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Parvin Family Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-116
Overview The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.
Dates: 1891-1947

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters from...
Dates: 1782-1982

William Webb Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.
Dates: 1917-1923

Shoemaker Family Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-138
Overview Contains one folder of business papers from the Shoemaker family, Quakers of Philadelphia and Pike County, Pennsylvania. Includes deeds, inventory, and appraisement papers.
Dates: 1831-1878

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds and...
Dates: 1860-1957

Florence E. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-145
Overview Florence E. Taylor was the descendant of a Quaker family whose roots went back to the settlement of Pennsylvania. Her parents were Frederick W. Taylor (1848-1919) and Emily Hunt Taylor (d. 1942). Fred Taylor, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman and philanthropist to the Society of Friends, was the son of Charles Maus Taylor and Anna E. W. Sterling Taylor. His grandfather was Israel Taylor (1782-1850). The collection includes correspondence of Israel Taylor (1782-1850) and Charles M. Taylor...
Dates: 1806-1995

Underwood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-153
Overview The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.
Dates: 1833-1927

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Overview The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers, genealogical...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

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Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
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Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
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Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
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Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
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Palmer, Lewis, 1837-1917 1
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Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
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Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
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Thomson, Sarah 1
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Tyson, Jacob P., ca. 1809-1883 1
Tyson, Mary B. Michener, ca. 1814-1889 1
Underwood family 1
Underwood, Tamar Eliza John, 1848-1932 1
Underwood, Warner, 1851-1941 1
Walker family 1
Walker, David, 1818-1889 1
Walker, Eliza C. Conard 1
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Walker-Conard-Cowgill family 1
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