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Abraham Bonsall family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-167
Abstract Miscellaneous papers of Abraham Bonsall and his family, 1682-1918. Of note are the marriage intentions of Job Sinkler and Elizabeth Musgrave, 1771, colonial currency, 1756-1777, and a Bonsall family tree, no date.

Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-021
Overview Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., (1889-1966) was a birthright Hicksite Friend descended from a family that was associated for many generations with the Society of Friends in Pennsylvania and, in particular, with the Darby Monthly Meeting. A graduate of Swarthmore College and banker by profession, he was interested in genealogy and worked over a long period of time to compile family records. Included is material on the Bunting, Ridgways, Andrews, and Lloyd families as well as original documents, such as...

Townsend Cooper family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-025
Abstract Includes Townsend Cooper's receipt book, 1870-74, and miscellaneous receipts, the disownments of Elizabeth and Mary Cooper, a printed invitation to a quilting party, 1831, and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes genealogical notes on the Cooper and Hibberd families.

Howell family correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-059
Abstract This collection is composed of correspondence of Elizabeth Howell and her family, Philadelphia-area Quakers. Most of the letters were received by Elizabeth Howell, many are condolence latters on the death of her mother in 1866. In addition to family news, there is a receipt for tuition at Friends Select School, a letter of acknowledgement from Israel Howell to Chester Monthly Meeting, and a short note relating the reaction of the author to the assasination of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents...

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript...

Lansdowne Monthly Meeting photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-171
Overview These pictures are of meeting activities, past and present members, and meeting houses, along with some others, for Lansdowne Monthly Meeting in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Lewis-Pratt Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-244
Abstract Collection of manuscripts of the Lewis and Pratt families of Delaware County in Pennsylvania. Includes bible pages with births, marriages, and deaths, as well as Quaker documents. Of particular interest is a letter from Thomas H. Speakman to his sister, M.M. Jenkinson on an inheritance which also includes a reference to Rowland Johnson, Lucretia Mott, Clement Biddle, and James Martin at the Cherry Street meeting house.

Media Friends' Association minutes

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-085
Overview Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.

Abel Minshall family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-155
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of the legal and financial papers of Abel Minshall and his father Thomas. Included are land surveys, wills, and genealogical information.

Edith Verlenden Paschall Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-117
Overview Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) was a Quaker genealogist and historian from Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers and marriage certificates (chiefly photocopies), wills, notes, miscellaneous memorabilia, and pictures, collected by Paschall and relating to the Paschall family and other Quaker families. Includes material relating to the history and settlement of Darby, Pa., the development of Darby Monthly Meeting, and historic houses and...

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Bonsall family 1
Bonsall, Abraham, 1717-1784 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Cooper, Townsend, 1792-1874 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Dutton, Ruth A. P. (Ruth A. Pratt), -1909 1
Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Friends Select School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Conference 2nd: 1937: Swarthmore and Haverford, Pa.) 1
Hibbert family 1
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Howell family 1
Howell, Elizabeth, 1834-1876 1
Howell, Israel, 1786-1864 1
Howell, Jacob, 1827-1891 1
Howell, Sally R., 1829-1850 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Johnson, Rowland, 1816-1886 1
Lansdowne Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Lewis family 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lloyd family 1
Masters family 1
Media Friends' Association 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Abel, 1777-1848 1
Minshall, Thomas, 1747-1813 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Paschall family 1
Paschall, Edith Varlenden, 1881-1961 1
Paschall, William Verlenden (FHL donor) 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Pownall family 1
Pownall, Bertha, 1871-1956 1
Pratt family 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Ridgway family 1
Russell, Charles, 1901-1955 1
Russell, Ruth E., 1900-1983 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Speakman, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1820-1904 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stubbs family 1
Swarthmore Chautauqua Association 1
Swarthmore Country Week Picnic Association 1
The Harned (Moylan, Pa.) 1
Thorp family 1
Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Gertrude A. (Anna), 1867-1943 1
Whitson family 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Whitson, Jane Thorp, 1866-1952 1
Whitson, Thomas H., 1829-1907 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Wilson, Dan, -1913 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
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