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William I. Hull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Charles F. (Charles Francis) Jenkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-073
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. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Dates: 1865-1950

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Overview T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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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

Media Friends' Association minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-085
Overview Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.
Dates: 1894-1925

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Anna S. Palmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-304
Overview Family and Quaker papers collected by Anna S. Palmer (1881-1973), a member of Falls Monthly Meeting. Included is a manuscript volume containing copies of letters, genealogical information, and memorials concerning John Simpson (1739-1811), Quaker minister; collected postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and other miscellaneous Quaker manuscripts.
Dates: circa 1840-1910

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
Abstract The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.
Dates: 1827-1829

C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor, Trends amongst Friends questionnaires

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-215
Abstract This collection contains the completed questionnaires and related correspondence which were the basis for C. Marshall Taylor's Trends amongst Friends : Study which was made as a result of a questionnaire sent to pastors of Friends churches in U.S.A. The study was made independently by Taylor to survey the reaction of Friends pastors concerning the possibility of unification of all American Friends.
Dates: 1944-1945

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Swarthmore College 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
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Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Church Peace Union 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidson, Carlisle G. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Elgon Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Kenya) 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
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 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
Friends World Conference (1st : 1920 : London, England) 1
Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hartshorne, Susan Vipont 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
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