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SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/SC
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.

Found in 279 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Collection of Early Quaker Wills in Barbados, 1669-1709 (typed copies)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-007
Abstract Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.
Dates: 1669-1709

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.
Dates: 1975

Helen Wood Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-104
Abstract This collection includes a journal of Helen Wood Bell of her stay in New York State, and a series of letters written in the last years of her life, describing the progression of her illness. Also included are pictures of the Randolph and other related families.
Dates: 1847-1941

Ernest H. Bennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-009
Abstract Genealogical and Historical manuscripts, clippings and photographs relating to Quaker families in Ireland, particularly in Limerick, Dublin and Waterford. One manuscript on the Malcomson family was co-written by Alexander Malcomson. Includes information on industries in which Quakers were involved as well as Quaker aid during the famine and the Fenian Rebellion. Also contains correspondence with Charles Francis Jenkins in which Bennis requests that his writings be passed on to the Friends...
Dates: 1930-1946

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

Mary Birckhead papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-163
Abstract Includes: Her drawings and writings, 1959-1991, including a publication entitled Tide Pools.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1991-1985-1991

Compiled birth, death, marriage records within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-289
Overview This small collection is composed of notebooks containing announcements and records of births, death, marriage of individuals living within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, many living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Not all were members of the Society of Friends, and the sources are not included.
Dates: 1826 - 1937

Thomas Bissell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-010
Abstract Includes genealogical data on the Bissell Family in the 17th century as well as two apprenticeship indentures, to patton ringmaking in Worcester County, England, dated 1704, and to farming in New Jersey, dated 1835.
Dates: 1640-1835