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Eleanor Stabler Clarke Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-185
Overview Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995), a birthright Quaker, was active in the American Friends Service Committee and other Quaker organizations, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1935-1971. She was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida Palmer Stabler, and in 1918 she married William Anderson Clarke, Sr. Her sister, Cornelia Stabler Gillam (1898-1979) was active in the theater and performed for the U.S.O. in 1945 and 1946. The collection includes a genealogy with stories and...
Dates: 1950-1979

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Dates: 1811-1946

Miller-Stabler family photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-180
Overview Cornelia Schmidt (b. 1924) is the daughter of Eleanor Stabler and William A. Clarke. Eleanor Stabler's father was Charles Stabler (1853-1903) who married Ida Palmer (1875-1966). He was the son of Francis and Cornelia Miller Stabler. This collection contains family portraits and pictures, both loose and on board, and a glass plate (fragile).
Dates: 1872 - 1935

Stabler family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-123
Abstract This collection includes correspondence among members of the Stabler family, regarding family news.
Dates: 1785-1843

Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-234
Overview Contains the papers of the Stabler family of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Greenwich, Ct., and their collateral lines. The collection spans six generations of a Quaker family and includes diaries, daybooks, albums, pictures, and voluminous correspondence concerned primarily with family issues. Louisa Merritt Field (1826-1914) married Edward Hartshorne Stabler (1813-1877) in 1859. He was the son of Edward Stabler (1769-1831), an Alexandria, Virginia, druggist, by his second wife, Mary Hartshorne. They had...
Dates: 1835-1955(bulk)

Stabler family photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-119
Overview The Stabler family were Quakers involved in a wide variety of fields. This collection includes portraits and group photos of various members of the Stabler family. These include card photos, silhouettes, and an album, among other forms.
Dates: 1760 - 1988

Stabler-Lea Family Papers,

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-140
Overview The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).
Dates: 1835-1932