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George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

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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

John S. Haines diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-033
Overview John S. Haines's "Farm and Garden" diary entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.
Dates: 1839-1865

William Hobson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Overview William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.
Dates: 1851-1891

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

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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...
Dates: 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]

R.W. Kelsey's notes on American and agricultural history

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Identifier: HC.MC-1108
Overview Rayner W. Kelsey (1879-1934) was professor of history at Haverford College (1909-1934). In 1922 he was named curator of the Quaker collection at Haverford. Kelsey was the author of Friends and the Indians (1917) and editor of the journal of Theophile Cazenove (1740-1811). This collection is comprised of notes, extracts and transcripts from primary and secondary sources related to American colonial history and Pennsylvania agricultural history of the colonial and early Federal periods. Includes...
Dates: 1919-1930

Mordecai Matlack diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-044
Overview Mordecai Matlack was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia. The majority of his diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.
Dates: 1838-1887

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

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Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
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Bacon, George 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Blunston family 1
Brinton family 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Cadorus, Page 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Cazenove, Théophile, 1740-1811 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clepper, W. Wendell, 1910- 1
Collins, Julia Cope 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker) 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Delta Cooperative Farm (Rochdale, Miss.) 1
Dinsmore family 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
Fox, George 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gause family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haines, Henry 1
Haines, John S. 1
Harrison, Hannah 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Owen 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Koinonia Farm 1
Leeds, Morris Evans 1
Maier family 1
Maier, James Shinn 1
Maier, Paul David Irwin 1
Maier, William Morris 1
Matlack, Mordecai 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
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Caspar 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1772-1859 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1840-1922 1
Morris, Henry 1
Morris, Israel 1
Morris, Israel Wistar 1
Morris, Levi 1
Morris, Mary 1
Morris, Naomi McClenachan 1
Morris, Stephen Paschall 1
Morris, Wistar 1
Morton, Samuel 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
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