Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

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Documents from the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmare College


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About the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

Established in 1871 at Swarthmore College, two years after the College opened, the Friends Historical Library documents the history of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) from their mid-seventeenth century origins to the present. As the largest Quaker library in the world, it includes materials on women's suffrage, the rights of Native Americans, the anti-slavery movement, social activism, and the peace movement.

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