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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

Joseph Brinton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-233
Overview Joseph Brinton, an outspoken member of the Society of Friends from southeastern Pennsylvania, was active in the Wilburite schisms of the 1850s and 1860's in New England. His family papers include his own journals, as well as his extensive correspondence. This collection also includes the correspondence of his two wives, Mary H. Brinton and Anna H. Brinton.
Dates: 1758-1931

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

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Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Austin, Esther 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
Cook, Martha G. 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Dillingham, John C. 1
Dingee, Jacob, d. 1919 1
Doudna, Louisa M., 1818-1898 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
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 1
Gould, L.A. (Lydia Ann) 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Hampton, William, b. 1826 1
Harvey, Cassandra B., 1825-1882 1
Hazard, Rowland H. 1
Henderson, David C. 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopkins, Mary B., b. 1831 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Howland, J.W. (Joseph William), b. 1839 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, Ella C. 1
Jones, Mary E. 1
Jones, Peace, b. 1815 1
Kite, James, d. 1917 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lamborn, Thomas, 1821-1892 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lippincot, Rebecca E.t 1
Maule, Joseph E., 1817-1902 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Meader, William C. 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
Mitchell, Sarah E. 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
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Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Otis, James D. (James Davis) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pollard, George, d. 1918 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 1
Purinton, David 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Sargent, Julia A., d. 1902 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
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