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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

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

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

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

Frank Evans collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1311
Overview This collection contains materials collected and donated by Frank Evans, spanning the years 1776-1978. Included in the collection are the letters, inventories, business documents, stories, geneological records, photographs, and daguerreotypes of prominant Quaker families, the Smith, Evans, Carter, Cope, Waring, and Whiteall families.
Dates: 1776-1978

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

Charles De Garmo Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D04
Overview This collection contains the official correspondence and other related documents, of Charles De Garmo, fourth President of Swarthmore College (1891-1898).
Dates: 1891-1898

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

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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

Jesse Herman Holmes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-064
Overview Jesse Herman Holmes (1864-1942), was a Quaker philosophy professor at Swarthmore College, 1900-1937. Holmes was an active participant in AFSC relief after World War I, travelling to oversee work in reconstruction throughout Europe. Holmes was the president of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and an active member of the Socialist party. Collection contains correspondence, biographical data, writings, and sermons. Also audio cassettes of reminiscences of friends, former students, and...
Dates: 1905-1973

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Nason, John W. 2
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Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 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
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carter family 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Church Peace Union 1
Comly family 1
Cope family 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darlington family 1
De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Charles E., 1927- 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Guggenheim Foundation 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Thomas J. 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Landis, Kendall 1
Lax, Stephen G. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lukens, Annie M. ((Annie Mary)), 1855-1939 1
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
MacMillan, Donald Baxter, -1874 1
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McCabe, Thomas B. (Thomas Bayard), 1893-1982 1
McCracken, George Englert, -1904 1
McDiarmid, Dorothy Shoemaker 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Myers, Albert Cook 1
Myers, E. Mae (Emma Mae Myers), 1879-1953 1
Oksenberg, Michel C. 1
Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
Palmer, Hannah H., 1836-1917 1
Palmer, Lewis, 1837-1917 1
Palmer, Samuel Copeland 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, Clemmons, 1848-1912 1
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