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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Birmingham Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-B520
Scope and Contents Records of Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors. Records of the the pre-Separation, Hicksite, and post reunification meeting include: Minutes, 1815-2018; Women's minutes, 1827-1895; Ministry and Counsel records, 1924-2019; Overseers' minutes, 1941-1952; Vital records, 1770-1955; and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes Orthodox records: Vital Records, 1816-1963; Marriage certificates, 1818-1962; Removals, 1827-1963; Overseers minutes and...
Dates: 1770-2019

Joseph Brinton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-233
Overview Joseph Brinton, an outspoken member of the Society of Friends from southeastern Pennsylvania, was active in the Wilburite schisms of the 1850s and 1860's in New England. His family papers include his own journals, as well as his extensive correspondence. This collection also includes the correspondence of his two wives, Mary H. Brinton and Anna H. Brinton.
Dates: 1758-1931

Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-011
Overview The Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends, a Quaker Bible distribution society, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was established in 2nd month, 1830, under the Bible Association of Friends in America. Its purpose was to supply “Friends and others with the Holy Scripture, “to encourage “the frequent and serious perusal of them”, and to promote “a more accurate knowledge of their invaluable contents”. All subscriptions collected by the Auxiliary were turned over to the parent body,...
Dates: 1830-1845

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.
Dates: 1901-1931

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

Earnest Workers records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Overview This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.
Dates: 1901-1904

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

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Names
Westtown Boarding School 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Swarthmore College 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Austin, Esther 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1815-1827) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1964) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1956- ) 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
Cook, Martha G. 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillingham, John C. 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dingee, Jacob, d. 1919 1
Doudna, Louisa M., 1818-1898 1
Downing, Hannah M. 1
Downing, Jane W. 1
Downing, Rebecca S. 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 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
Eyre family 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Eyre, William, 1804-1885 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
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