SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections
Record Group Term
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.
Found in 281 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Abstract Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.