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Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...
Dates: 1794-1962

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1992

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

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

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Branson family 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on the United Nations 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Theiss, Anna J. (Anna Jackson), 1881-1960 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Woman's Municipal League (New York, N.Y.) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
de Rivera, Belle, 1848-1943 1
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