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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

Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-021
Overview Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., (1889-1966) was a birthright Hicksite Friend descended from a family that was associated for many generations with the Society of Friends in Pennsylvania and, in particular, with the Darby Monthly Meeting. A graduate of Swarthmore College and banker by profession, he was interested in genealogy and worked over a long period of time to compile family records. Included is material on the Bunting, Ridgways, Andrews, and Lloyd families as well as original documents, such as...
Dates: 1789-1959

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

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

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

International Arms Trade Action Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Arms Trade Action Group
Abstract Includes correspondence, meeting agendas, minutes and notes, flyers, and reference material. Correspondents include Alison D. Oldham, J. Tucker Taylor, Willard C. Richan, and Curt Weldon.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1994-1995

Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-085
Overview William Booth married Elizabeth M. Broomall in 1841. Their son, George M. Booth, was born in 1851 and married Ellen Miller, daughter of Lewis and Ann McIlvaine Miller in 1876. Their daughter, Elizabeth Martin Booth, married Robert Emerson Lamb of Baltimore in 1908 at Chester, Pa. The collection contains correspondence (1821-1963), diaries and journals (1833-1905), albums, legal and financial papers, photographs, genealogical and biographical materials, and miscellaneous memorabilia of the Lamb,...
Dates: 1709-1959

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Charles Palmer Topical Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-328
Scope and Contents This is a collection of printed ephemera and related correspondence of Charles Palmer of Chester, Pennsylvania. The materials reflect his interests in temperance and other social reforms, politics, the Society of Friends, and other topics. While there is a small amount of correspondence, most is related to business or community involvement on Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1894-1917

Peace Center of Delaware County Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Center of Delaware County
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, statements, minutes of meetings, and flyers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986-

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Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
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Andrews family 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brinton family 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Casdorp family 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Darlington, Richard Stiles 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Gause family 1
Gibbons family 1
Hubley family 1
International Arms Trade Action Group 1
Jacobs family 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lamb family 1
Lamb, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Booth), 1882-1966 1
Lamb, James G. (James Gibson), 1889-1969. 1
Lamb, Robert E. (Robert Emerson), 1881-1959. 1
Lloyd family 1
Matlack family 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
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Miller family 1
Miller, Clara B. (Clara Booth), 1843-1919 1
Miller, Isaac L. (Isaac Levis), 1845-1913 1
Miller, Sarah L. (Sarah Levis), 1803-1890. 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Oldham, Alison D. 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
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Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
Peace Center of Delaware County 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1955- ) 1
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Richan, Willard C. 1
Ridgway family 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
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Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
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Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
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Taylor, J. Tucker 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Weldon, Curt 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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