits to Quaker Meetings and with Friends.

Subjects: Kennard, William, 1787-1862; Canada; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Michigan; Quakers -- Travel; Travel Writing



Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary, 1940-1941
Ms. Coll. 975.01.039

(1 volume). Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary." In his entries, Kenworthy describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Subjects: Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912-; American Friends Service Committee; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany; World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany



Mary S. Kimber papers, 1897-1904
Ms. Coll. 950.111

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the handwritten personal correspondence and receipts of Mary S. Kimber.

Subjects: Kimber, Mary S.; Correspondence.; Financial records; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Kirk family collection, 1688-1884
Ms. Coll. 1150

(1 box). A collection of legal documents and other papers, including land deeds, wills and surveys from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, primarily relating to the Kirk family. All the deeded property was in Darby Township, PA.

Subjects: Kirk family; Darby (Pa.); Deeds



Kite family papers, 1820-1879
Ms. Coll. 1111.5

(1 box). Members of the Kite family and others discuss 19th century Quaker issues, family and attending Meeting.

Subjects: Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859; Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872; Kite family; Walton family; Quakers -- History -- 19th century; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy; Diaries



John Letchworth Kite journal, 1847-1848
Ms. Coll. 975.01.040

Journal entries largely describe Quaker Meetings in detail, including the names of each person who spoke at meeting, what their message was, and how Kite felt about each particular message. In addition to detailed descriptions of Meetings, Kite's entries also include his own personal spiritual and religious reflections.

Subjects: Kite, John Letchworth, 1798-1878; Bettle, Samuel, 1837-1859; Seebohm, Benjamin, 1798-1871; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Religion



Mary Kite commonplace book, 1831-1851
Ms. Coll. 975.03.060

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Kite, which includes extracts from her diary and correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, and her attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Subjects: Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861; Commonplace books; Diaries.; Letters; Quaker women; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



"A Brief Account of Thomas Kite," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.057

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of a biographical account of Thomas Kite. The volume describes Kite's early life, his convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism), and his testimonies against Elias Hicks during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.

Subjects: Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



John Sharpless Klein Baby Book
Ms. Coll. 801.04.001

(1 volume) This baby book covers the life of John Sharpless Klein from his birth on September 9, 1922 though his high school graduation in 1940.

Subjects:



Klein family papers, 1975-1976
Ms. Coll. 950.112

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of papers related to the Klein family. It includes a photocopied clipping from the Keuka Alumnae News regarding a genealogy written by Helen Hatmaker Klein, three postcards, and a loose, handwritten genealogy/family history of the Klein family, which traces the family back to the Rhine area of Germany in the early nineteenth century.

Subjects: Klein family; Clippings; Genealogy; Postcards; Quakers; Quakers--History



Walter Koch correspondence, 1923
Ms. Coll. 950.146

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the typed correspondence of Walter Koch, and is written in both German and English. Koch generally corresponds with Friends in the U.S. about their financial "gift," toward his efforts to teach Quaker texts in German schools, and his promotion of the pacifist movement in Germany.

Subjects: Koch, Walter; Correspondence.; Germany.; Quakers; Quakers--Germany--History.; Quakers--History



Benjamin Ladd letterbook, 1809-1850
Ms. Coll. 975.02.012

(1 volume). This volume includes Benjamin Ladd's personal correspondence. Includes letter written by Ladd to his wife Elizabeth, sister Isabella Ladd, Phillip Price, Jonathon Taylor, John Whitchall, Abner Winder, Daniel Quinby, Christopher Healy, Deborah Cook, and Thomas Tucker. Letters written to Benjamin Ladd from Stephen Grellet.

Subjects: Ladd, Benjamin, 1782-1851; Correspondence.; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--Ohio; Quakers--Virginia



Ladd family correspondence, 1809-1841
Ms. Coll. 950.113

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Ladd family. Letters describe Quaker meetings and, in particular, traveling to other meetings such as in Philadelphia, New York, Indiana, Missouri and Rhode Island, health, family and numerous Friends, as well as some discussion of business. In addition to Benjamin Ladd and Elizabeth Ladd, the primary letter writers writing mostly to each other, other writers include their daughter, Isabella, Richard Wood and Sarah Farquhar. Benjamin mentions traveling with Stephen Grellet (1817 6/19); "Quakerism is certainly at a low ebb..." (1819 1/11); mentions Elisha Bates in several letters; the issue of the Separation is discussed.

Subjects: Ladd, Benjamin, 1782-1851; Ladd, Elizabeth; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Lantern slides (miscellaneous Quaker portraits and Henry J. Cadbury travels)
Ms. Coll. 850.5

(1 box). Subjects depicted on the glass lantern slides are Haverford College, portraits of Quakers, views of Barbados and Quaker sites in the West Indies.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Quakers -- Portraits; Society of Friends -- West Indies; Society of Friends -- Barbados; Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974



"Lays of Quakerdom," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.077

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume handwritten manuscript of Ruth Plumley's "Lays of Quakerdom." The manuscript includes three sections: "The Execution of Mary Dyer," "Visit of Mary Fisher to the Sultan Mohammed IV," and "James Parnell, the Quaker Proto-Martyr." Each section includes a brief historical summary of each individual, and a narrative poem about each individual.

Subjects: Plumley, Ruth; Manuscripts; Quakers--History; Quakers



Robert Judson Leach manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.114

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the typed manuscripts of Robert Judson Leach, which focus on Quaker history.

Subjects: Leach, Robert; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Quakers--Switzerland



Mary Shackleton Leadbeater diary, 1784
Ms. Coll. 975.01.041

(1 volume). Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to Liverpool, England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in England, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.

Subjects: Leadbeater, Mary, 1758-1826; Americans--Travel--England--History--19th century; Authors, Irish; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Travel Writing; Women authors



Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases records, 1900-1940
Ms. Coll. 975.09.015

(2 volumes). This collection contains one bound volume of minutes and tipped in reports, and a collection of related materials of loose papers. The minutes span from 1922 - 1932, and include minutes from semiannual meetings of the Committee. The loose papers include letters, type and printed reports, and brochures for the hospital.

Subjects: Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923; Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases.; Stokes, Joseph, 1896-1972; Theophilus, Waldmeir, Dr, 1832-1915; Lebanon; Mental health; Minutes; Social service -- Religious aspects; Society of Friends -- International assistance; Women--Mental health--United States--History



William Leddra court records, 1660
Ms. Coll. 950.115

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of typed transcripts, and photocopies of the original court documents of William Leddra's arrest in 1660. The documents describe Leddra's arrest by the Last Court of Assistants at Boston, after returning to an area he had previously been banished from.

Subjects: Leddra, William, -1661; Law.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History.



Josiah W. Leeds papers, 1882-1907
Ms. Coll. 1102

(22 volumes). Twenty-two scrapbooks of correspondence (circa 2,000 letters) of Josiah Woodward Leeds (1841-1908) with persons involved in the social reform movements of the late 19th century as well as tracts and clippings of articles and editorials written by Leeds and articles on topics of interest to him.

Subjects: Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward); Scrapbooks; Letters; Capital punishment; Temperence; Prison reformers; Social reformers



Josiah W. Leeds account books, 1877-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.08.015

(3 volumes). The volumes record the publication account of various books written by Leeds and others. Each volume records the number of volumes purchased, who they were sold to, or how they were distributed, and the price each volume was sold for, for each title. At the back of each volume are clippings of book reviews for the titles accounted for in the volume.

Subjects: Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward); Account books; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Financial records; Literature; Quakers; Quakers--History



Josiah W. Leeds papers, 1875-1876
Ms. Coll. 950.116

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of the papers of Josiah W. Leeds, predominantly of materials related to Leeds' writing. It includes personal correspondence, handwritten copies of his manuscripts essays, miscellaneous notes, and research notes.

Subjects: Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward); Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes



Morris Evans Leeds papers, 1862-1944
Ms. Coll. 1014

(1 box). A collection that focuses on two dates: 1862 & 1942. In the former, Lewis W. Leeds' invention of the window envelope is detailed with contracts, bills, correspondence and samples of the envelope. In 1942, his descendant, Morris E. Leeds corresponds with E. Tudor Gross who has become interested in the invention and ends with the article entitled "The Window Envelope," which appeared in the Collector's Club Philatelist in April of that year.

Subjects: Gross, E. Tudor (Edward Tudor), b. 1878; Leeds, Barclay R., 1834-1918; Leeds, Lewis W. (Lewis Walker), ca. 1827-1896; Leeds, Morris Evans, 1869-1952; Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956; Envelopes (Stationery); Inventors; Quaker businesspeople



Morris Evans Leeds family papers, 1696-1953
Ms. Coll. 1127

(12 boxes). The papers of Morris Evans Leeds (8169-1952), a Philadelphia Quaker who graduated from Haverford College and became president of Leeds & Northrup Company, manufacturers of precision instruments. He was also an inventor and developer. Leeds was a member of the Board of Haverford College and active on the School Board of Philadelphia.

Subjects: Leeds, Morris Evans, 1869-1952; Leeds family; Maule family; Haverford College; Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia



Leeds and Maule family genealogy, 1947
Ms. Coll. 975.10.004

(2 volumes). This collections is composed of one original book and a set of photocopied indices. The book is handwritten, and along with the genealogy includes many glued in photos, newspaper obituaries, and several genealogies or family trees of Leeds families. The set of indices is presented as an index for the family genealogy, and was compiled in 1947 by Morris Leeds.

Subjects: Conard; Leeds family; Leeds, Morris Evans, 1869-1952; Maule family; Scull family; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Genealogy; Quakers



Leeds and Tatum family papers, 1829-1925
Ms. Coll. 950.119

(1 box). The collection consists primarily of photographs depicting various Tatum and Leeds family members, including Sarah Mickle Tatum and Lewis L. Tatum, but also Daniel Leeds and a picnic at the Joseph Sturge First Day School. In addition, there are commonplace books of Sarah M. Tatum, at least one kept while she was a student at Westtown Boarding School in Westtown, Pennsylvania and of Lewis L. Tatum.

Subjects: Leeds family; Tatum family; Tatum, Lewis Leeds, 1874-1932; Tatum, Sarah M., 1817-1896; Commonplace books; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Legal documents, 1693-1883
Ms. Coll. 950.305

(16 folders). This collection is comprised of the single folder collections the legal documents of various Quaker individuals and organizations.

Subjects: Indentures; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



John Letchworth papers, 1755-1870
Ms. Coll. 1198

(1 box). Letters and journal entries of John Letchworth (1749-1843) of Pennsylvania, a minister in the Society of Friends who is called to journey in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky to attend various Friends' Meetings, as well as to be present at Indian Councils.

Subjects: Quakers -- Family relationships; Lay ministry -- Society of Friends; Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite, d. 1843; Letchworth, John, 1759-1843; Correspondence; Indians of North America -- Missions; Quaker missionaries; Travel



Letchworth family correspondence, 1839-1842
Ms. Coll. 950.117

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of the Letchworth family, letter writers include: Emos Lee, and John Wilbur.

Subjects: Letchworth family; Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite, d. 1843; Letchworth, John, 1759-1843; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Letters of Friends (unsigned, unattributed, and/or undated)
Ms. Coll. 865

(1 box). Included are letters of Friends unsigned, unattributed and/or undated. In addition, there is a memorial to Samuel Fothergill; a letter to Phin, possibly Phineas Garrett, and two poems, one to the memory of a Richard Jordan (written in the 19th century), the other to the memory of Tacy Bates (written in the 19th century).

Subjects: Bates, Tacy, d. ca. 1813; Fothergill, Samuel, 1715-1772; Jordan, Richard



Lewis family papers, 1853-1960
Ms. Coll. 1010

(2 boxes). Papers of the midwest Quaker Lewis Family, which included Enoch Lewis, M.D. and his brother Jehu Lewis, M.D. and Enoch Lewis' daughter, Alice Lewis Pearson, an educational missionary in Japan in the 20th century.

Subjects: Lewis, Enoch; Lewis, Jehu; Lewis, Mary H.; Pearson, Alice L.; Society of Friends -- Japan; Lewis family



Thomas Lewis manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.118

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the manuscripts of Thomas Lewis, including two handwritten copies of "An Expostulatory Address," and two typed poems.

Subjects: Lewis, Thomas; Manuscripts; Poems; Quakers; Quakers--History



Robert Lindsey journal, 1850
Ms. Coll. 975.01.042

(1 volume). Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.

Subjects: Lindsey, Robert, 1801-1836; Diaries.; Iowa; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing



“Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey,” 1857-1860
Ms. Coll. 975.07.125

(5 volumes). This collection is comprised of the five manuscript volumes of selections from Sarah Lindsey's journals. The full title of the manuscripts is “Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompany her husband Robert Lindsey on a religious visit to Friends and others in Western Hemisphere including California, Oregon, British Columbia, and the Sandwich Islands, also some of the Meetings of Friends in Australia and Van Van Hierneu Land. For the Use of her Children and Friends." Entries describes travel, places visited, attendance at Quaker meetings, and people met on their travels.

Subjects: Lindsey, Sarah Crosland, 1804-1876; Diaries.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Great Britain; Women in religion



James S. Lippincott bibliographies, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.138

(3 items). This collection is comprised of the two handwritten volumes of bibliographies compiled by James Starr Lippincott. The first volume is entitled "A Bibliography of the Writings of Members of the Society of Friends in America," and the second is entitled "A Collection of Historical Notes: List of Quaker essayists."

Subjects: Lippincott, James Starr, 1819-1885; Bibliography.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas Lippincott journal, 1807
Ms. Coll. 975.01.097

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume journal of Thomas Lippincott. Entries describe his travel to attend Baltimore Yearly Meeting, attendance at weekly and monthly Quaker meetings, family news, and social visits with members of the Quaker community.

Subjects: Lippincott, Thomas; Diaries.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Lippincott family tree, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.189

(5 items). This collection is comprised of the five pieces of the large illustrated Lippincott family tree, which at one time belonged to Charles Lippincott.

Subjects: Lippincott family; Family history; Genealogy; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



"The Literature of the American Quaker before 1825," 1939
Ms. Coll. 975.07.066

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volume manuscript of Robert H. Morgan's dissertation for his Doctor of Philosophy from Harvard in 1939. His dissertation focuses on Quaker ideals and principles and Quakers' reactions to contemporary life as exhibited through Quaker literature prior to 1825.

Subjects: Morgan, Robert H.; Literature; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Lives of the Ministers of the Gospel Among the People Called Quakers," 1770
Ms. Coll. 975.07.087

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three handwritten volumes of John Smith's "The Lives of Ministers of the Gospel Among the People called Quakers," as well as an index of the three volume collection. The manuscripts are composed of entries about Quaker ministers, arranged alphabetically. Entries briefly describe the life of each minister, largely relying upon quoted testimonies from Monthly and Yearly Meetings.

Subjects: Smith, John, 1722-1771; Manuscripts; Memorials; Quakers; Quakers--History



Llewellyn family records, 1974
Ms. Coll. 975.10.010

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the family history of the Llewellyn family between 1712 - 1813. It is primarily handwritten, with a typed addition from 1974.

Subjects: Llewellyn family; Family history; Genealogy; Quakers



Lloyd and Baily family papers, 1795-1879
Ms. Coll. 1219

(1 box). Primarily commonplace books of Susan H. Loyd (1802?-1857), there is also a diary of Loyd's (1818-1828) and a book of financial receiptsfor William Brown, 1795-1818, as well as a commonpace book kept by Sarah Loyd.

Subjects: Lloyd family; Loyd, Susan H.



Mary Ann Lloyd letterbook, 1832-1840
Ms. Coll. 975.02.013

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume letterbook of Mary Ann Lloyd and includes correspondence between Daniel Wheeler and his daughter Jane Wheeler, as well as a copy of a letter from Daniel Wheeler to Elias Yarnall, dated 1840.

Subjects: Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Correspondence.; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Lloyd family commonplace books, 1858
Ms. Coll. 975.03.023

(6 volumes). This collection is comprised of the six volumes of the Lloyd family commonplace books. Volumes include extracts, poetry, and literary quotes.

Subjects: Lloyd family; Lloyd, Mary Ann, 1797-1872; Lloyd, Susan H., 1802-1857; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Lloyd family genealogy, 1914
Ms. Coll. 975.10.005

(1 volume). This collection contains one item, which is a genealogy of the Samuel Lloyd and Rachel Braithwaite family. It is typed, and was created in 1914 by an unknown author. It includes description of five generations of their descendants.

Subjects: Howard family; Lloyd family; Underhill family; Genealogy; Quakers



Lloyd family diaries, 1815-1873
Ms. Coll. 975.01.043

(6 volumes). This collection includes a variety of diaries of the Lloyd family, including three anonymous diaries, one diary written by Mary Ann Lloyd, one by Sarah Lloyd, and one by Susan Lloyd. Diary entries are generally related to religion, Quaker meetings, and social calls. Some volumes includes extracts or poetry.

Subjects: Lloyd family; Lloyd, Mary Ann, 1797-1872; Lloyd Sarah Smith, 1770-1840; Lloyd, Susan H., 1802-1857; Death--Personal Narratives; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History



Dean Putnam Lockwood papers, 1st century A.D.-1960
Ms. Coll. 835

(27 boxes, 4 artifact boxes, 1 package). The papers of Latin scholar and professor of Latin at Haverford College, Dean P. Lockwood include primarily textual materials on topics relating to Greek literature and the history of Haverford College, but also a collection of his art and artifacts.

Subjects: Benzi, Ugo, 1376-1439; Bertalot, L.; Fuchs, Otto, 1893-; Haskins, Charles; Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham, 1879-1934; Lockwood, Dean Putnam, 1883-; Art, Roman; Greek literature; Haverford College -- History; Latin literature



London Yearly Meeting minutes, 1794
Ms. Coll. 975.09.031

(1 volume). This collection consists of one volume of transcribed minutes. The minutes were transcribed by Sarah Dillwyn, and were originally from London Yearly Meeting in 1794, signed by Mary Copper.

Subjects: Dillwyn, Sarah, 1720-; Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends); London Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Longstreth family correspondence, 1879-1912
Ms. Coll. 950.120

(5 folders). This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of the Longstreth family. Approximately two-thirds of the letters were written by William C. Longstreth to his mother while he was a student at Westtown School in the 1890s. Some few were written from Haverford College and from Back Log Camp, etc. Other letters are from Thomas K. Longstreth to Lucy Branson during their courtship and early marriage. A few letters are from relatives and friends to Lucy Branson Roberts.

Subjects: Longstreth, Thomas Kimber, 1851-1883; Longstreth, William Collins, 1882-1974; Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Correspondence.; Haverford College--Students; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Howard Lutz manuscripts, 1973-1977
Ms. Coll. 975.07.062

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of three volumes of manuscripts concerning Emilia Fogelklou's life, writing, and involvement with the Society of Friends, written by Howard Lutz during his time as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow at Haverford College during the 1973-1974 academic year. The manuscripts included selected translations of Fogelklou's writing, as well as biographical information about her, and Lutz's report on his fellowship.

Subjects: Fogelklou, Emilia, 1878-1972; Lutz, Howard; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Women in education; Women in religion



Margaret MacInstosh signature album, 1911-1944
Ms. Coll. 975.05.005

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Margaret MacIntosh and includes signatures on individual cards, a letter from the Diocese of the Arctic to the Helping Hands Sewing Circle, and a letter from the secretary of state in reference to MacIntosh's request for a signature.

Subjects: MacIntosh, Margaret Taylor, 1898-; Quaker women; Signature books



Gilbert MacMaster papers, 1901-1968
Ms. Coll. 1016

(4 boxes). Gilbert MacMaster (1868-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and especially his diary covering his and his wife's 30 years of service, 1920-1950, with the A.F.S.C. child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World War II and later.

Subjects: Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983; Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984; MacMaster, Gilbert, 1869-1967; Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965; Scattergood, Alfred Garrett, 1878-1954; Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995; American Friends Service Committee; Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; World War, 1939-1945



George Magee papers, 1916-1919
Ms. Coll. 950.121

(2 folders). The collection primarily consists of letters from Charles Sommer to Mr. and Mrs. George Magee, but also includes an award certificate and letter to Mrs. Magee from the Belgium Relief Committee. Sommer speaks of his mission in France, the beauties of Paris, and the work he has been doing, such as building wooden huts for refugees and overall impressions about the population under siege of war. There is also a certificate from the Belgian Relief Committee to Mrs. James F. Magee, Jr. for relief work, 1915-1919, signed by the Belgian ambassador, Baron de Cartier and the chair of the Belgian Relief Committee, I.I. R. Henry.

Subjects: Magee, George; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



James Phineas Magill papers, 1911-1974
Ms. Coll. 1128

(6 boxes). The papers of James P. Magill, a Quaker investment banker and philanthropist, dedicated to his alma mater, Haverford College, and with a great interest in the arts in the Philadelphia area. His circle of acquaintances included respected archaeologists, authors and artists.

Subjects: Magill, James P., 1855-; Philanthropy and education; Haverford College; Art



William Morris Maier papers, 1935-1980
Ms. Coll. 1256

(28 boxes) William Morris Maier (1909-1982), a Haverford College graduate, was active in a wide variety of charitable organizations, especially those related to the Society of Friends. These papers consist of materials from his phlianthropic work with many organizations, including the Ludwick Institute, the Friends' Freedmen's Association, and the Emlen Institution.

Subjects: Maier, William Morris, 1909-1982; American Friends Service Committee; Cheyney State College; Emlen Institution; Friends Fiduciary Association; Friends' Freedmen's Association; Haverford College; Ludwick Institute; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Philanthropy.



Manumissions, 1771-1780
Ms. Coll. 950.122

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of original and typed transcripts of manumissions of slaves.

Subjects: Quakers; Quakers--History; Slave records; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends ; Slavery--United States.



"A Year in a French Prison Camp," 1917
Ms. Coll. 975.07.047

This collection is comprised of the single volume "A Year in French Prison Camp," a manuscript of a German lecture given by Walter Horold.

Subjects: Horold, Walter; Autobiographies; Germany.; Manuscripts; Speeches.; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons.



Maps, 1770-1946, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.306

(8 folders). This collection is comprised of the maps from the Quaker collection. The majority of the maps depict areas of Pennsylvania, especially the Philadelphia area. All maps depict areas in North America.

Subjects: Maps; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia (Pa.); Quakers; Quakers--History



Quaker maps
Ms. Coll. 995

Subjects: Maps; Society of Friends



Quaker maps
Ms. Coll. 995R

Subjects: Maps; Society of Friends



Marriage Certificates, 1600s-1898, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.307

(18 items). This collection is comprised of Quaker marriage certificates from various Quaker families. The collection includes original certificates, photos, and photostatic copies.

Subjects: Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Marriage certificates; Quakers; Quakers--History



Quaker marriage certificates
Ms. Coll. 990B-R

Marriage certificates included in this collection are dated between 1680-1883.

Subjects: Marriage certificates



Christopher Marshall Jr. account book, 1771-1796
Ms. Coll. 975.08.016

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Christopher Marshall Jr., and records the accounts of various individuals, including payments made and account balances.

Subjects: Marshall, Christopher, 1709-1797; Account books; Financial records; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook, 1940-1941
Ms. Coll. 975.04.017

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel, and includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvels time in occupied France during the summer of 1940 while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as from The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Subjects: Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France; International relief -- France; World War, 1939-1945



Mason, Smith, Ewing Family papers, 1809-1970
Ms. Coll. 1223

(8 boxes). The collection presents a detailed picture of several generations of Smiths, Masons and Ewings, Philadelphia families, at least some of whom were Quakers, portraying their daily lives and concerns. The primary authors are Edith Mason Smith (1857-1944) and her husband, Joshua Cowgill Smith (1857-1911), their children Elizabeth Newlin Smith (1884-1977) and her husband J.M. Sharpless Ewing ( - 1960), Mildred Smith (1888-1973) and Jean Smith (1883-1966). The concentration of the collection is the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century.

Subjects: Ewing family; Mason family; Smith family; Mason, Samuel, IV; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Smith, Edith Mason, 1857-1944; Smith, Joshua Cowgill, 1857-1911; Smith, Elizabeth Newlin, 1884-1977; Ewing, J.M. Sharpless; Whitall, Mildred Smith, 1888-1973; Smith, Jean, 1883-1966



Wilmer G. Mason papers, 1964
Ms. Coll. 950.123

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence and photocopies and reproductions of Quaker documents.

Subjects: Mason, Wilmer G.; Correspondence.; Manuscripts ; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



"Massacre: A Play," 1941
Ms. Coll. 975.07.015

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre." The play describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Pa. in 1683 and describes the white settlers' fear of an Indian massacre and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Indians.

Subjects: Brate, Charlotte; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.); Manuscripts; Plays.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Margaret Parvin Masters commonplace book, 1838-1841
Ms. Coll. 975.03.045

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Margaret Parvin Masters. The volume is composed of poetry copied by various Friends, including: Jane Edwards, Rebecca B. Johnson, Amy Eastlack, Susanna Lightfoot, Anna Mendenhall, Sidney Stevenson, and James Emlen. The poetry included in the commonplace book generally relates to friendship and faith.

Subjects: Masters, Margaret Parvin; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Masters Theses
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

There have been three named masters' programs at Haverford, all of them in the 20th century: the T.Wistar Brown program concerned with biblical and teaching studies in the teens and early 20s; the Relief and Reconstruction program of the 1940s and Social and Technical Assistance Program in the 1950s. All graduates of these programs produced a thesis and a full list of authors and titles is provided here. All these theses are located in the archives within Special Collections. In addition, print copies of senior theses from 1897 to 1918 and a few more recent ones either based on materials found in our collections or relating to Haverford history are also located in the archives.

