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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

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

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

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.
Dates: 1828-1978

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-050
Overview Dora Ann Gilbert (1869-1964), was Quaker librarian and genealogist from Chester, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. The collection contains chiefly biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Gilbert, Strickland, Trego, and allied families, together with memorabilia relating to Swarthmore College Class of 1893, of which Gilbert was a member.
Dates: 1893-1958

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.
Dates: 1836-1882

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

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

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.
Dates: 1881-1908

Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-072
Overview The Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton was a largely Quaker women's society, founded in 1846 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, to provide clothing and other necessities to destitute poor. In 1907, the Ladies Benevolent Association cooperated with groups to engage a visiting nurse; this organization, known as the District Nurse Association was disbanded five years later. After World War II, the need for sewing declined, and the Ladies Benevolent Association then turned its support to the...
Dates: 1846-1977

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Westtown Boarding School 2
American Unitarian Association 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
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Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 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
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Grimke, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 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
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Longstreth family 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Sharpless family 1
Shaw, Paul Vanorden, 1898- 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Sterling family 1
Still, William, 1821-1902 1
Strickland family 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore College. Class of 1893 1
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
Tiller, Phyllis M. 1
Trego family 1
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Underwood family 1
Underwood, Tamar Eliza John, 1848-1932 1
Underwood, Warner, 1851-1941 1
Universal Peace Union 1
Walker family 1
Walker, David, 1818-1889 1
Walker, Eliza C. Conard 1
Walker, Jacob 1
Walker-Conard-Cowgill family 1
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 1
Wheeler, Elizabeth A. 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wolkins, Lyra Trueblood 1
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