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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

Cope Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-178
Overview The Cope family was a Quaker family of Chester County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains family correspondence, genealogical papers and legal papers, a journal (1823) of Ann (Shoemaker) Janney, and other papers of the Cope and related Shoemaker, Yarnell, and Janney families. Individuals represented include Mahlon Day, Joseph John Gurney, and John Janney.
Dates: 1792-1877

Ferris-Wetherald Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-041
Overview Contains correspondence, legal papers, deeds, and memorabilia of the Ferris and Wetherald families, who were Quakers of Wilmington, Delaware, and Lancashire, England. Persons represented include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867), of Wilmington, Del., and his daughters, Deborah (1813-1897) and Anna M. Ferris (1815-1890), and Joseph Wetherald (1787-1842), of Wilmington, and his brother, James Wetherald, of Wakefield, England.
Dates: 1773-1888

Friends Circle (Baltimore, Md.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-080
Overview Friends Circle, a Quaker study and social group, was established in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1884. The group met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest. The collection contains four volumes of bound minutes, 1884-1896.
Dates: 1884-1896

Collected Writings of Friends House Residents

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-225
Overview Contains collected writings of residents of Friends House, a Quaker retirement home in Sandy Spring, Md., and Haviland Hall, its nursing home extension. Margaret P. Apgar collected, typed and edited the writings between 1980 and 1994. The collection includes Gleanings, the published collection of residents’ work in six volumes, and additional writings by individuals including by Grace Yaukey who published under the name of Cornelia Spencer, Margaret Wells Steer,...
Dates: 1980-1995

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Dates: 1811-1946

Moore-Tyson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-206
Overview The Moore and Tysons were Maryland Quaker families. Robert Rowland Moore (1863-1934) was married in 1886 to Margaret Gittings Tyson (1859-1937). The collection contains secondary and genealogical information, photographs, diaries, and some miscellaneous papers descending in the Moore, Townsend, Ellicott, and Tyson families. It includes writings about Elisha Tyson and the Tyson family, a copybook and other material concerning Joseph Townsend, Mary Ellicott’s diary of a journey to State of Ohio...
Dates: 1803-1986

Virginia Parry Correspondence Received

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-257
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Virginia Parry concerning Quaker meetings within Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The seven letters from a trustee of Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting discuss preservation of burial grounds and Quaker meeting concerns.
Dates: 1985-1989

Moses Sheppard Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-137
Overview Moses Sheppard (1775-1857) was a Quaker humanitarian and businessman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker Sheppard, born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their property was confiscated during the Revolutionary War, the family settled in Maryland. Sheppard never married and devoted most of his life to a number of social reforms, including the treatment of the insane and the colonization movement. As a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, he was active...
Dates: 1794-1927

Stabler-Lea Family Papers,

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-140
Overview The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).
Dates: 1835-1932

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Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Birckhead, Mary B. 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Cock, George D., 1816-1872 1
Cock, Marion, d. 1938 1
Cocke family 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Jasper, 1775-1856 1
Cope, Rebecca, 1781-1856 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Ellicott family 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, Deborah, 1813-1897 1
Friends Circle (Organization) (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends House (Sandy Spring, Md.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney, Ann, d. 1837 1
Janney, John, 1765-1823 1
Lea family 1
Lea, Elizabeth E. 1
Lea, James, 1816-1857 1
Lea, Martha, 1819-1900 1
Maryland State Colonization Society 1
McGill, Samuel F. (Samuel Ford) 1
Moore, Tabitha B. Rowland, 1790-1817 1
Parry, Virginia D. Wright 1
Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Union Bridge, Md.) 1
Sheppard Asylum 1
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 1
Sheppard, Moses, 1775-1857 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Spencer, Cornelia, -1899 1
Stabler, E. (Edward), 1794-1883 1
Stabler, Mary Lea, 1822-1888 1
Steer, Margaret Wells, 1899-1992 1
Stewart, Joshua H. 1
Townsend family 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
Tyson family 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Tyson, Martha Ellicott, 1795-1873 1
United States. Post Office Department 1
Wetherald family 1
Wetherald, James 1
Wetherald, Joseph, 1787-1842 1
Yarnell, Emma Cope, 1808 1
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