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Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Overview The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

S. Francis Nicholson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-275
Overview S. Francis Nicholson was a prominent Quaker investment banker, longtime officer of Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, and active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, A.F.S.C., and Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting his career and life with his wife, Evelyn Haworth Nicholson.
Dates: 1900-2005

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Samuel Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Overview The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....
Dates: 1813-1890

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American Friends Service Committee 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
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Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Earlham College 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Harvard Business School 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
Kite, James, 1808-1856 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Masters, Rebecca K. (Rebecca Kite), 1843-1895 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Newhall, Anna G. (Anna Greene), fld 1824-1863 1
Nicholson, Evelyn Haworth, 1903-1994 1
Nicholson, S. Francis, 1900-2005 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Provident National Bank 1
Smedley, Jacob, 1835-1893 1
Smedley, Ruth K. (Ruth Kite), 1838-1914 1
Stratton family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Joseph, 1817-1898 1
Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859 1
Walton, Samuel, 1827-1899 1
Walton, Sarah J. (Sarah James), 1826-1911 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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