SFHL/FHL/MSS. Assembled Collections
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Account books are ledgers in which commercial and personal financial accounts are recorded. This collection consists of individual account books that were given to the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as single accessions.
This collection consists of scrapbooks, commonplace books, class notebooks, autograph albums, piecebooks, and other albums that were received by the Friends Historical Library as individual volumes and not as part of a larger collection.,
This collection consists of annual reports (and some other publications) issued by philanthropic groups, schools and other organizations that were either started by Quakers, included many Quakers in their administration, and/or appealed to Quakers. The reports were collected at various times from various sources, and are sorted by organization.
Collected correspondence of John Bright, a British Quaker. He was a Radical and Liberal statesman, a promoter of free trade policies, and one of the greatest orators of his generation. The collection contains about 200 letters.
The collection contains unpublished writings by Burton Alva Konkle, author and historian. The bulk of the material concerns James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence and one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the Supreme Court of the United States. Also included is a manuscript on David Lloyd, William Penn's personal lawyer, Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Letter book of Thomas Chalkley (1675-1741), Quaker minister and businessman. Primarily business correspondence, most copied by his assistant, it also includes some personal references and provides insight into early 18th century maritime trade, particularly the Quaker relationships involved in trade with the West Indies.
Collection consists of over 450 original letters, documents, and photographs collected by Charles Francis Jenkins (1865-1951) of personalities distinguished in American history, politics, international and cultural affairs, and in the Society of Friends in Britain and the US.
The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.