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Overview Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. He is also the author of "Tortola: A Quaker Experiment of Long Ago in the Tropics". This collection contains primarily lantern slides, both...
Dates: 1910 - 1950
Overview This group of papers relating to the Thornton family, all copies, were made available to Harriet Frorer Durham, a Quaker writer who was working on a biography of Dr. William Thornton (1759-1828) of Philadelphia. William Thornton of England, Dr. Thorton's descendent, provided the papers. The collection contains genealogical material compiled for Dr. William Thornton and photocopies of business and legal papers (1673-1802).
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- Tortola 1
- Tortola (British Virgin Islands) 1
- West Indies -- Description and travel 1
- Durham, Harriet Frorer 1
- Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
- Library of the Society of Friends (London Yearly Meeting) 1
- Thornton family 1
- Thornton, William, 1759-1828 1