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Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th century...
Dates: 1700-1954

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

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

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Overview Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings, reminiscences...
Dates: 1765-2006

Zebedee Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

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

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Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Casdorp family 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster family 1
Foster, Elizabeth, 1888-1980 1
Foster, Henry C. (Henry Cope), 1895-1987 1
Foster, Horace B. (Horace Bragg), 1850-1933 1
Foster, John Henry, -1926 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Foster, Thyra Jane 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 1
Gibbons family 1
Haines, Anna P. (Anna Philips), 1849-1924 1
Haines, Mary Elizabeth, 1886-1920 1
Haines, T. Harvey (Thomas Harvey), b. 1871 1
Haines, Zebedee, 1843-1923 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hubley family 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
Jacobs family 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Matlack family 1
Meyers family 1
Meyers, Bernice L. (Bernice Lydia), 1896-1946 1
Meyers, Joseph E. (Joseph Elkinton), 1858-1937 1
Meyers, Mary W. (Mary Worthington), 1862-1925 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Samuel family 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless family 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stillwater Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Wilburite : 1854- : Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Warner family 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 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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