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Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-017
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...
Dates: 1817-1937

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his family...
Dates: 1797-1919

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.
Dates: 1729-1895

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
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

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Overview Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings, reminiscences...
Dates: 1765-2006

Fowler Orphanage Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-123
Overview Fowler Orphanage (later Fowler Home for Girls) in Cairo, Egypt was founded in 1906 with money collected by John and Esther Fowler, both members of the Society of Friends. The Fowler Orphanage Association, afiliated with Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative), was formed in 1927 to provide support and met yearly until it was laid down in 1987. Collection includes minutes of the Association as well as related correspondence, financial records, and photographs.
Dates: 1926-1987

Wayne B. Hadley Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-272
Overview Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy.This collection includes his extensive files on the history of the Hadley and related families.
Dates: 1927-2008

Hambleton family papers

 Collection — Container: Folders
Identifier: SFHL-SC-287
Scope and Contents The collection contains draft correspondence and writings attributed to Isaac P. Hambleton of Carmel Monthly Meeting, Ohio. He was a strong supporter of abolition. The letters and manuscripts express liberal religious and progressive Quaker views.
Dates: 1829-1855 and undated

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

Kirk family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-069
Abstract This collection includes letters written by Thomas Kirk and his son Israel to their family in Pennsylvania as they moved first to Center Monthly Meeting in Ohio, and later to Duck Creek Monthly Meeting, Ind. The letters relate to family and local news and business. Two letters refer to the growing division in the Society, as the Hicksite controversy reaches Ohio Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1818-1833

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Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton family 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
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Westtown Boarding School 2
Williams family 2
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bassett family 1
Brantingham family 1
Brantingham, George, 1770-1845 1
Brantingham, John, 1768-1823 1
Brantingham, Joseph, 1754-1832 1
Brantingham, William, 1756-1840 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 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
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 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
Engle family 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster family 1
Foster, Elizabeth, 1888-1980 1
Foster, Henry C. (Henry Cope), 1895-1987 1
Foster, Horace B. (Horace Bragg), 1850-1933 1
Foster, John Henry, -1926 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Foster, Thyra Jane 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fowler Orphanage (Fom-el-Kalig, Egypt) 1
Fowler Orphanage Association 1
French family 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Hadley family 1
Hadley, Hazel M. (Hazel Mason), -1920 1
Hadley, Wayne B. (Wayne Bassett), 1926-2001 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hambleton family 1
Hill family 1
Howard, Mary Alice (FHL donor) 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kirk, Israel, 1810-1841 1
Kirk, Thomas, 1781-1867 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
McGill, Anne 1
McGill, Willis A. 1
Meyers family 1
Meyers, Bernice L. (Bernice Lydia), 1896-1946 1
Meyers, Joseph E. (Joseph Elkinton), 1858-1937 1
Meyers, Mary W. (Mary Worthington), 1862-1925 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1813-1828) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1921) 1
Pettit family 1
Pettit, David, -1847 1
Pettit, David, 1808-1876 1
Pettit, Hannah G., 1810-1869 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Shaw family 1
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