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Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Overview Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

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

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276
Overview Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.
Dates: 1947-2007

Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...
Dates: 1856-1958

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.
Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-015
Overview The Central Employment Association, a women's charity, was established circa 1840 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers as the Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor. The collection contains the charter and by-laws, work and financial records, and correspondence, 1840-1942.
Dates: 1840-1942

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Julia Cope Collins signature album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-001
Overview The signature album of Julia Cope Collins includes signatures, which are occasionally accompanied by a short note, quote, or sketch by the signer. According to the inscription on the front cover, this "Floral Album" was given to Collins by her mother in August of 1879.
Dates: 1879-1884

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Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
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Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Hunn family 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharpless family 2
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital 1
Benefiel, Margaret J. 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Blocher, Heidi 1
Blunston family 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coady, Moses, 1882-1959 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Collins, Julia Cope 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Damiano, Kathryn A. 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Friend, Theodore 1
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