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Overview William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Wayne County, Indiana, and was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. The collection includes correspondence of William and his wife, Mary Baxter (1830-1918), business papers, essays and speeches on temperance and other social reforms, family memorabilia, and miscellaneous materials.
Overview This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers, John...
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849
Overview Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
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...
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...
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers compiled by Keith Wedmore concerning the preparation and publication of "Towards a Quaker View of Sex.".
- Westtown Boarding School 2
- Baxter family 1
- Baxter, Mary, 1830-1918 1
- Baxter, William, 1824-1886 1
- Brantingham family 1
- Brantingham, George, 1770-1845 1
- Brantingham, John, 1768-1823 1
- Brantingham, Joseph, 1754-1832 1
- Brantingham, William, 1756-1840 1
- Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
- Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
- Davies family 1
- Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
- Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 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
- Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
- Fothergill, Samuel 1
- Gayner family 1
- Gayner, John, 1824-1911 1
- Gayner, Robert Heydon , 1831-1916 1
- Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
- Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
- Parrish family 1
- Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
- Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
- Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
- Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
- Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
- Scott, Abraham 1
- Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
- Stratton family 1
- Sullivan family 1
- Thomson family 1
- Thomson, Sarah 1
- Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
- Wayne County (Ind.) 1
- Wedmore, Keith, 1932- 1
- Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1 ∧ less