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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Horner-Coates silhouette album, circa 1803-1839

 Series
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033D
Overview Commercial album containing hollow-cut silhouettes of the extended Philadelpia Quaker Coates and Horner family and friends mounted on blue paper. All are identified, some stamped MUSEUM, cut at the Peale Museum. The bulk of the silhouettes date between about 1803 to 1824. An unrelated printed reproduction of a silhouette of Thomas Shillitoe (Liverpool, 1839) is glued near the end of the volume. Also includes some Quaker ministers and prominent Philadelphians such as Benjamin Rush.
Dates: circa 1803-1839; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1824

Vol. 1, 1894

 Item
Scope and Content note This volume is a scrapbook of various Philadelphia Societies. Materials from the following organizations are included: Western Soup Society, the Children's Aid Society, the Pennsylvania Society to Protect Children from Cruelty, Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home, The Home Missionary Society of the City of Philadelphia, Woman's Sanitary League of Philadelphia, the Christian League of Philadelphia, The Volunteers of America, Negro Educational...
Dates: 1894

Vol. 3, 1886-1941

 Item
Scope and Content note This volume includes pamphlets and invitations to events hosted by the Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Western District, such as invitations to lawn parties, “tea meetings,” pamphlets with information about twelfth street day school, and pamphlets about proposed new buildings.
Dates: 1886-1941