The Haverford College Libraries request support of $59,328 to catalog and describe 166 linear feet of diaries, journals, commonplace books, other manuscript volumes and collections.
As a social group, the Quakers had expansive influence in important civil rights issues and beyond. As such, the topics covered by these materials include: slavery and anti-slavery: war and pacifism; gardening and agriculture; mental health issues; Native Americans; science; literature; mysticism; relief and reconstruction; prison reform; travel; colonialism and nationhood; and the American experience over time.
The funds from CLIR will expose significant scholarly resources that will directly impact teaching, research and the discovery of new knowledge.
1750 - 1957