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Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.
Dates: 1932-1969

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...
Dates: 1794-1962

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1992

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

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American Friends Service Committee 5
Swarthmore College 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Peace Society 2
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Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Frost, J. William (Jerry William) 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bassett family 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Benham, Ida Whipple 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Braithwaite family 1
Branson family 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Church Peace Union 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Columbia University 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Elizabeth Newlin Baker 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
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