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Marshall Fell writings

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.
Dates: 1880-1890

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

Ferris-Wetherald Family Papers

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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

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

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Overview Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings, reminiscences...
Dates: 1765-2006

Foster-Meyers family pictures

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-103
Overview The Meyers-Foster family are Quakers with close ties to Pennsylvania and in particular Westtown School. This collection consists primarily of color slides, card photographs, and loose photographs, both of the Foster-Meyers family and of organizations they were involved with.
Dates: 1865 - 1985

Foulke Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-045
Overview The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...
Dates: ca. 1654-1999 (bulk ca. 1750-1860)

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...
Dates: 1769-1914 (bulk 1807-1848)

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 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

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Youth -- Religious life 3
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Antislavery movements 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
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Swarthmore College 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 5
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
Foulke family 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Stabler family 4
Walker family 4
Brown family 3
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 3
Gibbons family 3
Haines family 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Moore family 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 3
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Sharpless family 3
Warner family 3
Williams family 3
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 3
Allen family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bunting family 2
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Cocke family 2
Cooper family 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Engle family 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris family 2
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foster family 2
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Hallowell family 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hamm, Thomas D. 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 2
Hopper family 2
Howland family 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Janney family 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
John family 2
John, Phebe, 1780-1855 2
John, Reuben, 1744-1822 2
Knight family 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Mather family 2
Meyers family 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Palmer family 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Price family 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 2
Sharon Female Academy 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Shinn family 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Truman, George 2
Turner family 2
Tyson family 2
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Underwood family 2
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