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Carman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

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

Cooper-Richardson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-032
Overview The Cooper-Richardson collection contains correspondence and family memorabilia from the Cooper family (William Evans and Sarah Matlack Roberts Cooper). The Cooper family were Quakers of New Jersey, attending meetings in the Woodbury and Byberry areas. The collection includes correspondence and family memorabilia. Of particular interest is the journal of their granddaughter, Anna C. Richardson, written on her trip to California in 1904, and the writings of Sarah Cooper.
Dates: 1863-1977

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Overview Miers Fisher (1748-1819), a birthright Quaker, was a prominent lawyer, legislator, philanthropist, merchant, and scientist in early Federal Philadelphia. Benjamin Warner, publisher and bookseller, married Fisher's daughter, Lydia, in 1814. Born in 1748 in Philadelphia, the son of Joshua and Sarah Rowland Fisher, Miers Fisher married Sarah Redwood in 1774. He was among a group of prominent Quaker merchants who were temporarily exiled to Winchester, Virginia, during the Revolution. Miers and...
Dates: 1684-1924

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.
Dates: 1836-1882

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

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

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Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
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Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Barnard College 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton family 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Cock, George D., 1816-1872 1
Cock, Marion, d. 1938 1
Cocke family 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Field family 1
Field, Hannah, 1804-1903 1
Field, Sarah, 1797-1879 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
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Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Friends World Conference (2nd : 1937 : Swarthmore College; Haverford College) 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Gause family 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 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
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
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