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Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

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

Longshore-Williams family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-076
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Mary W. Longshore from the family of her sister, Martha Williams, after the Williams moved from Pennsylvania to Warsaw, Ohio. Included are letters from her sister, brother-in-law, Isaac B. Williams, and nephews, Jonathon and Jeremiah. These letters relate family and local news, and news about the temperance and anti-slavery movements. A letter from Isaac B. Williams, dated 1861, relates his thoughts on the prospect of civil war. A letter from Dr....
Dates: 1840-1965-bulk 1840-1861

Charles Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material relating...
Dates: 1829-1942

Charles Palmer Topical Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-328
Scope and Contents This is a collection of printed ephemera and related correspondence of Charles Palmer of Chester, Pennsylvania. The materials reflect his interests in temperance and other social reforms, politics, the Society of Friends, and other topics. While there is a small amount of correspondence, most is related to business or community involvement on Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1894-1917

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-115
Abstract This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.
Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

The Temperance Association of Friends of Media (Media, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-063
Overview The Temperance Association of Friends of Media was a Quaker temperance association in Media, Pennsylvania, established in 1883. The records include the constitution, minutes, financial records, correspondence, and related papers.
Dates: 1883-1909

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Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1