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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was a...
Dates: 1960-1993

Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Overview Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.
Dates: 1928-1967

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Pemberton Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-039
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va., with...
Dates: 1756-1812

Philadelphia Quaker Women

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.
Dates: 1961-1971

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number of...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

School of the Spirit Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-127
Overview The School of the Spirit is a ministry of prayer and teaching under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Worship and Care Standing Committee. Its primary activity is the two-year program, "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer."
Dates: 1990-1998

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American Friends Service Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 2
Sharpless family 2
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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Brinton family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gause family 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hopkins, Mary R., b. 1928 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Mather family 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Pemberton family 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Phebe, d. 1812 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Price, Richard, 1794-1865 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
School of the Spirit (Society of Friends) 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Shortlidge family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Walker family 1
Watson, John, 1774-1864 1
Women's Problems Group (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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