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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

Isaac Battin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-010
Overview The collection contains the papers of the Battin family, Quakers from Albany, New York, Omaha, Nebraska, and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Includes Letter books (8 v.) of Isaac Battin (ca. 1835-1912), containing chiefly family and personal letters, but also business correspondence relating to his employment by a gas company in Omaha; together with correspondence of other family members.
Dates: 1865-1912

Jane W. T. Brey Collection of Family Findings

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-018
Overview Jane W. T. Brey (Jane Watson Taylor Brey, 1895-1982) was a genealogist. This collection chiefly contains photoprints of deeds, wills, marriage certificates and genealogical charts and pictures, relating to the Taylor, Wildman, and Watson families, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1682-1894

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

 Collection
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

Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-036
Overview Margaret Roberts Eastburn (1880-1964) was a Quaker elementary school teacher and principal. The collection contains primarily correspondence relating to Eastburn's career as an educator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and especially her activities (1905-1921) as teacher and principal at Aimwell school, Philadelphia, Pa., a Quaker school for poor girls. Also included are biographical and genealogical materials, and business, financial, and legal papers of the Eastburn family of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1786-1951

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Robin Harper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

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

John Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

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Names
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
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Palmer family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Taylor family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brey, Jane W. T. (Jane Watson Taylor), 1895-1982 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Casdorp family 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Coates family 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Eves, William 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gibbons family 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hubley family 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jacobs family 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kirk family 1
Knight family 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Matlack family 1
Michener family 1
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