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Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Lupton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-093
Overview The Lupton family was a Quaker family from Hopewell, Virginia. David Lupton, the son of Joseph and Rachel Lupton, married Mary Hollingsworth at Hopewell Monthly Meeting of Friends in 1777. They had nine children, including a son, Joel, who married Sarah Haines. Joel, and to a lesser extent his brother, Lewis, was known as an inventor who was credited with a number of mechanical improvements to farm machinery. Another brother, Nathan, was involved with his father in the operation of a mill on...
Dates: 1792-1964

Parrish family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-184
Abstract Collection of family papers includes letters received by Abraham Scott, 1700-1704, a volume containing copies of letters written by George Dillwyn in relation to his wife's inheritance of part of the estate of Richard Hill, Hannah Moore, and Henry Hill, including a house in Madeira, 1799-1816, and an almanac with notations by Captain John Hollitt. Of particular interest is John Parrish's diary of his journey in the ministry from Philadelphia to Virginia in 1782. Also included are copies of...
Dates: 1662-1873

Pemberton Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-039
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va., with...
Dates: 1756-1812

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

Thomas R. Smith papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-120
Abstract This collection includes the exercise book of Thomas R. Smith and a list of losses he sustained during the Civil War. Also included is a letter from J. Russell Smith, his son, explaining provenance of the collection.
Dates: 1849-1864

Stabler-Lea Family Papers,

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-140
Overview The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).
Dates: 1835-1932

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Overview The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers, genealogical...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

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Stabler family 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
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Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Walker family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Alford, Terry (Seller) 1
Baldwin, Elizabeth J. (Elizabeth Janney) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Branch, Benjamin Harrison, 1919- 1
Bronte, Charlotte, 1816-1855 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Eli F., 1842-1908 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Coates family 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference of Friends on the Americas (1977: Wichita, Ks.) 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Dannett, Sylvia G. L, -1909 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995) 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
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Gillam, Cornelia Stabler, 1898-1979 1
Griffith family 1
Griffith, Aaron H. , 1802-1877 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 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
Hoge family 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson family 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Mahlon, 1731 or 2 - 1812 1
Janney, Sarah, 1734- 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lea family 1
Lea, Elizabeth E. 1
Lea, James, 1816-1857 1
Lea, Martha, 1819-1900 1
Lupton family 1
Lupton, David, 1757-1822 1
Lupton, Hugh S. (Hugh Sidwell), 1845-1919 1
Lupton, Joel, 1804-1883 1
Lupton, Jonah H., 1795-1870 1
Lupton, Mary S. (Mary Speckman), 1856-1928 1
Lupton, Mary W., 1841-1890 1
Lupton, Nathan, 1792-1843 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Moore family 1
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1813-1828) 1
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