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Foster-Meyers Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Overview Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings, reminiscences...
Dates: 1765-2006

Smith family correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-133
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence, most received by Ebenezer R. Smith, a Quaker of New York State and Iowa. Of interest is an unsent letter to Orson Squire Fowler, phrenologist and radical author, in which Ebenezer Smith expresses interest in taking Fowler's courses in order to pursue a career as lecturer and phrenologist. Letters from his parents, Barak and Mary Smith, of Springdale, Iowa, and other relations mention farm life and family concerns.
Dates: 1852-1878

Stabler Family Papers

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)

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Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
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Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Field family 1
Field, Hannah, 1804-1903 1
Field, Sarah, 1797-1879 1
Foster family 1
Foster, Elizabeth, 1888-1980 1
Foster, Henry C. (Henry Cope), 1895-1987 1
Foster, Horace B. (Horace Bragg), 1850-1933 1
Foster, John Henry, -1926 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Foster, Thyra Jane 1
Fowler, Orson Squire, 1809-1887 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
Meyers family 1
Meyers, Bernice L. (Bernice Lydia), 1896-1946 1
Meyers, Joseph E. (Joseph Elkinton), 1858-1937 1
Meyers, Mary W. (Mary Worthington), 1862-1925 1
Morse, Margaret B. (Margaret Brooks), 1917-1997 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Parker, George Howard, 1864-1955 1
Parker, Louise M. (Louise Merritt), 1868-1954 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Smith, Ebenezer R., 1829-1885 1
Stabler family 1
Stabler, Edward H. (Edward Hartshorne), 1813-1877 1
Stabler, Edward L. (Edward Lincoln), 1865-1959 1
Stabler, Elizabeth T. (Elizabeth Tubby), 1866-1951 1
Stabler, Louisa M. (Louisa Merritt), 1826-1914 1
Stillwater Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Wilburite : 1854- : Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Tubby family 1
Tubby, Josiah T., 1828-1909 1
Warner family 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
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