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Charles Farquar correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-037
Abstract This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Hallowell to his brother-in-law, Charles Farquar. The letters relate primarily to family news, and occasionally address issues related to the Alexandria Boarding School and methods of teaching scientific and mathematical information.
Dates: 1829-1842

A. Thomas Hallowell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-052
Abstract This collection, assembled by A. Thomas Hallowell, contains the photocopy of a letter from Benjamin Hallowell to his son, Henry Clay, a typescript copy of the childhood reminiscences of Henry C. Hallowell, and also a typescript copy of childhood memories of Mary H. Stabler.
Dates: 1851-1940

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Dates: 1811-1946

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

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Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 2
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Farquar, Charles, 1800-1844 1
Hallowell, A. Thomas ((Alden Thomas)), 1915- 1