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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

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1772-1773

Hanbury-Aggs Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-058
Overview The Hanbury and Aggs families were prominent English Quakers who were involved in a variety of mercantile and philanthropic activities, predominantly in the 19th century. They were pharmacologists, silk merchant in Shanghai, travelers, and philanthropists (Thomas Hanbury was knighted in 1901 for his philanthropy). The collection contains correspondence, journals, business and financial papers, and other miscellaneous material. Includes Daniel Bell Hanbury's journals of his travels with William...
Dates: 1718-1914

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Updegraff Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

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Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry Gurney, 1866- 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
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Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Allen and Hanbury's 1
Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Congress of Verona (1822) 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Gibbins family 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Hanbury family 1
Hanbury, Anna, 1761-1825 1
Hanbury, Capel, 1764-1835 1
Hanbury, Charlotte, fld d. 1839 1
Hanbury, Daniel Bell, 1794-1882 1
Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875 1
Hanbury, Thomas, Sir, 1832-1907 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Howland, Hannah T. (Hannah Tallcot), 1796-1867 1
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881 1
Howland, William, 1823-1905 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Esther, 1782-1848 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Newlin family 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Putnam, Caroline F., 1826-1917 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1886-1924 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Scipio Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1886 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Sherwood Select School 1
Strange, Edward, d. 1872 1
Talcott family 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Tallcot, Phebe F., 1799-1870 1
Tallcot, Richard, b.1791 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Jonathan 1
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
Trimble, Esther Jane, 1838-1888 1
Trimble, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fussell), 1796-1882 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Updegraff family 1
Updegraff, Ann Taylor 1
Updegraff, David Benjamin 1
Updegraff, David Brainerd 1
Updegraff, Jonathan Taylor 1
Updegraff, Rebecca A. 1
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