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Emlen Family Papers

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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

Eyre Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the George...
Dates: 1840-1912

Marshall Fell writings

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.
Dates: 1880-1890

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.
Dates: 1933-1948

Friends Historical Library Collection of Sermons

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-047
Overview Collected sermons received from miscellaneous sources.
Dates: 1737 - 1870

Gidley and Carter family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-309
Overview Contains correspondence of Job Scott Gidley, Wilburite minister, of New England Yearly Meeting, (2) notebooks of notes taken by Jessie Gidley Carter during London Yearly Meeting and Friends Service Council in 1938, and miscellaneous Carter property records and family papers.
Dates: 1843 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1938

Grellet-Gurney correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-049
Abstract This collection includes correspondence of members of the Grellet and Gurney families. Letters between Stephen and Rebecca Collins Grellet to her Collins and Longstreth relations relate primarily family news. Also included are letters of the Gurneys, Joseph John and his wife, Elizabeth Paul, from William Forster, and from Stephan Grellet. These letters share news of traveling ministers and discussions of spiritual issues. Also of interest are a letter of Edward Pease, a letter from Mary Anna...
Dates: 1799-1859

Stephen Grellet travel papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-234
Abstract The collection contains travel minutes for Stephen Grellet's ministry in 1800-1805 in the northeastern U.S., a copy of Stephen Grellet's account of the religious conversion of a Swede who was called upon to preach to pirates, and the original and a manuscript copy of Grellet's religious epistle dated 24, 6mo, 1813, to New York Monthly Meeting, sent from Morlaix, France.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800-1813

Nicholas Hallock papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted by...
Dates: 1835-1884

William Hobson Papers

 Collection
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

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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 4
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Hunn family 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
Mott, James, 1788-1868 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Truman, George 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting 2
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 2
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Fox, George 2
Fritchley Monthly Meeting of Friends (England) 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Basine, Robert (Robert Basine and Melissa Basine) (FHL donors) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1959: Rancocas, N.J.) 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
California Yearly Meeting 1
Canadian Yearly Meeting 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carter, Jessie Gidley, 1876-1946 1
Central Yearly Meeting 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
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