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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
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

Biddle family Papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

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

Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-025
Overview The Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances for the accounts of the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The inside cover includes a description of the duties of the Treasurer for the Society, and lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.
Dates: 1824-1925

Joseph Smith account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-030
Overview The personal account book of Joseph Smith includes an account of John Smith’s estate, and Joseph Smith’s personal accounts, including records of deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Dates: 1771-1795

Stout-Alston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-141
Overview The Stout and Alston families were Quaker merchant families of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware and Maryland. This collection of paper contains the personal and business correspondence, business and legal papers of Quaker merchants in Delaware, Philadelphia, and Maryland. The papers are chiefly of Jacob Stout (1774-1855), of Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, who served as Governor of Delaware and Judge of Court of Appeals, and Jonathan Alston of Leipsic, Delaware.
Dates: 1750-1905 (bulk, 1750-1830)

George Washington Taylor account books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-032
Overview The account books of George W. Taylor record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Dates: 1831-1882

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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
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Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
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Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Provident Society for the Employment of the Poor 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Smith, Joseph 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Stout, Jacob, 1774-1855 1
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Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
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