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Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th century...
Dates: 1700-1954

William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

John Alston Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Overview John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).
Dates: 1797-1874

Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.
Dates: 1755-1756

Anonymous journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Overview Diary entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.
Dates: 1784-1820

John Taylor Arms papers

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Identifier: BMC-M26
Overview The John Taylor Arms papers holds both JTA's personal and artistic records along with records of organizations and projects that he was involved in. Personal and artistic records include: calendars, consignment records, travel diaries, travel sketchbooks, technical notes and records, family photographs and a scrapbook of Christmas cards. The material from organizations and projects includes: meeting minutes, exhibition catalogs and scrapbooks of newspaper articles.
Dates: 1914 - 1952
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.
Dates: 1862-1922

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Lloyd family 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Sharpless family 5
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Kite family 4
Moore family 4
Walker family 4
Brinton family 3
Fisher family 3
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
Haverford Loganian Society 3
Hunn family 3
Jones family 3
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Sharpless, Joshua 3
Simmons, Henry 3
Society of Friends 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Valentino, Carmen 3
Walton family 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2
Archaeological Institute of America 2
Bacon, David 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Cadbury family 2
Canton Christian College 2
Carpenter, Rhys 2
Coates family 2
Collins family 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cooper family 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Ferris, Henry 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Foulke family 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Harvard University 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Howland family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Eli 2
Jones, James Parnell 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Kelsey Family 2
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 2
Ly , Juwan Usang 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Matlack family 2
Morris family 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Potts, Anna, 1827-1905 2
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 2
Potts, Joseph 2
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Seebohm, Benjamin 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Shinn family 2
Shipley School (Bryn Mawr, Pa.) 2
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