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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

Samuel B. Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-055
Overview Samuel Bowne Haines (1834-1913) was a banker and a minister in New York Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence (1859-1869), expense book of Samuel B. Haines, and Quaker manuscripts, possibly by Mary Caley. Also includes genealogical and biographical materials on the Haines, Gaskill, and related families.
Dates: 1850-1894

John Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-077
Overview The John family was a Quaker family of Uwchlan and Shamokin Valley in Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence, diaries, business and legal documents, memorabilia, pictures, and miscellaneous papers of the Reuben John family. Correspondents include Joanna Griffith, Phebe John, Ann Haines, Sarah H. Janney, Reuben John, Abia and Patty John, Pamela Brenholts, and their descendents. Also contains genealogical files of Don D. John which includes original family correspondence,...
Dates: 1775-1951

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical material,...
Dates: 1732-1938

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Sharpless Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow fever,...
Dates: 1792-1892

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
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Brenholts, Pamela, 1775-1844 1
Brinton family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Gaskell family 1
Gause family 1
Griffith, Joanna, 1773-1815 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Ann, 1776-1834 1
Haines, Samuel B. (Samuel Bowne), 1834-1913 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
Janney, Sarah H, 1778-1837 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
John family 1
John, Abia, 1761-1838 1
John, Don D., d. 1957 1
John, Eliza, 1812-1863 1
John, Kimber L. (Kimber LeRoy), 1838-1870 1
John, Martha, 1769-1840 1
John, Phebe, 1780-1855 1
John, Reuben, 1744-1822 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Mather family 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Shortlidge family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Walker family 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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