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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

William Hobson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Overview William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.
Dates: 1851-1891

Hunn-Karsner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-322
Overview The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of the family of Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn, Philadelphia and Delaware Quakers. The papers were compiled by their granddaughter Katherine Hunn Karsner (1899-1993). She was a Philadelphia Quaker minister and married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930 under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence from their daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler...
Dates: 1809 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1974

Patricia Loring papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-316
Overview Patricia Loring was a Quaker author, teacher, and retreat leader, most active in her related work in the 1980s and 1990s. She was the author of a widely read Quaker spiritual guide, Listening Spirituality, vols. 1 and 2. For eight years her ministry was supported by Bethesda Friends Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland. This collection includes a variety of Patricia Loring's papers, largely beginning when she joined the Religious Society of Friends. Much of the collection consists of papers from...
Dates: 1982 - 2015

Oliver Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W. Theodore,...
Dates: 1706 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Redman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-106
Abstract This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.
Dates: 1760-1806

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Sharpless Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow fever,...
Dates: 1792-1892

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Overview The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

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Hunn family 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
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Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1810-1902 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jordan, Robert, 1692-1742 1
Karsner family 1
Karsner, Katherine Hunn, 1899-1993 1
Kegler, Mary Ann Hunn Karsner, 1932-1983 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Loring, Patricia, 1936-2016) 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Redman family 1
Redman, John E., 1786- 1
Redman, Mercy, 1722-1778 1
Redman, Thomas, 1742-1823 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Schofield, Lydia A. (Lydia Ann), 1835-1909 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Schofield, Oliver W. (Oliver Wilson), 1806-1852 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Edward, 1831-1894 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Sharpless, Townsend 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Smith, Annie Way, 1867-1938 1
Smith, Samuel, ca. 1738-1817 1
Swartz, Miriam (FHL donor) 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Williamson, Lydia Hunn (Lydia Mary (Polly)), 1888-1971 1
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
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