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Alsop Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a letter...
Dates: 1795-1830

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Mary Bradway correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.
Dates: 1829-1886

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Conrow-Hunt Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-203
Abstract Contains three letters, 1786-1787, with later manuscript copies, to Quaker minister and diarist, John Hunt, from Darling Conrow. John Hunt added a biographical note concerning Conrow to the final letter. Also contains a letter, 1886, concerning Hunt genealogy.
Dates: 1786-1886

Emlen Family Papers

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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

Eyre Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the George...
Dates: 1840-1912

Marshall Fell writings

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.
Dates: 1880-1890

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.
Dates: 1933-1948

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
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Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 3
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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Hallock family 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Truman, George 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carter, Jessie Gidley, 1876-1946 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin family 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Conrow, Darling 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Cooper, David 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Crewdson family 1
Crewdson, Wilson, b. 1856 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Crosbie, Archibald, 1830-1912 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Downing, Hannah M. 1
Downing, Jane W. 1
Downing, Rebecca S. 1
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