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William Laimbeer Genealogical Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-084
Overview Contains the genealogical research papers of William Laimbeer. Includes genealogical data on several hundred families, of whom sixty-five are Quaker. Arranged alphabetically by family name.
Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1975

E. Carlton (Edwin Carlton) MacDowell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-095
Overview E. Carlton MacDowell (Edwin Carlton) (1887-1973) was a Quaker zoologist and relief worker. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memorabilia, pictures and other papers, relating to MacDowell's involvement in Quaker relief activities in France during and after World War I. Includes material relating to American Friends Service Committee's Reconstruction Unit and Message Committee, Berlin Centre Committee, and Friends Council for International Service.
Dates: 1917-1927

Caleb McComber correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

Nine Partners Boarding School papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-246

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters from...
Dates: 1782-1982

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that the...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-122
Overview Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell, 1832-1899, was a Quaker social reformer. The collection contains correspondence, much of it letters of condolence following the death (1867) of Powell's daughter Elizabeth, biographical materials and tributes, and mss. of his biographies of George Fox and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1858-1915

James Morgan Read Papers,

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-128
Overview James Morgan Read (1908-1985) was a Quaker and president of Wilmington College from 1960-69. He also served as the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951-60, and was a vice president of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation from 1969 until his retirement in 1974. The bulk of the collection documents James Read's work as a consultant after 1974. His diaries date from his association with Wilmington College. Areas of particular interest include the establishment of Soviet-American...
Dates: 1951-1987

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Paul A. Rodebaugh collected manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-263
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Paul Rodebaugh. It includes: drafts of letters by an unknown author, 1844-1849, which express support for abolition and discuss contemporary U.S. politics; an anonymous Quaker journal of an 1817 trip from Philadelphia to Ohio; an undated journal of a sea and river journey from Philadelphia to Europe and then from Florida to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and a small number of miscellaneous letters involving the Dilworth and Sharpless...
Dates: 1809-1870

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
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Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Opportunity in the Orient 1
Friends World Conference (1s t: 1920 : London, England) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
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Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Hamm, Thomas D. 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
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Isaac T. Hopper Home 1
Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
Knowles, Mary, 1910- 1
Leonard family 1
Lester B. Pearson Conference on the Canada-United States Relationship (5th : 1981 : Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.) 1
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Little, Donald Townsend 1
Little, May Virginia Bassett, 1913-1994 1
Lovering family 1
MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973 1
Malin, Patrick Murphy, 1903-1964 1
Miller, Rebecca Thomas, 1864-1938 1
Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936. 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Pennock, J. Roland (James Roland), 1906-1995 1
Pickus, Sara 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
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