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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.

Francis G. Allinson photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume photograph album of Francis G. Allinson. The album features photographs from Allinson's travels in Europe, particularly of landscapes, buildings, ruins, and mountains. According to some of the labels on the photos, a number of photos were taken in Germany, along the Rhine river. also included are a nuimber of Quaker portraits, including portraits of: Charles S. Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Lizzie Rob, Belle Pugh, Amelia Gummere, Bessie Eyre, William...

William Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-052
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to William Curtis, and includes a printed portrait, obituary, and clipped 1946 article on Curtis from "Nature."

Morrell Family Album

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-057
Overview This collection consists of a large family album of tintypes, cabinet cards, and cartes de visite depicting members of the Morrell family. The Morrell family was a prominent land-holding family in Kittery and North Berwick, Maine. John Morrell settled the area circa 1676 and was a Quaker at a time when Friends were persecuted; nevertheless, he and his descendents continued their association with the Society of Friends.

Anna Wharton Morris family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-075
Overview Anna Wharton Morris was the youngest daughter of Joseph Wharton, prominent Philadelphia industrialist and philanthropist. She was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, active in prison reform and other social reform movements of her day, and was a profilic writer, primarily of short stories and essays. In 1896, she married Harrison S. Morris, Philadelphia author and arts administrator, and they had one child, Catharine Morris Wright. The photographs in this collection are related to...

Jehu Newlin photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume photograph album of Jehu Newlin. The album includes portraits of various Quakers, including: Charles Wakefield, Foster Green, Jane Newson, Sarah Gibbons and Theodore Harris.

Portraits & Miscellaneous Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-850
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, prints, postcards, tintypes, albums, glass slides, lantern slides, daguerreotypes and cased photographs of various subjects. These images are arranged alphabetically when possible and by subject. The first series contains portraits of American Quakers, the second series portraits of British Quakers. Series III includes images of Quaker groups, both of individuals in groups and of organizations. Series IV contains images relating to Native American missions...

Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-018
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker. The volume includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including: Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of Meeting houses, landscapes, including landscapes from South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, landscapes in Pennsylvania, landscapes at Yosemite, and sketches of...

Swayne Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-065
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Swayne family picture collection contains, albums, framed photographs, and loose photographs that date from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries and which contain a variety of different photograph types (tintypes, cabinet cards, color prints, etc.).

Koozma J. Tarasoff photographs of visit to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-068
Overview Koozma J. Tarasoff (born 1932) is a scholar of the Doukhobors, a Spiritual Christian religious group of Russian origin with a sizeable community in Canada. This collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Tarasoff on a trip to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in March 1983. He photographed Quaker Meeting Houses and schools and prominent Quakers including E. Raymond Wilson and Laurama Pixton.