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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th century...
Dates: 1700-1954

Isaac Battin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-010
Overview The collection contains the papers of the Battin family, Quakers from Albany, New York, Omaha, Nebraska, and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Includes Letter books (8 v.) of Isaac Battin (ca. 1835-1912), containing chiefly family and personal letters, but also business correspondence relating to his employment by a gas company in Omaha; together with correspondence of other family members.
Dates: 1865-1912

Jane W. T. Brey Collection of Family Findings

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-018
Overview Jane W. T. Brey (Jane Watson Taylor Brey, 1895-1982) was a genealogist. This collection chiefly contains photoprints of deeds, wills, marriage certificates and genealogical charts and pictures, relating to the Taylor, Wildman, and Watson families, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1682-1894

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.
Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-036
Overview Margaret Roberts Eastburn (1880-1964) was a Quaker elementary school teacher and principal. The collection contains primarily correspondence relating to Eastburn's career as an educator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and especially her activities (1905-1921) as teacher and principal at Aimwell school, Philadelphia, Pa., a Quaker school for poor girls. Also included are biographical and genealogical materials, and business, financial, and legal papers of the Eastburn family of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1786-1951

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
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

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Fred Rodell collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1309
Overview This collection contains correspondance between Janet Rodell, the wife of Fred Rodell, and Professor Loren Ghiglione in 1999 regarding Ghiglione's article referencing the late Fred. It additionally contains a manuscript of Rodell's "Storm Center: The Warren Supreme Court", and four audio tapes.
Dates: 1990

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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
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Palmer family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Taylor family 2
Universal Peace Union 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Casdorp family 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Coates family 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Eves, William 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Ghiglione, Loren 1
Gibbons family 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hubley family 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jacobs family 1
Jane W. T. Brey 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Keystone Alliance 1
Kirk family 1
Knight family 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
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