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Archives & Manuscripts

Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Chambers Biddle genealogical research papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-165
Abstract Includes correspondence, 1927-1928, concerning genealogical research, a bound volume with her genealogical research notes, including information on the Yarnall, Pennell, and Cope families, and loose notes.
Dates: 1920-1933

Chester Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C431
Scope and Contents Records of the Chester Monthly Meetings in Chester and Media, Pennsylvania. Includes: births, deaths, marriage certificates, and other vital records from 1677; men's, women's, and joint minutes since 1681; records of the Meeting of Worship and Ministry and Overseers and its predecessors; financial records; and committee and other miscellaneous records. Of additional interest are pre-Separation accounts of sufferings, 1778-1783, manumissions, 1776-1780, and a series of scrapbooks assembled by...
Dates: 1677-2004

Painter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Providence Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P700
Scope and Contents Records of the Hicksite meeting include: Minutes since 1934; vital records since 1769; minutes of Ministry and Counsel, 1934-1944; trustees' minutes, 1938-1987; miscellaneous papers, 1717-1973 and n.d.
Dates: 1717-1995

Tyler Arboretum papers relating to Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-137
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of papers in the Tyler Arboretum Library that relate to Quakers. Included is a list of public Friends, verses of Job Scott, and minutes from Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends.
Dates: 1656-1828