Subjects: Haverford College



Horace Mather Lippincott papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.124

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Horace Mather Lippincott, and includes copies of his manuscript essays, clippings, and pamphlets related to Quakerism.

Subjects: Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Manuscripts; Pamphlets; Quakers; Quakers--History



Matlack family commonplace book, 1820-1823
Ms. Coll. 975.03.053

(2 volume). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of the Matlack family, both of which largely focus on Elias Hicks.

Subjects: Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Matlack family; Commonplace books; Letters; Literature; Quakers; Quakers--History



Matlack family papers, 1685-1900
Ms. Coll. 1120

(3 boxes). The collection includes miscellaneous historical and genealogical documents of the Matlack and other Quaker families focused on the 18th and 19th centuries and notable for its variety of formats, including commonplace books, diaries, account books, correspondence and poetry.

Subjects: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Keith, George, 1639?-1716; Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702; Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794; Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Matlack family; Roberts family; Stackhouse family; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Genealogy; Commonplace books



Matlack family notebooks, 1818-1823
Ms. Coll. 975.11.033

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volumes of miscellaneous notebooks of the Matlack family. Included is a notebook of Asa Matlack, a notebook which includes copied inscriptions from Quaker tombstones, and a notebook with land records of the Matlack family.

Subjects: Matlack family; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Mordecai Matlack diaries, 1838-1887
Ms. Coll. 975.01.044

(3 volumes). Mordecai Matlack was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia.The majority of his diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.

Subjects: Matlack, Mordecai, 1808-1896; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Agriculture--Pennsylvania--History



T. Chalkley Matlack papers, 1938
Ms. Coll. 1106a

(2 volumes). Brief historical sketches concerning Friends Meetings within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by T. Chalkley Matlack.

Subjects: Matlack, T. Chalkley (Thomas Chalkley), 1858-1945; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends



T. Chalkley Matlack notebooks, circa 1930s & 1940s
Ms. Coll. 1106

(2 boxes). Histories and some photographs of Quaker Meetings and Meetinghouses located primarily in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Maryland prepared by T. Chalkely Matlack.

Subjects: Matlack, T. Chalkley (Thomas Chalkley), 1858-1945; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quaker church buildings -- Delaware; Quaker church buildings -- New York; Quaker church buildings -- New Jersey; Quaker church buildings -- Maryland; Quaker church buildings -- Pennsylvania; Photographs



Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book, 1807-1823
Ms. Coll. 975.03.024

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack. The volume includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.

Subjects: Matlack, Tamar Roberts, 1783-1850; Hicks, Elias , 1748-1830; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Matlack family financial records, 1837-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.08.017

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volumes of financial records of the Matlack family, including the account books of Ann Roberts Stackhouse Matlack and Asa Matlack, and the receipt book of Mordecai Matlack.

Subjects: Matlack family; Matlack, Mordecai, 1808-1896; Stackhouse, Ann Matlack, 1810-1893; Stackhouse, Asa Matlack, 1845-1916; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships



Matlack family genealogy, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.10.006

(5 items). This collection is comprised of five items, which originally came from MC 1120. The materials are all genealogical in subject, and were mostly compiled by Asa Matlack and Asa Matlack Stackhouse.

Subjects: Matlack family; Matlack, Asa, 1783-1851; Stackhouse, Asa Matlack, 1845-1916; Family papers.; Genealogy; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--New Jersey



Jane Maule diaries, 1866-1939
Ms. Coll. 975.01.045

(11 volumes). Diary entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.

Subjects: Maule, Jane; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers - Family relationship; Quakers--History



Samuel McGrew papers, 1789-1861
Ms. Coll. 950.125

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of a handwritten copy of the the will of Samuel McGrew, and a single volume of his diary.

Subjects: McGrew, Samuel; Diaries.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



Willard E. Mead papers, circa 1852-1914
Ms. Coll. 826

(1 box). Letters from some of the outstanding Western members in the fields of cultural and social leaders of the 19th century written to Sir Francis Joseph Campbell, a notable educator of the blind.

Subjects: Abbott, Lyman (1835-1922); Bell, Alexander Graham (1847-1922); Browning, Robert (1812-1899); Campbell, Francis Joseph, Sir (1834-1914); Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919); Choate, Joseph Hodges (1832-1917); Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock (1826-1887); Taylor, S. Coleridge; Henscel, George, Sir (1850-1934); Keller, Helen (1880-1968); Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894); Ruskin, John (1819-1900); Schumann, Clara (1819-1896); Sullivan, Arthur, Sir (1842-1900); Young, Brigham (1801-1877); Blind -- Education



Stephen Meader manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.126

(3 folders). The collection includes three unpublished stories: "The Fight for the Marsh", 1972, 129 p. (on saving NJ coastal marshlands); "The Freedom Trail," 96 p. (the Underground Railroad, the important part Quakers played in helping escaping slaves & Haverford's significant role in the story); and "The Hawley House Mystery", 135 p.

Subjects: Meader, Stephen W. (Stephen Warren), 1892-1977; Academic writing.; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Media Friends School Records, 1937-1965
Ms. Coll. 950.127

(4 folders). This collection is comprised of materials concerning appeals for funds and the admission of all qualified children regardless of race to Meda Friends School in the late 1930s. Included are letters, mostly in support of this action, including from Wilmot R. Jones, Dorothy Biddle James, James G. Vail, Thomas E. Jones, Thomas Kelly, Dorothy Steere and others. Also "Account of Friends School Incident Involving the Admission of a Colored Child, Feb. 1937" by Dorothy B. James and other related materials.

Subjects: Media Friends School.; Civil rights.; Correspondence.; Integration in education; Quakers; Quakers--Education



"Meditations and Soliliquies of John Rutty, M.D. with Religious Experiences," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.078

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single handwritten copy of "Meditations and Soliliquies of John Rutty, M.D. with Religious Experience." The volume contains extracts from Rutty's spiritual diary, and includes descriptions of his religious experiences, and discussions, or "meditations" of various religious tenets and principles.

Subjects: Rutty, John, 1698-1775; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sol Mednick papers, 1946-1977
Ms. Coll. 813

(1 box). A collection of materials by and about the 20th-century photographer Sol Mednick.

Subjects: Mednick, Sol; Photography



Quaker Meetinghouses
Ms. Coll. 988F

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Meetinghouses



Quaker Meetinghouses
Ms. Coll. 988F-R

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Meetinghouses



Mekeel family papers, 1824-1851
Ms. Coll. 1138

(1 box). Correspondence of Quaker Mekeel family members and relatives in New York state, Ohio and elsewhere, 1824-51. Predominant among them are Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850), Caleb Mekeel (1743-1859), Isaac Mekeel (1823-1844), Joshua Mekeel (1795-?) and Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861).

Subjects: Mekeel, Arthur, 1826-1850; Mekeel family; Moses Brown School; Nine Partners Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.); Quakers -- New York (State); Society of Friends -- Education; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy



"Members of the Prison Society: Biographical Vignettes," 1982
Ms. Coll. 975.07.102

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volume manuscript by Peter P. and Elizabeth W. Jonitis, entitled "Memoirs of the Prison Society: Biographical Vignettes of the Managers of the Philadelphia Society for Assisting Distressed Prisoners and the Members of the Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons, 1787-1830." The biographical sketches were compiled in order to determine how many of the 344 members of the organizations were Quakers, so as to study Quaker contributions to early prison reform in the U.S.

Subjects: Jonitis, Elizabeth Wright; Jonitis, Peter Paul; Biographies; Manuscripts; Prison reformers; Prisons--Missions and charities--United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.029

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers. The manuscript tells the story of Jane Fearon and James Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680.

Subjects: Dickinson, James, 1658-1741; Fearon, Jane, 1654 or 1655-1737; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Some Memorandums respecting my beloved wife Margery Mickle," 1809
Ms. Coll. 975.07.065

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript memorandum (and a single photo copy) written by Margery Mickle's husband (name unknown). The manuscript recounts Mickle's illness with "tumorous pollypus" in the corner of her right eye and her nose. Her husband writes about the series of operations she underwent to remove the tumors, the re-emergence of the tumors after a number of operations, and the doctor's recommendation that they remove her right eye.

Subjects: Mickle, Margery, 1748-1809; Death--Personal Narratives; Manuscripts; Medicine -- America -- History; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Memorials," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.073

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including: Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Subjects: Alsop, Avis; Field, Hannah G., 1778-1824; Hanbury, Mary, 1797-1823; Jenkins, Hannah, -1819; Mekeel, Mary; Manuscripts; Memorials; Quaker women; Quaker--History



Joseph Mendenhall papers, 1882-1903
Ms. Coll. 950.128

(3 folders). The collection consists primarily of lively letters by Joseph Mendenhall, a Quaker bachelor, to his cousin. They are written from Lawrence, Kansas between 1882 and 1903, on topics ranging from Quaker ministers, the possibility of less plainness in meetinghouses, and many details about episodes in his or others' lives.

Subjects: Mendenhall, Joseph, b. 1829; Correspondence.; Photographs.; Poems; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Quakers--Kansas



Mexican Travelogue Photo Album, 1937
Ms. Coll. 801.06.001

(1 volume) The photographs included in this travelogue document a trip to Mexico that took place between January 23 and March 16, 1937. The images are black and white, and the majority are accompanied by brief, hand-written notes and occasional commentary.

Subjects: Photograph albums; Postcards; Mexico; Mexico -- Pictorial works; Architecture; Travel -- 20th century; Travel photography



Joseph Meyers correspondence, 1877-1924
Ms. Coll. 883

(1 box) Joseph E. Meyers entered Westtown School at the age of 15 in November of 1873. The letters in the collection are from classmates at Westtown, discussing life events, mutual friends, and reminiscence of the Westtown days.

Subjects: Westtown school



Oliver Warren Meyers correspondence, 1906-1907
Ms. Coll. 950.129

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the handwritten family correspondence of Oliver Warren Meyers. His letters describe his daily life and travels.

Subjects: Meyers, Oliver Warren; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Milcah Martha Moore Fund records, 1866-1882
Ms. Coll. 975.09.017

(1 volume). This collection contains one volume of minutes (1866 - 1882) from the Trustees of the Milcah Martha Moore Fund. The minutes consist of treasurer reports, and decisions about use of the funds.

Subjects: Gwynedd Meeting.; Haines, John S., b. 1818; Moore, Milcah Martha, 1740-1829; Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905; Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Education--United States.; Poverty.; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County; Quakers--History; Women's education



Miscellaneous, 1657-1969, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.308

(2 boxes). This collection is comprised of single folder collections of miscellaneous Quaker materials from the Haverford College Quaker collection.

Subjects: Haverford College. Quaker Collection.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Quaker Miscellaneous
Ms. Coll. 990B-R

Subjects: Society of Friends; Quakers



Quaker Miscellaneous Pictures
Ms. Coll. 988E

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Quaker Miscellaneous Pictures
Ms. Coll. 988E-R

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Mitchell family letters, 1830-1911
Ms. Coll. 959

(1 box). The papers of the Mitchell family, Quakers in 19th century Philadelphia.

Subjects: Letters; Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers -- Social life and customs; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers -- Pennsylvania; Mitchell, Anna I. ; Mitchell, George Lippincott; Mitchell, J. Howard; Mitchell, Mary Ella; Mitchell, Tracy Iredell; Mitchell, George Justice



"Moll Pitcher: A Poem," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.099

This collection is comprised of the single volume hand-copied manuscript of John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem." The poem was originally published in Boston in 1832, and Philadelphia in 1839, though the date of this manuscript, copied by Mary Sellers Millbourne is unknown. The poem describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.

Subjects: Millbourne, Mary Sellers; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Literature; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Witches.



Anne Moore journal, 1765-1786
Ms. Coll. 975.01.046

(1 volume). Anne Moore was a Quaker minister from 1738- 1783. Journal entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.

Subjects: Moore, Anne, 1710-1783; Diaries.; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Women clergy--United States--Diaries



Milcah Martha Moore commonplace book, 1776
Ms. Coll. 975.03.025

(1 volume). Milcah Martha Moore was a poet and created a commonplace book featuring the women writers in her social circle. The commonplace book of Milcah Martha Moore includes excerpts organized by topic, including topics such as: Happiness, Supplication of a Sinner, and Affliction. The note in the front cover of the volume reads: "The Gift of Sarah Dillwyn to Martha Moore."

Subjects: Moore, Milcah Martha, 1740-1829; Dillwyn, Sarah, 1720-; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Commonplace books; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Morley family papers, 1852-1998
Ms. Coll. 807

(53 boxes). Much of this collection concerns the life of Christopher Darlington Morley (1890-1957) who reached the pinnacle of his popularity as a writer in the 1930s and 1940s. Erudite and witty, he probed every literary genre and exhibited a style of substance and facility. Christopher Morley will always hold a position of importance at Haverford, both as one of its august alumni (class of 1910), and as the son of its well-respected professor, Frank Morley, and brother of two other Haverford graduates, all three of whom were Rhodes scholars and one (Felix) who came back to Haverford to become its president.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Haverford College. Library; Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894; Dramatists, American -- 20th century; Novelists, American -- 20th century; Poets, American -- 20th century; Rhodes Scholarships; Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century



Christopher Morley papers, 1913-1943
Ms. Coll. 810

(2 boxes). The collection consists of letters addressed to Christopher Morley by well-known people, relating mostly to books and literary affairs.

Subjects: Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Letters



Christopher D. Morley scrapbooks, 1920-1923
Ms. Coll. 975.04.011

(12 volumes.) Christopher Darlington Morley (May 1890-1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist, and poet. This collection is comprised of twelve volumes of the scrapbooks of Christopher D Morley's column, "The Bowling Green," which was published in the New York Evening Post. Morley's column includes poetry, short essays, and literary reviews and analysis written by himself, as well as letters written to him from readers, and poetry written by a variety of poets.

Subjects: Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Poetry.; Scrapbooks



Felix Morley papers, 1931-1952
Ms. Coll. 808

(1 box). Letters from government officials and other prominent people of the time to Felix Morley (1894-1982), both while he was editor of the Washington Post and president of Haverford College.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; League of Nations; Salvemini, Gaetano, 1873-1957; Morley, Felix M. (Felix Muskett), 1894-1982



Morley - Cain papers, 1935-1957
Ms. Coll. 809

(4 boxes). The collection includes correspondence and manuscripts.

Subjects: Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Authors



Morris family letterbook, 1855-1859
Ms. Coll. 975.02.030

(1 volume.) This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’ estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.

Subjects: Morris family; Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1831-1914; Morris, Luke Wistar, 1768-1830; Morris, Samuel Buckley, 1791-1859; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



Catherine Morris copy book, 1815-1816
Ms. Coll. 975.03.061

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume copy book of Catherine Morris. The volume includes a list of place names, religious and moral quotations, and an acrostic poem of the alphabet, which were used by Morris to practice her handwriting. The end of the volume also includes different text styles, which were labeled as Square text, Roman print, German text, and Italic print.

Subjects: Morris, Catherine, 1801-1888; Childhood--United States--History; Education--United States.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary, 1743-1778
Ms. Coll. 975.01.047

(1 volume). Elizabeth Hudson Morris was a Quaker minister who traveled as a minister through the U.S., Ireland, and Scotland from 1721-1783. Diary entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the American colonies, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.

Subjects: Morris, Elizabeth Hudson, 1721-1783; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Women clergy--United States--Diaries



Elliston P. Morris letterbook, 1890-1915
Ms. Coll. 975.02.014

(5 volumes). This collection is comprised of four volumes of Elliston Morris' letterbooks, three large bound volumes, and one volume of Bushnell's Perfect Letter Copying Book. All volumes in the collection contain business correspondence related to financial transactions, including loans, and the buying and selling of real estate.

Subjects: Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1831-1914; Correspondence.; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Jane Rhoads Morris journal, 1889
Ms. Coll. 975.01.048

(1 volume). Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describes, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and the Indians they have employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indians the group meets during their travels.

Subjects: Morris, Jane Rhoads, 1870-1950; Camping.; Canada.; Diaries.; Indians of North America; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Travel Writing; Women travelers



Margaret Hill Morris recipe book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.024

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Margaret Hill Morris. This recipe book includes multiple recipes for pickling, drying, or otherwise preserving meat, eggs, and cream. A large number of recipes in this volume are for various ailments and illnesses, from adults to infants.

Subjects: Morris, Margaret Hill, 1737?-1816; Food--History.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Recipe books



Margaret Hill Morris diary, 1776-1778
Ms. Coll. 975.01.049

(1 volume). Margaret Hill Morris was a colonial Quaker woman who lived outside of Philadelphia during the American Revolutionary War. The entries detail Morris’s experiences during the early years of the American Revolutionary War, including her fears for her family, the movement through her town of various military groups, and her treatment of the sick and injured at surrounding military camps.

Subjects: Morris, Margaret Hill, 1737?-1816; Diaries.; Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century; Motherhood--United States--History; Quakers -- Diaries; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Women -- Sources; Women in medicine



Marriott C. Morris scrapbook, 1879-1887
Ms. Coll. 975.04.010

(4 volumes.) The scrapbooks are largely composed of clippings, pamphlets, and brochures related to travel, bicycling, Haverford College, and the history of Philadelphia and Germantown.

Subjects: Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948; Bicycling; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Haverford College; Philadelphia history; Scrapbooks



Samuel B. Morris letterbooks, 1815-1842
Ms. Coll. 975.02.015

(2 volumes). Samuel Buckley Morris was a Philadelphia area Quaker and one of the founders of Haverford. This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Samuel B. Morris. The first volume contains business correspondence, and the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.

Subjects: Morris, Samuel Buckley, 1791-1859; Correspondence.; Haverford College; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Samuel B. Morris diary, 1885-1886
Ms. Coll. 975.01.050

(1 volume). Diary entries describe Morris's time at Haverford College, including classes he attended, meals, sporting events, socializing with friends, and family news and events.

Subjects: Morris, Samuel B., 1868-1886; Diaries.; Haverford College; Haverford College--Students; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



Morris - Sansom family papers, 1715-1925
Ms. Coll. 1008

(26 boxes). The papers of two prominent Philadelphia Quaker families, Morris and Sansom, spanning more than two centuries, from the colonial period into the 20th century, which inform of cultural and religious life and social and economic development.

Subjects: Morris family; Sansom family; Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905; Morris, Samuel Buckley, 1791-1859; Sansom, Beulah; Sansom, Joseph, 1765 or 1766-1826; Morris, H. P. (Hannah Perot), 1854-1931



Morris-Shinn-Maier collection, 1720-1975
Ms. Coll. 1191

(131 boxes). This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and correspondence, and material from philanthropic work done by later generations. Principal individuals include Paul David Irwin Maier, William Morris Maier, Anna Shinn Maier, Levi Morris and Naomi McClenachan Morris.

Subjects: Agriculture -- United States; Art critics -- United States; Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Depressions -- 1929 -- United States; Harriton House (Bryn Mawr, Pa.); Land tenure -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quaker businesspeople; Quaker lawyers; Quakers -- Family relationships; Yellow fever -- History; Maier family; Shinn family; Morris family; Maier, Paul David Irwin, 1874-1936; Maier, William Morris, 1909-1982; Maier, Anna Morris Shinn , 1874-1941; Morris, Levi, 1807-1868; Morris, Naomi McClenachan, 1811-1893; Maier, William Morris, 1909-1982; Morris, Caspar, 1805-1884; Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1772-1859; Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1840-1922; Morris, Henry, 1802-1881; Morris, Israel Wistar, 1807-1868; Morris, Israel, 1811-1905; Morris, Stephen Paschall, 1800-1865; Morris, Wistar, 1815-1891; Rees, Thomas, fl. 1754; Shinn, Earl Jr., 1738-1886; Shinn, Earl, 1796-1865; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1924



Morris-Libby papers, 1826, 1950, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.132

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Frederick Libby and Ellison Morris, regarding war crimes trials, as well as a number of photographs, including a photograph of Arch St.

Subjects: Frank, Libby; Libby, Frederick; Morris, Ellison; Correspondence.; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Morris/Engle Family Papers
Ms. Coll. 1025

Although the central figure in this collection is the Philadelphia Quaker businessman and philanthropist, T. Wistar Brown (1826-1916), it also includes materials relating to his father Moses Brown, mother Mary Wistar Brown, and wife Mary Farnum Brown, along with other members of the Brown family. Among the papers are correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and deeds.

Subjects: Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History; Westtown Boarding School -- History; Scrapbooks; Financial records; Letters; minutes (administrative records); Photograph albums; Photographs.; Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870; Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924; Engle, Edith Morris, 1899-1987; Engle, J. Linton, 1874-1939; Morris, Hannah P. , 1854-1931; Morris, Lydia , 1901-1987; Engle, J. Redman, 1900-1973



Morris family papers, 1869-1947
Ms. Coll. 950.131

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence and legal records of the Morris family, and includes the materials of Elliston P. Morris, Martha Morris, and Marriott C. Morris.

Subjects: Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1831-1914; Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Wills



Morris family financial records, 1794-1943
Ms. Coll. 975.08.018

(51 volumes). This collection is comprised of the 51 volumes of business and personal financial records of various members of the Morris family. Materials include account books, trustee accounts, and receipt books. Volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Subjects: Morris family; Morris, Elliston P. (Ellis Perot), 1831-1914; Morris, Luke Wistar, 1768-1830; Morris, Margaret Hill, 1737?-1816; Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948; Account books; Financial records; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Morris family commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.065

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single volume commonplace book of the Morris family. It includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.

Subjects: Morris family; Morris, Margaret Hill, 1737?-1816; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Philadelphia history; Quaker women; Quakers--History; Yellow fever



John Morton commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.026

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book. The volume includes a copy of the will of Edward Warton, recipes for colored dyes, and excerpts organized by topic, including: solitude, Barclay's apology, and Paradise Lost.

Subjects: Morton, John; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Samuel Morton receipt book, 1846-1881
Ms. Coll. 975.08.020

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of Samuel Morton. The volume records payments made to various individuals for goods and services, generally related to Morton's grange farm.

Subjects: Morton, Samuel; Agriculture - United States; Agriculture--Pennsylvania--History; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Abigail Field Mott commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.027

(1 volume). Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. Her commonplace book includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.

Subjects: Mott, Abigail Field, 1766-1851; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Richard Mott papers, 1799-1863
Ms. Coll. 961

(2 boxes). Chiefly letters (1799-1853) by Richard and Abigail Mott addressed to Margaret Allinson (later Parker), John Cox, William Rotch, Jr., Samuel B. Toby and others, as well as letters (1799-1856) to Richard Mott from Richard Carpenter, John Cox, Jonathan and Thomas Evans, Joseph John Gurney, John Pease, William Rotch, Jr. and other. Topics discussed include Elias Hicks and the Separation of 1827-1828, John Wilbur and the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy; Mott, Richard, 1767-1856; Mott, Abigail, 1766-1851



Albert Cook Myers collection survey, 1959
Ms. Coll. 975.11.027

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume "Report of a Survey," of the Albert Cook Myers collection of William Penn Material in the Chester County Historical Society, and was compiled by Mary Maples, Joseph E. Illick, and Frederick B. Tolles. The Report includes a descriptive survey of the materials in the collection, the procedure the group used in the survey, their findings, and their recommendations for the publication of the William Penn materials from the Wlbert Cook Myers Collection, and the preparation of a bibliography of the materials. The recommendations also include their recommendations for the hiring of a committee to carry out the project.

Subjects: Myers, Albert Cook, 1874-1960; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Quakers; Quakers--History; Reports



"Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.090

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings." Entries include names of British and American Quakers of note, especially artists and scientists, and provides brief biographies of them.

Subjects: Manuscripts; Quaker scientists; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Nantucket Quakerism," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.058

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed, unpublished manuscript entitled "Nantucket Quakerism," written by Robert Leach. The manuscript describes Quakerism in Nantucket from 1698-1763, and theorizes that the failure to solve the problem of common land ownership lead to the collapse of Nantucket.

Subjects: Leach, Robert; Manuscripts; Nantucket Island (Mass.)--History.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Rhode Island--History.



Naomi and Rayner Kelsey papers, 1842, 1900-1952, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.130

(1 box). The papers include the correspondence of Rayner and Naomi Kelsey and letters to Wilfred and Sherma Kelsey. Correspondents include: John B. Garrett, Rayner W. Kelsey, Elizabeth B. Jones, Rufus M. Jones, J. Usang Ly, Roderick Scott, Isaac Sharpless, and Albert H. Wilson. There is a diary kept by Naomi Kelsey, probably in 1936, during a leg of a world cruise, recording events in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Hawaii and discussing people with whom she visits. There are sermons and talks of Rayner Kelsey that span several topics and decades. Finally, there are a number of miscellaneous objects including a badge created during Henry Clay’s run for the presidency.

Subjects: Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram), 1871-1952; Jones, Rufus Matthew, 1863-1948; Kelsey Family; Kelsey, Naomi, 1875-1967; Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham, 1879-1934; Ly , Juwan Usang, 1888-; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Haverford College--History.; Indians of North America; Native Americans.; Quaker women -- United States



Carter Nash correspondence, 1999-2000
Ms. Coll. 950.134

(1 folder). This collection contains the letters of Carter Nash, an inmate of a federal correctional institution, to Special Collections at Haverford College, regarding his religious beliefs and requests for books, written from 1999 to 2000. Eventually, this correspondence led to the publication of a September 2000 column in the journal Quaker Life. A copy of the column is also included.

