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Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Evesham Social Reading Circle records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-009
Scope and Contents This collection includes one volume of the Evesham Social Reading Circle minutes, originating constitution, and by-laws, and rules of order which have been signed by more than 70 founding members. The minutes contain committee reports, finances of the organization, and descriptions of the debates or readings held at the meeting.
Dates: 1864-1871

Eyre Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the George...
Dates: 1840-1912

Fell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-039
Overview Joseph Fell (1804-1887), the son of Dr. David and Phebe Schofield Fell, was a Pennsylvania Quaker teacher and farmer. In 1835 he married Harriet Williams, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah Watson Williams of Buckingham, Pa. Joseph and Harriet Fell had five children: William W. (1836-1874), Emily Catherine who married William Seal in 1863; David Newlin (1840-1919) who married Martha Trego; Edward Watson (1843-1901) who married Elizabeth Matlack Kenderdine in 1867; and Lucy W. Fell, born 1847....
Dates: 1753-1923

Marshall Fell writings

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.
Dates: 1880-1890

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Ferris-Wetherald Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-041
Overview Contains correspondence, legal papers, deeds, and memorabilia of the Ferris and Wetherald families, who were Quakers of Wilmington, Delaware, and Lancashire, England. Persons represented include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867), of Wilmington, Del., and his daughters, Deborah (1813-1897) and Anna M. Ferris (1815-1890), and Joseph Wetherald (1787-1842), of Wilmington, and his brother, James Wetherald, of Wakefield, England.
Dates: 1773-1888

Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Overview Miers Fisher (1748-1819), a birthright Quaker, was a prominent lawyer, legislator, philanthropist, merchant, and scientist in early Federal Philadelphia. Benjamin Warner, publisher and bookseller, married Fisher's daughter, Lydia, in 1814. Born in 1748 in Philadelphia, the son of Joshua and Sarah Rowland Fisher, Miers Fisher married Sarah Redwood in 1774. He was among a group of prominent Quaker merchants who were temporarily exiled to Winchester, Virginia, during the Revolution. Miers and...
Dates: 1684-1924

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

Foster-Meyers family pictures

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-103
Overview The Meyers-Foster family are Quakers with close ties to Pennsylvania and in particular Westtown School. This collection consists primarily of color slides, card photographs, and loose photographs, both of the Foster-Meyers family and of organizations they were involved with.
Dates: 1865 - 1985

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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 5
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Stabler family 4
Walker family 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 3
Gibbons family 3
Haines family 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Lloyd family 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Moore family 3
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 3
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Sharpless family 3
Shinn family 3
Warner family 3
Williams family 3
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 3
Allen family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
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Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 2
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Cocke family 2
Cooper family 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Engle family 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris family 2
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foster family 2
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Hallowell family 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 2
Hopper family 2
Howland family 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Janney family 2
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John family 2
John, Phebe, 1780-1855 2
John, Reuben, 1744-1822 2
Jones family 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Knight family 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 2
Mather family 2
Meyers family 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Palmer family 2
Pearsall family 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Price family 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 2
Sharon Female Academy 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Truman, George 2
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