This exhibit is curated by John Anderies, Music Librarian, and Ann Upton, Quaker Bibliographer. Webdesign by Chris Kingsley.

The curators would like to thank the following people and organizations, whose assistance and generosity made this exhibit possible.

Lou Bayne and the Housekeeping Division
Joelle Bertolet
Larry Bomback
Lisa Boughter
Mary Brooks
Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Bruce Bumbarger
Christopher Densmore
Donna Fournier
Richard Freedman
Free Library of Philadelphia Music Division
Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
Kevin Gallagher
Dan Graves
Betsy Griffith-Smith
Rob Haley
Mary Ann Hansen
Roger Hill
Thomas Hong
The Huntington Library
Hilarie Johnston
Nathan Keim
Mary Morris Kennedy
Robert Kieft
Chris Kingsley
Steve Landstreet
Emma Lapsansky-Werner
Norm Medeiros
Russell Murray
Joe O’Donnell
Pat O’Donnell
Diana Franzusoff Peterson
Eric Pumroy
David Seubert
Paul Stevens
Student Employees of the Haverford College Music Library & Special Collections
Trudi Swain
University of California, Santa Barbara, Special Collections
Robert Upton
Westtown Boarding School Archives


“All the Quakers are Shoulder Shakers.” Philadelphia All the Time: Sounds of the Quaker City, 1896-1947. Spinning Disc Productions, 1991.

Handel, “Why Do the Nations Rage?” From The Messiah. Columbia, 1910.

“How Can I Keep From Singing?” Pete Seeger. I Can See A New Day. Columbia, 1964.

“The Humble Suit of a Sinner.” From The Whole Book of Psalmes by Thomas Estes, 1604. His Majestie’s Clerkes. Goostly Psalmes: Anglo-American Psalmody 1550-1800. Harmonia Mundi, 1996.

“A Quaker Girl.” From The Quaker Girl by Lionel Monckton. Gwen Catley. Memories of the Musicals. Dutton, 1999

“A Right Little Tight Little College.” Larry Bomback and Matt Lewis. Haverford College, 2004

“Roll Jordan Roll.” Fisk University Jubilee Singers: In Chronological Order, v.1. Document Records, 1997.

Rorem, “The World of Silence.” From The Quaker Reader. Organ Works by Ned Rorem. Delos, 1989.

Singsong or Intoned Preaching. Intoning by preachers Tom Jones & Esther Jones, recorded prior to 1968. Gift of Earlham College.

Schumann, “The Two Grenadiers.” Pathe Freres, 1916.

Haverford College Libraries