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Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection...
Overview Hannah M. Levick was a Hicksite Quaker, the daughter of Richard and Sara Moore of Richmond in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and a granddaughter of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke. In 1843 she married William M. Levick of Philadelphia, and they became members of Green Street Monthly Meeting. Her husband was employed as a conveyancer in Philadelphia, and Hannah wrote a number of articles for Quaker publications. The collection includes correspondence of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke, 1794-1796, and a...
Abstract This collection is composed of papers and correspondence of several generations of the Moore and Haines family. Included is genealogical data, correspondence between Lindley Moore and Abigail Mott Moore at Nine Partners and Abby's mother Ann Mott, recounting details of the Hicksote controversy, and letters written by Abby Moore to her daughter Mary H. Moore at Westtown School. An account of the life and death of Mary H. Moore is also included, as well as a letter from Lindley Moore to Elba...
Overview The Moore and Tysons were Maryland Quaker families. Robert Rowland Moore (1863-1934) was married in 1886 to Margaret Gittings Tyson (1859-1937). The collection contains secondary and genealogical information, photographs, diaries, and some miscellaneous papers descending in the Moore, Townsend, Ellicott, and Tyson families. It includes writings about Elisha Tyson and the Tyson family, a copybook and other material concerning Joseph Townsend, Mary Ellicotts diary of a journey to State of Ohio...
Overview The Moores and Tysons were Maryland Quaker families. Prominent family members include abolitionist Elisha Tyson, George Ellicott of Ellicott City, Maryland, and Swarthmore College founder Martha Ellicott Tyson.
Dates: 1803 - 1986
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).
Overview Contains the papers of Aaron White (1793-1863) and his family. He was a birthright member of Pasquotank Monthly Meeting, N.C., and transferred to Milford Monthly Meeting, Indiana, in 1829. The Whites were active in Quaker affairs and concerns, including abolition and controversies within Indiana Yearly Meeting. Aaron, as the oldest son in his family, played a central role in the family both in business and personal matters. The bulk of the collection is the correspondence of Aaron and Margaret...
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
- Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
- Quakers -- Maryland 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Alexandria (Va.) -- History -- Sources 1
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Fugitive slaves -- Pennsylvania 1
- Hicksites 1
- Maryland -- History -- Sources 1
- New Jersey -- description and travel 1
- Pennsylvania -- Description and travel 1
- Quaker women -- Education 1
- Quaker women -- Maryland 1
- Quaker women -- Virginia 1
- Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- England 1
- Quakers -- Indiana 1
- Quakers -- New England 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) 1
- Quakers -- North Carolina 1
- Quakers -- Social service 1
- Quakers -- Societies, etc. 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Sandy Spring (Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
- Slavery -- North Carolina 1
- Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Virginia -- History -- Sources 1
- Voyages and travels -- United States -- 19th century 1
- diaries 1
- genealogies (histories) 1 ∧ less