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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Family relationships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Updegraff Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Scope and Contents note The Updegraff Family Papers are composed primarily of letters in addition to a variety of other materials including financial documents and journals. David Benjamin Updegraff’s materials span from 1802 to 1840 and include letters, an account book, and a journal. Many of these letters were exchanges between David and his wife, Rebecca. Rebecca Taylor Updegraff’s materials span from 1815 to 1865 and include letters written to Rebbeca in addition to a personal journal. These documents reflect the...

Waln family commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of the Waln family's commonplace books. The volumes generally include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Daniel Wheeler commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler. Included in the volume are letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son William Wheeler.

John S. Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-091
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of John S. Whitall's diary of his voyage from New York to France in 1785. Whitall kept the diary for his sister, to whom he addresses the majority of his entries. Entries include quotes from scripture, Quaker sermons, and poetry, as well as descriptions of the voyage by sea, notably the ship’s celebration of Saint Louis. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux and visits with Friends in...

Photographs from the E. Raymond Wilson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-067
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. This collection of photographs contains family photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper...

Wing family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-180
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of the personal correspondence of the Wing family.

Thomas Wistar letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Wistar. The majority of the letters copied in this volume are personal correspondence between John Wistar and various family members and friends. A few letters included are letters of sympathy from friends and family, written upon the death of Thomas Wistar, in January of 1876.

Wood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-182
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of the Wood family, and includes primarily sketches made by various family members, and engravings of Quaker leaders, though it also includes a single letter to Richard D. Wood, two unidentified photographs and the Will of Julianna R. Wood.

Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1254
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials of several generations of American Quaker families. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and his wife, Nancy Morris; Richard's father, Edward S. Wood; and Richard's grandfather and grandmother, Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood. Other Quaker families represented in the collection are Acton, Carpenter, Clark, Ellicott and Evans.