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Brown family


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alsop Family Papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-191
Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a...
Dates: 1795-1830

Brown family history

Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

Dates: 1833

Moses Brown papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1024

Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, manuscript book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1815-1911

Cadbury-Brown Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1177

19th-century papers of the interrelated Cadbury and Brown Quaker families.

Dates: 1804-1974

Addition to Henry J. Cadbury papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1121-addition

Henry Joel Cadbury (1883-1974) was one of the foremost American Quaker scholars of the 20th century. He published in the fields of Quaker and biblical history, and served as a teacher and philanthropist. This addition to the papers of Henry Cadbury includes biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, writings, such as his The Book of Acts in History and photographs of Cadbury and his family.

Dates: 1866-1987

Cope-Evans Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1170

Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.

Dates: 1732-1911

Genealogy of the Willets Family and Samuel and Ann (Buffin) Brown, 1949

 Collection — Othertype MSS-017
Identifier: MSS 017
Scope and Contents

Typescript in binder. Ann (Brown) Willets was the grandmother of the compiler, Charles R. Willits. She descended from a long line of Quakers as was her husband, Henry Willits of Maiden Creek, Berks County, Pa. Charles Willits also made a typescript of the Willets genealogy compiled by Thomas Montgomery Lightfoot. Both were copied, bound, and cataloged in 2000.

Dates: 1949

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Jones-Cadbury Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1172

The Quaker families of Jones and Cadbury were interrelated with many other Quaker families in the United States and England. This collection provides a rich source of genealogical and historical information, not only on the Jones and Cadbury families, and especially Mary Hoxie Jones (1904-2003) and Emma Cadbury Jr. (1875-1965), but also, significantly, on the Warder family, as well as the Bartram, Brown, Carter, Foulke, Kaighn, Lowry, Mennell, Pearsall, Shinn, and Shipley families.

Dates: ca. 1770-1994

Vipont-Brown-Crowley Family Papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-157
Identifier: SFHL-SC-157

The Vipont, Brown, and Crowley families were active Quakers in England and were particularly involved in Mount Street Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1802-1993

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Archival Object 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 4
Quakers -- Family relationships 3
account books 3
letters (correspondence) 3
Land titles 2
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Quakers -- Virginia 2
Vacations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 19th century 2
correspondence 2
estate records 2
legal documents 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
Abolitionists 1
Academic writing 1
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African American youth -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- England 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Americans -- Travel -- England -- History -- 19th century 1
Austria -- History -- 1918-1938 1
Bible. Acts 1
Business 1
Business ethics 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Cremation 1
Death 1
Diaries 1
Drawing 1
England -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Photographs 1
Farm life 1
Food relief -- Germany 1
Freed persons 1
Freed persons -- Education -- Southern States 1
Freed persons -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Health 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Europe 1
International relief -- Germany 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Mental Illness 1
Mental health 1
New Hampshire -- Quakers 1
Passports 1
Photographs 1
Photography 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker abolitionists 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker deeds 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- England 1
Quakers -- Genealogy 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Great Britain 1
Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Germantown (Philadelphia) 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Quakers -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Travel 1
Quakers -- Virginia -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Virginia -- Loudoun County 1
Quakers in business 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- England 1
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
Society of Friends -- History -- 17th century 1
Society of Friends -- History -- 18th century 1
Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- History -- 20th century 1
Society of Friends -- Jamaica 1
Society of Friends -- Social life and customs 1
Society of Friends -- United States 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Society of Friends -- West Indies 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Quakers 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
Wills 1
Women -- Diaries 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- France 1
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
bookkeeping records 1
certificates 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
deeds 1
genealogies (histories) 1
lecture notes 1
marriage certificates 1
notes 1
poetry and poems 1
speeches (documents) 1
travel photography 1
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