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Chapman family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-259

Clark-Allen family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-268
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence (4 ALsS), genealogical notes, and bible records. It includes family correspondence received by Rebecca Clark, 1804-1806, before her marriage to John Humphrey. One letter is from her sister Elizabeth and the other letters were written by her mother Bathsheba Clark. Bathsheba mentions caring for a grandchild with smallpox and various needlework projects. The genealogical information includes pages from a family bible, research on the Allen, Clark, and...
Dates: 1725-1932

Edwards Clock scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-264
Abstract This collection contains papers of the Leonard, Pyle, Edwards, and Horne families of Chester Co., Pa., including a small amount of correspondence, financial papers, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1742-1932

Ely family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-267
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by members of the Ely family, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa. The bulk of the correspondence concerns estate matters received by Hugh B. Ely as an executor of the estate of Elias Ely. The second group is largely family correspondence received by Mary Anna Ely who married Moses Eastburn. Most of the letters were written by her sister Francenia (Fanny) before Mary Anna's marriage and are devoted to family matters. Two letters dated 1876 are addressed...
Dates: 1837-1876

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

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

Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-174
Overview Abby Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893), daughter of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), was an important figure in many of the reform movements of the mid- and late nineteenth centuries, especially abolition and her work with the Women's Prison Association and Isaac T. Hopper Home. In 1833, she married fellow Hicksite Quaker, James Sloan Gibbons (1810-1892), a member of the New York Yearly Meeting of Friends. Her daughter, Sarah Hopper Emerson, used some of this material as a basis for her 1897 biography of...
Dates: 1824-1992 [bulk 1850-1892]

King family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-265
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by members of the King family, Quaker residents of Ceres, McKean County, Pennsylvania. The letters primarily deal with family concerns. One from Mary (King) Swayne, written in 1817, mentions that her husband, Joel Swayne, had contemplated returning to Indian territory but her poor health prevented his leaving. Anna King mentions her students and is distressed by the tensions in the Society of Friends in 1828.
Dates: 1817-1835

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

Caleb McComber correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

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Hamm, Thomas D. 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
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Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bromley family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Chapman, Ann B. (Ann Baldwin), 1788-1854 1
Chapman, T. Ellwood 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. 1
Clark family 1
Downing family 1
Edwards family 1
Ely family 1
Emerson family 1
Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- 1
Fell, Marshall, 1822-1897 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, Elizabeth 1
Fox, George 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Hopper family 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Horne family 1
Humphrey family 1
Isaac T. Hopper Home 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
King family 1
Leonard family 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Lovering family 1
Mather family 1
Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Powell, Elizabeth, -1867 1
Pyle family 1
Pyle, Francis C., 1864-1947 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Rodebaugh, Paul A. 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Smith, Rebecca Smith, 1795-1846 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 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
Walker family 1
Wharton School 1
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Wharton, Anna Lovering, 1830-1914 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Wharton, William, 1790-1856 1
Women's Prison Association of New York 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
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