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Amos Bacon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-005
Abstract Correspondence includes letters written by Amos W. Bacon of Philadelphia to his children, to Samuel W. Bacon from his father and brother while he was at Westtown School, and a love letter from Thomas Bacon to his future wife, Elizabeth Hall. Also contains the probate copy of the will of Charles West, Elizabeth Hall's copy book, the journal of Jane Wilson Bacon, and genealogical material on the entire family.
Dates: 1795-1902

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Mary Birckhead papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-163
Abstract Includes: Her drawings and writings, 1959-1991, including a publication entitled Tide Pools.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1991-1985-1991

Arthur Edwin Bye Genealogical Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-023
Overview Contains papers compiled by Arthur Edwin Bye, Quaker genealogist and local historian. Includes genealogical files on the Bye and related families of Bucks County, PA, and Cecil County, MD. His research culminated in the publication in 1956 of the book History of the Bye Family and some allied families.
Dates: 1940-1956

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...
Dates: 1953-2006

George D. Cock Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-174
Abstract This small collection includes George D. Cock's journal in two bound volumes of his trip in 1843 from his home in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, through Quaker communities in the East, including Philadelphia and Baltimore. The journal includes comments on his courtship of Susan W. Smith, who he married in 1845. The collection also includes a balance sheet from 1843 on freight carried, his marriage certificate, and a letter from his daughter, Marion Cock, which includes family information.
Dates: 1843-1932-bulk 1843

Cope Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-178
Overview The Cope family was a Quaker family of Chester County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains family correspondence, genealogical papers and legal papers, a journal (1823) of Ann (Shoemaker) Janney, and other papers of the Cope and related Shoemaker, Yarnell, and Janney families. Individuals represented include Mahlon Day, Joseph John Gurney, and John Janney.
Dates: 1792-1877

Fair Hill Boarding School records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-036
Abstract This collection includes manuscripts relating to the establishment of Fair Hill Boarding School by the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Included are documents concerning the purchase of land, distribution of the Fair Hill Fund, and lists of rules for Westtown and Nine Partners Boarding Schools. These materials reflect Quaker views of education and their objectives in the establishment of Quaker schools. Especially interesting is a letter from Ann King relating the efforts of Nine Partners School to...
Dates: 1815-1869

Charles Farquar correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-037
Abstract This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Hallowell to his brother-in-law, Charles Farquar. The letters relate primarily to family news, and occasionally address issues related to the Alexandria Boarding School and methods of teaching scientific and mathematical information.
Dates: 1829-1842

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Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 4
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Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting 2
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Birckhead, Mary B. 2
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Moore family 2
Needles, John, 1786-1878 2
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 2
Stabler family 2
Turner family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilson family 2
Alston, Jonathan 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Young Friends Conference (1949 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Apgar, Margaret Parsons 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Amos W., 1843-1906 1
Bacon, Edward, 1823-1888 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Jane W. (Jane Wilson), 1811-1886 1
Bacon, Thomas, 1789-1838 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1864-1950 : Baltimore, Md.) 1
Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Fair Hill Fund 1
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
Basine, Robert (Robert Basine and Melissa Basine) (FHL donors) 1
Bentley, Caleb, 1761?-1851 1
Betterton family 1
Birch family 1
Blackburn, Cyrus, -1887 1
Braithwaite family 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Bye family 1
Bye, Arthur Edwin, 1885- 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Whitson, 1751?-1823 1
Carre family 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Caulk family 1
Cock, George D., 1816-1872 1
Cock, Marion, d. 1938 1
Cocke family 1
Cope, Jasper, 1775-1856 1
Cope, Rebecca, 1781-1856 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Donald Carre Turner (1909-1989) 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Ellicott family 1
Ellicott, John, 1769-1820 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Fair Hill Boarding School 1
Farquar, Charles, 1800-1844 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, Deborah, 1813-1897 1
Forbush, La Verne, 1894-1990 1
Free masons 1
Friends Circle (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) Advancement Committee 1
Friends House (Sandy Spring, Md.) 1
Friends School (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends' Association in Aid of Freedmen (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hall family 1
Hallowell, A. Thomas ((Alden Thomas)), 1915- 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1829-1899 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
James Hallowell (1821-1886) 1
Janney, Ann, d. 1837 1
Janney, Anne W. (Anne Webb), 1861-1933 1
Janney, John, 1765-1823 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Jeffery family 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
King, Ann 1
Lamb, Eli M. (Eli Matthews), 1835-1911 1
Lea family 1
Lea, Elizabeth E. 1
Lea, James, 1816-1857 1
Lea, Martha, 1819-1900 1
Loring, Patricia, 1936-2016) 1
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