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family papers

 Subject
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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Comly family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-003
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a single Bible from 1599, which has genealogical notes handwritten within the text. It also includes a set of transcribed notes, which lists where each note is, and a transcription as possible for the genealogy.
Dates: 1676-1812

Ellis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-066
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, deeds, surveyors' maps, wills, accounts, other; mainly the papers of William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) and Charles Ellis (1800-1874), pertaining to administration of family affairs.
Dates: circa 1798-1884

Emlen and Mifflin family collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1288
Overview Materials related to various members of the Emlen and Mifflin families, including Ann Emlen Mifflin and James Emlen, as well as others who are unidentified.
Dates: 1777-1868

Fritz and Karoline Solmitz papers + ?

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M94
Overview Fritz Solmitz (1893-1933) was an early and outspoken leader in the opposition to Nazism, an editor of a Social Democratic newspaper in L├╝beck and a member of the City council. Because of his active opposition to the Nazis, and probably because he was a Jew, he died of mistreatment in a German prison shortly after Hitler came to power. Karoline Somitz (1893-1966) was, like her husband, active in civic affairs. Much of the collection contains letters and photographs, some translated from German.
Dates: 1929 - 2006

Olivia Stokes Hatch papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M86
Abstract The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant,...
Dates: 1859 - 1993

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1866-1987 (bulk 1930s-1980s)

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
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

Leeds family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1284
Overview Family papers, including correspondence and photographs.
Dates: 1860-2000

Helen Taft Manning papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-4BD4
Overview Helen Herron Taft Manning (1891-1987) was the daughter of President of the United States William Howard Taft and his wife Helen Herron. Taft graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1915, was named dean in 1917, and rose to acting president in 1919. The Helen Taft Manning papers house the records of Helen Taft Manning. This collection, which dates from 1861 to 1992, with bulk dates of 1915 to 1974, consists of correspondence, writings, clippings, and personal objects from the Manning family.
Dates: 1861 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1974