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Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of genealogy...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Reinhardt, Hawley and Hewes family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1216
Abstract The Reinhardt, Hawley, Hewes and Meredith families are tied together through marriage and their Quaker faith across multiple generations. William Dell Reinhardt, a University of Pennsylvania graduate and doctor, married Rebecca Hawley, a teacher. They had six children: Jesse Hawley Reinhardt, Mary Bailey Reinhardt, Esther Meredith Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christina Reinhardt, and David Jones Reinhardt. David Jones Reinhardt married Anna Margaret Hewes in 1896. These...
Dates: 1762-1955

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

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
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Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Haverford College 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Reinhardt family 1
Reinhardt, Anna Margaret Hewes, 1867-1955 1
Reinhardt, David Jones, 1867-1935 1
Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christine, 1878-1969 1
Reinhardt, Esther Meredith, 1872-1950 1
Reinhardt, Jesse Hawley, 1869-1939 1
Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig, 1875-1967 1
Reinhardt, Mary Bailey, 1870-1962 1
Reinhardt, Rebecca Hawley, 1841-1914 1
Reinhardt, William Dell, 1830-1880 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 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
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Stabler, Edward, 1769-1831 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
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