Subjects: Nash, Carter; African Americans; Correspondence.; Prisons -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Native American speeches, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.135

(1 folder). The majority of this collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of speeches made by Native American leaders, as well as a single letter addressed to "Friends residing among the Indians." Though the materials are undated, they likely date to the 1790s-1810s, and the majority of the speeches make mention of the Seneca tribe, and refer to the Seneca leader, Cornplanter. The speeches include both those given by Quakers to Native American audiences and those made by Native American leaders.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Pennock, John; Waln, Joseph; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948); Indians of North America; Indians of North America -- Missions; Native Americans.; Seneca Indians



Mary Ann Newbold commonplace book, 1824-1829
Ms. Coll. 975.03.059

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Ann Newbold, and contains extracts concerning nature, religion, and friendship.

Subjects: Newbold, Mary Ann; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



New England Yearly Meeting school record book, 1876
Ms. Coll. 975.11.026

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume school record book of the New England Yearly Meeting. The record book records names of individuals, date of birth, kind of school attended, and whether taught by a friend, whether or not the student is receiving collegiate education, whether or not the student was desirous of collegiate education, the institution at which students are receiving higher education, and whether or not the students are engaged in Teaching.

Subjects: New England Yearly Meeting of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Quakers--New England--History.; School records



Samuel Newitt journal, 1792
Ms. Coll. 975.01.051

(1 volume). Travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends, and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.

Subjects: Newit, Samuel, 1764-1847; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Rhode Island; Rhode Island; Travel Writing



New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records, 1757
Ms. Coll. 975.09.019

(2 volumes). This collection contains two copies of the Constitution for the New Jersey Association for Helping Indians, 1757. One copy has signatures of subscribers who gave money for the cause, including John Woolman. The other copy was found among records at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Subjects: Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians.; Smith, John, 1722-1771; Smith, Richard; Smith, Samuel; Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Indians of North America; Native Americans.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



New Jersey Society of Promoting the Abolition of Slavery records, 1793-1809
Ms. Coll. 975.09.018

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes, one from the New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and one from its Burlington County branch. They both contain minutes. The state Society provided nominations of members to the county groups, as well as created rules, by-laws, and constitutions to run those organizations. Much of their work was in the oversight of the county branches. The Burlington County branch minutes also contain the revised constitution, as well as minutes from the group.

Subjects: Dillwyn, George , 1738-1820; Smith, Samuel; Abolitionists; New Jersey; Quaker abolitionists; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey



Ella Bowles Newlin journal, 1921
Ms. Coll. 975.01.052

(1 volume). Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, and travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.

Subjects: Newlin, Ella Bowles, 1858-1900; Diaries.; Norway; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women travelers--Europe



Jehu Newlin photograph album, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.06.003

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume photograph album of Jehu Newlin. The album includes portraits of various Quakers, including: Charles Wakefield, Foster Green, Jane Newson, Sarah Gibbons and Theodore Harris.

Subjects: Newlin, Jehu; Photograph albums; Photographs.; Quakers -- Portraits



Jehu Newlin signature album, 1887-1888
Ms. Coll. 975.05.006

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Jehu and Sarah Newlin. The volume includes an inscription on the inside cover, which reads: "Jehu and Sarah Newlin, From their friends Susanna Midgley and Martha Carth. Torquay, 3/1/1887." Signatures are accompanied by dates and locations. locations include: Torquay, Philadelphia, Damascus, Syria, Ramallah, London, Yorkshire, Alder and Newberg Oregon, Los Angeles and Pasadena, California, and Damascus, Ohio.

Subjects: Newlin, Jehu; Quakers -- Travel; Signature books



Newlin family correspondence, 1839-1846
Ms. Coll. 950.136

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers Nicholas and William, and her sister Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.

Subjects: Newlin, Rachel H.; Walter, Hannah Ann; Correspondence.; Letters; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Daisy Newman papers, 1946-1985
Ms. Coll. 1144

(7 boxes). Typescripts of various works by Quaker author Daisy Newman (1905-1994) and letters from readers.

Subjects: Buck Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973; Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Newman, Daisy, 1904-; Vining, Elizabeth Gray, 1902-1999; Procession of Friends; Indian summer of the heart; Golden string; Rimi; Quakers -- Fiction



Henry Newman sketchbook, 1875-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.04.020

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume sketchbook of Henry Newman, featuring sketches and watercolors of Friends Training Home in Brummana, Lebanon.

Subjects: Newman, Henry, 1837-1912; Lebanon; Quakers - Middle East; Quakers--History; Sketches; Society of Friends--Education; Watercolor painting.



Newspaper collection
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

An index to the newspaper collection.

Subjects: Newspapers



New York Colored Mission records, 1865-1964
Ms. Coll. 1123

(9 boxes, 7 volumes). The records of a Quaker organization from the mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries, with social and training offerings in New York, particularly to the African American community, and based on the principle of obtaining jobs and decent housing for African Americans.

Subjects: New York Colored Mission; Barton, Joshua L., 1849-1926; Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956; Social work with African Americans



Thomas P. Nichols correspondence, 1839-1844
Ms. Coll. 950.137

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the photocopies of eleven letters addressed to Thomas P. Nichols in the 1830s and 1840s concerning the Wilburite separation in the Quaker community in Rhode Island and New York. Correspondents include John Wilbur, Isaac Mitchell, Ethan Foster, Prince Gardner, and Charles Perry. There is also a fragment (32 pages) of a letterbook containing copies of letters written to George Crosfield by John Wilbur while Wilbur was visiting in England, in 1832. These letters appear in John Wilbur Letters to a Friend on some of the primitive doctrines of Christianity. London, 1832; and in the Appendix of the Journal of the life of John Wilbur. Providence [R.I.] 1859, p. 566- 596.

Subjects: Nichols, Thomas P., (Nichols, Thomas Pitman), 1816-1897; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Elizabeth Nicholson manuscripts, 1839-1843
Ms. Coll. 975.07.107

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volume manuscript of unpublished poems of John G. Whittier, compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.

Subjects: Nicholson, Elizabeth; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Commonplace books; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers



Herbet Nicholson papers, 1949-1982
Ms. Coll. 950.138

(4 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Herbert Nicholson. It includes sections of a manuscript, possibly "Valiant Odyssey: Herbert Nicholson in and out of America's concentration camps," letters to Herbert Nicholson from individuals he met in Japan, some thanking him for his efforts to aid Japanese-Americans in the U.S. after World War II began, photographs of Herbert Nicholson and others, and Nicholson's research notes related to Japanese internment.

Subjects: Nicholson, Herbert V. (Herbert Victor), 1892-1983; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Photographs.; Quaker missionaries; Research notes; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945



Inazo Nitobe papers, 1890, 1897
Ms. Coll. 950.140

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the papers of Inazo Nitobe, and includes two 5,000 yen Japanese notes, three letters, addressed to: Anna Hartshorne, Anna Brown, and Henry Brown, as well as a postcard featuring a portrait photo of Inazo Nitobe.

Subjects: Nitobe, Inazo, 1862-1933; Correspondence.; Japan; Japan -- History; Japanese authors; Postcards; Quakers; Society of Friends--Japan



Isaac Norris notebooks, 1747-1762
Ms. Coll. 975.11.044

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of notebooks of Isaac Norris, largely related to agriculture.

Subjects: Norris, Isaac, 1701-1766; Agriculture; Agriculture - United States; Agriculture--Pennsylvania--History; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Det Norske kvekersamfunns Historie i forste Halvdel av det 19de Hundrearet," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.051

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume "Det Norske kvekersamfunns Historie i forste Halvdel av det 19de Hundrearet," in Norwegian, which translates to "The Norwegian Quaker History in the First Half of the 19th Century."

Subjects: Jansen, Anne Emilie; Manuscripts; Norway; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Norway--History



North Carolina Yearly Meeting minutes, 1845
Ms. Coll. 975.09.032

(1 volume). This volume contains notes taken by Richard H. Thomas when he attended the meetings of Quakers in North Carolina Yearly Meeting in 1845.

Subjects: Thomas, Richard H., 1805-1860; Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Minutes; North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ); Quakers; Quakers--History



Anne North Hinton collection on the North family, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.141

(1 folder). This collection is composed of three folders of Anne North Hinton's research on the North family genealogy, which was originally housed in a large binder. The collection contains photocopies of letters sent by Ann North Hinton to various archives and their responses, in an effort to discover information about the North family and other families. It also includes notes on her process and which books, archives and repositories were of use. She was especially focused on George North (1711-1816) who emigrated from the United Kingdom to the colonies. Also included are typed and handwritten conclusions, ideas and notes on various North family relatives she tracked down in her research, hand-drawn genealogical charts of the North family, photocopied and hand-drawn maps, notes on deaths, deeds, estates, marriages and military service in her direct line, copies of various sources, and limited notes on the Lewis, Montague, Limbert, Pitson, Pope and Young branches of the North family, as well as North family connections in Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia and England.

Subjects: North, Ann Hinton; North, George, 1710-1772; Correspondence.; Genealogy; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--Great Britain; Research notes



North House minutes, 1905-1920
Ms. Coll. 975.09.034

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.

Subjects: North House.; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Minutes; Philanthropy.; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Norwegian Quakers correspondence, 1813-1848
Ms. Coll. 950.142

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of various Norwegian Quakers, often with Quakers in great Britain. Correspondence focuses on the state of Quakerism in the letter writer's community.

Subjects: Dahl, Endre; Jacobsen, Enoch; Kloster, Asbjorn; Tasted, Elias; Correspondence.; Norway; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Norway--History.



Non-Quaker Notebooks and Journals, 1628-1970
Ms. Coll. 800.5

(3 boxes, 4 packages, 4 volumes). A collection of manuscript books of all descriptions - notebooks, journals, commonplace books, scrapbooks, account books and other miscellaneous items - produced by a variety of creators.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930; Meyer, Joseph; Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894; Sheridan, Frances Chamberlaine, 1724-1766



Daniel and Emily Oliver Orphanage papers, 1907-1960
Ms. Coll. 1134

(1 box). Daniel and Emily Oliver arrived in Brummana, Syria (later Lebanon) in 1895 and were put in charge of the Friends Mission School at Ras-el-Metn. As a result of World War I, with the invasion of Turkey into Syria, and famine, many children were made orphans. In 1915, the Olivers opened an orphanage for both Druse and Christian children, educating them for careers as teachers, administrators, and the like. The children were also taught skills such as carpentry, shoe repair, sewing, painting, etc. In addition, the Olivers started a local industry of carpetmaking and needle work, the goods to be sold abroad. The papers consist primarily of correspondence between the Olivers and supporters of their work, Marriott and Jane Morris, Elliston and Ann Morris, Thomas and Ethel Potts and Grace and William Rhoads, concernig the work of the orphanage and school at Ras-el-Metn, and the schools at Brummana; also included are photographs of the buildings, some children and faculty.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Missions -- Lebanon; Society of Friends -- Education; Orphanages; Brummana High School; Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952; Oliver, Emily Wright



Owen Family Bible, 1678
Ms. Coll. 975.10.001

(1 volume). This collection contains one Bible owned by Evan Owen in the late 1600s, early 1700s. It was also owned by James Rhoads in the latter half of the 1700s. It contains some genealogical information, and the biblical text is in Welsh.

Subjects: Bible; Genealogy



Levinus Painter papers, 1935-1951
Ms. Coll. 950.143

(1 folder). A single folder collection that includes a map of Fayette County, PA., research notes, and multiple copies of the typed manuscript by Levinus Painter, entitled "The Beginnings of Quakerism in the Monongahela Valley. Also included is a single letter written by Painter regarding his research.

Subjects: Painter, Levinus King; Correspondence.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Vail T. Palmer manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.144

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the two typed manuscripts written by T. Vail Palmer Jr., during his time as a T. Wistar Brown Fellow at Haverford College from 1976-1977.

Subjects: Haverford College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Ann Pancoast account book, 1806-1809
Ms. Coll. 975.08.021

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Ann Pancoast. The volume records deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Subjects: Morris, Ann Pancoast, 1764-1858; Account books; Financial records; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Parker scrapbook, 1910
Ms. Coll. 975.04.012

(1 volume.) This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook which is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a former slave who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania, and was a key actor in the Christiana Rio, and described his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.

Subjects: Parker, William, 1822?-; Abolitionists; African Americans; Antislavery movements -- United States; Scrapbooks



John Parrish diaries, 1796-1805
Ms. Coll. 975.01.053

(7 volumes). John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe Parrish's travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Subjects: Parrish, John, 1729-1807; Diaries.; New York (State); Quaker abolitionists; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends; Travel Writing



Maxfield Parrish papers, 1891-1948
Ms. Coll. 1018

(4 document boxes and wrapped and framed items). The papers of artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) who became enamored of art while a student at Haverford College. The collection consists of letters, original drawings and illustrations, magazines to which he contributed, catalogs, calendars and his famous chemistry notebook created while a student at the college.

Subjects: Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966; Parrish, Lydia, 1871-1953; Bates, Bertha Day; Haverford College; Letters; Illustration



Katherine Paxson school book, 1918-1922
Ms. Coll. 975.11.035

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume child’s workbook of Katherine Paxson. The volume is religious in nature, and includes various moral and religious lessons, illustrated with clippings of colored images of biblical figures.

Subjects: Paxson, Katherine Thompson, 1912-2009; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Childhood--United States--History; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



Katherine T. Paxson journals, 1971-1995
Ms. Coll. 975.01.054

(14 volumes). Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.

Subjects: Paxson, Katherine Thompson, 1912-2009; Quaker women -- History -- 20th century; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Authors, American -- 20th century; Diaries.; Motherhood--United States--History; Quakers -- Diaries; Women -- Religious life; Women in medicine



Rebecca Peirce commonplace book, 1824
Ms. Coll. 975.03.028

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Rebecca Peirce. It includes excerpts of letters on friendship, prayers, extracts from the writing of William Grover, extracts of a letter from Samuel Fothergill, and extracts from Sherwood's "Lady of the Manor."

Subjects: Peirce, Rebecca; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Literature; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Pemberton family papers, 1741-1789
Ms. Coll. 1036

(1 box). Correspondence (personal and business) and other papers of Israel Pemberton (1715-1779), James Pemberton (1723-1809) and John Pemberton (1727-1795), the sons of Israel Pemberton (1684-1754) and Rachel Read Pemberton of Philadelphia. Letters to and from Israel Pemberton are noteworthy for chiefly discussing "Friendly Association for the Regaining and Preserving Peace with the indians by Pacific Measures" matters and Indians; letters of James Pemberton deal almost exclusively with business matters; and letters of John Pemberton primarily discuss Friends, their activities and business matters.

Subjects: Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779; Pemberton, Israel, 1684-1754; Pemberton, James, 1723-1809; Pemberton, John, 1727-1795; Quaker buisinesspeople; Society of Friends; Indians of North America



James Pemberton biography, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.075

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single unbound volume, handwritten manuscript of a "biographical sketch" of James Pemberton. A note at the front of the volume relates how the pages were "copied from manuscripts in the hand of Henry Pemberton." Henry Pemberton then loaned them to Joseph Elkinton, who created this copied volume. The biography includes descriptions of the Pemberton family and their history and genealogical roots, the early life of James Pemberton as well as his adult life. The biography includes quoted sections from Quaker meeting minutes.

Subjects: Pemberton, Henry; Pemberton, James; Genealogy; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783



John Pemberton manuscript, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.121

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript concerning John Pemberton. The manuscript’s author is unknown, but a note included in the collection indicates that the manuscript may have been compiled by William Hodgson. It provides a brief biographical sketch of Pemberton, and contains excerpts from his journals and letters from his religious visit in England in 1750.

Subjects: Pemberton, John, 1727-1795; Diaries.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton, 1842
Ms. Coll. 975.07.045

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript, "The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton," written by William Hodgson, Jr. The manuscript was compiled by Hodgson from Pemberton's manuscript diaries and letters. The manuscript recounts his early life, first journey in Europe with John Churchman, excerpts of diary kept during revolutionary war, his second visit to Europe, and his travel in England and Scotland.

Subjects: Hodgson, William, 1804-1878; Pemberton, John, 1727-1795; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



John Pemberton diaries, 1750-1778
Ms. Coll. 975.01.055

(2 volumes). John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Indian issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England in 1750-1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended, and social visits with Friends and family.

Subjects: Pemberton, John, 1727-1795; Diaries.; England; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.076

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume autobiographical manuscript of Mary Pennington. The manuscript includes descriptions of Pennington's early life, the events leading up to her convincement (i.e. her conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband, Isaac Pennington, a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath. Description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.

Subjects: Penington, Isaac, 1616-1679; Penington, Mary, 1625-1682; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"The Trial of William Penn," 1950
Ms. Coll. 975.07.023

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume script of Columbia Broadcasting Company's 1950 production of "The Trial of William Penn," a dramatic retelling of the last day of Penn's trial.

Subjects: Columbia Broadcasting Company; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Pennsylvania--Politics and government; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Radio programs.



"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death," 1863
Ms. Coll. 975.07.106

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript entitled "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc." There is an illegible author's name on the cover of the manuscript, and it has been dated 1863. The volume is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, the volume provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Subjects: Penn, William, 1644-1718; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



William Penn facsimilies, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.030

This collection is comprised of the single volume of the facsimiles of the papers of William and Hannah Penn, including correspondence and deeds.

Subjects: Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Correspondence.; Deeds; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Penn papers, 1673-1987
Ms. Coll. 853

(6 boxes) A collection of letters and deeds of William Penn (1644-1718), along with biographical and historical material, graphic representations of Penn and photographs of pages from published works.

Subjects: Penn, William, 1644-1718; Pennsylvania -- History



Abraham Pennell commonplace book, 1826-1827
Ms. Coll. 975.03.049

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell, and contains excerpts from Elias Hicks’ letters and sermons, and from George Fox’s sermons and writings and excerpts from the bible.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Pennell, Abraham; Commonplace books; Quakers; Quakers--History; Sermons



Penn Family Memoranda from Various Sources, undated
Ms. Coll. MC.975.11.047

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a single, small volume notebook written by Maria Webb. The notebook contains genealogical notes on the Penn family, as well as references to other early American Quaker families.

Subjects: Penn family.; Webb, Maria; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Pennington almanac, 1778
Ms. Coll. 975.11.028

This collection is comprised of the single volume Poor Will's Pocket Almanack. It was presumably owned by a man named I. Pennington, as it includes his signature on the front cover. In addition to the published sections of the almanac, the volume includes Pennington's notes on items purchased, payments made, and friends and family visited.

Subjects: Almanacs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Samuel Pennock letterbook, 1820-1880
Ms. Coll. 975.02.035

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Samuel Pennock. In addition to correspondence, the volume includes various other materials, including clippings, illustrations, and signatures of 19th century figures including: Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Anna Dickinson, William Still, John Greenleaf Whittier.

Subjects: Cox, Jane Marshall; Pennock, Deborah Ann Yerkes, 1831-1912; Pennock, Samuel, 1816-1903; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History



Pennsylvania History Press letterbook, 1920-1922
Ms. Coll. 975.02.033

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Pennsylvania History Press, and includes the business correspondence of the organization. Many of the letters are addressed to various members of the Press, including: Arthur H. Thomas, Richard T. Cadbury, Rayner W. Kelsey, and Arthur N. Leeds. Pasted into the front cover of the volume is a pamphlet entitled "At the Forks of the Delaware, 1794-1811," published by the Pennsylvania History Press.

Subjects: Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham, 1879-1934; Pennsylvania History Press.; Haverford (Pa.); Letters; Publications.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Pennsylvania Society Promoting Public Economy records, 1818-1819
Ms. Coll. 950.145

(1 folders). This collection is comprised of the accounts of the treasurer of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting Public Economy (1818-1819), correspondence (1818), and checks (1818).

Subjects: Correspondence.; Financial records; Philadelphia (Pa.); Philadelphia history; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Penrose financial records, 1817-1830
Ms. Coll. 975.08.022

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the estate account books of William Penrose. The volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances for the estate of William Penrose.

Subjects: Penrose, William, 1768-1816; Estate records; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Lora A. Perkins signature album, 1875-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.05.007

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Lora A. Perkins. The album includes signatures accompanied by inscriptions, quotes, and small sketches. Signers include: F.P. Woodbury, Wesley K. Bell, John G. Whittier, Etta Peters, Lovina W. Averill, George Jackson, John P. Loving, Jennie M. Cook, and A. Marie Dearborn.

Subjects: Perkins, Lora A. 1849-; Quaker women; Signature books



Perot family papers, 1684-1939
Ms. Coll. 1147

(5 boxes). A history across several generations of Quaker brewers beginning with Anthony Morris in the 17th century. As well, there is genealogical and biographical information on the Perot, Marshall, Morris, Gomey, Siter, Powell and Wilcox families.

Subjects: Morris, Anthony, 1654-1721; Perot, Francis, 1796-1885; Gomey family; Marshall family; Morris family; Perot family; Powell family; Sansom; Siter family; Wilcox family; Brewing industry -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History; Perot, Thomas Morris, 1828-1902; Perot, Thomas Morris, 1872-1945; Perot, T. Morris (Thomas Morris), 1906-1991



John Perot financial records, 1813-1880
Ms. Coll. 975.08.023

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the estate account books of John Perot. The volumes generally records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances of Perot's estate.

Subjects: Perot, John; Estate records; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



Sansom Perot papers, 1842-1872
Ms. Coll. 950.147

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, and legal records of Sansom Perot Morris. The collection includes hand drawn maps of property, copies of Sansom Perot's will, loose financial documents, rent contracts, deeds, and correspondence.

Subjects: Perot, Sansom; Correspondence.; Deeds; Financial records; Maps; Philadelphia history; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography," 2011
Ms. Coll. 975.07.010

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript 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.

Subjects: Barnes, Gergory Allen; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Northern District records, 1878
Ms. Coll. 975.09.030

(1 volume). This collection consists of one volume of Mark Balderston's notes for the Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Northern District during the year 1878. It includes a list of members at that time, an index, along with minutes (unknown whether the minutes are original or copied).

Subjects: Bacon Family; Balderston, Mark, 1820 - 1889; Elkinton family; Minutes; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," 1967
Ms. Coll. 975.07.012

(3 volumes). This collection is composed of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, 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. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker's responses to the changing social conditions in America, created by industrialization and urbanization and the increasing homogenization and secularization of American culture.

Subjects: Benjamin, Phillip S.; Academic writing.; Columbia University.; Industrialization--United States.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Urbanization--United States.



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting maps, 1838-1897
Ms. Coll. 975.11.029

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two published maps of the locations of the meetings in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. One map is dated 1838, and the second map is dated 1897.

Subjects: Maps; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting papers, 1692, 1917
Ms. Coll. 950.148

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes: three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Dervice Work (1917).

Subjects: Keith, George, 1639?-1716; Meeting for Sufferings (Society of Friends : Philadelphia Yearly Meeting).; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources; Philadelphia history; Quakers; Quakers--History



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
Ms. Coll. 1250

(60 linear ft.) A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early 20th century, the PYMs began to draw back together until 1955 when organic union was formally approved, and a reunited PYM, the present organization, was created. Records of the annual sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include minutes and other records such as epistles sent and received which pertain to those annual sessions. Also included are the records of those committees charged with the preparations for the annual sessions.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Society of Friends



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, extracts from the Minutes
Ms. Coll. 970

(1 box). Copies of extracts of minutes of meetings within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1732-1799, on such topics as church unity and discipline and the growth of Quakerism, raising such issues as slavery, Native Americans, temperance, education and religious doctrines.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Extracts of minues (1732-1799)



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Marriage Council records, 1933-1965
Ms. Coll. 972

(2 boxes). Records include accounts, correspondence, lists of members, minutes, reports of the committee, speeches, and the statements of function and services. Chaired by Lovett Dewees, M.D. from 1933 to ca. 1954, the committee dealth with issues such as divorce, sex education, and marriage and established a marriage counseling service in 1954.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Marriage Council.



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Meeting for Sufferings and Representative Meeting records, 1719-1954
Ms. Coll. 1250

Representative Meeting traces its origins to the Meeting for Sufferings, a body appointed by PYM in 1756 to raise and administer relief to Friends. As the Yearly Meeting grew larger in size, the responsibilities of the Meeting for Sufferings widened to embrace all general operations of the Yearly Meeting, including the supervision and dissemination of religious publications; maintenance of statistical information on meetings and membership; and administration of bequests from Friends and trust funds from discontinued meetings.

Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings.



Philadelphia Yearly Meeting records, 1802-1854
Ms. Coll. 975.09.016

(3 volumes). This collection contains three items of minutes and notes from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting annual meeting.

Subjects: Elkinton, Joseph Scotton, 1830-1905; Maule, William Maris, '01; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.; Minutes; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Josiah Philbrook account book, 1856-1858
Ms. Coll. 975.08.024

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Josiah Philbrook. A note on the inside cover reads: “This Book belongs to South China Mechanics Association.” The first section is organized by two columns: Expenditures and Receipts. The remainder of the volume is organized alphabetically by names of individuals.

Subjects: Philbrook, Josiah, 1821-1901; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Pyle Philips papers, 1795-1921
Ms. Coll. 814

(6 boxes). Primarily the personal papers of William Pyle Philips (1882-1950), as well as a collection of 12 letters of United States presidents.

Subjects: Adams, John, , 1735-1826; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Grant, Ulysses S., 1852-1929; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Philips, William Pyle, 1882-1950; Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Washinton, George, 1732-1799



Philomathian Society records, 1787-1788
Ms. Coll. 975.09.007

(1 volume). This collection contains one volume, labeled Philomathian Society Minutes Vol 2. It includes minutes from the society's meetings, detailing conversations and debates held within the meetings.

Subjects: Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854; Philomathean and Mercantile Societies.; Literature; Literature study; Minutes



Photo album of trip to Cuba, Guatemala, and Honduras, 1938
Ms. Coll. 801.06.003

(1 volume) photographs document the journey of the T.E.S. Antigua (of the United Fruit Company's Great White Fleet) from a New York harbor to locations in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba; Puerto Barrios, Guatemala; and Puerto Cortés, Honduras. These images include various portraits of the ship’s guests and crew and scenic views from the ship. More centrally, the album depicts touristic travels through Central American ports.

