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Benjamin Sharp Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-136
Overview Benjamin Sharp (1858-1915), a zoologist who was primarily affiliated with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, attended Swarthmore College (1876) and earned a M.D. and Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A birthright member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Dr. Sharp was the son of Benjamin and Hannah B. (Leedom) Sharp of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pa. He was married to Virginia May of Ridley, Mass. The family moved to Massachusetts in the early 20th century,...
Dates: 1809-1915

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...
Dates: 1733-1987

Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-160
Overview The Waltons were a Quaker family from Byberry, Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia area, including Swarthmore. The lines represented in this collection were descended from Benjamin Walton (1701-1753) and Rebecca Homer Walton (d. 1783), of Abington Monthly Meeting and Byberry. The collection includes business and estate papers, mostly of Israel Walton (1789-1863), a diary of Mary D. Walton (1832-1915) which includes a roll book of Fallowfield Monthly Meeting First Day School, albums and verse by...
Dates: 1725-1930

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Overview Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908, of...
Dates: 1691-1955

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American Friends Service Committee 3
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 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
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Brinton family 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Eaton Institute 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gause family 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gillingham family 1
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 1
Gillingham, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hancock), 1837-1929 1
Gillingham, Theodore T. (Theodore Tyson), 1836-1923 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Lamb family 1
Lamb, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Booth), 1882-1966 1
Lamb, James G. (James Gibson), 1889-1969. 1
Lamb, Robert E. (Robert Emerson), 1881-1959. 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
London Grove Boarding School 1
Lovering family 1
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Marlborough Friends School 1
Maulsby family 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Clara B. (Clara Booth), 1843-1919 1
Miller, Isaac L. (Isaac Levis), 1845-1913 1
Miller, Sarah L. (Sarah Levis), 1803-1890. 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Orton Dyslexia Society 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
Palmer, Hannah H., 1836-1917 1
Palmer, Lewis, 1837-1917 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pleasant Hill Boarding School (Pa.) 1
Postlethwaite family 1
Postlethwaite, Charlotte L. (Charlotte Lewis), 1865-1948 1
Postlethwaite, Edna, 1892-1972 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sharp, Benjamin, 1858-1915 1
Sharp, Rebecca, 1823-1853 1
Sharp, Virginia Mae Guild 1
Sharpless family 1
Shortlidge family 1
Smith, Rebecca Smith, 1795-1846 1
St. Clair family 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Stratton, G. Edmund (George Edmund), 1873-1942 1
Swayne family 1
Swayne, A. B. (Anna Belle), 1864-1931. 1
Swayne, Benjamin, 1791-1873. 1
Swayne, Caleb, 1749-1825. 1
Swayne, Edward, 1853-1929. 1
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