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Swarthmore Chautauqua Memorabilia

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-281
Overview The Chautauqua movement grew out of the American Lyceum and had its beginnings in 1874 at Chautauqua Lake, New York. In the late 1800s, this movement to provide entertainment and education to the American public was extended by circuit Chautauquas. The Swarthmore Chautauqua was the youngest of the circuits and was founded in 1912 by Paul M. Pearson of Swarthmore College. This small collection of Chautauqua memorabilia contains programs, travel details, a letter describing travel and take-down...
Dates: 1920 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1920-1921 (Bulk)

Swarthmore Country Week Picnic records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-172

Swarthmore Refugee Resource House

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-088
Overview The Swarthmore Refugee Resource House, Swarthmore, Pa., was founded in 1979 by members of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting as a place of temporary assistance and shelter for legal refugees in gaining independence by providing them with shelter, counseling and tutoring in English. The Swarthmore Refugee House was incorporated in 1988 as a non-profit corporation. However, the House was laid down in 1994 when Swarthmore College reclaimed its building and the Board was unable to find either sufficient...
Dates: 1979-1994

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...
Dates: 1733-1987

Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-022
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land. Taylor was educated at Haverford College, was a member of the original board of trustees for Bryn Mawr College until 1893, and was the vice president of the Haverford College Alumni Association.
Dates: 1875-1878

Taylor Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-818
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton, and Roberts families.
Dates: 1700 - 1944

Florence E. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-145
Overview Florence E. Taylor was the descendant of a Quaker family whose roots went back to the settlement of Pennsylvania. Her parents were Frederick W. Taylor (1848-1919) and Emily Hunt Taylor (d. 1942). Fred Taylor, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman and philanthropist to the Society of Friends, was the son of Charles Maus Taylor and Anna E. W. Sterling Taylor. His grandfather was Israel Taylor (1782-1850). The collection includes correspondence of Israel Taylor (1782-1850) and Charles M. Taylor...
Dates: 1806-1995

George Washington Taylor account books

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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

Taylor-Thomson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-203
Overview The Taylors and Thomsons were Quakers from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, who married into the Knight, Clothier, and Shoemaker families. This collection includes correspondence, copybooks and albums, account books, family photographs, and miscellaneous clippings. Of particular interest is a large collection of deeds and some late 19th and early 20th century travel diaries.
Dates: 1817-1955

The Harned (Moylan, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-083
Overview The Harned was a non-profit boarding home for the elderly in Moylan, PA, under the care of Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. It operated under the direction of The Harned Committee. It was established in 1940 through the bequest of Quaker sisters, Phebe and Katherine Harned, and laid down in 1994. The collection contains minutes and reports, admission and financial papers, and other related information.
Dates: 1931-1996

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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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Quakers -- Genealogy 10
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Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 9
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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 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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financial records 7
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 6
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 6
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Quakers -- Delaware 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
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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
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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
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 Colored Orphans 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
Broomell, Anna Pettit 2
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