Subjects: Guatemala; Honduras; Central America -- Pictorial works; Cuba; Close, William J., Captain, 1883-?; Gross, Angus Roy, Sr., 1883-1967; Gross, Mary Caroline, 1882-1972; Ziegler, Arthur, 1892-1956; Ziegler, Viola, 1892-?



Clarence Pickett diaries, 1933-1965
Ms. Coll. 1245

(3 linear feet). This collection consists of typescript copies of the journals of Clarence Pickett (1884-1965), prominent Friend and Executive Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee for 23 years. These journals form a record of Pickett's daily activities promoting peace worldwide between 1933 and 1965.

Subjects: Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965; American Friends Service Committee



Pictures of Friends schools and colleges (outside U.S.)
Ms. Coll. 926

(1 box). Friends' Schools and Colleges outside of the United States as depicted in photographs and other graphics.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Education



Pictures of Friends schools and colleges (U.S.)
Ms. Coll. 922

(2 boxes).

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Education



Pictures of meetinghouses (outside U.S.)
Ms. Coll. 924

(3 boxes).

Subjects: Quaker church buildings



Pictures of meetinghouses (City of Philadelphia)
Ms. Coll. 911

(2 boxes).

Subjects: Quaker church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia



Pictures of meetinghouses (Philadelphia Yearly Meeting & outside Philadelphia Yearly Meeting but in U.S.)
Ms. Coll. 912 & 918

(13 boxes).

Subjects: Quaker church buildings



Quaker Exhibition pictures
Ms. Coll. 988A-R

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Quaker Exhibition pictures
Ms. Coll. 988A

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Pike family papers, 1769-1902
Ms. Coll. 950.149

(1 box). Collection contains letters, memorials, commonplace books, miscellaneous items of the Pike family, especially Sarah Pike and letters of Thomas Scattergood to his son, Alfred Scattergood.

Subjects: Pike family; Pike, Sarah; Scattergood, Alfred Garrett, 1878-1954; Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Memorials; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Annie Pim commonplace book, 1857-1864
Ms. Coll. 975.03.029

(1 volume). Mary Pim was a Quaker who later married Edward Drinker Cope. This collection is comprised of poetry and extracts of literature and correspondence, mainly religious in nature.

Subjects: Pim, Annie, 1841-1933; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Esther Pinkham copy book, 1799
Ms. Coll. 975.03.063

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume copy book of Esther Pinkham. The volume includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.

Subjects: Pinkham, Esther; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Childhood--United States--History; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Education



Gertrude Plaisted photo albums, 1893-1902
Ms. Coll. 1263

(1 box, 9 volumes) This collection is comprised of photo albums primarily featuring the European travels of Gertrude Plaisted and her mother, Mabel Plaisted, in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Photos of architecture — especially churches and cathedrals—are some of the most prevalent in the collection. Many images depict city life and local inhabitants, while others capture the grandeur of the physical scenery. Additionally, a number of photos are art reproductions of Italian sculptures and paintings. Photos of note include those featuring a young Gertrude Plaisted posing or exploring, as well as select pictures that highlight the living conditions of local inhabitants.

Subjects: Travel photography; Plaisted, Gertrude , 1890-1985; Plaisted, Harris , 1828-1898; Europe--description and travel; Women travelers--Europe; Women--United States--Social life and customs



Robert Pleasants letterbook
Ms. Coll. 1116/168

(1 volume). Robert Pleasants' letterbook contains letters and other documents written over a forty-three year period by Robert Pleasants (1722-1801), an active member of Curles Monthly Meeting, Virginia.

Subjects: Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801



"Poems," 1780
Ms. Coll. 975.07.059

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of original poetry, by Mary Shackleton Leadbeater. The poetry, written by Shackleton during her youth (ages 11-17), includes poetry of a religious nature, as well as poetry on friendship, on nature, a number of poems written upon the death of friends and other Quakers, and a few acrostics of the names of Shackleton's friends.

Subjects: Leadbeater, Mary, 1758-1826; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers



Irvin C. Poley signature album, 1903-1937
Ms. Coll. 975.05.008

(5 volumes). The volumes include autographs of famous people, particularly authors, actors and some in government or diplomacy, primarily sent to Irvin Poley, though there are other recipients as well. Many of the instances are signatures. Some of the more well-known/important authors who wrote letters, (rather than just signatures), often relate to speaking at an event or a fund solicitation or response to comment or request for signature from Poley.

Subjects: Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970; Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Cather, Willa, 1873-1947; Coleman, John Royston, 1921-; Comfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933; Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946; Deland, Margaret Wade (Campbell), 1857-1945; DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963; Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955; Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958; Frost, Robert, 1874-1963; Grover, Cleveland, 1837-1908; Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967; Jones, Rufus Matthew, 1863-1948; King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961; Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966; Poley, Irvin C. (Irvin Corson), 1891-1974; Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920; Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Authors, American -- 20th century; Political leadership--United States; Quakers; Signature books



Portraits and Miscellaneous Photographs
Ms. Coll. 850

(24 boxes) Miscellaneous photographs, mostly portraits, of Quakers and non-Quakers, as well as locations and general images of Quakers. Mostly nineteenth century carte de visites.

Subjects: Quakers -- portraits; Indians of North America -- Missions; Portraits



Quaker Portraits and photographs
Ms. Coll. 988B-R

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Levi Arnold Post papers, 1901-1969
Ms. Coll. 1229

(11 boxes). The papers of Greek Classicist, Levi Arnold Post, 1889-1971 who spent most of his career teaching and writing at Haverford College as a professor of Greek. He was a prolific correspondent and most of the collection contains his correspondence, primarily with his peers, though there are some early letters to his mother, as well as letters by his sister, Amy, also to her mother. Renowned for his work on Plato, he was a national authority on Menander, a concentration reflected in his correspondence and prolific writing. The collection also includes some of his works in typescript and manuscript, as well as some of his lectures.

Subjects: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo; Diodore, of Tarsus, Bishop of Tarsus, -approximately 392; Greek drama; Post, Levi Arnold; Haverford College -- Faculty; Plutarch; Menander, of Athens



Anna McCollin Potts commonplace book, 1852-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.03.056

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Anna McCollin Potts. The volume includes illustrations and poetry concerning friendship, nature, and religion.

Subjects: Potts, Anna McCollin, 1831-1892; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thomas C. Potts correspondence, 1920
Ms. Coll. 950.150

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to his wife, Ethel while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee during 1920. Beginning with obtaining his passport in April 1920, Thomas C. Potts relays to his wife, Ethel, the entire period of his service through July 1920 to assist with child feeding in Germany after World War I under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee. He is an observant letter writer and all the letters are filled with details of life around him through sightseeing and organized visits, as well as inspections of feeding projects and personnel involved in the projects. Also included are three photographs of the German unit of the American Friends Service Committee.

Subjects: Potts, Thomas C.; American Friends Service Committee; Correspondence.; Germany.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany



Potts family papers, 1804-1908
Ms. Coll. 1260

(3 boxes) This collection includes materials from Joseph Kirkbride Potts, Mary Potts, Anna Potts, and Elizabeth Potts. and contains materials in five series: “Journalsand Diaries,” “Commonplace Books,” “Scrapbook and Photographs,” “Estate of Joseph Potts,” and “Miscellaneous Materials.”

Subjects: Potts family. ; Potts, Anna, 1827-1905; Potts, Elizabeth, 1841-1928; Potts, Joseph, 1742-1804; Potts, Mary, 1824-1896; Diaries.; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers -- Family relationships



Ezra Pound papers, 1955-1959
Ms. Coll. 833

(1 box). The papers of Ezra Pound, including his correspondence with Haverford College professor Howard Comfort, letters about Pound, especially about his confinement at St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

Subjects: Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972; Comfort, Howard, 1904-; Martinelli, Sheri



Presidential papers, Papers from the Presidency of John R. Coleman
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Coleman, John R.; Haverford College -- History



Presidential papers, Papers from the Presidency of Robert Stevens
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Stevens, Robert Bocking; Haverford College -- History



Presidential papers, Papers from the Presidency of Tom Kessinger
Ms. Coll. un-numbered

Subjects: Kessinger, Tom; Haverford College -- History



Preston Reading Room Association records, 1890-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.09.021

(1 volume). The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.

Subjects: Hetzel, Theodore Brinton; Nicholson family; Group reading; Haverford (Pa.); Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Education



Walter F. Price papers, 1878-1945
Ms. Coll. 1187

(1 box, 3 packages). Materials relate to Walter F. Prices' Haverford College graduating class of 1881 over time and some of his architecture; work as a member of the firm Price & Walton.

Subjects: Price, Walter F., 1857-1951; Chester County Historical Society (West Chester, Pa.); Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.); Haverford College -- History; Architecture -- United States -- 20th century; Quaker Church Buildings



Primitive Friends records, 1657-1978
Ms. Coll. 1145

(3 boxes, 10 packages). Nineteenth and twentieth century records, especially minutes of Primitive Friends (Quakers) in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Subjects: General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey; Fritchley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends); Lay ministry -- Society of Friends; Society of Friends -- Maryland; Society of Friends -- Ohio; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania



Proces de Louis XVI, 1793-1795
Ms. Coll. 801.11.002

(2 volumes) The collection consists of two quarto volumes, both titled Proces de Louis XVI, detailing the events of the French Revolution (dated from 1/1/1793 through 12/24/1795). Each volume contains an assortment of printed documents and handwritten manuscript copies of published articles.

Subjects: France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799; Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793; Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755-1793; Orleans, Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d', 1747-1793



Isaac Proctor papers, 1790-1830
Ms. Coll. 950.151

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Subjects: Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809; Proctor, Isaac, fl. 1790-1830?; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Yellow fever; Yellow fever -- History



Robert Proud manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.152

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder collection of Robert Proud's manuscripts. The majority of the collection is comprised of notes on Robert Proud's life, presumably written by a descendant. The most significant item is titled "Notes & memorandums by Robert Proud of Philadelphia respecting his early turn of mind, education etc., anno 1786." There is also information in another hand about other Proud family members, a Robert Proud signature and some fragments.

Subjects: Proud, Robert, 1728-1813; Manuscripts; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania--History.; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania --Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book, 1824-1925
Ms. Coll. 975.08.025

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The volume records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances for the accounts of the Provident Society for employing the Poor. The inside cover includes a description of the duties of the Treasurer for the Society, as well as lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.

Subjects: Account books; Financial records; Philanthropy.; Provident Society for Employing the Poor; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Provident Society for Employing the Poor minutes, 1885-1924
Ms. Coll. 975.09.022

(1 volume). This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. It includes minutes, which are comprised of financial decisions and nominations. It also includes loose letters in the back, which mostly relate to the resolution to dissolve the organization in 1924. It also includes drafts of announcements, typed treasurer reports, and other correspondence.

Subjects: Comfort, Howard, 1850-1912; Jones, William; Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948; Shinn, James Thornton, 1834-1907; Philanthropy.; Provident Society for Employing the Poor; Quaker philanthropists; Quakers; Quakers--History



Achilles Pugh journal, 1869
Ms. Coll. 975.01.056

(1 volume). Journal entries describe Pugh's travel from St. Louis to Lawrence, Kansas, Quaker meetings attended, meetings with Indian agents and officials, and visits to tribes and make payments.

Subjects: Pugh, Achilles, 1805-1874; Cherokee; Diaries.; Indians of North America -- Oklahoma; Indians of North America--Government relations.; Kickapoo Indians -- History; Osage Indians -- History; Quakers -- Diaries; Seneca Indians; Shawnee Indians -- History; Travel Writing



Samuel A. Purdie scrapbook, 1866-1869
Ms. Coll. 975.04.021

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Samuel A. Purdie. The volume includes clippings of his writing: a series of essays on “Quakerism in Dixie,” a series entitled “Journal of a Conscript,” and a series entitled “For the Pioneer, Sojourn in the Land of Secession after a Collapsed Rebellion.” The clippings were pasted into the Back Creek Monthly Meeting school attendance record books.

Subjects: Purdie, Samuel A., 1843-1897; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Quakers; Quakers--History; Scrapbooks



"Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought," 1943
Ms. Coll. 975.07.034

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume dissertation at Northwestern University of Walter B. Fulghum, entitled "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought." The manuscript analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious though. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."

Subjects: Fulghum, Walter Benjamin, 1907-; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement," 1955
Ms. Coll. 975.07.042

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of a paper submitted at the Yale Divinity School in 1955 by Earl G. Harrison. The paper provides a historical overview of Quakerism from the emergence of the Society of Friends to the Orthodox-Hicksite and the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations. He discusses both groups of Quakers in favor of, and opposed to, the ecumenical movement, and analyzes trends towards unity within Quakerism.

Subjects: Harrison, Earl G., 1932-2003; Academic writing.; Ecumenical movement.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Yale University.



"Quaker Lines," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.113

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript pamphlet describing Quaker beliefs, written by Walter J. Homan. Includes sections on: Historical Background, George Fox, Membership, Associate Membership vs. Birthright Membership, Organization of the Society of Friends, Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quakerism as a Way of Life.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Homan, Walter Joseph.; Manuscripts; Quaker church buildings; Quakers; Quakers--History



Quaker Ministry lists, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.067

(15 volumes). This collection is composed of fifteen anonymously hand-written volumes composed of lists of Quaker ministers from Britain and the U.S., and from the U.S. to Britain from the mid seventeenth century through the mid nineteenth century.

Subjects: Manuscripts; Quaker missionaries; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"Quaker Origins: A Chronological Bibliography," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.032

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of C.B. Freeman's "Quaker Origins: A Quaker Bibliography of the published writings of the people called Quakers from their first appearance to the end of the year 1656." The volume includes bibliographic entries with early Quaker authors and their works, organized monthly for the years 1652-1657. Includes works by Quaker authors such as: George Fox, James Naylor, Richard Farnworth, William Dewsbury, Richard Hubberthorne, Edward Burrough, and Francis Howgill.

Subjects: Farnworth, Richard, -1666; Fox, George, 1624-1691; Freeman, C.B.; Nayler, James, 1617?-1660; Bibliography.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



“The Quakers and the American Revolution,” undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.112

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Arthur Mekeel. It includes the following chapters: The Quakers in America in the eighteenth Century, The Problems of empire, The Quakers Take Alarm, The Breakdown of Non-Importation and the Challenge to Quaker Policy, The Tea Crisis and Its Sequel, The Quakers Cast Their Lot, Conciliation Efforts of the British Quakers, The First Year of War, the Quakers under the New Order, Suspicion of Quaker Treachery and the Virginia Exiles, The Later Years of the War in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, New England, New York, The Quakers in the South, The Free Quakers, Quaker Relief Work, and Post-War Problems and Readjustments.

Subjects: Mekeel, Arthur J.; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783



Quakers Exiled in Virginia collection, 1777-1778
Ms. Coll. 950.153

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of the two folders of materials related to a group of Quakers exiled in Virginia during the American Revolutionary War, from 1777-1778. The collection includes both originals, and photocopies and transcripts of the materials. The materials are largely composed of correspondence, but also include decisions made by congress, and financial records of the exiles, and a single photograph of the Isaac Brown house, where Quaker exiles were held in Virginia in 1777. Includes a letter from John Hancock, 1777. The collection also includes a partial index of the materials.

Subjects: Conscientious objection; Correspondence.; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Virginia; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783



"Quakers in Boston: Three Centuries of Friends in Boston and Cambridge," 1976
Ms. Coll. 975.07.082

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume history of Quakers in Boston, from 1656-1964. The manuscript is organized chronologically-- the first section covers the first two centuries of Quakerism in Boston, 1656-1870, the second part covers 1870-1926, and the third part covers the years 1926-1964.

Subjects: Selleck, George A., 1898-1980; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History



Rankin family papers, 1804-1894
Ms. Coll. 1132

(1 box). The case of James Rankin, a loyalist during the American Revolution, whose estate was confiscated and sold. Rankin's heirs sued for restitution and won.

Subjects: Lewis, Ellis, 1798-1871; Newlin, James, fl. 1868; Rankin, James, d. 1802 ; Rankin family ; Wilson family



Caleb Raper commonplace book, 1711
Ms. Coll. 975.03.051

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Caleb Raper, and a single photocopy. It is religious in nature, and contains copied bible verses, religious poetry, prayers, and letters. According to the notes on the first and last pages of the volume, the original commonplace book, written in Caleb Rapper's hand, was written in 1711. This volume was copied in 1747 by Raper's nephew, Richard Smith.

Subjects: Raper, Caleb, ca. 1692-1745; Commonplace books; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Doctrines



"On Reading Shakespeare," 1932
Ms. Coll. 975.07.089

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume handwritten manuscript of Logan Pearsall Smith's "On Reading Shakespeare,' originally published in 1933. The manuscript explores Shakespeare's writing, particularly his characterization and command of language. The manuscript is handwritten and includes various edits and annotations made by Smith.

Subjects: Shakespeare, 1564-1616; Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946; Academic writing.; Literature; Manuscripts



"The Reality of the Spiritual World," 1940
Ms. Coll. 975.07.056

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of two volumes of "The Reality of the Spiritual World," including both a typed manuscript and the handwritten draft of the volume. The volume was originally a series of lectures given by Thomas R. Kelly in New York in the Spring of 1940, and given again at Pendle Hill and published in 1942. The volume includes reflections on the nature of God and the nature of the spiritual world.

Subjects: Kelly, Thomas R. (Thomas Raymond), 1893-1941; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Religion



"Recollections of my Life Time," 1887
Ms. Coll. 975.07.104

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the original, handwritten manuscript of George W. Taylor's 1887 autobiography, entitled "Recollections of my Life Time and what I have learned from my Ancestors," and a typed transcript. In the volume, Taylor describes his family genealogy, his early education, his experiences growing up as a Quaker and a conversation he had with Elias Hicks, his career as a teacher in New York and Pennsylvania, and his business selling slave-free labor dry goods during the Civil War.

Subjects: Taylor, George Washington, 1803-1891; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



"Records of Quaker Discipline in Pennsylvania, 1682-1776," 1973
Ms. Coll. 975.07.064

(1 volume). This collection is a comprised of the single volume "Records of Quaker Discipline in Pennsylvania, 1682-1776," by Jack D. Marietta. The Manuscript provides a code that tracks offenses in Pennsylvania Monthly Meetings from 1682-1776. The code includes the name of the offender, sex of the individual, the Monthly and Quarterly Meeting, the date, the number of offenses, the type of offense (coded), and the resolution of the case (coded).

Subjects: Marietta, Jack D.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Red Cedar Monthly Meeting minutes, 1854-1860
Ms. Coll. 975.09.023

(1 volume). This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Red Cedar Monthly Meeting in Iowa. The minutes are comprised of responses to queries, descriptions of certificates received, committee reports, among other decisions of the body. In the back it also includes a list of letters received and returned.

Subjects: Red Cedar Monthly Meeting.; Gurneyite Quakers; Iowa; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--Education



William Redwoods receipt book, 1773-1797
Ms. Coll. 975.08.026

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of William Redwoods, and records payments he made for goods and services.

Subjects: Redwoods, William; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rosalie Regen scripts, 1952-1953
Ms. Coll. 950.154

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including: Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The scripts for the following plays are included in the collection: "The Seven Sisters," "Master John," "slave wedding," "Admiral Penn and Son William," and "Bewitched" "Rufus Jones and the Gestapo" and "The Man in Leather Breeches." Also included in the collection are a few items of correspondence by Regen, and a number of materials related to an exhibit on Elizabeth Fry.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Regen Rosalie; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Plays.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Reinhardt - Hawley - Hewes family papers, 1762-1955
Ms. Coll. 1216

(9 boxes) Correspondence; account books; certificates; diaries and household information lists; friendship books; land and insurance records; marriage certificates; miscellaneous family records; wills and estates; genealogical research; photographs; Quaker tracts and poetry; newspaper clippings; and "Acts of the Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania." Before looking into the collection, a researcher should take advantage of the book, "The Reinhardts and Hawleys of Chester County, PA: Lives and Letters, Also Including Related Families of Meredith, Mendenhall, Pugh, Etc. and the Hewes of Salem County, NJ," by Ann M. P. McCormack, which includes duplicated copies of much of this collection with family interpretation.

Subjects: Society of Friends; Account books; Correspondence; Deeds; Diaries; Photographs; Sketches; Chester County (Pa.); Haverford (Pa.); Salem (N.J.); Wilmington (Del.); Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887; Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856; Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851; Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871; Meredith, John, 1776-1825; Reinhardt, Anna Margaret Hewes, 1867-1955; Reinhardt, David Jones, 1867-1935; Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christine, 1878-1969; Reinhardt, Esther Meredith, 1872-1950; Reinhardt, Jesse Hawley, 1869-1939; Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig, 1875-1967; Reinhardt, Mary Bailey, 1870-1962; Reinhardt, Rebecca Hawley, 1841-1914; Reinhardt, William Dell, 1830-1880; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Quaker women; Quakers



Rhoads family papers, 1822-1955
Ms. Coll. 1033

(3 boxes). Nineteenth century letters and papers primarily of the Quaker Gibbons and Rhoads families, often relating to abolition and the Free Produce Association.

Subjects: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846; Dymond family; Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962; Potts, Thomas Charles, 1872-1955; Rhoads, Anne Gibbons; Rhoads, Ethel; Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868; Rhoads, William Gibbons, 1838-1880; Sturge, Joseph, 1793-1859; Wright, Mary; Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Diaries



Rhoads & Wing letterbook, 1868-1881
Ms. Coll. 975.02.031

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook, containing the correspondence between William G. Rhoads, Samuel Rhoads, and Asa Wing. The volume includes both personal and business correspondence.

Subjects: Rhoads, Samuel Jr., 1806-1868; Rhoads, William Gibbons, 1838-1880; Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Edward Rhoads correspondence, 1865-1871
Ms. Coll. 950.155

(1 folder). The letters are from Rhoads' parents (Samuel and Anne Gibbons Rhoads), Thomas Chase, Josiah Forster, Anna Harrison, Sophie and John Pease, Elisabeth and Henry Crosfield, William Pepper, M.A. and William Longstreth, James Carey Thomas, Yarnall family and others and generally offer friendly regard.

Subjects: Chase, Thomas, 1827-1892; Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890; Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903; Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships



Esther B. Rhoads collection on Quakers in Japan, 1897
Ms. Coll. 950.156

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on the American Quaker, Anna C. Hartshorne, and the Japanese Quaker, Inazo Nitobe, collected by Esther B. Rhoades. The collection includes mainly Nitobe's correspondence, but also includes photographs of various members of the Hartshorne family, as well as members of Inazo Nitobe's family.

Subjects: Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope), 1860-1957; Nitobe, Inazo, 1862-1933.; Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979; Correspondence.; Japan; Japan -- History; Japanese authors; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Japan.



Esther B. Rhoads papers, circa 1895-circa 1979
Ms. Coll. 1153

(60 boxes, 2 packages). The Esther B. Rhoads Papers includes Esther Rhoads' correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets, albums, periodicals, blueprints, works of art on paper, photographs, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, calligraphy, clippings, yearbooks, business cards, passports, diplomas, citations, and miscellaneous items.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Bryn Mawr College; Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) -- History; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Japan Committee; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Mission Board; Quakers -- Education -- Japan; Society of Friends -- Japan; Society of Friends -- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting -- Mission Board; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians; Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979; World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan; Akihito, Emperor of Japan, 1933-; Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962



Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers, 1824-1962
Ms. Coll. 1211

(19 boxes). Correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, class work and notes, copied poems, prayers, sermons and versers, memorials, genealogical research, Quaker material and photographs.

Subjects: Haverford College; Society of Friends; Account books; Commonplace books; Correspondence; Diaries; Estate records; Photographs; Sermons; Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868; Potts, Ethel Rhoads, b. 1871; Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890; Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871; Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903; Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897; Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860; Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868; Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878; Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868; Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920; Rhoads, William Gibbons, 1838-1880; Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876; Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931; Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Physicians; Quaker women; Society of Friends



William G. Rhoads diary, 1858
Ms. Coll. 975.01.057

(1 volume). The first pages of the diary ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.

Subjects: Rhoads, William Gibbons, 1838-1880; Diaries.; Haverford College; Quakers -- Diaries; Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources



John M. Rice diary, 1815-1867
Ms. Coll. 975.01.099

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume diary of John M. Rice, as well as a single folder of related materials, which were tucked inside the original volume. Diary entries describe Rice's voyages with the navy, including the weather and caring for sick sailors. He appears to have been stationed near New Orleans, Louisiana during the end of the War of 1812, and entries include news of military defeats during the war. Later entries describe his visit to family in Philadelphia and his attendance at social gatherings.

Subjects: Rice, John M.; Diaries.; Philadelphia (Pa.); United States--History--War of 1812; United States. Navy.



John F. Rich papers
Ms. Coll. 880

(2 boxes). The papers of John F. Rich, who worked at the AFSC as a director of public relations and later founded his own public relations firm. The collection includes letters and diaries from his travels in Spain, India, and China during his years with the A.F.S.C. as well as materials from his firm.

Subjects: Rich, John F., 1902-1973; American Friends Service Committee; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939; Public relations



John Richards letterbooks, 1870-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.02.016

(3 volumes). Each volume contains business correspondence related to Richards' work as an Indian Agent in Kansas. All letters are written by John Richards, and the majority of letters are addressed to Enoch Hoag, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In addition to Enoch Hoag, correspondence in Richards' letterbooks are addressed to the following: Dunlap & Flora, Russell Shlickler, James Haworth, F. Buckley, Robert Ferris, George P. Laflin, Henry Breiner, General Davidson, R.S. Mackenzie, and Edward P. Smith (Commissioner of Indian Affairs).

