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Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Circle of the King's Daughters

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-099
Overview Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The...
Dates: 1892-1975

Clark-Allen family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-268
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence (4 ALsS), genealogical notes, and bible records. It includes family correspondence received by Rebecca Clark, 1804-1806, before her marriage to John Humphrey. One letter is from her sister Elizabeth and the other letters were written by her mother Bathsheba Clark. Bathsheba mentions caring for a grandchild with smallpox and various needlework projects. The genealogical information includes pages from a family bible, research on the Allen, Clark, and...
Dates: 1725-1932

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Eleanor Stabler Clarke Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-185
Overview Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995), a birthright Quaker, was active in the American Friends Service Committee and other Quaker organizations, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1935-1971. She was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida Palmer Stabler, and in 1918 she married William Anderson Clarke, Sr. Her sister, Cornelia Stabler Gillam (1898-1979) was active in the theater and performed for the U.S.O. in 1945 and 1946. The collection includes a genealogy with stories and...
Dates: 1950-1979

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.
Dates: 1729-1895

Elizabeth H. Cock family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-197
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elizabeth Hicks primarily during her marriage to her first husband, William F. Seaman; also family correspondence from her second marriage to William Townsend Cock. Correspondents include Rachel Hicks and Abby Hopper.
Dates: 1821-1881

George D. Cock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-174
Abstract This small collection includes George D. Cock's journal in two bound volumes of his trip in 1843 from his home in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, through Quaker communities in the East, including Philadelphia and Baltimore. The journal includes comments on his courtship of Susan W. Smith, who he married in 1845. The collection also includes a balance sheet from 1843 on freight carried, his marriage certificate, and a letter from his daughter, Marion Cock, which includes family information.
Dates: 1843-1932-bulk 1843

Coffin Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-029
Overview The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence, journals, business papers, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1797-1932

Coffin family photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-145
Overview The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. This collection contains family portrait albums and films and Kodax of family homes.
Dates: 1850 - 1916

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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 10
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 10
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 9
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lloyd family 6
Moore family 6
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Cooper family 5
Fisher family 5
Foulke family 5
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Hunn family 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 5
Palmer family 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Truman, George 5
Walker family 5
Wharton family 5
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 5
Bassett family 4
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Coffin family 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 4
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 4
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 4
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 4
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Gibbons family 4
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hallowell family 4
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 4
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 4
Price family 4
Sharpless family 4
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Smith family 4
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Taylor family 4
Valentino, Carmen 4
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Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
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Broomell, Anna Pettit 3
Brown family 3
Bunting family 3
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 3
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Darlington family 3
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