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Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

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

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

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Evans family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-035
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of letters from Joseph and Hannah Evans addressed to their children William, Joseph, and Mary, while they attended Westtown Boarding School. Also included are letters from William Evans to his parents, and from Joseph Evans to his brother. These letters primarily relate family news.
Dates: 1799-1801

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC in...
Dates: 1778-2011

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Dates: 1811-1946

Thomas Hallowell papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-054
Abstract This collection includes correspondence and receipts of Thomas Hallowell. Included are a letter written to his wife and several written by Hugh Forbes, describing his religious travels. Also included is the arithmetic book of Sarah T. Parker, dated 1805.
Dates: 1749-1819

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

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Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Atkinson family 1
Atkinson, Stephen, b. 1819 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 1
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Hannah 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Evans, Joseph, 1789-1871 1
Evans, Mary, 1791-1858 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Forbes, Hugh, -1770 1
Guggenheim Foundation 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Hallowell, Thomas, 1717-1788 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Hubben, William, 1895-1974 1
Irish, William B. 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Lloyd family 1
Lloyd, Elizabeth, 1811-1896 1
Lloyd, Morris, 1856-1932 1
Longstreth family 1
Lukens, Annie M. ((Annie Mary)), 1855-1939 1
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Malloy family 1
Marlborough Friends School 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
Mather family 1
Mather, Rachel N. (Rachel Nicholson Mather), 1834-1900 1
Mather, Thomas T. (Thomas Tyson Mather), 1814-1877 1
Maulsby family 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Nason, John W. 1
Nicholson family 1
Parker, Sarah T. (Sarah Thomas), 1796-1868 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, Clemmons, 1848-1912 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Parrish, Margaret S. (Margaret Shreve), 1824-1872 1
Parrish, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1847-1899 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Pearson family 1
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