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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

Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-010
Overview This collection contains research notes and cassette tape recordings created by Margaret Hope Bacon during the writing of her book Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury, published in 1987.
Dates: 1985-1987, undated

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011

"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-026
Overview John Bowne's biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr., is based on Bowne's letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage, and his conversion to Quakersim.
Dates: Undated.

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Overview This copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox" was transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.
Dates: Undated.

Joseph Joshua Green manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-038
Overview The biographies written by Joseph John Green include that of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and of "Bishop" John Hall.
Dates: 1917, undated

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

"The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-045
Overview William Hodgson Jr. (1804-1878) published a number of pieces related to the Society of Friends. This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript, "The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton," written by William Hodgson, Jr.The manuscript recounts his early life, first journey in Europe with John Churchman, excerpts of diary kept during revolutionary war, his second visit to Europe, and his travel in England and Scotland.
Dates: 1842

"Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-046
Overview This manuscript, entitled "Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought," edited by Francis Doan Hole, includes a description of his early life, attendance at Earlham College, and essays written by Allen David Hole, which include "The Prophet," "Fundamental Concepts," "Real Safeguards for Individuals and Nations," and "He doeth all things well."
Dates: 1945

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Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
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Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Breidenhart family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Warder H. 1
Casdorp family 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Earlham College 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Gibbons family 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hodgson, William 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hole, Francis Doan 1
Hubley family 1
Jacobs family 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Jonitis, Elizabeth Wright 1
Jonitis, Peter Paul 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Matlack family 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Powell, Elizabeth, -1867 1
Rushmore, Jane P. (Jane Peter), 1864-1958 1
Samuel family 1
Seebohm, Benjamin 1
Sharpless, Joshua 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
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