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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

William Baxter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-011
Overview William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Wayne County, Indiana, and was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. The collection includes correspondence of William and his wife, Mary Baxter (1830-1918), business papers, essays and speeches on temperance and other social reforms, family memorabilia, and miscellaneous materials.
Dates: 1840-1942

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

Business Problems Group records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-005
Overview The Business Problem Group of Philadelphia was part of the Social Order Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Orthodox whose purpose was to "deal with prblems of the relation between employers and employees. This collection contains three bound volumes of minutes from meetings of the Business Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The group met and had presentations and programs.
Dates: 1919-1935

Cope-Evans Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1242
Overview The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012, and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1683-2012

Cope family financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-005
Overview The Cope family's financial records include an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Dates: 1789-1883

Thomas P. Cope packetship logbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of nine of the logbooks of Thomas P. Cope's packet ships, as well as a folder of related materials.
Dates: 1817-1876

J & J Darlington Brothers Papers

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Identifier: FHL-RG5-333
Content Description Business records of the historic Delaware County, Pennsylvania, dairy farm and creamery of J and J Darlington, as well as the business records of the Darlington/Darling Post Office, about 1879-1922. The rural branch of Postal Service was established about 1879 and officially closed in 1976. The name was changed to Darling Post Office in 1896 to avoid confusion with a Darlington in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: Majority of material found within about 1875-1922

Dolobran Mining Company records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-057
Overview This collection is comprised of the legal papers, correspondence, and financial records of the Dolobran Mining Company, a corporation based in San Miguel County, Colorado, which acted as an economic link between Quakers in Philadelphia and the east coast of the United States and Quakers in Colorado.
Dates: 1880-1908

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he moved his family to rural...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

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Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
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Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baxter family 1
Baxter, Mary, 1830-1918 1
Baxter, William, 1824-1886 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Cadorus, Page 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Collins, Julia Cope 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cope, Annette 1
Cope, Caroline E. (Caroline Elizabeth) 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker) 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Richard Stiles 1
Dolobran Mining Company 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Anne Tall 1
Evans, Francis Algernon 1
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Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore 1
Guest family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haines, Henry 1
Harrison, Hannah 1
Harvey, Francis A. (Francis Adolphus), 1905- 1
Haverford College 1
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Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
Howell, John, 1713- 1
Howland family 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Hume, Sophia, 1701-1774 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
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Jones, Owen 1
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Ladd, John, -1740 1
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Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
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Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Henry 1
Morris, Israel 1
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