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Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.
Dates: 1818-1862

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization that...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276
Overview Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.
Dates: 1947-2007

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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

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

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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

Elizabeth Lloyd collection

Identifier: HC.MC-950-204
Overview This collection contains a handwritten bound copy of "An Appeal for the Bond-Woman" by Elizabeth Lloyd.
Dates: 1855

Emlen Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.
Dates: 1828-1978

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-050
Overview Dora Ann Gilbert (1869-1964), was Quaker librarian and genealogist from Chester, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. The collection contains chiefly biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Gilbert, Strickland, Trego, and allied families, together with memorabilia relating to Swarthmore College Class of 1893, of which Gilbert was a member.
Dates: 1893-1958

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Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Grimke, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Lloyd, Elizabeth, 1811-1896 1
Longstreth family 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on the United Nations 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Robinson, Abigail, -1835 1
Robinson, Rowland 1
Robinson, Sarah Richardson 1
Robinson, Thomas, 1731-1817 1
Sharpless family 1
Shaw, Paul Vanorden, 1898- 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Solenberger, Edith R. (Edith Reeves), 1886-1976 1
Sterling family 1
Still, William, 1821-1902 1
Strickland family 1
Sullivan family 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore College. Class of 1893 1
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 1
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