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Sharpless family


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends' letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1180

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

Darlington Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Woodstown, New Jersey. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family...
Dates: 1831-2012

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.

Dates: 1881-1908

Kite Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1111.5

Members of the Kite family and others discuss 19th century Quaker issues, family, and attending Meeting.

Dates: 1820-1879

Sharpless addition

Identifier: HC.MC-1319

This collection contains papers, clippings, and photographs relating to the Sharpless family.

Dates: 1903-2018

Sharpless family letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-017
Abstract The personal correspondence included in the Sharpless family letterbook acted as a circulating "family letter," and was added to by each family member with the goal of assembling the letters at the end of the year and binding them together for the use of future generations. Letters generally provide news of each letter writer, as well as comments on past letters. Letter writers include Susanna F. Sharpless, Edith Sharpless, Thomas Sharpless, Elizabeth S. Smedley, Ann Sharpless, William...
Dates: 1883

Sharpless Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1111

Letters, accounts, diaries, and journals of members of the interrelated Sharpless and Kite families, including the papers of Joshua Sharpless (1746/7-1826) and letters of Mary Kite (1792-1861) as well as the papers of Edward G. Smedley, ca. 1836-1908, dealing with his experiences as a conscientious objector during the Civil War, 1863-1866.

Dates: 1748-1875

Sharpless family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-163

This collection contains materials of the Sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School.

Dates: 1891-1920

Sharpless Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Abstract The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

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Collection 11
Digital Record 1
Quakers -- Diaries 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
correspondence 4
Quakers -- Genealogy 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
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diaries 3
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 2
Diaries 2
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Quakers -- History 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Architects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Business 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
College presidents 1
College students -- United States 1
Conscientious objection 1
Delaware County (Pa.) 1
Education 1
England -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Diaries 1
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 1
Indigenous rights -- Civil rights 1
Iowa Indians 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Mathematics 1
Media (Pa.) 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker architects 1
Quaker farmers 1
Quaker women -- Diaries 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Biography 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- England -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- History -- 19th century 1
Quakers -- Nebraska 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 1
Quakers -- Travel 1
Quakers -- Travel -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- United States -- Biography 1
Slavery 1
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Smedley family 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
Travel -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 1
biographies (documents) 1
commonplace books 1
financial records 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
poems 1
poetry and poems 1
speeches (documents) 1
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