Subjects: Richards, John, 1812-1882; Correspondence.; Indians of North America--Government relations.; Kickapoo Indians -- History; Osage Indians -- History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



Jonathan Richards papers, 1870-1881
Ms. Coll. 964

(1 box). Letters, invoices, vouchers, account book and other financial records related to his work as Agent at Wichita, Kansas from 1870-1876. Material deals primarily with Richards's attempts to settle government claims against him regarding a disputed balance of over $23,000.

Subjects: United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Wichita Agency; Richards, Jonathan



Roberts family papers, 1709-1937
Ms. Coll. 960

(1 box). Letters, diaries, genealogical material and legal papers of the 19th century Quaker Roberts, Hooton and related families.

Subjects: Roberts, Elizabeth Hooton; Hooton family; Roberts family; Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation



Charles Roberts autograph letter collection
Ms. Coll. 100-799

(266 boxes). Charles Roberts, a graduate of Haverford College in 1864, collected autographs, ranging from a set of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, letters of the Presidents of the United States, letters of foreign royalty, abolitionists, distinguished American and foreign authors and composers, scientists, educators and businesspeople. The letters date from ca. 1400 to the present; many are accompanied by fine prints and photographs. When Roberts' widow, Lucy B. Roberts, gave the collection to Haverford in 1902, it contained some 12,000 items. The collection continues to grow, and it now numbers over 20,000 letters and other original documents. The collection has drawn significant numbers of scholars over the years in quest of the wealth of data it contains.

Subjects: Autographs; Letters; Authors; Scientists; Politicians; Generals; Roberts, Charles



Robinson family papers, 1723-circa 1980
Ms. Coll. 1136

(9 boxes). Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Subjects: Bowne, Amy Robinson; Morton, John, fl. 1790-1800; Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829; Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804; Robinson, Abigail; Robinson, Rowland; Robinson, Sarah Richardson; Robinson, Thomas, 1731-1817; Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs; Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French; Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia



Walter Robson journal, 1877-1878
Ms. Coll. 975.01.058

(1 volume). “Voyage to America and travels in the United States.” Entries describe his departure from England, his voyages to and from America, including weather, accommodations, and his fellow passengers. While in the U.S., Robson traveled to various Friends and meetings in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, Indianapolis, Baltimore, North Carolina, and New York.

Subjects: Robson, Walter, 1842-1929; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



Rodell revisited : materials for the book about Fred Rodell, 1959-1992
Ms. Coll. 827.2

(2 boxes). This is a collection of research materials collected by Loren Ghiglione for a biography of Fred Rodell: Rodell revisited: selected writings of Fred Rodell / by Fred Rodell, edited by Loren Ghiglione, 1994. Materials include correspondence, drafts, newspaper clippings, copies of many of Rodell's writings, copies of biographies of Rodell, and bibliographies of his work. The collection also includes some original Rodell items, such as typescripts and Christmas cards.

Subjects: Ghiglione, Loren; Rodell, Fred (1907-1980)



Fred Rodell papers, 1927-1980
Ms. Coll. 827

(23 boxes) Fred Rodell (1907-1980), a 1926 Haverford College graduate, was professor of law at Yale University for 41 years. Yale Law School in its philosophy was diametrically opposed to the philosophy propounded by Harvard Law School. This "Yale" modus vivendi was represented on the Supreme Court by Justices William O. Douglas and Hugo Black, while the "Harvard" doctrine was upheld by Justices Felix Frankfurter and Robert Jackson. Rodell was allied with the Yale contingent as his correspondence and writings reveal. His correspondence is mainly with Supreme Court Justices and primarily with William Douglas.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Yale University; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States -- Supreme Court; United States -- Supreme Court -- History; Rodell, Fred (1907-1980); Authors, American -- 20th century; Constitutional law -- United States; Judges -- United States -- Biography



Fred Rodell papers, 1940-1980
Ms. Coll. 827.1

(5 boxes). The papers of Fred Rodell (1906-1980), a graduate of Haverford College and long-time professor of law at Yale University. The papers consist of correspondence, a scrapbook of letters in his honor and other materials dedicated to Fred Rodell, an annotated book by Rodell, Nine Men and a collection of Rodell's published writings.

Subjects: Ghiglione, Loren; Rodell, Fred (1907-1980)



Anne Eliza Rodman commonplace book, 1823
Ms. Coll. 975.03.030

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Anne Eliza Rodman. It includes poetry and quotations, largely religious or historical in nature.

Subjects: Rodman, Anne Eliza, 1801-1881; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection, 1800-1911
Ms. Coll. 806

(3 boxes). A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.

Subjects: Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846



Martha Routh journal, 1794
Ms. Coll. 975.01.059

(1 volume). The journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes her Quaker hosts there, and the burial of a man who died on board the ship.

Subjects: Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817; Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women in religion



“Rules and Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia,” 1806
Ms. Coll. 975.07.127

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript published by Kimber, Conrad, & Co. in 1806, by the direction of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The manuscript describes a code of discipline for Quakers to help them avoid temptation.

Subjects: Manuscripts; Philadelphia (Pa.); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History



Henry Russell diary, 1858-1861
Ms. Coll. 975.01.060

(1 volumes). Diary entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.

Subjects: Russell, Henry, 1814-1899; Diaries.; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History.



W.S. Sampson Memorial Book, 1878
Ms. Coll. 975.11.046

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume memorial book for W.S. Sampson. The volume includes three pages of hand illustrated quotations, including a quote from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier.

Subjects: Sampson, W.S.; Memorials; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



San Jose Monthly and Preparative Meeting minutes, 1867-1885
Ms. Coll. 975.09.024

(2 folders). This collection consists of two volumes of minutes, one of which contains minutes from San Jose Monthly and Preparative Meetings, and one which contains minutes from San Jose Monthly Meeting. The latter also contains a brief description of the beginnings of worship in San Jose. The minutes contain business notes, as well as committee reports, responses to annual state of the meeting queries, membership decisions, and financial reports.

Subjects: Bean, Joel, 1825-1914; San Jose Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1873-1885 : San Jose, Calif.).; Education.; Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends; Quakers; Quakers--History; Temperance.; West (U.S.)



Beulah Sansom receipt book, 1827-1828
Ms. Coll. 975.08.027

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of Beulah Sansom. The volume records payments for goods and services.

Subjects: Morris, Beulah Sansom, 1829-1923; Financial records; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sarah Buckley estate account book, 1830-1831
Ms. Coll. 975.08.038

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Sarah Buckley's estate, and records payments made by Sarah Buckley to various individuals and businesses for goods and services.

Subjects: Buckley, Sarah ; Financial records; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



“Satan’s Harbinger Encountered,” undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.110

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, hand copied manuscript of "Satan's Harbginer Encountered, His False News of a Trumpet Detected, His Crooked Ways in the Wildernesse, laid open to the view of the impartial & judicious, Being Some thing by way of answer to Daniel Leeds his book entitled News of a Trumpet Sounding in the Wildernesse etc. wherein is shown." The volume, as indicated by the title, was a response to Daniel Leed's publication, which criticized the Society of Friends and seeks to correct the accusations made by Leeds.The original manuscript was written by Caleb Pusey (1650?-1727), and published in Philadelphia in 1700, though it is unknown who copied this volume.

Subjects: Pusey, Caleb, 1650?-1727; Stackhouse, Asa Matlack, 1845-1916; Literature; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sallie Satterthwaite commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.031

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Sallie Satterthwaite. It includes excerpts of poetry and prose, a copy of a "marriage letter," and a description of Girl's School Room at Westtown.

Subjects: Satterthwaite, Sallie; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Satterthwaite family papers, 1735-1924
Ms. Coll. 950.157

(7 folders). Satterthwaite family materials are primarily letters of family members in the 18th century to William Satterthwaite, as well as genealogical information (deaths, marriages, children, mostly 19th century) on the Satterthwaite, Mitchell, Stackhouse, Palmer, Simpson, Tomlinson, Wood, Croasdale and other families. Included in the collection are a 19th century commonplace book, correspondence and other manuscript materials, including a fragment of a document signed by Phineas Pemberton in 1696, copied materials, and a few photographs, including a group photograph with Francis and (Elizabeth?) Tomlinson, 1910.

Subjects: Satterthwaite family; Correspondence.; Financial records; Genealogy; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Edward Savery manuscript, 1986
Ms. Coll. 975.07.079

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume history of Middletown Friends Meeting. A note in the front of the volume describes how the history was "prepared on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Middletown Friends Meetings." The history spans from 1686-1986, and begins by describing how early Friends in Chester County met in family homes, the history of building the meeting house in 1699. The history describes the Middletown Meeting's reactions to various historical issues, including European American treatment of Native Americans and slavery and abolition. At the back of the volume is a Middletown Monthly Meeting Membership List from February, 1986.

Subjects: Savery, Edward, 1918-2005; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



William Savery diaries, 1794-1798
Ms. Coll. 975.01.061

(4 volumes). The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, but the remaining volumes are all accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe and Britain. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Subjects: Bacon, David, 1729-1809; Parrish, John, 1729-1807; Savery, William, 1750-1804; Diaries.; England; Europe; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ireland; Six Nations--History; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing



Thomas Scantlebury diaries, 1773-1818
Ms. Coll. 975.01.062

(13 volumes). Diaries describe Scantlebury's life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls.

Subjects: Scantlebury, Thomas, -1821; Diaries.; England; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Thomas Scantlebury commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.067

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten commonplace book of Thomas Scantlebury. The commonplace book is almost entirely comprised of an "extract from the Journal of George Fox," as well as a single copied letter addressed to Thomas Aldum. This item is foldered.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Scantlebury, Thomas, -1821; Commonplace books; Quakers; Quakers--History



Scattergood family papers, 1681-1909
Ms. Coll. 1100

(9 volumes, 1 package). Chiefly correspondence of Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814) with family and friends discussing spiritual matters and his travels in Great Britain, New England, North and South Carolina, Virginia, etc. Correspondents include Jonathan Binns, Josiah Bunting, John Cox, William DIllwyn, Henry Drinker, William Forster, Susanna Horne, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, Joseph Scattergood, Rebecca Scattergood, Rachel Smith, and others.

Subjects: Scattergood, Thomas; Scattergood, Sarah, 1751-1832; Diaries; Letters; Society of Friends -- Clergy; Melancholy



Joseph Scattergood diary, 1792-1820
Ms. Coll. 975.01.063

(1 volume). Scattergood was an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting who signed the first letter of concern by the elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching, in 1822. Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Subjects: Scattergood, Joseph, 1774-1824; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History; Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation



Rachel Scattergood diary, 1840
Ms. Coll. 975.01.064

(1 volume). Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the nineteenth century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.

Subjects: Scattergood, Rachel, 1832-1903; Diaries.; Children.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Children's diaries; Childhood--United States--History; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends



Rachel Scattergood commonplace book, 1856-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.03.032

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Rachel Scattergood. Volumes include extracts of poetry, prose, correspondence, and quotations.

Subjects: Scattergood, Rachel, 1832-1903; Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Literature; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rebecca Scattergood diary, 1774-1775
Ms. Coll. 975.01.065

(1 volume). Diary of Rebecca Scattergood's trip to Nantucket from the fall of 1774 to the spring of 1775. Entries describe travel to Nantucket from Philadelphia, remedies for various illnesses, attendance at meetings, and social calls.

Subjects: Scattergood, Rebecca ; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Rhode Island; Travel Writing



Thomas Scattergood journals
Ms. Coll. 1265

This collection consists of eleven volumes of Thomas Scattergood’s manuscript journals, spanning the years 1881 to 1906.

Subjects: Quaker businesspeople; Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.); Friends Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Pennsylvania -- Politics and government; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Scattergood, Thomas, 1841-1907



Scattergood family papers, circa 1800-1876
Ms. Coll. 950.158

(3 folders). Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress, there is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, NY in telling of his work with Corn Planter's Native Americans. As well there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853-1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Scattergood family; Scattergood, Joseph, 1774-1824; Correspondence.; Diaries.; Indians of North America -- Missions; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Recipe books



Dorothy Merriman Schall papers, 1686-1897
Ms. Coll. 1182

(17 boxes). An in-depth view of 18th-century Philadelphia with especial emphasis on legal matters in which Burd, Hubley, Patterson, Schall and Shippen family members participated. The main protagonists were Edward Shippen, Sr., Edward Shippen, Jr., and Edward Burd. Some of the most prominent people in 18th-century Philadelphia are represented here as well.

Subjects: Shippen, Edward, 1729-1806; Shippen, Edward, 1703-1781; Burd, Edward, 1751-1833; Hubley, James B.; Law; Courts



Schulze-Gavernitz correspondence, 1904-1931
Ms. Coll. 950.159

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Professor Gearhart von Schulze-Gavernitz, primarily written to Mr. Hoag. The correspondence is largely related to Schulze Gavernitz's visit to Battle Creek Monthly Meeting, and his health.

Subjects: Schulze-Gavernitz, Gerhart von, 1864-1943; Correspondence.; Economics--Study and teaching; Quakers; Quakers--Germany--History.; Quakers--History



Scull family papers, 1799-1926
Ms. Coll. 950.160

(1 folder). Two letters relating to business matters; one letter relates to historical events. Two of the 3 letters are written to Scull family members. The letter written in French to Monsieur Scull in 1926 is from (General) P. Wrangel. Wrangel states that the work he has done over 5 years to organize his comrades in arms and to boost their morale is finished. His greatest concern is for those young people, unable to work, who are the hope of Russia's future. Speaks of the generosity of such overseas friends as Scull. 4 ms. documents: lines written by a patient at Friends Asylum for the wedding of J.R. Potts and S. Bonsall; memorial for Judith Scull at Egg Harbor and Cape May Monthly Meeting, 1799, signed by Mark Townsend; a list of some overseers of William Penn Charter School across its history, including David Scull; annual report of Hospital of the Sick, ca. 1870.

Subjects: Scull family; Scull, David, 1836-1907; Vrangel', Petr Nikolaevich, Baron, 1878-1928; Correspondence.; Russia--History.



John Sebastian papers, 1940-1974
Ms. Coll. 828

(9 packages). Musical scores for harmonica and harmonica and other instruments by such composers as Anthony Burgess, Luciano Chailly, Norman Dello Joio, Alan Hovhaness, Darius Milhaud, Alexander Tcherepnin, Heitor Villa-Lobos and others, many of them written for and dedicated to composer and harmonica virtuoso, John Sebastian.

Subjects: Sebastian, John, 1916-; Harmonica music



Benjamin Seebohm biography
Ms. Coll. 975.07.081

(1 volume). This volume describes Seebohm's early life and education in Germany, and the influence of Quakerism in his young life, particularly the religious visit of Stephen Grellet. The biography also describes Seebohm's travels as a Quaker minister throughout Europe and Great Britain, and includes quoted extracts from Seebohm's journals and letters.

Subjects: Seebohm, Benjamin, 1798-1871; Biographies; Germany.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



Benjamin Seebohm diary, 1846-1847
Ms. Coll. 975.01.067

(1 volume). Benjamin Seebohm's diary of his trip to America. Entries describe Seebohm's voyage from England to Boston, travel from Boston to Philadelphia, and visits to Friends and attendance at Meetings during his time in America.

Subjects: Seebohm, Benjamin , 1798-1871; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



George Selleck papers, 1801-1980
Ms. Coll. 1146

(1 box). A collection of some papers of Quaker author George Selleck, inlcuding essays relating to his book Quakers in Boston, 1656-1964: three centuries of Friends in Boston and Cambridge.

Subjects: Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974; Newman, Daisy, 1904-; Selleck, George A.



George A. Selleck diary, 1920
Ms. Coll. 975.01.066

(1 volume). Diary of George A Selleck's trip from his home in Kansas to England to attend the Friend's Peace Conference as a delegate. Entries detail Selleck's travel by train from Kansas to Philadelphia and on to New York, his voyage from New York to Liverpool, and his travels within England. Upon his arrival in England, entries describe sight seeing, largely in Devonshire, as well as Friends visited and Meetings attended.

Subjects: Selleck, George A., 1898-1980; Diaries.; England; Peace; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



"Service with the War Relocation Authority," 1942-1946
Ms. Coll. 975.07.092

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume memoir by George L. Townsend, entitled "Service of the War Relocation Authority." The manuscript describes Townsend's recruitment by the War Relocation Authority, and his experiences during his time in the War Relocation Authority during and following World War II, a civilian agency established to provide care and services for Japanese Americans moved to Army Relocation Centers. Included is a map of Relocation Centers in the Western United States

Subjects: Townsend, George, 1896-; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; Manuscripts; Relocation of Japanese Americans, 1942-1945; United States--History; War Relocation Authority (United States); World War, 1939-1945



Shackleton family papers, 1707-1785
Ms. Coll. 859

(1 box). Papers include letters between Carleton family in Ireland and Carleton family members in Philadelphia and Kennett, PA and other relatives, giving news of family and friends.

Subjects: Carleton, Thomas, 1699-1792; Leadbeater, Mary Shackleton, 1758-1826; Neale, Mary Peisley, 1717-1757; Shackleton, Elizabeth Carleton, 1726-1804; Watson, Jane, 1739?-1812?; Carleton family; Shackleton family



Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers, 1910-1952
Ms. Coll. 950.161

(3 folders). This collection includes correspondence while Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, teaching certificates, among other materials.

Subjects: Sharpless, Edith Forsythe , 1883-1956; Japan; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quaker missionaries; Society of Friends -- Missions; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan; Women--Political activity--Japan



Henry H.G. Sharpless passport, 1851
Ms. Coll. 975.11.036

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of Henry G. Sharpless's passport. The passport is in French, and includes stamps from various countries.

Subjects: Sharpless, Henry Hale. G., 1823-1870; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel



Henry Hale G. Sharpless financial records, 1851-1852
Ms. Coll. 975.08.029

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two pocket-sized volumes of the account books of Henry Hale G. Sharpless. The volumes track Sharpless’s purchases, money owed to various individuals, and amounts paid during his travels, such as for stays at inns and hotels, train tickets, and boat fare.

Subjects: Sharpless, Henry Hale G., 1823-1870; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries, 1843-1870
Ms. Coll. 975.01.068

(8 volumes). Four of the diaries are travel diaries that describe Sharpless's travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.

Subjects: Sharpless, Henry Hale G., 1823-1870; Diaries.; Europe--description and travel; Middle East -- Description and travel; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Travel Writing



Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks, 1851-1860
Ms. Coll. 975.02.018

(4 volumes). The letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence, though the majority of correspondence is personal, addressed to friends and family during Sharpless's travels. The letters include topics such as descriptions of the cities and towns he visits, descriptions of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.

Subjects: Sharpless, Henry Hale G., 1823-1870; Correspondence.; Europe--description and travel; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers - Family relationships; Travel Writing



Isaac Sharpless papers, 1884-1950s
Ms. Coll. 906

(1 box). Addition to Isaac Sharpless papers, 1876-1987.

Subjects: Haverford College -- History; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920



Joshua Sharpless diaries, 1798
Ms. Coll. 975.01.069

(2 volumes). Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Diaries.; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Six Nations--History; Travel Writing



"Some Account of Joshua Sharpless," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.083

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume biographical manuscript of Joshua Sharpless. The front cover includes the signature of Aaron Sharpless, who may have authored the biography. The volume describes Sharpless's early life, the influence of Quakerism in his life, his travels as a missionary to Indian nations in 1798, and a biographical description of his first wife, Edith Yarnall Sharpless.

Subjects: Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Biographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rebecca Sharpless commonplace book, 1839-1845
Ms. Coll. 975.03.034

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Rebecca Sharpless includes excerpts of poetry and quotations from various Quaker women, including: Mary Cresson Emlen, Hannah Scattergood, Jane Cope, Mary E. Scattergood, Lydia Fisher, and Beulah Morris.

Subjects: Sharpless, Rebecca; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Susanna Sharpless manuscript, 1876
Ms. Coll. 975.07.084

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript of Susanna Sharpless. The manuscript provides a brief biography of Aaron Sharpless, but the majority of the volume describes Aaron Sharpless's illness and death. The manuscript provides a daily record of Aaron Sharpless's final days, with quotes from interactions with family members, and prayers made by Aaron Sharpless on his death bed.

Subjects: Sharpless, Susanna Forsythe, 1815-1907; Biographies; Death--Personal Narratives; Death--Religious aspects; Manuscripts



Sharpless - Kite family papers, circa 1748-1875
Ms. Coll. 1111

(4 boxes). Letters, accounts, diaries, journals of members of the inter-related Sharpless and Kite families, including the papers of Joshua Sharpless (1746/7-1826) and letters of Mary Kite (1792-1861) as well as the papers of Edward G. Smedley, ca. 1836-1908, dealing with his experiences as a conscientious objector during the Civil War, 1863-1866.

Subjects: Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861; Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Smedley, Edward G. (Edward Garrett), 1835-1908; Kite family; Sharpless family; Conscientious objection; Travel -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Diaries



Sharpless family papers, 1891-1920
Ms. Coll. 950.163

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder materials of the sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School. The materials include correspondence (2 items), minutes from the Joseph Jeanes Committee, information about the real estate holdings in the estate of Anna T. Jeanes, a pamphlet of the "Lists of Sub Committees Appointed by the George School Committee," a notebook of expenses, a small single volume address book, and a small day book for the George School.

Subjects: Sharpless family; Correspondence.; Financial records; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



Sharpless family letterbook, 1883
Ms. Coll. 975.02.017

(1 volume). The personal correspondence included acted as a circulating "family letter" and was added to by each family member, with the goal of assembling the letters at the end of the year and binding them together for the use of future generations. Letters generally provide news of each letter writer, as well as comments on past letters. Letter writers include: Susanna F. Sharpless, Edith Sharpless, Thomas Sharpless, Elizabeth S. Smedley, Ann Sharpless, William Sharpless, and Susanna Sharpless.

Subjects: Sharpless, Ann; Sharpless, Edith; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920; Sharpless, Susanna Forsythe, 1815-1907; Sharpless, Thomas; Sharpless, William; Smedley, Elizabeth S.; Correspondence.; Quakers - Family relationships



Joseph Shaw account book, 1811-1822
Ms. Coll. 975.08.028

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume business account book of Joseph Shaw. The volume records sales of dry goods, amounts owed from various individuals, and account balances.

Subjects: Shaw, Joseph; Account books; Business records; Financial records; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



Susan Hilles Shearman commonplace book, 1871-1873
Ms. Coll. 975.03.033

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susan Hilles Shearman. The volume includes extracts of poetry, hymns, prayers, newspaper clippings, quotations arranged by topics, and descriptions of Shearman's baby daughter. Inside the volume are post cards from Ephrata, and Lancaster County, Pa., as well as a photograph of Hepsiba Hathaway Howland.

Subjects: Shearman, Susan Hilles, 1850-1873; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Sheppard family papers, 1656-1887
Ms. Coll. 858

(3 boxes). The collection particularly provides connections between the Irish and Philadelphia Friends in the 18th century, especially by the Sheppard and Wansborough families who intermarried. Included are letters of John Wilbur, central in the Gurney-Wilbur controversy.

Subjects: Wilbur, John, 1774-1856; Church work -- Society of Friends; Irish-American Quakers; Lay ministry -- Society of Friends; Quakers -- Ireland; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy



Ann Shipley diary, 1820
Ms. Coll. 975.01.070

(1 volume). Ann Shipley was accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824 and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting. Her diary entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.

Subjects: Shipley, Ann, 1760-1854; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women in religion



Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers, 1913-1983
Ms. Coll. 950.162

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including 2 trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.

Subjects: Shipley, Walter Penn Jr., 1897-1987; Correspondence.; Haverford College; Haverford College--Students; Mathematics; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--Education



Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book, circa 1818
Ms. Coll. 975.11.031

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Elizabeth Shoemaker. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves, recipes for salves and other remedies, and tips for cleaning.

Subjects: Taylor, Elizabeth Shoemaker, 1809-1855; Food--History.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Recipe books



Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook, 1841-1866
Ms. Coll. 975.04.018

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker's scrapbook. The volume includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including: Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of Meeting houses, landscapes, including landscapes from South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, landscapes in Pennsylvania, landscapes at Yosemite, and sketches of plants found on his travels.

Subjects: Shoemaker, Isaac; Quakers--History; Scrapbooks; Sketches



John Shoemaker journals, 1805-1893
Ms. Coll. 975.01.071

(4 volumes). John Shoemaker was a Quaker minister. Shoemaker's journals detail his religious visits throughout North America. Entries generally describe travel between destinations, families that host Shoemaker and his companions throughout their travels, as well as descriptions of Quaker meetings attended and Quaker families visited.

Subjects: Shoemaker, John, 1764-1817; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Travel Writing



Shoemaker commonplace books, 1794-1839
Ms. Coll. 975.03.035

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of four volumes of the common place books of various members of the Shoemaker family, including Margaret Wood Shoemaker and Elizabeth Shoemaker. The volumes include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, and poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.

Subjects: Shoemaker, Margaret Wood, 1775-1842; Taylor, Elizabeth Shoemaker, 1809-1855; Commonplace books; Literature; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Quaker Portraits, silhouettes
Ms. Coll. 988B

Subjects: Society of Friends; Portraits



Andrew Silk '76 papers, 1976-1981
Ms. Coll. 841

(2 boxes). Papers dating 1976-1981 relate to Andrew Silk's interests and writings, especially about South Africa, but also about employment of underemployed youth in America. They begin while Silk was a student at Haverford College and conclude with the Silk journalism internship, estabilished after Silk's death in 1981.

