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Martha Shepard Lippincott Writings

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-307
Overview A Quaker poet and book reviewer, Martha Shepard Lippincott (1867-1949) was a birthright and life-long member of Moorestown Monthly Meeting, New Jersey. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1889 and supported herself as a writer; many of her poems were published in women's, Christian, and local papers. The wide ranging themes include war and peace, temperance, nature, and love. The collection contains her manuscript poetry arranged chronologically and a small amount of her prose and...
Dates: 1886-circa 1939

Carol R. Murphy Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-195
Overview Carol R. Murphy (1916-1994) was a Quaker writer. She was the daughter of Mildred Knight Murphy (1889-1974) and Charles R. Murphy (1884-1936) who were convinced Friends. Carol R. Murphy was a member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and active at Pendle Hill Quaker Study Center, Wallingford, Pennsylvania. The papers of Carol R. Murphy, late twentieth century Quaker writer, are organized into two series. Series 1 contains autobiographical material and memorabilia, literary manuscripts, published...
Dates: 1918-1993

Charles Palmer Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material relating...
Dates: 1829-1942

Passmore family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-093
Abstract This collection includes papers of the Passmore family. Of particular interest are letters to Mary Passmore from her siblings George S. Pennock, Margaret and Rachel, relating family and local news. Also included are various invitations and collected poems.
Dates: 1810-1866

Collection of Quaker Poetry

Identifier: SFHL-SC-098
Abstract Collection of original poetry written by and/or about Quakers, their beliefs, and their places of worship. Included are poems by Rebeca Smedley, Elizabeth Biddle Conrow, and Joseph Conrow, a biography in verse of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson by their grandson Joseph J. Green, a meditation on Spruce St. Monthly Meeting by Joseph Wharton, and an account of the 1843 Women's New York Yearly Meeting by Amanda K. Clark. Also included are poems concerning J.J. Gurney, Elias Hicks, and Robert Barclay's...
Dates: 1794-1922

New York Yearly Meeting collection of Quaker poetry

Identifier: SFHL-SC-226
Abstract Contains poetry collected by New York Yearly Meeting as a topical collection. Folder 1 contains the commonplace book by an anonymous Quaker man which contains both original and copied works [n.d.]; Folder 2 contains the commonplace book of Aaron Baker (1772-1855) containing original and copies, ca. 1799-1855; Folder 3 holds loose manuscript poems; Folder 4 contains typed and printed poems and a detailed list of all the poems in the collection; Folder 5 contains loose poems by Benjamin Burling...
Dates: 1761-1937

Rosalie Regen Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

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Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
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Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clark, Amanda K., 1822?-1895 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Conrow, Elizabeth Biddle, -1939 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Folwer, Albert Van, -1904 1
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Fowler, Albert W. (Albert Wose), -1940 1
Fowler, Helen W. (Helen Wose), 1907-1968 1
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Gove, Levi, 1802-1885 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
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Harvey, Cyril H., 1901-1981 1
Harvey, Ruth T. (Ruth Thorp), 1899-1962 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
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Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888 1
Howitt, William, 1792-1879 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Knight family 1
Knight, Elizabeth Knorr, 1814-1841 1
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd, 1816-1863 1
Leonard, Dorothy A. H. (Dorothy A. Harvey) 1
Lippincott, Martha Shephard, 1867-1949 1
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Meader, Joseph, 1753-1820 1
Meader, Joseph, 1788-1864 1
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Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 1
Murphy family 1
Murphy, Carol R. 1
Murphy, Charles R., 1884-1936 1
Murphy, Mildred K., 1889-1974 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Women's Meeting 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
Palmer, Hannah H., 1836-1917 1
Palmer, Lewis, 1837-1917 1
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Passmore, George S. (George Stroud), 1788-1876 1
Passmore, Margaret, 1778-1874 1
Passmore, Mary, 1795-1869 1
Passmore, Pennock, 1790-1857 1
Passmore, Rachel, 1785-1831 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane 1
Petty family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Robson, Thomas, 1768-1852 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Sargent, S. Stansfeld (Stephen Stansfeld), -1906 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Smedley, Rebekah, 1759-1847 1
Sneller, Anne 1
Stork, Charles Wharton, -1881 1
Stork, Elisabeth von Pausinger 1
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thorp family 1
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
Tregelles family 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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