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Allen Family Papers

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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

Bettle Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Overview The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister. They had at least five children, among whom was Samuel, Jr.; the latter married Mary Ann Jones in 1831. The collection includes correspondence, biographical clippings, business records, and other papers of Samuel Bettle and his family. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1800-1955

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Samuel J. Bunting. The volume includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on WWI from "The Christian Century."
Dates: 1924-1940

Earnest Workers records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.
Dates: 1901-1904

Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Overview Miers Fisher (1748-1819), a birthright Quaker, was a prominent lawyer, legislator, philanthropist, merchant, and scientist in early Federal Philadelphia. Benjamin Warner, publisher and bookseller, married Fisher's daughter, Lydia, in 1814. Born in 1748 in Philadelphia, the son of Joshua and Sarah Rowland Fisher, Miers Fisher married Sarah Redwood in 1774. He was among a group of prominent Quaker merchants who were temporarily exiled to Winchester, Virginia, during the Revolution. Miers and...
Dates: 1684-1924

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-151
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.
Dates: 1683-1721

Friends Burial Ground, Philadelphia records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-074
Scope and Content note Handwritten records related to the establishment of the Friends Burial Ground in Philadelphia, and includes: "An Act vesting in trustees for the use of the Religious Society of Friends of Philadelphia," "A Brief of the evidence of Friends' title to the Burying Ground on the west side of Schuykill near to the permanent Bridge," and "Minutes relative to Burial Ground."
Dates: 1810

From the Women of Philadelphia U.S.A. in Answer to the Friendly Address of the Women of Exeter, England, on the Subject of Peace

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-From the women of Philadelphia U.S.A.
Abstract Handwritten draft of a reply to an address from women of Exeter, England, in response to their plea urging their American sisters to help prevent war between England and the United States. This draft, of which the final version no longer exists, warns that a mother could sow the seed of blood-thirsty ambition in her son "when in his childish hours she gave him tiny weapons, and taught him how to mimic war's murderous game." Signed by Lucretia Mott. The reply, which was sent to England and is...
Dates: 1846

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.
Dates: 1836-1882

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.
Dates: 1881-1908

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Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
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Bettle family 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Breidenhart family 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Casdorp family 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frankfort Land Company 1
Gibbons family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haverford College 1
Hubley family 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jacobs family 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
Mather family 1
Matlack family 1
Miller, Joseph, 1912-1997 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morris, Marriott Canby 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719 1
Pemberton family 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Phebe, d. 1812 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia People's Bail Fund 1
Philadelphia Urban Finance Corporation 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Samuel family 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Sharpless family 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Sterling family 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
Walker family 1
Warner family 1
Warner, Benjamin, 1786-1821 1
Warner, John, 1817-1873 1
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 1
Warner, Lydia, 1788-1850 1
Warner, Miers Fisher, 1815-1878 1
Warner, Redwood Fisher, b. 1818 1
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