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Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Quakers are members of the Christian denomination known as the Religious Society of Friends.

This collection is comprised of clippings related to Quakers, Quaker history, and Quakerism.

See item acquisition note.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.

Publisher
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
January, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

"The White Feather", 1954.
Box 1 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Clipping of "The White Feather: A Play about a Quaker Family Frontier Days," from The Instructor, volume 64, number 3, written by Karen Asband.

"Quaker Quirks", 1870.
Box 1 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Clipping of a piece entitled "Quaker Quirks," by Fanny Barrow, from Putnam's Magazine volume 5, June 1850.

"The River Garden of Pure Repose", 1951.
Box 1 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Clipping of a short story written by Grace Boynton, and published in the Ladies' Home Journal in 1951.

William Braithwaite, 1912.
Box 1 Folder 4
Scope and Content note

Photostatic copies of clippings of articles written by William Braithwaite.

Life Magazine , 1953.
Box 1 Folder 5
Scope and Content note

Clipped article written by Coughlan, "Success Story of Quaker conscience plus political savvy, idealism plus dogged ambition."

"The Pennsylvania Evening Post", 1783.
Box 1 Folder 6
Scope and Content note

Clipping from the Pennsylvania Evening Post, "Reflections apon the life and death of Edward Drinker, of the City of Philadelphia."

"Dukhobors", 1897-1898.
Box 1 Folder 7
Scope and Content note

Clippings related to the Doukhobors, a Russin pacifst group, 1897-1898, as well as clippings related to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's concerns for the group.

"New Era Magazine", 1920.
Box 1 Folder 8
Scope and Content note

Nov 1920 "New Era Magazine," number 11.

"Finger Lakes Topics", 1948.
Box 1 Folder 9
Scope and Content note

Copy of the "Finger Lakes Topics" magazine. The issue focuses on the Equal Rights Centennial for the convention held at Seneca Falls.

"Charles F. Jenkins", 1951.
Box 1 Folder 10
Scope and Content note

Clipping of the Charles F. Jenkins memorial, from the Farm Journal.

"The Quakers in San Jose", 1949.
Box 1 Folder 11
Scope and Content note

Clipping from the "Supplement to Friends Bulletin," with a copy of a paper read by Herbert C. Jones at the Semi-Annual Meeting College Park Association of Friends on November 5, 1949.

"The Pioneer Families of Northwestern New Jersey", 1934.
Box 1 Folder 12
Scope and Content note

Newspaper clippings of "The Pioneer Families of Northwestern New Jersey," written by Benjamin Lundy.

"Two Long Island Landscapes by Thomas Hicks", 1942.
Box 1 Folder 13
Scope and Content note

Clipping from the "American Collector," volume 11, number 5. Article written by Jesse Merritt.

"What is a Quaker?", 1953.
Box 1 Folder 14
Scope and Content note

Two copies of clippings of an article entitled "What is a Quaker?" written by Richmond P. Miller, from Look Magazine, vol. 17, no. 24.

"The Religious Society of Friends the Quakers", 1953.
Box 1 Folder 15
Scope and Content note

Clipping of an article by Beata Mueller, published in the National Council Outlook, vol. 111, no. 10.

"The Philadelphia Tradition", 1957.
Box 1 Folder 16
Scope and Content note

Clipping from "Holiday" magazine, vol. 21, no. 5, written by Sean O'Faolain.

"Americana", 1933.
Box 1 Folder 17
Scope and Content note

Clipping from "Americana," a page typed notes about the trains on the mainline.

"Jonathan Pierce", 1939.
Box 1 Folder 18
Scope and Content note

Newspaper clipping about Jonathon Pierce's involvement in the Socialist Party.

"The Quakers", 1952.
Box 13 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

This folder includes three copies of a magazine article entitled "The Quakers: A Once Rambunctious Sect Celebrates Its 300th Birthday Quietly Reaffirming Its Deep Belief in the 'Inner Light'."

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 1, Folder 8.

"The Classmate", 1940, 1941.
Box 14 (ovs) Folder 1
Scope and Content note

This folder includes two issues of "The Classmate." One issue dated October 19, 1940, and one dated April 5, 1941. The 1940 issue features an article by Edwin T. Randall, entitled "To-- And Beyond" and the 1941 issue features an article, aslo by Randall, entitled "Of Benefits Forgotten."

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 3, Folder 1.

"Friends Indeed", 1952.
Box 1 Folder 21
Scope and Content note

Newspaper clippings about Friends, from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

"Germantown's Bird Man", 1952.
Box 1 Folder 22
Scope and Content note

Single newspaper clipping of an article titled, "Germantown's Bird Man."

"Memoirs of Tomocomingo", Undated.
Box 1 Folder 23
Scope and Content note

Two clipped book pages from "Memoirs of Tomocomingo."

"A Measure of Light", Undated.
Box 1 Folder 24
Scope and Content note

Magazine clipping of a short story, "A Measure of Light," written by Barbara Webb.

"Discovery Reported of Welcome's Passenger List", 1913.
Box 1 Folder 25
Scope and Content note

Newspaper clippings about William Penn's ship, printed in the "Public Ledger" in 1913, and a typed transcript of the ship's passenger list, as published in the article.

"The Pennsylvania Dutchman", 1954.
Box 1 Folder 26
Scope and Content note

Volume V, No. 10 of "The Pennsylvania Dutchman," published January 15, 1954.

"Friends of the World", 1948.
Box 1 Folder 27
Scope and Content note

Clipping of an article written by Clarence Woodbury, extracted from "The American Magazine," May 1948.

"What You Don't Know Abouth the Quakers", 1951.
Box 1 Folder 28
Scope and Content note

Clipping of an article by Milton MacKaye, from the Saturday Evening Post, March 24, 1951.

"The Haverford Review", 1945.
Box 1 Folder 29
Scope and Content note

Clipping from "The Haverford Review," vol. 4, no. 1, Spring 1945.

"The Lord's Battalions", 1940.
Box 13 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Clipping from the "Fortune Magazine," article detailing the WWII relief work being done by Quakers in Europe and Cuba.

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 1, Folder 9

"A Catch for Christmas", 1954.
Box 13 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Clipping of an article from Collier's magazine, written by Lawrence Williams.

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 1, Folder 10

"Quakeriana Notes," 1938, 1938.
Box 1 Folder 32
Scope and Contents Note

Quakeriana Notes, Editorial Notes, Edited by Thomas E. Drake, Curator Number 9, Sixth Month, 1938 Also includes the poem "The Advices," written by James I'Anson of Darlington

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