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Guide to the manuscript collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Guide to the manuscript collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

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Published by The College in Swarthmore, Pa .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College -- Catalogs.,
    • Society of Friends -- United States -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
    • Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6611.F83 F75 1982, BX7731.2 F75 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[75] p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2956586M
      LC Control Number84199450

      Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries. Philadelphia City Archives. Philadelphia Free Library Rare Book Department. Philadelphia History Museum. Philadelphia Historical Commission. Presbyterian Historical Society. Rosenbach Museum & Library. Swarthmore College Friends Historical Library. This collection contains one Bolivar County Tax Book that shows monthly tax collections from taxpayers during the period October through January Bolling, Dr. Richard Collection This collection consists of materials collected by Dr. Richard A. Bolling, First Presbyterian Church pastor, Cleveland, Mississippi (). A directory of many archives and manuscript collections is the National Historical Publications and Records Commission's Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States, 2nd ed. (). In addition to giving a brief description of approximately 4, archives, it notes the major manuscript collections of many of the archives.


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Guide to the manuscript collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. by Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Download PDF EPUB FB2

You may email requests to [email protected] Friends Historical Library was established in to collect, preserve, and make available archival, manuscript, printed, and visual records concerning the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) from their origins mid-seventeenth century to the present.

Manuscripts and Genre Collections. Photo of Ann Abbot by E. Woodward from Drueilla R. Thomas's album. Throughout the 20th century, Friends Historical Library maintained a number of genre and other artificial collections; most were single manuscripts like individual letters or account books, but some were larger manuscript collections, assembled over time to document prominent Quakers like.

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Guide to the manuscript collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore, Pa.: The College, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description. Quaker & Special Collections collects in a wide variety of subject areas and in many material formats. The examples highlighted here represent important subjects in the collection—and are ordered by relative strength of holdings—but are by no means the only subjects in our collections.

Download our full collection description, goals, and policies (PDF). This research guide contains resources related to LGBTQ history from Swarthmore College's special collections and libraries: College Archives, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, and Rare Book Room of McCabe : Celia Caust-Ellenbogen.

School District. Senior Citizens Association. expand child menu. A-Z Digital Library. Ancestry (In-Library Use Only) Brain Fuse (Tutoring/Career/Veterans) Swarthmore Storycorps. expand child menu. Friends of SwPL. expand child menu. Serve on the Board. Support Your Library.

Nearly 25% of the library’s annual funding comes from supporters like. The collection reflects the Quaker origins of Swarthmore College. With more t books, pamphlets and serials, 60, photographs, major manuscript collections, and 9, volumes of original meeting records, Friends Historical Library is one of the outstanding research facilities for the study of Quaker history.

† (National Library of Australia) Although the literal meaning of manuscript is 'handwritten,' the Library's manuscript collections cover all kinds of unpublished written records and many contain published and pictorial records as well. The kinds of records are extremely diverse: letters, diaries, notebooks, speeches, lectures, drafts of.

Contact Information [edit | edit source]. E-mail: [email protected] Address: Friends Historical Library McCabe Library, Swarthmore College College Avenue Swarthmore, PA Telephone: Fax: Hours: Monday-Friday, ampm; Saturdays ampm when school is in session.

Directions and map: Directions by plane, car, bus, or train. Gun Control Laws in Foreign Countries, (Washington, D. C.: Library of Congress, Law Library, ) and.

Guide to the Manuscript Collections of Friends Historical Library of. Newly-acquired manuscript collections are always being inventoried and catalogued for research access; the Manuscript Librarian/Cataloguer should be consulted about specific research projects. Haverford has a library Quaker Reference Index, compiled from.

Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Historical Society of Pennsylvania] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College (libguide) This guide provides a comprehensive list of Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College, which comprise digitized primary source materials from Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College.

This includes items from the Rare Book and Manuscript collection, the College Archives, and the Art and. The Manuscript Collections of the Maryland Historical Society (Baltimore, ) and Richard J.

Cox and Larry E. Sullivan, eds., Guide to the Research Collections of the Maryland Historical Society (Baltimore, ). Collections are listed alphabetically and can be found by clicking on the appropriate letter range displayed below.

Swarthmore's Friends Historical Library documents the history of the Society of Friends (Quakers) from the 17th century to the present.

FHL's collections reflect the role that Quakers have played in the abolition of slavery, in prison reform, Native American rights, women's rights, humane treatment of the mentally ill, post-war relief efforts and temperance (among others).Author: Sarah Elichko.

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Swarthmore College College Avenue Swarthmore, PA Telephone: () Email: [email protected] For Orthodox records: Quaker Collection Haverford College James P.

Magill Library Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA Telephone: () Friends Historical Library collects, preserves, and makes available archival, manuscript, printed, and visual records concerning the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

FHL also maintains the Swarthmore College Archives. A Guide to Manuscript Collections of the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Library [Eric Pumroy, Paul Brockman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Guide to Manuscript Collections of the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State LibraryAuthor: Eric Pumroy, Paul Brockman.

Quaker & Special Collections contains Haverford College’s rare books, manuscripts, and the college archives. We seek to collect, preserve, and make available materials which serve the research and teaching needs of the Haverford community as well as the wider scholarly community.

Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: Alternative Religions, Sects, Cults and Communes: Quakers. Swathmore College Friends Historical Library.

Book Sources: Quakers. Papers focusing on his Quaker activities are located at the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, and at the Archives of Geneva M.M. of the Religious Society of Friends. Books and other items will be deposited at Dialoguegay in Geneva, Switzerland (57 Avenue, Wendt) and the Peter Foulger Museum on Nantucket.

The largest category of collections in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College is that of Personal and Family Papers. These materials include correspondence, journals and diaries, and property records of Quaker individuals and family groups they date from the mid 17th century to the present.

Fowler, Albert W. "Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College." Pp. of "Resources for Scholars: Four Quaker Collections in the United States. Part 1." Edited by Thomas D. Hamm. Library Quarterly, 60 (). Fowler, David J. Guide to the Sol Feinstone Collection of the David Library of the American Revolution.

Washington Crossing, PA. This list compiled from the "Delaware Genealogical Research Guide" Manuscript Collections These collections contain papers and correspondence of George Read, Caesar Rodney, John M.

Clayton, and others. Swarthmore College Friends Historical. RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees. and the principal repository for these is the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Presbyterian Church, U.S. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, Swarthmore College has recently published a Guide to the Manuscript Collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

This guide fills a long felt need and serves to acquaint the scholarly community with the scope and richness of the historical materials available in the library. The holdings of this archive are described in Guide to Records in the National Archives-Mid Atlantic Region (SSH Un3g), and in numerous handouts available from the Mid-Atlantic a list of the holdings of the National Archives in Washington, D.C., see Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States, 3 vols.

(AE G 94/ - Government Publications. A GUIDE TO MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS Eighth Edition Compiled by Ellen Arguimbau () Doris Mitterling () Harvey Gardiner and David Hays () David Hays () Elliott Croog () Kathryn Holt () David Hays () Kyle Bickoff & David Hays () Edited by John A.

Brennan, Curator () Bruce P. Montgomery, Curator. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University is located on the 6th Floor of its Butler library holds the special collections of Columbia University, as well as the Columbia University Archives.

The range of the library's holdings spans more than 4, years, from cylinder seals created in Mesopotamia to contemporary artists' books. Description: "The Hinshaw Index to Quaker Meeting Records," an unpublished card index at Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.

It has the largest collection in the world of Quaker meeting archives and is the official repository for Philadelphia and Baltimore YM. Historical Note. Elbert Russell, Quaker historian, author, minister, and leader, was born in in Friendsville, Tennessee. He was educated at Earlham College (Richmond, Ind.) and the University of Chicago.

After earning a degree at the University of Chicago (Ph.D.), he returned to teach religion at Earlham College from to a guide to show what to do and what to leave undone and to lead you and us to virtue and happiness agreeable to what you will find written in that good book which.

News from the Field. David Free. Swarthmore Libraries Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project. From tothe Swarthmore College Libraries partnered with the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility on Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary, a project that sought to use art to build empathy and belonging for recently resettled Iraqis and Syrians.

The Rare Book and Manuscript Collections exhibition galleries will be open for Cornell’s Commencement weekend. On view is the original crystal ball from the movie “The Wizard of Oz” – one of Hollywood’s most iconic objects, part of the exhibition The World Bewitch’d: Visions of Witchcraft from the Cornell Collections.

The exhibition explores the origins and spread of the belief in. The Library’s African-American collections span the colonial period to the present and are particularly strong for the study of the 20th-century civil rights movement.

The NAACP records are the cornerstone of the Library’s civil rights collections—they are the largest single collection ever acquired by the Library and the most heavily used. Guide to Historical Resources in St.

Lawrence County New York Repositories: New York Historical Resources Center SWA: Guide to Manuscript Collections of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College (Pennsylvania) Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania KEN: GUIDE TO PUBLIC VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS IN KENTUCKY. Below are several manuscript collections which have a finding aid.

A finding aid will give you information about a collection's size, dates, inventory, types of material, a brief biography of the collector or producer of the collection, : Gwenlyn Coddington. These are available in special collections. Check MdHS publications: The library has two guides to its manuscript collections, one published in (known as Pedley) and the other in (known as Cox and Sullivan).

They contain brief descriptions, titles, span dates, and sizes for collections MS. The Presbyterian Historical Society's collections include archival records, published materials, and artifacts documenting the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition in America.

To help patrons locate materials, the society has created several catalogs. Research Tools help you access the wealth of materials at PHS by providing more. Guide to the manuscript collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Guide to the manuscript collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Historical Records Survey.

Contact [email protected] for information. Ppi Scandate Pages:. Also present is an unpublished typescript of “Guide to the Manuscript Collections and Holdings of the Archives Division and The Pennsylvania State Library” compiled and edited by Irene L. Cunningham of the Department of Public Instruction for the Pennsylvania Archives, Ninth Series.Chapel Drive Durham, NC () Rubenstein Library Research Services.As a supplement to the printed guide, a brief overview of the women's collections was prepared, also by Ms.

Perrone, which appeared both as a handout and as a (now superceded) web page. The present online effort, Women's History Sources: A Guide to Manuscripts and Archival Collections, was first mounted on the web in early The text and.