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Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Committee on Race Relations Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-119
Overview Alice Hall Paxson (1868-1955) was a Quaker author and editor, of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas Heston and Lydia H. (Cox) Hall of Chester County. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pa., about 1889, and Alice graduated from Swarthmore College in 1888. In 1897, she married Charles Paxson. The family had close ties to Swarthmore College, including many graduates. Lydia (Cox) Hall was founding editor and editor for forty years of the periodical Scattered Seeds, a position in...
Dates: 1930-1936

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds and...
Dates: 1860-1957

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American Friends Service Committee 1
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Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Earlham College 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Haverford College 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Lynching (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Race Relations (1955-1970) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Community Involvement Program 1
Pleasant Hill Boarding School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Project FREE for Real Estate Equity 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore College. Institute of Race Relations 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
White, Helen Comly, 1854-1938 1
White, Howard, 1844-1916 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
Yarnell family 1
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