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Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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

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 Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Overview Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.
Dates: 1907-1924

Media Friends' Association minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-085
Overview Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.
Dates: 1894-1925

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Trenton Friends Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.
Dates: 1892-1908

Vipont-Brown-Crowley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-157
Overview The Vipont, Brown, and Crowley families were active Quakers in England and were particularly involved in Mount Street Monthly Meeting.
Dates: 1802-1993

Samuel Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Overview The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....
Dates: 1813-1890

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Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Emlen family 1
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
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hartshorne, Susan Vipont 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Media Friends' Association 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Spencer, Robert, b. 1784 1
Stratton family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Trenton Friends Association (Trenton, N.J.) 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Vipont family 1
Vipont, Elfrida, 1902-1992 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Joseph, 1817-1898 1
Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859 1
Walton, Samuel, 1827-1899 1
Walton, Sarah J. (Sarah James), 1826-1911 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
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