Subjects: Haverford College; South Africa -- History; Silk, Mark; Interviews -- South Africa; Silk, Andrew



Henry Simmons commonplace book, 1791-1796
Ms. Coll. 975.03.054

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Henry Simmons, and includes: "A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection," prayers, speech made by the King of England to the Quakers, “A Testimony concerning Elisha Kirk, a memorial for his wife, Priscilla Yarnal, and a memorial for Robert Jordan.

Subjects: Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Commonplace books; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Speeches.



Henry Simmons letterbooks, 1797-1798
Ms. Coll. 975.02.019

(2 volumes). Henry Simmons belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting. Along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne, Simmons spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village, where the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. His letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to Simmons' work with various Indian tribes.

Subjects: Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948); Correspondence.; Indians of North America; Quaker missionaries; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



Henry Simmons journals, 1796-1800
Ms. Coll. 975.01.072

(4 volumes). Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca tribes.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Swayne, Joel; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948); Diaries.; Indians of North America -- Missions; Quaker missionaries; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs; Travel Writing



"Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends," 1948
Ms. Coll. 975.07.091

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frederick Charles Thum's M.F.A. thesis for Princeton University, entitled "Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends." The manuscript explores the architectural evolution of the Quaker meeting house.

Subjects: Thum, Frederick Charles; Architecture; Manuscripts; Quaker architects ; Quakers; Quakers--History



Carroll T. Sinclair papers, 1962-1964
Ms. Coll. 1117

(2 boxes). Research relating to Quaker Meetings in Maryland by Carroll T. Sinclair, including manuscript material and photographs prepared in the mid-20th century.

Subjects: Taylor, Thomas; Taylor family; Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Quaker church buildings -- Pictorial works; Sinclair, Carroll T.



Edward Smedley diary, 1863
Ms. Coll. 975.01.073

(1 volume). Diary written while at the conscript barracks in Philadelphia after being drafted for the American Civil War. Entries describe Smedley's experiences as a drafted soldier and non-combatant prisoner in Philadelphia, including religious reflection, visits from family members, and military preparations.

Subjects: Smedley, Edward, 1835-1908; Diaries.; Non-Violence; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Revolutions--America--History-18th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865



Smiley family papers, 1776-1898
Ms. Coll. 1113

(106 boxes, 7 packages). In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York State. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented, but they did come. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at the conferences was primarily focused on Native Americans.

Subjects: Smiley, Albert K. (Albert Keith), 1828-1912; Smiley, Daniel, 1855-1930; African Americans -- History; Filipinos; Hawaiians; Indians of North America -- Congresses; Indians of North America -- History; Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples; Puerto Ricans; United States -- Board of Indian Commissioners; Lake Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question; Lake Mohonk Conference of Friends of the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples



S. F. Smiley notebooks, 1867-1886
Ms. Coll. 975.11.037

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the notebooks of S.F. Smiley. The notebooks essentially function as date books, and records places visited, goods purchased, and reading he or she did.

Subjects: Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History



Sarah Frances Smiley diary, 1857-1859
Ms. Coll. 975.01.074

(2 volumes). Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, and Smiley’s ongoing struggles with her religious conviction and her dedication to God.

Subjects: Smiley, Sarah Frances, -1917; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women in religion



Sarah Frances Smiley signature album, 1869-1870
Ms. Coll. 975.05.009

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume autograph book of Sarah Frances Smiley.

Subjects: Smiley, Sarah Frances, -1917; Autograph albums; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Smith family papers, 1821-1893
Ms. Coll. 1149

(2 boxes, 2 packages). The papers of two 19th century Smith family members, Seth Smith and Edward Smith, the former a teacher and astronomer, the latter a medical doctor. Seth Smith was likely a Quaker.

Subjects: Smith, Edward; Smith, Seth; Astronomy; Mechanical Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); Medicine



Benjamin R. Smith pamphlet catalog, 1838
Ms. Coll. 975.11.049

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume catalog of books and pamphlets related to Quakers, compiled by Benjamin R. Smith.

Subjects: Smith, Benjamin R.; Manuscripts; Pamphlets; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The History of the United States of North America," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.086

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of manuscripts written by Daniel B. Smith; "The History of the United States of North America," and "Ethics: Prepared for the Use of Haverford School."

Subjects: Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Colonialism.; Haverford (Pa.); Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; United States--History.



Daniel B. Smith financial record, 1852-1853
Ms. Coll. 975.08.039

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume ledger of S.P. & Co., for which Daniel B. Smith was the trustee. This volume records stock accounts, bills receivable, mortgages, bills payable, cash balances, as well as the accounts of individuals with S.P. & Co.

Subjects: Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Daniel B. Smith papers, 1807-1842
Ms. Coll. 975.11.038

(6 volumes). This collection is comprised of the six volumes of miscellany of Daniel B. Smith. The collection includes three school notebooks, and two volumes of library catalogs.

Subjects: Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Haverford College; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History



Daniel B. Smith commonplace books, 1803-1809
Ms. Coll. 975.03.052

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two commonplace books of Daniel B. Smith. The volumes include copied poems, and extracts of religious essays.

Subjects: Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Edward Wanton Smith papers, circa 1673-1967
Ms. Coll. 955

(37 boxes). This collection includes letters, biographical accounts of Friends, genealogical material, legal and financial papers, business accounts, minutes, accounts of dreams and visions of Friends, essays, notebooks, epistles of Friends' Meetings, marriage certificates, maps, pictures, deeds, and other material of the Smith and Atwater families.

Subjects: Quakers -- Genealogy; Smith family; Atwater family; Smith, Edward Wanton



Hannah Whitall Smith correspondence, 1899-1911, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.164

(4 folders). The collection consists of a group of 55 letters addressed during 1899-1911 by Hannah Whitall Smith to her dear friend Kate, whom she always referred to as “sister.” In addition, there are two poems and one Christmas card. The letters are often religious in tone. Smith relates news of her family, including Logan (Pearsall Smith) and Alys (Smith Russell), especially re Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia, as well as British Women’s Meeting, temperance, living a simple Quaker life, writing of her new book, health issues and old age.

Subjects: Russell, Alys Whitall Pearsall, d. 1951; Smith, Hannah Whitall, 1832-1911; Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946; Correspondence.; Meeting for Worship; Quaker women; Quakers - Family relationships; Women and religion.



John Smith letterbooks, 1750-1760
Ms. Coll. 975.02.020

(1 volume). Includes both personal and business correspondence. Personal correspondence discusses family news and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Business correspondence is largely related to the buying and selling of imported dry goods.

Subjects: Smith, John, 1722-1771; Correspondence.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



John Jay Smith papers, 1683-1859
Ms. Coll. 900

(1 box). Primarily papers are those received by his forebears and collected by John Jay Smith, an entrepreneur who was a founder of the Pennsylvania Gazette. Among them are some manuscripts of Robert Proud, a treatise by Dr. F. Daniel Lobstein and a document in the hand of James Dickinson.

Subjects: Dickinson, James, 1658-1741; Lobstein, J. F. Daniel, 1777-1840; Proud, Robert, 1728-1813; Smith, J. Jay (John Jay), 1798-1881



Joseph Smith account book, 1771-1795
Ms. Coll. 975.08.030

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume personal account book of Joseph Smith. The volume includes an account of John Smith’s estate, and Joseph Smith’s personal accounts, including records of deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Subjects: Smith, Joseph; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Reed Smith papers, 1940-1947
Ms. Coll. 882

(1 box). This collection contains the letters of Reed Smith during his time in a Civilian Public Serice camps as a Conscientious Objector during World War II and his relief work in France, Germany, and Poland after the war with the American Friends Service Committee.

Subjects: Smith, Reed; Civilian Public Service -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States; American Friends Service Committee



Richard Smith account book, 1786-1788
Ms. Coll. 975.08.031

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Richard Smith. The volume records deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Subjects: Smith, Richard; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Richard S. Smith deeds, 1766- 1776
Ms. Coll. 975.11.039

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume book which includes the copied deeds of Richard S. Smith, and his brother, Joseph Smith.

Subjects: Smith, Richard; Deeds; Quakers; Quakers--History



Smith family commonplace book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.03.050

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book featuring writings from the Smith family. It includes a letter from Richard Smith to his children upon their mother's death, originally written in 1737, and a memorial of his wife, Hannah, the daughter of James and Sarah Logan, originally written 1763.

Subjects: Smith, John, 1722-1771; Smith, Richard, 1699-1751; Commonplace books; Letters; Memorials; Quakers; Quakers--History



Society for Home Culture records, 1880-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.09.026

(4 volumes). The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.

Subjects: Allen family; Carter family; Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905; Sharpless, Ann; Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920; Society for Home Culture.; Adult education of women; Education--United States.; Quakers--Education; Society of Friends--Education; Women -- Education; Women--Education--Pennsylvania.



Records of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science, 1948-1976
Ms. Coll. 837

(14 boxes). Correspondence, including letters from Albert Einstein, minutes, reports, leaflets, public statements and newsletters of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science established in 1949 with the assistance of Otto Theodor Benfy, Franklin Miller and Victor Paschkis to promote free inquiry concerning science and society, and especially concern that science not to be used for destructive ends.

Subjects: Benfey, O. Theodor, 1925-; Bethe, Hans A., 1906-2005; Born, Max, 1882-1970; Carlson, Anton; Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955; Miller, Franklin, 1912-; Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967; Paschkis, V. (Victor); Science -- Moral and ethical aspects; Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects; Society for Social Responsibility in Science



Society for the Acquirement and Promotion of Biblical Literature records, 1814-1869
Ms. Coll. 975.09.025

(1 volume). The minutes contain the beginning minute of the formation of the group, its bylaws, and an in-depth alphabetical index of people, places, subjects, and ideas.

Subjects: Smith, Daniel B., 1792-1883; Bible--Concordances; Biblical tools and studies; Christianity -- Study and teaching; Religion--Study and teaching



Wolfgang Sonntag manuscripts, 1965-1971
Ms. Coll. 975.07.111

(5 volumes). This collection is comprised of the four volumes of manuscripts of Wolfgang Sonntag's academic writing on issues of economics, foreign aid, and the voluntary aid movement. The collection also includes correspondence related to Sonntag's writings.

Subjects: Sonntag, Wolfgang; Academia.; Academic writing.; Economics--Study and teaching; Manuscripts; Peace Corps (U.S.)



Speakers' Bureau of the Friends Peace Committee records, 1926-1963
Ms. Coll. 975.09.012

(6 volumes). This collection is comprised of six volumes of record books for the Speakers' Bureau of the Friends Peace Committee, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The books are written by month and year, from 1926 - 1963. They include the date, place of visit, and the person who was sent. Some of them also have the time of the event, the topic discussed, the number of attendees, the type of meeting (rotary club, school, monthly meeting, etc.) and/or street address of place of visit. The sixth volume also includes a brochure for the Bureau, along with comparative numbers at the end of each month, to previous months and years.

Subjects: Rhoads family; Nuclear disarmament.; Peace; Quakers; Quakers--History; Speeches.



Spence Etchings of the Life of George Fox
Ms. Coll. 988G-R

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Spence, Robert



Spencer family papers, 1728-1905
Ms. Coll. 963

(1 box). The 19th century correspondence and commonplace books of members of the Quaker Spencer family.

Subjects: Spencer family; Commonplace books; Diaries; Letters



Anna Spencer diaries, 1855-1905
Ms. Coll. 975.01.075

(50 volumes). Diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Subjects: Spencer, Anna, 1832-1905; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



J. Lindley Spicer scrapbook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.04.013

(1 volume). The volume is largely comprised of photos and printed images of Quakers, Meeting houses, Meetings for worship, and Quaker missions in Mexico, Africa, Palestine, and China. The volume includes a number of clipped newspaper articles on various Quaker leaders as well. Inside the volume is an index of photos and clippings included in the scrapbook.

Subjects: Spicer, J. Lindley, -1928; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs.; Quaker missionaries; Scrapbooks



Ann Roberts Stackhouse commonplace book, 1837-1845
Ms. Coll. 975.03.036

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Ann Matlack Stackhouse includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848) and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included: the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in the Society of Friends.

Subjects: Stackhouse, Ann Matlack, 1810-1893; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Asa M. Stackhouse manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.115

(6 volumes). This collection is comprised of the six volumes of manuscripts written by Asa Matlack Stackhouse. The volumes largely focus on Quaker history, particularly during the colonial period in and around Burlington, Co., N.j.

Subjects: Stackhouse, Asa Matlack, 1845-1916; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783



Herbert Standing papers, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.165

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of materials collected by Herbert Standing. Included is a photocopy of an inventory of material from the "Kansas Conservative Yearly Meeting," a typed copy of a manuscript written by Standing, entitled "A Biographical Sketch of Thomas Chester Battey," and a typed extract of material written by Ella Newlin in 1935, regarding the "separation of 1877" in Iowa.

Subjects: Newlin, Ella Bowles, 1858-1950; Standing Herbert; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Iowa--History.



Stanford Monthly Meeting certificates of removal, 1819-1830
Ms. Coll. 950.166

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder of handwritten certificates of removal addressed to the Stanfrod Monthly Meeting.

Subjects: Stanford Monthly Meeting.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New York (State); Stanford Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1803-1828 : Stanfordville, N.Y.)



Douglas V. Steere and Dorothy M. Steere papers, 1896-2003
Ms. Coll. 1174

(257 boxes, 2 packages, 2 rolled items). This is a collection of the personal and professional papers of Douglas Steere. Materials include: correspondence; lectures and notes; sermons and addresses; drafts of books, articles, and reviews; calendars, resumes, and honors; notebooks, diaries and journals; subject files; and photographs.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality; Haverford College; Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.); Society of Friends; Autobiographies; Correspondence; Diaries; Lecture notes; Sermons; Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952; Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925; Steere, Dorothy; Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995; Philosophy -- Study and teaching; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers -- Education; Religion -- Study and teaching; Rhodes Scholarships; Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano); World War, 1939-1945; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; International relief -- Africa



Isaac Stephenson diary, 1823-1824
Ms. Coll. 975.01.076

(1 volume). Isaac Stephenson was a British Quaker minister who went on religious visits throughout Great Britain and the United States. Diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or whom he visited with, and Meetings attended.

Subjects: Stephenson, Isaac, 1765-1830; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Travel Writing



Isaac Stephenson papers, 1823-1825
Ms. Coll. 908

(1 box). The letters of an English Quaker minister, Isaac Stephenson, written to his wife, Hannah M. Stephenson, while traveling in America in 1823-1825.

Subjects: Stephenson, Isaac, 1765-1830; Travel -- Religious aspects; Society of Friends -- Clergy



Stokes - Evans - Cope family papers, 1713-1981
Ms. Coll. 1169

(8 boxes, 2 packages). Correspondence, diaries, legal and business papers, artifacts, printed volumes, scrapbook, account books, marriage certificates, deeds, photographs and photo-album, computer disks, typed transcripts and various misc. papers. Papers are chiefly of the related Quaker families of Stokes, Evans, Cope and Wistar of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Subjects: Stokes family; Evans family; Cope family; Wistar family; Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868; Evans, Hannah; Stokes, Francis; Stokes, John; Letters; Scrapbooks; Photographs



Janet Stokes diaries, 1996-1998
Ms. Coll. 975.01.077

(2 volumes). Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.

Subjects: Stokes, Janet, 1931-1998; Diaries.; Mental health; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Women and religion.



Stokes-Woodruff family papers, 1809-2001
Ms. Coll. 1263

(9 boxes) This collection contains a wide variety of documents pertaining to both the Stokes and Woodruff families. In addition to family history materials, it also includes materials from F.J. Stokes Company.

Subjects: F.J. Stokes Machine Company.; Stokes family; Business records; Family history; Financial records; Travel Writing; Stokes, Francis Joseph; Stokes, Lelia Woodruff; Woodruff, Clarence S.; Woodruff, Lewis Harlow; Mental health; Travel -- 20th century



Stokes family correspondence, undated
Ms. Coll. 950.167

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of typed transcripts of the Stokes family correspondence. The originals date from 1780-1863.

Subjects: Stokes family; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Stokes family papers, 1839-1887
Ms. Coll. 975.11.050

(4 volumes). This collection is comprised of the papers of the Stokes family, and includes diaries, a notebook from Joseph Stokes' time at Westtown School, and an autograph album. Materials include items of Joseph Stokes, Martha E. Stokes, and Mary Emlen Stokes.

Subjects: Stokes family; Stokes, Joseph, 1896-1972; Stokes, Martha E.; Stokes, Mary Emlen; Autograph albums; Diaries.; Notebooks; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Stephen Straight correspondence, 1962-1966
Ms. Coll. 950.168

(1 folder). Letters respond to questions originally posed by Stephen Straight about specific Quaker Meetings in America, Canada, and Ireland or about regional Quaker issues. Some respondents include: Frederick Tolles, Edwin Bronner, Hannah Stapler, Richard Dunn, Glenn Reece, and Richmond Miller. A few maps, photographs and pamphlets accompany these responses.

Subjects: Straight, Stephen; Correspondence.; Quakers



Strawbridge family papers, 1776-1898
Ms. Coll. 1114

(1 box). A window into the lives of two 19th century Quaker families, the Hackers and Morrises, in part recording a journey in the ministry as well as events of the Civil War.

Subjects: Hacker, Jeremiah, 1801-1895; Morris, Beulah; Morris, Deborah, 1724-1793; Hacker family; Morris family; Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Diaries



"Poems of Su-Shieh," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.128

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of the "Poems of Su-Shieh," and the labels that accompanied it during an earlier exhibit. This modern copy of the poems of Su-Shieh was produced as a copy book for practice in handwriting. The original poems of Su-Shieh, according to the introduction of the volume, were written during a party when Su-Shieh was reading ancient poetry to his guests, and suggested that they write their own poems. It was published by the “Public Publishers” in Shanghai.

Subjects: Chinese poetry.; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Poetry.



Richard Sutton papers, 1962-1963
Ms. Coll. 975.11.040

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of Richard Sutton's Register of Quaker Scientists, his notes for the Ward lecture on Quaker Scientists at Guilford College in 1963, and a folder of related correspondence.

Subjects: Sutton, Richard; Correspondence.; Guilford College; Lecture notes; Quaker scientists; Quakers; Quakers--History



Joel Swayne diary, 1798-1800
Ms. Coll. 975.01.078

(1 volume). Diary entries describe Swayne’s journey to the Seneca nation, and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of the chief, “Cornplanter,” the chief’s family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Subjects: Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836; Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835; Sharpless, Joshua, 1747-1826; Simmons, Henry, 1768-1807; Diaries.; Indians of North America -- Missions; Native Americans.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Missions



Benjamin Swett letterbook, 1765-1806
Ms. Coll. 975.02.021

(1 volume). The first half of the volume is composed of business correspondence concerning merchant's orders and the status of shipments. The second half of the volume is composed of personal correspondence, chiefly letters from Swett to his wife. Letters are addressed to: William Johnson, Isaac Milnor, Harper & Hartshorne, John Wickman & Sons, Barclay & Sons, Richard Mayhew, Joseph Brown, Jonathon Cowpland, David Symour, Arnoll & Mayhew, Thomas Letchworth, George Dillwyn, Sally Hopkins, and John Smith.

Subjects: Swett, Benjamin, 1738-1819; Swett, Mary Howell, 1739-1821; Correspondence.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey



Mary Howell Swett diary, 1797-1799
Ms. Coll. 975.01.079

(1 volume). Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, her attendance at meetings, and her Quaker hosts in England.

Subjects: Swett, Mary Howell, 1739-1821; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--Great Britain; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries



Swett family Bible, 1732
Ms. Coll. 975.10.007

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of a printed Bible, which includes a brief concordance and index in the back. Between the Aprocrypha and New Testament is a handwritten genealogy of the Swett family. It also includes a note that the Bible was gifted from William Hudson to hid granddaughter Mary Howell in 1732.

Subjects: Swett family; Bible; Bible--Concordances; Genealogy; Quakers



Albert Syze correspondence, 1888-1894
Ms. Coll. 950.169

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of letters directed to Albert Syze, a Quaker who attended Haverford College in the late 19th century. Of interest is geographic areas for placement of missionaries by various yearly meetings. Letter writers include: Phoebe Aydelotte, Fred Burgess, Lottie Farquhar, D.L. Mekeel and Phoebe Mekeel and discuss Haverford College and yearly meetings and areas of their missionary work.

Subjects: Syze, Albert, 1867-; Correspondence.; Haverford College--Students; Quakers; Quakers--History



Tallcot family papers, 1724-1857
Ms. Coll. 1015

(5 boxes). Primarily the correspondence of Joseph Tallcot (ca. 1768-1853) and other Quakers on topics relating to religious education, the Hicksite-Orthodox schism of 1827-28 and the Wilburite separation, slavery and the African American colony at Wilberforce, Canada.

Subjects: Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853; Wilberforce Colony; Society of Friends -- Education; Society of Friends -- Schisms and seperations



Richard Tangye scrapbook, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.04.014

(1 volume.) This collection is comprised of copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and reports from quarterly meetings. Also includes articles written by George Fox.

Subjects: Fox, George, 1624-1691; Tangye, Richard, Sir, 1833-1906; Letters; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quakers; Scrapbooks



Taylor family papers, 1755-1930
Ms. Coll. 962

(16 boxes). Papers realted to the 19th-century Quaker Shoemaker and Taylor families of Burlington, NJ and Philadelphia and their westward movement to begin a business in Ohio. They deal also with such varied topics as surveying, sheep raising, the Contraband Relief Commission, the establishment of Bryn Mawr College and the mental hospital Friends' Asylum. Prominent correspondents are Abraham Merritt Taylor, Joseph Wright Taylor, Isaac Shoemaker, Charles Shoemaker and Thomas Wistar Jr.

Subjects: Bryn Mawr College -- History; Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.); Quaker businesspeople; Taylor family



Taylor family papers, 1737-1999
Ms. Coll. 1233

(19 boxes). This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families as well as local historical information. The latter who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.

Subjects: Bronner, Anne Taylor, 1918-; Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Church controversies -- Society of Friends; Slave labor; Society of Friends -- Doctrines; Taylor, Francis R., 1884-1947; Taylor, George Washington, 1803-1891; Haverford College -- History; Taylor, Elizabeth Richie, 1883-1970; Taylor family



Taylor family papers, 1846-1929
Ms. Coll. 1179

(3 boxes). Correspondence, papers and photographs, records. Includes letters of Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) and others on Quakers and African Americans and slavery; also papers of Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) on Quakers and African Americans and peace; and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) papers and Free Produce Association records relating to Taylor's work for free produce labor.

Subjects: Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879; Taylor, George W., 1803-1891; Taylor, Francis Richards; Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislavery movements -- United States; Society of Friends



Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook, 1875-1878
Ms. Coll. 975.02.022

(1 volume). Charles Taylor was educated at Haverford College, was a member of the original board of trustees for Bryn Mawr College until 1893, and he was the vice president of the Haverford College Alumni Association. This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land.

Subjects: Taylor, Charles Shoemaker, 1850-1939; Correspondence.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania



George W. Taylor letterbooks, 1852-1868
Ms. Coll. 975.02.023

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of George W. Taylor, which contain business correspondence.

Subjects: Taylor, George W., 1803-1891; Correspondence.; Quaker businesspeople; Quakers; Quakers--History



George Washington Taylor account books, 1831-1882
Ms. Coll. 975.08.032

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of the three volumes of the account books of George W. Taylor. The volumes record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Subjects: Taylor, George Washington, 1803-1891; Account books; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Taylor and Nicholson family papers, 1810-1999
Ms. Coll. 1215

(21 boxes, 2 rolled items). The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). Included within the collection are correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Subjects: American Chamber of Commerce in France; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company; Field Artillery School (Fort Still, Okla.); Fort George G. Meade (Md.); Fort Riley (Kan.); Harvard University; Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.); Society of Friends; United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France); Cartoons; Correspondence; Memorabilia; Notebooks; Photographs; Scrapbooks; Sketches; Taylor, Frank Hendrickson, 1855-1934; Taylor, Gertrude Christine de Brie, b. 1897; Taylor, Rebecca Nicholson, 1857-1944; Taylor, William Nicholson, 1882-1945; Architecture; Art; Authors; Cricket; Painting; Quaker women; Quakers; World War, 1914-1919



Sallie M. Taylor commonplace book, 1854-1856
Ms. Coll. 975.03.037

(1 volume). The commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by E.M.W.

Subjects: Taylor, Sallie M., 1832-; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Taylor family papers, 1700-1944
Ms. Coll. 818

(6 boxes). This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton and Roberts families.

Subjects: Hooton, Elizabeth; Richie, Edward, 1813-1903; Savery, William, 1750-1804; Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814; Taylor, Francis Richards, 1884-1947; Taylor, George Washington, 1803-1891; Taylor, Thomas B., 1853-1911; Genealogy; Quaker lawyers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--Pennsylvania



Teacher Willa, 1948
Ms. Coll. 975.07.008

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single volume typed autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher. The autobiography describes Willa'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 he time as a teacher and later a Principal at various schools in California.

Subjects: Ballard, Willa E., 1872-1964; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers--History; Women in education



A Testimony of 29 Friends of Preston Patrick Meeting, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.048

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten copy of a paper from the Monthly Meeting Book at Kendal, England. The full title of the volume is: "A Testimony of 29 Friends of Preston Patrick Meeting Against that Paper which John Storye's Party gave forth, 28th of the 2nd month, 1678." The date at which the copy was made is unknown.

Subjects: Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Testimony



Text Book Association of Friends records, 1866-1896
Ms. Coll. 1028

(1 box). The 19th century records of a Philadelphia-based Quaker organization whose aim was to provide textbooks which were aligned with Friends' principles, including not glorifying war.

