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Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his family...
Dates: 1797-1919

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Dates: 1799-1924

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

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.
Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Historical Library collected silhouettes

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Overview This collection combines various silhouette albums and images acquired by Friends Hitorical Library into a single finding aid.
Dates: Circa 1803-1845

Friends Instruction Association records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-028
Overview Contains the records of the Friends Instruction Association including minutes and financial records, receipts from stores, and published bylaws. Friends Instruction Association was organized in 1873 by Philadelphia Quaker women as A Mothers Meeting. Originally part of the Penn Sewing School, the group incorporated in 1876 as Friends Instruction Association. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting provided a meeting space in the Race Street meeting house. Its purpose was to...
Dates: 1843-1894

George Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-170
Overview John M. George (1802-1887) was the son of Joseph and Alice Malin George. He was a birthright Quaker and member of Radnor Monthly Meeting. The George family came to Pennsylvania from Wales in 1708 and settled in Blockley Township, Pennsylvania. The George family papers include correspondence (1705-1864), other personal papers (1681-1887), business and financial accounts (1734-1887), and estate papers (1714-1883). Of particular note are the estate accounts of many family members and other...
Dates: 1705-1959 [bulk 1705-1887]

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

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

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Overview Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War.
Dates: 1859-1889

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Names
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
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Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Walker family 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Bassett family 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Comfort family 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916. 1
Edouart, Augustin-Amant-Constant-Fidèle, 1789-1861 1
Engle family 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 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
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
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
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
French family 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Garrett, Martha H., 1839-1927 1
George family 1
George, Edward, 1743-1846 1
George, Jesse, 1785-1873 1
George, Joseph W., 1804-1885 1
George, Joseph, b.1773 1
Haines family 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 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
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
John M. (John Malin) George (1802-1887) 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
Lovering family 1
Malin family 1
Malin, James, 1774-1859 1
Malin, John, 1787-1868 1
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Mather family 1
Merion Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1951) 1
Miller family 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Pettit family 1
Pettit, David, -1847 1
Pettit, David, 1808-1876 1
Pettit, Hannah G., 1810-1869 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Price family 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Radnor Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1827-1951) 1
Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905. 1
Sartain, John, 1808-1897. 1
Shepard family 1
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