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Overview Eliza Moore Ambler Foulke (1893-1987) was a prominent member of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. A birthright Quaker, she married Thomas Albert Foulke (1893-1962) in 1923. Eliza Foulke was interested in local Quaker and family history, and she was very active in Quaker organizations throughout her long life. This collection contains Eliza Foulke's manuscripts and scrapbooks relating to the history of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting. Of particular interest are a history of the Beaumont...
Overview The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...
Dates: ca. 1654-1999 (bulk ca. 1750-1860)
Overview Gwynedd Boarding School was a Quaker boarding school for boys operated by the Foulke family in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. The collection contains an account book (1847-1848), list of students (1853-1860), and material relating to an alumni association (1901).
Overview Howard Malcolm Jenkins (1842-1902), a birthright Quaker, was a scholar of Pennsylvania history and genealogy and published many books and articles based on his research. He was an active member of the Society of Friends, editor of the Friends Intelligencer, and served on the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College. The collection contains family papers and genealogical material on the Jenkins and Foulke families, correspondence of Howard M. Jenkins, and his publications and writings....
Overview Hannah M. Levick was a Hicksite Quaker, the daughter of Richard and Sara Moore of Richmond in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and a granddaughter of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke. In 1843 she married William M. Levick of Philadelphia, and they became members of Green Street Monthly Meeting. Her husband was employed as a conveyancer in Philadelphia, and Hannah wrote a number of articles for Quaker publications. The collection includes correspondence of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke, 1794-1796, and a...
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 4
- Society of Friends -- Education 2
- albums (books) 2
- diaries 2
- African Americans -- Education 1
- Antislavery movements 1
- Boarding schools -- Alumni and alumnae 1
- Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania -- Gwynedd 1
- China -- Description and travel 1
- Fugitive slaves -- Pennsylvania 1
- Lay ministry 1
- Naturalists -- United States 1
- New Jersey -- description and travel 1
- Pennsylvania -- Description and travel 1
- Phrenology 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quaker civic leaders 1
- Quaker scientists 1
- Quaker social reformers 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Gwynedd 1
- Quakertown (Pa.) 1
- Social reformers 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County 1
- Students -- Pennsylvania -- Gwynedd 1
- Underground Railroad -- Pennsylvania 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Voyages and travels -- United States -- 19th century 1
- Women artists 1 ∧ less