Subjects: Text Book Association of Friends



The Octagon records, 1892-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.09.020

(1 volume). This collection consists of one volume of minutes from "The Octagon," a society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It also includes a role book of its members in the back.

Subjects: Maier, Anna Morris Shinn , 1874-1941; Vaux, William Sansom, 1872-1908; Group reading; Literature study; Poetry.



"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington," 1947
Ms. Coll. 975.07.049

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis at Oxford University, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington." The thesis includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.

Subjects: Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690; Ion, Robert; Penington, Isaac, 1616-1679; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



"The White Quakers Dublin, 1842-1858," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.136

(1 item). This collection is comprised of the single volume exercise book, in which is a copy of an essay entitled "The White Quakers of Dublin, 1842-1848" by Ernest H. Bennis. The essay focuses on Joshua Jacob, an Irish Quaker who began his own branch of Quakerism, called the "White Quakers."

Subjects: Bennis, Ernest H. (Ernest Henry), 1869-; Jacob, Joshua, 1802-1877; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ireland



Thomas family papers, 1697-1700
Ms. Coll. 950.170

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of the papers of the Thomas family, and includes a letter from Thomas Jones of Haverford Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting, documents related to the execution of a will, and a document pertaining to the purchase of land in 1682 by John thomas and Edward Jones.

Subjects: Thomas family; Correspondence.; Estate (Law); Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Allen C. Thomas lecture notes, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.041

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of history and lecture notes of professor Allen C. Thomas. The notebook includes notes on the history of Sandwich monthly and quarterly meetings, and on Newell Hoxie, of Sandwhich, Mass.

Subjects: Thomas, Allen C.; Lecture notes; Quakers; Quakers--Education; Quakers--History; Quakers--Massachusetts--History



Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas correspondence
Ms. Coll. 1037

Mostly correspondence between Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas

Subjects: Bryn Mawr College; Westtown Boarding School -- History; Letters; Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Quaker businesspeople; Columbian Fair (1893 : Chicago, Ill.); Friends Select School (Philadelphia, Pa.); Quakers -- Family relationships; Thomas, Esther Willits, 1875-1975; Thomas, Arthur Henry, 1872-1942



Esther Willits Thomas correspondence, 1891-1896
Ms. Coll. 950.177

(1 folder). There are several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie). The first group is from Harriet Bailey in 1891-92 about daily and personal issues. Another group of letters is from Mabel Wistar to Esther Willits about herself and Edward Lippincott, his illness and death, 1892-1894; another group of letters is from Arthur Thomas to Esther Willits, 1894, relating events of daily life, friends and family, 1894, and during his bicycle trip through New England in 1896. There is also a group of letters, 1892-93, from a variety of people: David Richie, Laura Shearman, Dora Smedley, Rebecca Evans and Phebe, 1892.

Subjects: Thomas, Arthur Henry; Thomas, Esther Willits, 1874-1975; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania--Social life and customs



Phebe Clapp Thomas commonplace book, 1833
Ms. Coll. 975.03.046

(1 volume). The volume features poems copied by various friend's of Thomas's, and focuses on friendship, reflection, religion, and faith. Among those extracts that were signed, signatures from the following individuals are included: Jemima Hamond, Ann M. Thorne, Elias Hicks Jr., Joseph Griffen, B. Barton, Elizabeth Wenzer, Adeline Begnor, Jane Charlotte Leach, Marcia L. Haight, and E. Mitchell. A number of extracts are unsigned, including extracts of poetry by Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott. This volume was previously identified as an autograph book.

Subjects: Thomas, Phebe Clapp, 1814-; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Thompson family papers, 1751-1876
Ms. Coll. 855

(1 box). Correspondency, genealogy, silhouette, printed material, certificate, testimony, accounts. Includes letters from Jonah Thompson (1756-1758) and son John Thompson to family in England (1773-1805). Letters (1840-1874) of John's grandson, John James Thompson, to cousin John Thompson (Hitchin, England) discuss family news, national and political questions, slavery, business and financial conditions.

Subjects: Thompson, Jonah, 1702-1780; Thompson, John, 1744-1819; Slavery



Thomas Thompson letterbook, 1820
Ms. Coll. 975.02.024

(1 volume). Thomas Thompson was a British Quaker, a pharmaceutical chemist, and an elder in his Meeting. The letterbook includes Thompson's personal correspondence with Robert Southey, concerning Quaker related pamphlets, particularly a pamphlet entitled "Life of Wesley."

Subjects: Thompson, Thomas, 1776-1861; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History



William Thompson diary, 1860
Ms. Coll. 975.01.080

(1 volume). Diary entries are largely related to his family's grocery business, family news, illness, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended. He occasionally also describes Quakers from England and Ireland making religious visits to America.

Subjects: Thompson, William, 1840-1918; Diaries.; Quaker missionaries; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ireland



"Thoughts on Slavery," 1800
Ms. Coll. 975.07.071

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript of John Parrish's essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," in which Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in America, as well as a short history of slavery in America, and the responsibilities of the American government to those they are oppressing through slavery.

Subjects: Parrish, John, 1729-1807; Antislavery movements -- History; Antislavery movements -- United States; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Philip Tidyman manuscripts, 1810
Ms. Coll. 975.07.120

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of two volumes of the manuscripts of the letters of Philip Tidyman's travel throughout New England and Canada from his home in Charleston. The collection also includes correspondence, transcribed letters, and typed notes related to the manuscripts.

Subjects: Tidyman, Philip; Letters; Manuscripts; Physicians; Travel Writing



Agnes Tierney papers, 1922-1928
Ms. Coll. 950.171

(4 folders). This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Subjects: Tierney, Agnes L. (Agnes Leo), 1868-1947; American Friends Service Committee; Correspondence.; Pamphlets; Quaker women; Quakers--Germany--History.; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany



Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark papers, 1936-1937
Ms. Coll. 950.172

(3 folders). This collection consists of the papers of Harry Garland Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark. It includes the letters of Rebecca Timbres from 1936-1937 and Harry Timbres in 1936, she writing to family members, he primarily to his wife, but also to his daughters. Both their letters depict life in the Soviet Union in the mid-1930s and tell of their work; other letters, as from J. Barnard Walton explaining the creation of copies of Harry Timbres' letters; a 1974 biography of Harry Garland Timbres by Rebecca J. Timbres, included with the biography are copies of letters to Harry or Rebecca from such people as Rabindranath Tagore; poems by Harry G. Timbres. There are also 2 photographs of Harry Timbres.

Subjects: Timbres, Harry Garland, 1899-1937; Timbres, Rebecca, 1896-; Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia; American Friends Service Committee; Correspondence.; Quaker missionaries; Quakers; Quakers--History



Margaret Tinkcom collection on Friends Select School, 1961
Ms. Coll. 950.076

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning Margaret Tinkcom's research on the Friends' Select School.

Subjects: Tinkcom, Margaret; Correspondence.; Education--United States.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes; Society of Friends--Education



Khalil A. Totah and Eva Marshall Totah papers, 1896-1955
Ms. Coll. 1210

(2 boxes). The papers revolve around three principals and provide a picture of Quakers in Palestine in the 20th century: Khalil Totah, his second wife, Eva Marshall Totah and his first wife, Ermina Totah. Khalil Totah discusses the situation in Palestine, primarily in the 1930s, speaks of his own life and aspirations, as when he became a Quaker minister. His diaries expand the picture, adding information about Friends Boys School in Ramallah (Palestine) and his understanding of the political situation, again primarily in the 1930s. The photographs add the dimension of geography, placing Totah at Oak Grove Seminary, Clark College and at the Institute of Arab American Affairs. Eva Marshall Totah has the largest quantity of correspondence, primarily 1920s and 1930s, which provides great detail to the life and work at the Friends School in Ramallah, the character and growing relationship with Khalil Totah and domestic issues. The papers of Ermina Jones Totah portray an earnest and dedicated teacher and wife, but carry little detail.

Subjects: Mada_ris al-Frindz (Ra_m Alla_h); Correspondence; Diaries; Photographs; Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948; Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948; Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948; Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952; Quakers -- Middle East; Society of Friends -- Education -- West Bank -- Ra_m Alla_h; Society of Friends -- Missions -- Palestine; Totah, Eva Rae Marshall, 1895-1990; Totah, Khalil, 1886-1955; Totah, Ermina Jones , 1892-1928



"The Trail of Life in the Middle Years," 1934
Ms. Coll. 975.07.054

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Rufus M. Jones, entitled "The Trail of Life in the Middle Years." This manuscript is the third volume in an autobiographical series, of which the two preceding volumes were: "Finding the Trail of Life," and "The Trail of Life in College." The narrative begins in the year 1893, when Jones became the editor of "The Friends Review" and began teaching philosophy at Haverford College. In it, he discusses the state of the Society of Friends at the time, and discusses his personal reconciliation of past Quaker separations, particularly during his time as the editor of "The Friends Review."

Subjects: Jones, Rufus Matthew, 1863-1948; Autobiographies; Haverford College; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--Pennsylvania



"Transition from the Horse and Buggy Days to the Space Age," 1963
Ms. Coll. 975.07.103

This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed autobiography or memoir of Ruth Abbott Rogers. Roger's structured the manuscript to act as a tour of the family home, called Quillity, outside of Philadelphia. In Roger's words, "I will start at the top of the house under the slate roof and wander down room by room going over the accumulation of a family from colonial times in America." The manuscript therefore acts as both an autobiography of Roger's own life in the house, and as a family history.

Subjects: Rogers, Ruth Abbott, 1895-1975; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Quakers--New Jersey



Union Benevolent Association record book, 1856-1859
Ms. Coll. 975.11.042

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume record book of Union Benevolent Association, and records the names and dates of visitors to the association.

Subjects: Bookkeeping records.; Philanthropy; Quakers; Quakers--History



"The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914," 1982
Ms. Coll. 975.07.060

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Barron H. Lerner's undergraduate thesis, entitled: "The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914." The manuscript includes chapters on: the student volunteer movement, the motivations of the Christian Association volunteers, the historical evolution of the university medical school (1905-1913), the missionaries entrance into Chinese society: hospital and religious work, the demise of the university medical school, and the legacy of the Christian association's work.

Subjects: Lerner, Barron H.; Manuscripts; Medicine -- China; Missionaries, Medical -- China; Quakers; Quakers--History



Updegraff family papers, 1810-1929
Ms. Coll. 1031

(2 boxes). Letters, diaries, genealogical material, land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler and Martin Van Buren and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff (1830-1894) which give a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.

Subjects: Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Updegraff, Ann Taylor; Updegraff, David B; Updegraff, Rebecca Taylor; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Dinsmore family; Newlin family; Taylor family; Updegraff family; Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Haverford College -- History; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Ohio; Ohio -- Description and travel; Baptists



Vaux collection of correspondence, documents and graphics, 1657-1978
Ms. Coll. 1167

(28 document boxes, 2 albums). The collection provides insights into several issues important within the history of Quakerism, such as the abolition of slavery, education and Native American rights as examined by a number of well-known Quakers, as well as graphics depicting American travel views, Native American sites, Haverford College, Quaker individuals and places associated with Quakers.

Subjects: Vaux, George, 1832-1915; Vaux, George, 1863-1927; Vaux, George, 1908-1996; Society of Friends; Photography; Haverford College -- History; Indians of North America



Vaux family papers, 1708-1995
Ms. Coll. 1217

(24 boxes, 2 rolled documents). Both George Vaux, Jr. and his sister Mary Morris Vaux Walcott served as commissioners for the U.S. board of Indian Commissioners. Within the collection are letters, reports, photographs, land surveys, and administrative records. Of note in the collection are original Department of Interior documents, first-hand written accounts, and letters. Also, of great note are the land surveys, which provide valuable information from the early 1920s regarding the health, education, population, and land ownership of Native Americans.

Subjects: American Friends Service Committee; Friends' Historical Association; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee; Society of Friends; United States. Board of Indian Commissioners; Correspondence; Financial records; Photographs; Reports; Philadelphia (Pa.); West (U.S.); Vaux, George, III, 1909-1996; Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927; Vaux George, Sr., 1832-1915; Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940; Indians of North America -- Government relations; Native Americans; Quaker women; Quakers



Hannah Milhous Vernon papers, 1855-1889
Ms. Coll. 950.173

(3 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

Subjects: Vernon, Hannah Milhous; Commonplace books; Diaries.; Minutes; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ohio



Elizabeth Gray Vining papers, 1897-1985
Ms. Coll. 1141

(39 boxes, 3 packages, 1 volume). The correspondence and other papers of a Quaker and author Elizabeth Gray Vining who devoted four years in the mid-20th century to tutoring the Crown Prince of Japan, which led to a lifetime connection to Japan and the Japanese Imperial Family.

Subjects: Akihito, Emperor of Japan, 1933-; Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-1989; Koizumi, Shinzō, 1888-1966; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965; Sarton, May, 1912-1995; Takahashi, Tane, 1929-; Vining, Elizabeth Gray, 1902-199; Japan -- Social life and customs; Education -- Japan -- History -- 1945-; Society of Friends -- Education; Society of Friends -- Japan



Irene Wales papers, 1939-1940
Ms. Coll. 950.174

(2 folders). This collection is comprised of two folders of Irene Wales' papers. It includes a single folder of her correspondence with Thomas E Drake, Curator of the Quaker Collection at Haverford College, and a folder of materials related to Wales' research on 18th century Quaker history.

Subjects: Wales, Irene , 1886/87-1973; Correspondence.; Haverford College. Quaker Collection.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Research notes and discussions papers



Walking Purchase records, 1735-1738
Ms. Coll. 1735-1738

(1 folder). Single folder of materials related to the 1737 purchase of land in Pennsylvania from the Delaware tribe. Included in this collection are accounts submitted by participants--Joseph Doan, John Chapman, Timothy Smith--for the trial walk of April 22, 1735 and the September walk; requests for payment of these accounts by the Proprietor of Pennsylvania, Thomas Penn to James Steel, Receiver General of Penna.; two accounts submitted for payment by Conrad Weiser, an Indian agent from N.Y., for his journey to Wyoming.

Subjects: Chapman, John; Doan, Joseph; Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775; Smith, Timothy; Delaware Inidans--Land tenure--Pennsylvania--History--18th century.; Delaware Indians.; Financial records; Pennsylvania--History.



Emma Waln diary, 1890-1891
Ms. Coll. 975.01.081

(1 volume). Diary entries detail Waln's active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events; whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Subjects: Waln, Emma, 1869-1936; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History; Women--Education--Pennsylvania



Nicholas Waln family papers, 1690-1895, bulk 1783-1819
Ms. Coll. 966

(3 boxes). Correspondence, portraits, photographs, poetry, genealogy and misc. papers related to Nicholas Waln and the Waln family. Bulk of the material consists of correpsondence related to Nicholas Waln's journeys as a Quaker minister in England and Ireland. Topics discussed include news of family, Friends activities, travel, friendship, spiritual matters, ministry, and slave conditions in the West Indies (1784 letter from William B. Clark). Chart of Waln family genealogy.

Subjects: Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813; Society of Friends -- England; Society of Friends -- Ireland; Society of Friends -- Missions



Waln family commonplace books, 1814
Ms. Coll. 975.03.038

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of three volumes of the Waln family's commonplace books, written by Joseph Waln, Richard Waln, and Sarah Waln. The volumes generally include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Subjects: Waln family; Waln, Joseph; Waln, Richard; Waln, Sarah; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Commonplace books; Death--Religious aspects; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Joseph Walton diaries, 1875-1894
Ms. Coll. 975.01.083

(19 volumes). Diary entries focus on Walton's various religious visits in the U.S., and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, and descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.

Subjects: Walton, Joseph, 1844-; African Americans; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Travel Writing



Walton - Kite family papers, 1789-1937
Ms. Coll. 1178

(3 boxes). The collection consists predominantly of the papers of the Walton family, but also contains Kite family and Fawcett family papers.

Subjects: Walton family; Kite family; Fawcett family; Correspondence; Diaries



Ann Warder diaries, 1786-1789
Ms. Coll. 975.01.082

(3 volumes). This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written 1786-1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America, and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.

Subjects: Warder, Ann Head, 1758-1829; Diaries.; Motherhood--Great Britain--History; Motherhood--United States--History; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers -- Travel; Quakers--History; Women--United States--Social life and customs



"War Inconsistent with the Christian Character," 1822
Ms. Coll. 975.07.037

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume of Thomas Greene's manuscript, entitled "War Inconsistent with the Christian Character," which discusses the "pacific sentiments" of Quakers.

Subjects: Greene, Thomas; Conscientious objection; Manuscripts; Pacifism; Quakers; Quakers--History



Mary E. Warner commonplace books, 1868
Ms. Coll. 975.03.062

(2 volumes). This collection is comprised of the two volumes of commonplace books of Mary E. Warner. They include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, and notes on mathematical equations and Quaker leaders.

Subjects: Warner, Mary E.; Commonplace books; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Education; Westtown Boarding School -- History



Mary E. Warner account book, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.08.037

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume household account book of Mary E. Warner, and records the worth of various household items.

Subjects: Warner, Mary E.; Account books; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers; Quakers--History



"War Taxes: The Experience of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers, 1681-1800," 1986
Ms. Coll. 975.07.027

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Elaine Crauderueff's thesis for the Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Villanova University. The manuscript provides an overview of religious background of Quaker pacifism, including Quaker's relationships with government authorities and the Peace Testimony of 1660. Also describes Quakers in the legislature, consequences of Quaker pacifism, and war taxes from 1750-1800, particularly war taxes in Pennsylvania, and war taxes in the colonies during the Revolutionary war period.

Subjects: Crauderueff, Elaine, 1956-; Academic writing.; Manuscripts; Pacifism; Quakers; Quakers--History; Villanova University; War tax resistance



"War Unlawful to Christians," undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.101

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten, anonymous manuscript entitled, "War unlawful to Christians." The volume argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.

Subjects: Manuscripts; Pacifism; Quakers; Quakers--History



"We Are All Involved"
Ms. Coll. 975.07.061

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume, memoir-style manuscript of Frank S. Loescher. The manuscript includes discussion of America's "race problem," and Loescher's experiences with race relations while teaching in the American South, and while he served as a consultant to the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.

Subjects: Loescher, Frank S., -1976; Education--United States.; Manuscripts; Race relations in the United States; Race.



Elizabeth Webb diary, 1697-1699
Ms. Coll. 975.01.084

(1 volume). Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.

Subjects: Webb, Elizabeth, 1663-1726; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women in religion; Women travelers



Webb and Price family papers, 1703-1961
Ms. Coll. 950.176

(3 folders). The collection contains photos -- albumen, tintype, cyanotype, and daguerreotype images -- as well as genealogical information on the Webb & Price families. Photographs include images of Thomas and Rachel Ann Levering, Margaret Lightfoot, James M. Price, Rebecca Sinclair Turner, Swarthmore Preparatory School, a preparatory department of Swarthmore College which was abolished in 1893, and others. Many of the photographs are of unidentified individuals. There is also a typed genealogical history of Philip and Rachel Price compiled by their grandson, James Martin Price, and a highly inscribed copy of Robert Barclay's An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, London: T. Sowle, 1703, with numerous indications of births in the Price family.

Subjects: Price family; Webb family; Genealogy; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Quakers--Pennsylvania; Swarthmore College



Paul Weiss papers, 1968-1970
Ms. Coll. 846

(3 boxes). The collection consists of a typed manuscript, with corrections, of Volume 6 of Philosophy in Process by Paul Weiss.

Subjects: Philosophy; Weiss, Paul



Welsh Society of Philadelphia records, 1798-1978
Ms. Coll. 1186

(9 boxes, 11 volumes). Records of the Welsh Society of Philadelphia, a benevolent society founded in 1729 to guide and assist people of Welsh descent.

Subjects: Mt. Moriah cemetery -- Philadelphia (Pa.); William Mann Co.; Welsh Society of Philadelphia; Charity organization -- Philadelphia (Pa.); Immigration and emigration -- Wales; Welsh Americans; Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893



Susanah Weston commonplace book, 1796
Ms. Coll. 975.03.039

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susanah Weston. The volume includes: an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1789, a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.

Subjects: Weston, Susanah; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Charles Wharton receipt book, 1767-1771
Ms. Coll. 975.08.033

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of Charles Wharton. The volume records payments made by Charles Wharton for goods and services.

Subjects: Wharton, Charles; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History



Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book, 1808-1814
Ms. Coll. 975.03.040

(1 volume). Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. This collection is comprised of two volumes of Deborah Fisher Wharton. Volumes include poetry and prose.

Subjects: Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888; Commonplace books; Literature; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Wharton family library catalog, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.11.043

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume library catalog of the Wharton family. According to a note in the inside cover, the alphabetical catalog of volumes in Deborah Fisher Wharton’s library was recorded by her grandson, William Wharton Hurston.

Subjects: Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888; Library catalogs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Daniel Wheeler commonplace book, 1832-1837
Ms. Coll. 975.03.041

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler. Included in the volume are letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son William Wheeler.

Subjects: Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840; Commonplace books; Correspondence.; Poetry.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Wheeler - Smith family papers, 1814-1936
Ms. Coll. 817

(2 boxes). The collection consists primarily of letters to and from Woodbury C. Smith, his father, Samuel Smith, and his wife, Helen Wheeler Smith and principally relates to the Civil War, discussing issues such as war news, contrabands, politics, both local to Massachusetts and national. There is a letter from Dorothea Dix as Superintdendent of Women Nurses. There are slavery documents, field inspection and narrative reports from battle fronts in South Carolina and Florida, a map of Charleston Harbor, a photograph of the Raymonds and Helen Wheeler Smith and a gold $1 coin from 1874.

Subjects: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Politics & government -- United States; Smith, Woodbury C.; Smith, Samuel; Smith, Helen Wheeler



Whitall family papers, 1836-1912
Ms. Coll. 1119

(3 boxes). Legal and business papers of members of the 19th century Quaker Whitall family in Philadelphia and New Jersey.

Subjects: Smith, Hannah Whitall, 1832-1911; Whitall, Israel Franklin, ca. 1795-1873; Whitall, John Mickle, 1800-1877; Whitall, James, 1834-1896; Whitall, John M., 1858-1926; Whitall, Mary Tatum, 1803-1880; Whitall, Mary Cope, ca. 1836-1897; House construction; Architecture, Domestic; Gloucester County (N.J.)



Ann Cooper Whitall diary, 1760-1780
Ms. Coll. 975.01.090

(1 volume). Diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within Whitall’s family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.

Subjects: Whitall, Ann Cooper, 1716-1797; Child rearing - Religious aspects - Society of Friends; Diaries.; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Motherhood--United States--History; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



James Whitall manuscripts, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.095

(3 volumes). This collection is comprised of two manuscripts, collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth," and a biographical sketch entitled "Stephen Kemble."

Subjects: Whitall, James, 1888-1954; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Plays.; Quakers; Quakers--History



Whitall family financial records, 1849-1913
Ms. Coll. 975.08.034

(12 volumes). This collection is comprised of the twelve financial records of the Whitall family: Israel Franklin Whitall, J.F. Whitall, Mary C. Whitall, John Mickle Whitall. The volumes of account books generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances. Receipt books generally record payments made for goods and services.

Subjects: Whitall, Israel Franklin, ca. 1795-1873; Whitall, John Mickle, 1800-1877; Whitall, Mary Cope, 1836-1897; Account books; Estate records; Financial records; Quakers; Quakers--History; Wills



Gilbert Fowler White papers, 1947-1957
Ms. Coll. 816

(3 boxes). Some papers of Gilbert F. White (1911-2006), a geographer and president of Haverford College, relating to some of his experiences serving the American Friends Service Committee during World War II and letters received while president of the college.

Subjects: Barnes, Albert C. (1872-1951); Bohr, Niels (1885-1962); Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971); Copland, Aaron (1900-1990); Douglas, William O. (1898-1980); Hu, Shi (1891-1962); Lindbergh, Anne Morrow (1906-2001); Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993); Michener, James A. (1907-1997); Mumfor, Lewis (1895-1990); Murrow, Edward R.; Oppenheimer, J. Robert (1904-1967); Padin, Jose; Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959); American Friends Service Committee; Haverford College -- History; White, Gilbert F.



Josiah White papers, 1796-1906
Ms. Coll. 1166

(12 boxes, 7 packages). Josiah White, the 19th-century engineer and inventor of a method to bring coal down the Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, was also heavily involved in the education of many among America's less privileged, establishing a number of manual labor schools in the mid-west. The collection includes White's business and personal papers, but also the papers of his daughters, Hannah White Richardson and Rebecca White whose interests extended to religious and community affairs.

Subjects: White, Josiah, 1781-1850; Schuylkill Navigation Company; Canals; Lehigh Navigation Coal Company; While, Elizabeth; Richardson, Hannah; White, Rebecca



Margaret White commonplace books, 1780-1833
Ms. Coll. 975.03.042

(2 volumes). Margaret White's commonplace books include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.

Subjects: White, Margaret; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Solomon White receipt book, 1788-1799
Ms. Coll. 975.08.035

(1 volume). This volume records payments made by Solomon White, and includes the amounts paid, and the individuals to whom the payments were made.

Subjects: White, Solomon; Financial records; Quakers; Quaker--History



John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.07.001

(1 volume). This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.

Subjects: Aarek, Wilhelm, 1907-; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Academic writing.; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Manuscripts; Poetry.; Quakers



John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook, 1842-1873
Ms. Coll. 975.02.025

(1 volume). John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835 and he founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840 and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of Greenleaf and Allinson's health, news of their families, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.

Subjects: Allinson, William J., 1810-1874; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; American Poetry -- Quaker Authors; Antislavery movements -- United States; Correspondence.; Quaker abolitionists; Quakers; Quakers--History; Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends



Whittier Fellowship Committee records, 1911-1918
Ms. Coll. 975.09.027

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of one volume of typed minutes from the Whittier Fellowship Committee.

