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Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Howard Malcolm Jenkins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-074
Overview Howard Malcolm Jenkins (1842-1902), a birthright Quaker, was a scholar of Pennsylvania history and genealogy and published many books and articles based on his research. He was an active member of the Society of Friends, editor of the Friends Intelligencer, and served on the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College. The collection contains family papers and genealogical material on the Jenkins and Foulke families, correspondence of Howard M. Jenkins, and his publications and writings....
Dates: 1724-1904

Sarah Jones Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-100
Overview Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting. This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for...
Dates: 1817-1907

Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson) Miller Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-105
Overview Richmond Pearson Miller (1902-1972) was a Quaker author and educator. He was the son of J. Milton and Sara G. Miller In 1926 Alice Leinbach. He died in 1972. This collection contains the papers of Richmond P. Miller, Quaker author and educator, including correspondence, writings, and papers relating to various Quaker concerns. Miller was involved with the 1962 NBC television production, Gentle Persuaders; the William Penn Tercentenary in 1964; the William Jeanes Memorial Library controversy;...
Dates: 1923-1970

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...
Dates: 1733-1987

Vipont-Brown-Crowley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-157
Overview The Vipont, Brown, and Crowley families were active Quakers in England and were particularly involved in Mount Street Monthly Meeting.
Dates: 1802-1993

George A. (George Arthur) Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-157
Overview George A. Walton (1883-1969) was the long-time headmaster of the George School, a Quaker boarding school in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He succeeded his father as headmaster in 1912 and served until 1948. After his retirement, he continued to be active in Quaker organizations and concerns, including the reunification of the Society of Friends in 1955. He was a member of Newtown Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family and other correspondence, writings, and related papers. Correspondents...
Dates: 1842 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1969

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-158
Overview Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.
Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]

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Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 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, Moses, 1738-1836 1
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Clothier, Isaac 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
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Fothergill, Samuel 1
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Friends Intelligencer 1
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Friends World Conference (3rd : 1952 : Oxford, England) 1
Graham, John W. (John William), 1859-1932 1
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 1
Hartshorne, Susan Vipont 1
Hodgkin, Thomas, 1831-1913 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Howard Malcolm, 1842-1904 1
Jenkins, Jesse, 1797-1890 1
Jones family 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
London Grove Boarding School 1
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
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Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Spencer, Robert, b. 1784 1
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 1
Swayne family 1
Swayne, A. B. (Anna Belle), 1864-1931. 1
Swayne, Benjamin, 1791-1873. 1
Swayne, Caleb, 1749-1825. 1
Swayne, Edward, 1853-1929. 1
Swayne, Evan T. (Evan Thomas), 1824-1894. 1
Swayne, Norman Walton, 1885-1964 1
Truman, George 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
United Nations 1
Vipont family 1
Vipont, Elfrida, 1902-1992 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
William Jeanes Memorial Library (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
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