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Edith K. Bushong family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-015
Abstract These papers include the journal of Edith Bushong from 1856 to 1858, detailing the life of the wife of a 19th century Quaker farmer. The papers also include essays and a copy book of Abraham Rakestraw, recording his editorial letters to newspapers under various pseudonyms.
Dates: 1833-1872

Larry Scott Butler Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-315
Overview Larry Scott Butler is a Quaker activist who was involved in civil rights work in Alabama in 1965 and was a leader in the gay rights movement in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and the diary he kept while participating in the SCOPE project, Barbour County, Alabama, which was sponsored by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The collection includes minutes and remarks on the early history of the Committee on Homosexuality of Philadelphia...
Dates: 1965 - 2015

Byberry Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1847-1981

Byberry Library Company Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-013
Overview Byberry Library Company was founded in 1794 and incorporated in 1799. Located in the Byberry section of Philadelphia, Pa., the Library was generally under Quaker management. The collection includes the minutes of the director's meetings; constitution and by-laws, financial and property records, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1794-1922

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Arthur Edwin Bye Genealogical Materials

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-023
Overview Contains papers compiled by Arthur Edwin Bye, Quaker genealogist and local historian. Includes genealogical files on the Bye and related families of Bucks County, PA, and Cecil County, MD. His research culminated in the publication in 1956 of the book History of the Bye Family and some allied families.
Dates: 1940-1956

Bye Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-022
Overview Contains papers of Quakers of Delaware and southern Chester County (Pa.), particularly members of the Bye, Jenkinson, Passmore, Speakman, and Smith families. The collection includes correspondence, business records, photographs, and memorabilia of E. Mortimer and Pusey Passmore Bye, Thomas Jenkinson, Thomas H. Speakman, and Nathaniel Smith. Also includes accounts of Phebe Thomas who died at the age of 104 in Chester County (Pa.) and had witnessed the Battle of Brandywine as a child.
Dates: 1685-1931

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Henry J. Cadbury correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-016
Abstract This collection primarily includes correspondence related to Frederick Tolles' article "Emerson and Quakerism" and to Henry Cadbury's article " Quakerism in Friedrichstadt.". Correspondents include Frederick Tolles, Bliss Perry, R.L. Rusk, Jessie Carter, and others.
Dates: 1936-1951

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Dates: 1799-1924

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
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
Smedley family 4
Smith family 4
Stabler family 4
Taylor family 4
Valentino, Carmen 4
Walton family 4
Wilson family 4
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Allen family 3
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
Brinton family 3
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
Elkinton family 3
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