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Moses Bailey papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-205
Abstract Contains miscellaneous papers relating to Moses Bailey, including his draft essay on Alexander C. Purdy, a letter to him from Rufus Jones concerning an Arabic translation by George Keith, and a mimeographed draft of Hannah J. Bailey's 1902 annual address to the Winthrop Women's Christian Temperance Union with her editing.
Dates: 1902-ca.1950

Bailey-Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-250
Overview This collection contains papers of the Bailey and Wood families, including diaries and school lesson books of Edith M. B. Wood and an account book kept by her husband, Herbert W. Wood, a Quaker pastor. Also family correspondence, 1847-1859, primarily to Edith's mother, and a small number of miscellaneous Quaker-related items. Edith Maria Bailey, a Gurneyite Friend, was born in 1877. In 1901, she married Herbert Wilbur Wood. Herbert Wood was born in 1881 and served as pastor at Unadilla Friends...
Dates: 1847-1957

Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.
Dates: 1932-1969

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...
Dates: 1735-1822

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Overview Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other religious...
Dates: 1868-1989 [bulk, 1868-1914]

Collection of Early Quaker Wills in Barbados, 1669-1709 (typed copies)

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-007
Abstract Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.
Dates: 1669-1709

Bernard Barton Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-311
Overview The collection contains primarily the corrrespondence of Bernard Barton, English Quaker poet and bank clerk. Most of the letters are to William S. Fitch, a chemist and druggist, and other correspondents include R. Ackerman and Edward Moxon. Many of the letters concern Barton's poetry. Also included are few poems and other papers. All items in the collection were written by Bernard Barton; most were written from the location of Woodbridge (Suffolk, England).
Dates: 1818 - 1848

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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
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Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 10
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 9
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
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Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
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Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
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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
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Truman, George 5
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Wharton family 5
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 5
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Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
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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
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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
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Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 4
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 3
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Bunting family 3
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 3
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Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
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