Subjects: Cadbury, Henry Joel, 1883-1974; Jenkins, Margaret; Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936; Wood, James, 1839-1925; Church conference centers; Education.; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History; Society of Friends--Education



John Wilbur papers, 1831-1873
Ms. Coll. 856

(1 box). Primarily letters of John Wilbur giving in great detail his position relative to the views of Joseph John Gurney and rhe separation of New England Yearly Meeting. His trip to Great Britain in 1853-54 is documented as well.

Subjects: Wilbur, John, 1774-1856; Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847; Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy



Julia Wilbur papers, 1843-1908
Ms. Coll. 1158

(4 boxes). Civil War era diaries of Julia Wilbur, a teacher and Contraband relief worker.

Subjects: Wilbur, Julia, 1815-1895; Van Buskirk, Mary L.; African Americans -- Education; African Americans -- Virginia -- Alexandria; Women -- Sufferage -- United States; Abolitionists -- United States -- 19th century; Antislaver movements -- United States; Women in education; Women's rights -- United States



Elizabeth Wilkinson journal, 1761-1763
Ms. Coll. 975.01.085

(1 volume). The diary describes Elizabeth Wilkinson's religious visit to Friends in America from her home in England. Entries describe her religious visit to Boston. Upon her arrival in America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, and Pennsylvania. Entries also describe Wilkinson's concerns in the ministry.

Subjects: Wilkinson, Elizabeth, 1712-1771; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quaker--History; Travel Writing; Women in religion; Women travelers



William Penn Charter School archives
Ms. Coll. 1115

(25 boxes, 1 oversized drawer, 150+ books, 24 reels microfilm, 1 box of 3-dimensional objects). The William Penn Charter School collection contains the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1685. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors, William Hudson and Wdward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School. More current information pertaining to the William Penn Charter School can be found in the Haverford College Special Collections Pamphlet Group (PG 2 William Penn Charter School).

Subjects: William Penn Charter School; Society of Friends -- Education



William Penn Charter School (oversized)
Ms. Coll. 990B-R

Deeds and legal papers.

Subjects: William Penn Charter School



"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," 1976
Ms. Coll. 975.07.018

(2 volumes). This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript by Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.

Subjects: Carter, Joseph C.; Autobiographies; Manuscripts; Quaker philanthropists; Quakers; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Quakers--History



Elizabeth U. Willis scrapbook, 1850-1898
Ms. Coll. 975.04.015

(1 volume). The volume includes photos and clippings about Elizabeth U. Willis and Sarah F. Underhill, photos of the Underhill family, clippings, illustrations, and portraits of Quakers, Meeting Houses, and Quaker birthplaces. Quaker autographs and letters are included as well. Letter writers include: Samuel Fothergill, Anne Mott, David Sands, William Allinson, William Dillywn, William Rickman, J. Stephenson, George Jones, Lindley Murray, Richard Mott, and John Barrow. Confederate money, fractional currency, colonial money, excerpts of prayers and testimonies, embroidery and cross stitch samples are also included.

Subjects: Willis, Elizabeth U., 1831-1897; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Photographs.; Quaker women; Scrapbooks



Willits Trust records, 1883-1915
Ms. Coll. 1243

(3 boxes). The Willits Trust was a Quaker organization dating from the late 19th and early 20th century based in Philadelphia, PA dedicated to providing religious tracts such as the journal The Africans' Friend to Blacks in the Southern United States and in Liberia. These records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, missionary materials, the will of Charles L. Willits, and miscellaneous items.

Subjects: Liberia -- Church history; Willits, Charles L. (Charles Leeds, 1814-1883); Willits, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbot), 1843-1919; Quaker missionaries; Willits Trust



Wills family papers, circa 1720-1926
Ms. Coll. 1112

(2 boxes). Papers relate to the first settlement of Burlington, NJ at the end of the 17th century, and include deeds, wills, marriage certificates and other papers, particularly of Wills family members.

Subjects: Wills, Aaron, 1734-1805; Wills, Daniel, 1803-1878; Wills, Samuel, 1765-1852; Wills family; Quakers -- New Jersey -- Burlington; New Jersey -- History



Norman Wilson articles, 1956-1974
Ms. Coll. 950.179

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of the articles of Norman H. Wilson, typed and xeroxed, many which focus on education in the U.S. and abroad. Also includes brochures for First and Second Annual Normal Wilson Memorial Conferences. The collection also includes an itemized index of each article.

Subjects: Wilson, Norman, 1926-1973; Education.; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



Rachel Wilson diary, 1768-1769
Ms. Coll. 975.01.086

(1 volume). Rachel Wilson was a Quaker minister who made a religious visit to the American colonies in 1768, and attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in the fall of 1769, where she addressed John Woolman. The diary of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, S.C. from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.

Subjects: Wilson, Rachel, 1722-1775; Diaries.; Quaker women; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History; Travel Writing; Women clergy--United States--Diaries; Women in religion; Women travelers



Stephen Shipley Wilson collection
Ms. Coll. 1126

Subjects: Wilson, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1833-1914; Wilson, Alexander Cowan, 1866-1955; Gladstone, William E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 ; Great Britain--Politics and government; India--History--British occupation, 1765-1947



Sarah D. Wilt Diary
Ms. Coll. 801.01.001

Sarah D. Wilt's diary starts with her family's 1864 move to Philadelphia. However, the entries concerning the years 1864 to early 1868 were written in 1868, when she began writing in the diary regularly.

Subjects: Women -- Religious life; Pennsylvania; Diaries.; Women - education; Wilt, Sarah D.



Wing family correspondence, 1827-1832
Ms. Coll. 950.180

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of the personal correspondence of the Wing family.

Subjects: Wing family; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Winston-Clark family papers, 1814-1900
Ms. Coll. 1165

(5 boxes). Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the mid-west, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, etc.

Subjects: Clark family; Winston family



Edward Morris Wistar papers, 1894-1914
Ms. Coll. 1137

(2 boxes). Documents relating to Quaker Edward M. Wistar's relief mission under the auspices of the American Red Cross to Armenians living in Turkey in 1896.

Subjects: Armenians -- Turkey -- History; American Red Cross; South Carolina -- History -- 1865-; Gates, Caleb Frank, 1857-1946; Hubbell, Julian B. (Julian Bertine), 1847-1929; Shattuck, Corinna; Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Wistar, Margaret, 1853-1937; Barton, Clara, 1821-1912; Nihon Sekijūjisha



Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book, 1846
Ms. Coll. 975.03.066

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Esther Fisher Wistar, and includes extracts of poetry, and an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Subjects: Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith, 1818-; Commonplace books; Death--Personal Narratives; Extracts.; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Esther Fisher Wistar diary, 1866-1892
Ms. Coll. 975.01.087

(1 volume). Diary entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.

Subjects: Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith, 1818-; Aging; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--History



Sarah Wistar diary, 1857-1859
Ms. Coll. 975.01.088

(1 volume). Early diary entries describe Sallie's classes and studies in her efforts to earn her high school diploma, while later entries describe social calls, illnesses in the family and other family news, as well as Sallie's responsibilities as the eldest daughter living at home.

Subjects: Evans, Hannah Bacon, 1839-1939; Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History; Women's education



Thomas Wistar letterbook, 1875-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.02.029

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Wistar. The majority of the letters copied in this volume are personal correspondence between John Wistar and various family members and friends. A few letters included are letters of sympathy from friends and family, written upon the death of Thomas Wistar, in January of 1876.

Subjects: Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Correspondence.; Letters; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History



Thomas Wistar and family papers, 1691-1936
Ms. Coll. 1188

(2 boxes, 2 volumes). Papers of the Wistar family, especially concentrating on the work among Native Americans in the Central and Northern Superintendency of Indian Commissioner Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) in the mid-19th century.

Subjects: Beede, Cyrus, 1828-1908; Cox, John, ca. 1754-1847; Garrett, John Biddle; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Pemberton, James, 1723-1809; Richard, Jonathan, ca. 1812-1882; Waln, Richard, 1737-; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Wistar, Thomas, 1764-1851; Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Wistar, Thomas, 1826-1862; Wistar, Thomas, 1877-1960; Wright, Asher, 1803-1875; Comanche Nation, Oklahoma; Indians of North America -- Missions; Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma; Osage Indians; Society of Friends -- Missions; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency



Thomas Wistar journals, 1841-1876
Ms. Coll. 975.01.089

(5 volumes). Journal entries largely describe Wistar’s work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C. and various trips to Indian Reservations, and Indian Agencies including the Seneca Nation and the Wichita Indian Agency. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.

Subjects: Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Diaries.; Indians of North America--Government relations.; Kickapoo Indians -- History; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Osage Indians -- History; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania --Philadelphia; Quakers--History; Seneca Indians; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs



Thomas Wistar and family papers, addition, 1691-1890
Ms. Coll. 1188

(2 boxes). Primarily the correspondence of Quaker Edward Morris Wistar (1852-1941), there is also correspondence of Indian Commissioner Thomas Wistar (1798-1876), as well as the journal of Commissioner Wistar "Journal of a tour through the western and southern states: the Spanish possessions and the adjacent Indian nations," 1820, and photographs of Native American and Wistar family members.

Subjects: Wistar, Caspar, 1801-1867; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Wistar, Mary Waln, 1766-1844; Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Wistar, Thomas, 1826-1862; Cope family; Wistar family; Indians of North America; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency



Thomas Wistar and family papers, addition, 1705-1936
Ms. Coll. 1188

(2 boxes, 2 volumes). Papers of the Wistar family, especially concentrating on the work among Native Americans in the Central and Northern Superintendency of Indian Commissioner Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) in the mid-19th century.

Subjects: Wistar, Caspar, 1801-1867; Wistar, Edward Morris, 1852-1941; Wistar, Mary Waln, 1766-1844; Wistar, Thomas, 1798-1876; Wistar, Thomas, 1826-1862; Cope family; Wistar family; Indians of North America; Society of Friends -- Indian Affairs; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency



Wistar family papers, 1861-1950
Ms. Coll. 1262

(2 boxes) This collection contains letters and cards exchanged between various family members—including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers. The section of “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal written by Emma F. Wistar in which she recounts her 1866 trip to Niagara Falls—making special note of botanical specimens and including dried plant and flower samples. Additionally, there is a brief account by B.V. Wistar about his experience at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. The collection contains formal photographs taken by Philadelphia photography studios.

Subjects: Family papers.; Travel Writing; Wistar , Caleb Cresson , 1846-1916; Wistar Family; Wistar, Elizabeth Vaux; Wistar, Emma; Wistar, Mary Emlen; Women travelers; World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)



Women's National Indian Association correspondence, 1899-1900
Ms. Coll. 950.181

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of the correspondence from Quakers, regarding the Women's National Indian Association. Letter writers include: Eliza W. Jones, Charles Rhoads, and Philip C. Garrett. A number of pamphlets concerning the Association are also included.

Subjects: Women's National Indian Association (U.S.).; Correspondence.; Indians of North America -- Missions; Native Americans.



Anna Wharton Wood papers, 1741-1853
Ms. Coll. 958

(1 box). The collection of Quaker Anna Wharton Wood includes letters of several 18th century Friends, a petition by English Friends, epistles, testimonies, and other miscellaneous items.

Subjects: Wood, Anna Wharton Smith, 1864-; Allinson, William, 1766-1841; Emlen, Samuel; Fothergill, Samuel, 1715-1772; Logan, William, 1718-1776; Pemberton, John, 1727-1795



Charles Wood correspondence, 1862-1869
Ms. Coll. 975.02.026

(8 volumes). Charles Wood was born a Quaker and later became a Presbyterian minister. This collection is comprised of eight volumes of the compiled correspondence of Charles Wood. Each volume contains personal correspondence from family and friends, related to Wood's education, news of his family, and discussions of social outings and cricket.

Subjects: Wood, Charles, 1851-1936; Correspondence.; Haverford College; Quakers; Quakers--History



George Wood silhouette book, 1869
Ms. Coll. 975.03.064

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume silhouette book of George Wood.

Subjects: Wood, George Bacon, 1832-1909; Correspondence.; Quakers; Quakers--History; Silhouettes.



James Wood papers, 1865-1964
Ms. Coll. 1218

(21 boxes). This collection contains many materials, including correspondence, photographs, record books, awards, and printed material such as newspapers and pamphlets. There is also a series covering Wood's work in female prison reform, which includes several official reports and newspaper stories in this area.

Subjects: American Bible Society; Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)); Bryn Mawr College; Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.); Haverford College; New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.); New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Society of Friends; Westchester County Bible Society (Westchester County, N.Y.); Autobiographies; Business records; Correspondence; Diaries; Financial records; Lecture notes; Manuscripts; Pamphlets; Photographs; Commercial catalogs; Travel photography; Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.); Haverford (Pa.); Mount Kisco (N.Y.) Barbour, Hugh; Fox, George, 1624-1691; Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936; Wood, James, 1839-1925; Agriculture; Prison reformers; Quakers; Religion; Travel; Sheep



L. Hollingsworth Wood papers, 1903-1953
Ms. Coll. 1175

(81 boxes). Primarily correspondence related to Wood's activities in areas of peace, civil rights, black and Quaker education. Wood was founding member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee and National Urban League. He was president of the Urban League for 26 years; elected in 1917 to Fisk University Board of Trustees; member of Haverford College Board of Managers. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Rufus M. Jones, Thomas Elsa Jones, Oswald Garrison Villard, Booker T. Washington and many others.

Subjects: Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956; American Civil Liberties Union; American Friends Service Committee; National Urban League; Haverford College; Fisk University; American Commission on Conditions in Ireland; Society of Friends; Friends Ambulance Unit; Friends World Conference; Happy Grove School (Hectors River, Jamaica); New York Colored Mission; Peace; African Americans -- Education; Society of Friends -- Education; Philadelphia Young Friends' Association



Mary S. Wood commonplace book, 1858-1880
Ms. Coll. 975.03.044

(1 volume). Mary Sutton (Underhill) Wood (1805-1894) was a Quaker author and poet. Her commonplace book includes reflections on the Baltimore Yearly Meeting, the history of the Wood family, the opening of Western Yearly Meeting (1858), Canada Yearly Meeting (1867), New York Yearly Meeting (1865), New York Representative Meeting (1876), description of Meeting Houses in New York, and extracts of letters, hymns, and journal entries.

Subjects: Wood, Mary S. (Underhill), 1805-1894; Commonplace books; Extracts.; New York (State); Quaker women; Quakers--History



Morris Wistar Wood papers, 1716-1979
Ms. Coll. 1140

(36 boxes, 1 package). Correspondence, diaries, photographs, genealogy, deeds, financial, legal and business papers, clippings, maps, facsimiles and other misc. papers. Primarily correspondence of the related Quaker familys of Collins, Cresson, Emlen, Morris, Wistar and Wood with friends and family.

Subjects: Wood, M. Wistar (Morris Wistar), 1899-1980; Cresson, Charles Caleb, 1816-1902; Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821; Wood, Horatio C. (Horatio Curtis), 1803-1879; Cresson, Joshua, 1744-1793; Wood, Annabella Cresson Wistar, 1872-1967; Wood, Annabella Bonnyman, 1902-1926; Wood, Evelyn Byrd Page; Wistar, Bartholomew, 1790-1841



Richard R. Wood papers, circa 1958-1976
Ms. Coll. 1151

(2 boxes). Quakers Richard R. Wood (1897-1982) and William Morris Maier (1909-1982) correspond on issues relating to their alma mater, Haverford College and education, on Quaker topics and foreign policy.

Subjects: Maier, William Morris, 1909-1982; Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982; Haverford College -- History



Richard Reave Wood papers, 1687-1965
Ms. Coll. 950.183

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of the single folder of the papers of Richard Reave Wood, and includes: a pamphlet entitled "Notes and Documents: Indian Deed for Petty's Island, 1678" written by Edwin B. Bronner in 1965, a handwritten copy of Petty's Island Deed, as well as photos and photocopies of the deed, two letters of personal correspondence, and two oversized indentures on vellum.

Subjects: Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982; Correspondence.; Deeds; Haverford College--Students; Pamphlets; Quakers; Quakers--History



Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood family papers, 1820-1988
Ms. Coll. 1254

(6 boxes) This collection contains the materials of several generations of American Quaker families. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and his wife, Nancy Morris; Richard's father, Edward S. Wood; and Richard's grandfather and grandmother, Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood. Richard attended several sessions of the League of Nations and participated in meetings leading to the formation of the United Nations in 1945.

Subjects: Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; League of Nations. Assembly; Quakers – Family relationships; Quakers--New Jersey; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons--Germany; Esterbrook Steel Pen Manufacturing Company; Gimbel Brothers ; John Wanamaker (Firm); Wood, Alexander Cooper, 1841-1919; Wood, Edward S., b. 1868; Wood, Mary Emma Stokes, 1842-1920; Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982



William H. S. Wood papers, 1860-1887
Ms. Coll. 1026

(2 boxes). The collection is a compilation of materials by William H.S. Wood (1840-1907) toward the writing of a book on Quakers and the Civil War, including information from John B. Crenshaw (1820-1889) and Francis T. King (1819-1891).

Subjects: Crenshaw, John Bacon, 1820-1889; King, Francis T., 1817-1891; Wood, William Henry S., 1840-1907; Society of Friends -- Civil War, 1861-1865



Papers related to Woodbourne Orchards, 1862-1928
Ms. Coll. 1230 B

(16 items). Letters written to Francis R. Cope by Laura Towne and Ellen Murray relating to the Penn School On St. Helena, S.C. and to Francis R. Cope Jr. from others, but also about the school.

Subjects: Penn School (Saint Helena Island, S.C.)



Woodbourne Orchards and Family of Francis R. Cope Jr., 1848-1997
Ms. Coll. 1230

(26 boxes). Papers of the Cope family whose members descended from or were forebears of Francis R. Cope Jr. (1878-1962). The bulk of the papers was created by Francis R. Cope Jr., his daughter, Theodora Morris Cope and her first husband, John Frederick Stanwell-Fletcher. Other principal writers in the collection are Alexis T. Cope, Agnes Cope, Anna S. Cope, Caroline Cope, Clementine Cope, Elizabeth S. Cope, and Evelyn Cope, all from the 19th and 20th century. The earlier Copes were Quakers, but some joined other Protestant denominations.

Subjects: Cope family; Evans family; Foote family; Morris family; Scull family; Cope, Francis R. Jr., 1878-1962; Stanwell-Fletcher, Theodora C. (Theodora Cope), 1906-; Stanwell-Fletcher, John, 1903-



Woodbrookers in America records, 1930-1965
Ms. Coll. 950.184

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of the records of the Woodbrookers in America, including: the organization's correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, and the records of the treasurer. Woodbrooke, a Quaker study center, was founded in 1903. John Wilhelm Rowntree (1868-1905) had previously led a campaign amongst Friends for a permanent settlement for religious and social study. Within a few years, Quaker and local chocolate maker George Cadbury (1839 – 1922) had been inspired to offer his former home for this purpose. The Woodbrookers in America (sometimes referred to as the "Old Woodbrookers") was a Quaker organization based in the U.S. that shared similar goals with the Woodbrooke center in Britain.

Subjects: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.; Woodbrookers (Association).; Correspondence.; Financial records; Minutes; Quakers; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History



Wood family papers, 1839-1885
Ms. Coll. 950.182

(5 folders). This collection is comprised of the papers of the Wood family, and includes primarily sketches made by various family members, and engravings of Quaker leaders, though it also includes a single letter to Richard D. Wood, two unidentified photographs and the Will of Julianna R. Wood.

Subjects: Wood family; Correspondence.; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers - Family relationships; Quakers--History; Sketches



Wood family papers, 1899-1973
Ms. Coll. 1259

(2 boxes) Papers of Carolena Wood relating to her involvement in a number of Quaker philanthropic and relief efforts, and for Jim Wood's interest in responsible investing.

Subjects: Investing.; Quaker philanthropists.; Society of Friends -- Doctrines.; Society of Friends -- Missions.; Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction.



Anna Mary Woodward scrapbook, 1896-1923
Ms. Coll. 975.04.016

(1 volume.) Clippings related to Quaker history and Quaker Meeting Houses, clippings from The Friend, post cards of Meeting Houses, Quaker calendar for 1911, clippings about Quaker ministers, the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the reunion of two historic societies, and Friends' missions in Japan, China, and Ramallah.

Subjects: Woodward, Anna Mary; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Postcards; Scrapbooks



John Woolman diary, 1772
Ms. Coll. 975.01.092

(1 volume). John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York. Entries discuss Woolman's travel with Samuel Emlen, including preparations for the voyage, description of weather conditions, conditions on board, religious reflection and reflection on the slave trade.

Subjects: Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Diaries.; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Travel; Slavery and the Church -- Society of Friends; Travel Writing



John Woolman Memorial House records, 1924-1942
Ms. Coll. 950.103

(4 folders). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, notes, and photographs of the John Woolman Memorial House.

Subjects: Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Correspondence.; Financial records; Negatives (photographic); Notes.; Photographs.; Quakers; Quakers--History



John Woolman papers, 1749
Ms. Coll. 950.185

(1 folder). This collection is comprised of a single folder of John Woolman's papers, and includes a single handwritten copy of "A Word of Rememberance & Caution to the Rich" by John Woolman, and a deed passing land from Samuel Woolman to John Woolman, signed by John Woolman.

Subjects: Woolman, John, 1720-1772; Deeds; Manuscripts; Quakers; Quakers--History



World War I Reconstruction and Conscientious Objectors files, 1918-1923
Ms. Coll. 1249

(3 boxes) Card files on World War I conscientious objectors (of all faiths) and on workers and applicants to the Reconstruction Unit program overseen by the Society of Friends in Europe after World War I.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction; World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States



Jay Worrall's Research Notes for the Friendly Virginians, 1990-1994
Ms. Coll. 1224

(13 boxes). These are hand-written index cards contained in 13 boxes comprising information gained through research by Jay Worrall Jr. on Quaker families and individuals and Quaker Meetings in Virginia, as well as a bibliography, exhaustively researched by Worrall toward his 1994 book The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers and a companion volume he was working on relating to Quaker families in Virginia. There is an interconnected arrangement of alphabetical and numerical cards.

Subjects: Worrall, Jay, 1943-; Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources; Quakers -- Virginia



Rebecca Wright diary, 1784
Ms. Coll. 975.01.093

(1 volume). Rebecca Wright's diary of her religious visit to England and Ireland. Entries provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, England, and attendance at meetings throughout England.

Subjects: Wright, Rebecca, 1760-; Diaries.; England; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers--Great Britain; Quakers--History; Quakers--Ireland; Travel Writing; Women--travelers--Europe



Anna Yarnall diaries, 1856-1886
Ms. Coll. 975.01.094

(43 volumes). Diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Subjects: Yarnall, Anna C.; Diaries.; Quaker women -- United States; Quakers -- Diaries; Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs; Quakers--History



Emma C. Yarnall commonplace book, 1878
Ms. Coll. 975.03.043

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Emma C. Yarnall, and includes quotations on religious subjects, excerpts of letters, and excerpts of poetry and literature.

Subjects: Yarnall, Emma C.; Commonplace books; Poetry.; Quaker women; Quakers; Quakers--History



Yarnall family history, undated
Ms. Coll. 975.10.009

(1 volume). This collection is a handwritten family history of the Yarnall family, compiled by Charles Yarnall. It is loose paper that has been bound at an unknown date.

Subjects: Yarnall family; Yarnall, Charles, 1800-1877; Family history; Family papers.; Genealogy; Quakers



Yearly and Monthly Meeting minute extracts, 1759-1887
Ms. Coll. 975.09.033

(8 volumes). This collection contains typed research notes by an unknown person. Previously they were referred to as extracts, however they are not formal printed extracts. The notes are from Yearly and Monthly Meetings, including Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Ohio Yearly Meeting. Many of the notes either are categorized by topic, or include topical indices.

Subjects: Antislavery movements -- United States; Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Indiana Yearly Meeting; Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends; Minutes; Ohio Yearly Meeting; Peace; Slavery--United States.; Society of Friends--Education



Collection of Yearly Meeting epistles and extracts, 1698-1842
Ms. Coll. 971

(1 box). Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1842.

Subjects: London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends); Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Virginia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Rhode Island Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends; Dublin Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends)



Yearly Meeting Epistles, 1668-1940
Ms. Coll. 971.1

This collection consists of Epistles from England, Ireland, and the United States.

Subjects: Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources; Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Indiana Yearly Meeting; Ohio Yearly Meeting; Quaker women; Quakers--Ireland



Young American Literary Association records, 1867-1868
Ms. Coll. 975.09.028

(1 volume). This collection is comprised of one collection of minutes from the Young American Literary Association. The minutes describe debates on literary themes, including the topic, who presented on what side, the moderator, and the chosen winner. It often includes who the next moderator and topic will be.

Subjects: Bacon Family; Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900; Haines, Henry, 1819-1905; Whitall, Mary Cope, 1836-1897; Debating matters; Group reading; Literature study; Quakers; Quakers -- Social Life and Customs; Quakers--History



Nancy Zosa collection of photographic materials, 1848-1985
Ms. Coll. 848

(10 boxes, 24 volumes, 1 item) A collection of original photographs, photograph albums and books and catalogs relating to photography, primarily from the 19th century, that include important historical images of people and places, and in certain instances rare, early or unusual images or publications.

Subjects: Harvard University -- Pictorial works.; University of North Carolina (1793-1962) -- Pictorial works.; Kraft family; Glass negative (photographic process); Stereo cards; Italy -- Pictorial works; United States -- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Portraits; Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928.; Zosa, Nancy; Art, European; Carte de visite photographs; Railroads -- Pictorial works; Tintype; World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany