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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

Eugenie Benezet journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
Dates: 1843-1849

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
Dates: 1841-1868

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Overview Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1781

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Elizabeth Browett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.
Dates: 1833-1834

Edith K. Bushong family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-015
Abstract These papers include the journal of Edith Bushong from 1856 to 1858, detailing the life of the wife of a 19th century Quaker farmer. The papers also include essays and a copy book of Abraham Rakestraw, recording his editorial letters to newspapers under various pseudonyms.
Dates: 1833-1872

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Dates: 1835-1865

Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.
Dates: 1815-1829

Sarah Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Overview Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, New Jersey. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, funerals of community members, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later entries tend to detail more earthly concerns,...
Dates: 1789-1829

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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
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Alsop, John , b.1813 1
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Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Benezet, Eugenie 1
Blunston family 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bushong family 1
Bushong, Edith K., 1836-1914 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coates family 1
Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 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
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom, Sarah M., 1839-1895 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Harvard University 1
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Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hewes family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
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