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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

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

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

Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-066
Overview Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1930 out of an earlier Quaker school and study center, the Woolman School. The Woolman School was established in 1915 under the care of the General Conference Committee of the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite). In 1917, it was reorganized as a joint enterprise of Hicksite and Orthodox Friends, governed by a Board of Managers. The Woolman School was incorporated in 1918. In 1928, it was reorganized as...
Dates: 1915-2011

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

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

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

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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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
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Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
Eaton Institute 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ercildoun Boarding School (East Fallowfield, Pa.) 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Jones family 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
London Grove Boarding School 1
Longstreth family 1
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Penrose family 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Swarthmore College 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
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
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Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wilson, Dan, -1913 1
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Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 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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