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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

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

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-012
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.
Dates: 1874-1909

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

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American poetry 3
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Lloyd family 5
Moore family 4
Sharpless 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
Hunn family 3
Jones family 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Simmons, Henry 3
Valentino, Carmen 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
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
Cadbury family 2
Coates 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
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Foulke family 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
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Matlack family 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Potts, Anna, 1827-1905 2
Potts, Joseph 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 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
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Shinn family 2
Shipley family 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Taylor family 2
Turner family 2
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 2
Walton family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Warder, Ann Head 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Aggs family 1
Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry Gurney, 1866- 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen and Hanbury's 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
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