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Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
Dates: 1881-1948

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

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Overview Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on World War I from "The Christian Century."
Dates: 1924-1940

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

William I. Hull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Overview The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

William Webb Price Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.
Dates: 1917-1923

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Overview Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

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Atkinson, Gertrude, 1874-1948 1
Atkinson, Wilmer, 1840-1920 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Church Peace Union 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
Kite, James, 1808-1856 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Lloyd family 1
Masters, Rebecca K. (Rebecca Kite), 1843-1895 1
Mather family 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newhall, Anna G. (Anna Greene), fld 1824-1863 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Quimby family 1
Rowe, L.S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946 1
Smedley, Jacob, 1835-1893 1
Smedley, Ruth K. (Ruth Kite), 1838-1914 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States. Navy 1
Ursinus College 1
Walker family 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Wistar, Thomas 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 1
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1
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