Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 9 of 9

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.
Dates: 1901-1931

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.
Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Historical Association

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.
Dates: 1942-2001

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Overview The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.
Dates: 1925-1926

Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Overview Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.
Dates: 1907-1924

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.
Dates: 1825-1861

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers from...
Dates: 1780-1816

Filtered By

  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- History X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 5
Literature -- Societies, etc. 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
∨ more
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 3
Society of Friends -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania 2
American periodicals -- Pennsylvania 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Boarding Schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Church anniversaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Diaries 1
Festivals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Free produce movement 1
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania 1
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Historic sites -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Justice family 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pennsylvania -- Periodicals 1
Quaker church buildings -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Great Britain 1
Quakers -- History -- Periodicals 1
Quakers -- History -- Societies, etc. 1
Quakers -- Ireland 1
Quakers -- Massachusetts 1
Quakers -- New England 1
Quakers -- North Carolina 1
Quakers -- Ohio 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Ambler 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Revolution, 1775–1783 1
Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- Virginia 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Slave labor -- United States 1
Slavery -- United States 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Societies -- Pennsylvania 1
Societies -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
Society of Free Quakers -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Great Britain 1
Society of Friends -- Ireland 1
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
Society of Friends -- History -- Periodicals 1
Society of Friends -- New England 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
Society of Friends -- North Carolina 1
Society of Friends -- Ohio 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Ambler 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Tennessee 1
Society of Friends -- Virginia 1
Teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
Voyages and travels -- 19th century 1
Women clergy -- Pennsylvania 1
Women teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
∧ less
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
∨ more
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Twelfth Street Meeting House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Walker, E. Virginia 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wills, William M. 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1
∧ less