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Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Dates: 1789-1905

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
Dates: 1881-1948

Frank Aydelotte Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.
Dates: 1905-1956

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Bacon family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1226
Overview Included are letters to the Bacons from family and friends; biographical and genealogical materials; travel letters; Margaret Hope Bacon's diaries of her trip to China under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee, 1972; to Australia, 1989 and Galapagos, 1992; to Costa Rica and Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1988; and Egypt, 1990; Margaret Hope Bacon's letters; Allen Bacon's letters; stories by Norman Borchardt (M.H. Bacon's father); Francis Bacon in Germany.
Dates: 1725-1993

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

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

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 241
Quakers -- Social life and customs 104
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 85
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correspondence 20
genealogies (histories) 20
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Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 17
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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 14
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Quakers -- Genealogy 10
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Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 9
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Quakers -- Ohio 8
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 8
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 8
account books 8
albums (books) 8
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Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 7
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Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 7
financial records 7
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 6
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 6
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 6
Quakers -- Delaware 6
Quakers -- Maryland 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century 6
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deeds 6
letters (correspondence) 6
photographs 6
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 5
Literature -- Societies, etc. 5
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Quaker philanthropists 5
Quakers -- Great Britain 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- Virginia 5
Quakers in business 5
Seneca Indians 5
Society of Friends -- Correspondence 5
Society of Friends -- History 5
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United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 5
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scrapbooks 5
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 4
American poetry 4
Antislavery movements 4
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 4
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 4
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Delaware County (Pa.) 4
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
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Swarthmore College 43
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 16
American Friends Service Committee 14
Westtown Boarding School 11
Haverford College 7
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Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 7
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 7
Penn, William, 1644-1718 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 6
Lloyd family 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Foulke family 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Hunn family 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Smith family 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Comly, John, 1773-1850 4
Cope family 4
Elkinton family 4
Evans family 4
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 4
Palmer family 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Scattergood, Joseph 4
Sharpless family 4
Smedley family 4
Taylor family 4
Truman, George 4
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 4
Williams family 4
Allen family 3
Bunting family 3
Cooper family 3
Darlington family 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 3
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 3
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 3
Mather family 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 3
Price family 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Savery, William, 1750-1804 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Sellers family 3
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 3
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 3
Thomas family 3
Walker family 3
Walton family 3
Warner family 3
Wharton family 3
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
American Anti-slavery Society 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Atkinson family 2
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 2
Bacon family 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bartram family 2
Bassett family 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Brinton family 2
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