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Frank Aydelotte Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.
Dates: 1905-1956

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

William W. Birdsall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D05
Overview This collection contains correspondence, lists of prospective students, class lists of alumni, and miscellaneous material of William W. Birdsall, fifth President of Swarthmore College (1898-1902).
Dates: 1898-1902

Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...
Dates: 1856-1958

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...
Dates: 1794-1962

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

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Fell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-039
Overview Joseph Fell (1804-1887), the son of Dr. David and Phebe Schofield Fell, was a Pennsylvania Quaker teacher and farmer. In 1835 he married Harriet Williams, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah Watson Williams of Buckingham, Pa. Joseph and Harriet Fell had five children: William W. (1836-1874), Emily Catherine who married William Seal in 1863; David Newlin (1840-1919) who married Martha Trego; Edward Watson (1843-1901) who married Elizabeth Matlack Kenderdine in 1867; and Lucy W. Fell, born 1847....
Dates: 1753-1923

Theodore Friend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Overview Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Dates: 1923 - 1982

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.
Dates: 1942-2001

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American Friends Service Committee 6
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 3
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 2
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Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 2
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 2
Nason, John W. 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
United States. Navy 2
Walton family 2
Webb family 2
Wharton family 2
Wharton, Anna Lovering, 1830-1914 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beardsley, Arthur, 1843-1917 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Branson family 1
Brinton family 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
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Clothier, Isaac 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
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
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Eaton Institute 1
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Engle, Emma P. (Emma Peaslee) 1
Engle, James G., 1875-1960 1
Engle, Ruth W. (Ruth Waddington), b.1879 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fell family 1
Fell, E. Lawrence, 1867-1943 1
Fell, Joseph, 1804-1887 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
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