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Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Overview Miers Fisher (1748-1819), a birthright Quaker, was a prominent lawyer, legislator, philanthropist, merchant, and scientist in early Federal Philadelphia. Benjamin Warner, publisher and bookseller, married Fisher's daughter, Lydia, in 1814. Born in 1748 in Philadelphia, the son of Joshua and Sarah Rowland Fisher, Miers Fisher married Sarah Redwood in 1774. He was among a group of prominent Quaker merchants who were temporarily exiled to Winchester, Virginia, during the Revolution. Miers and...
Dates: 1684-1924

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Overview Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil...
Dates: 1859-1889

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical...
Dates: 1732-1938

Benjamin Sharp Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-136
Overview Benjamin Sharp (1858-1915), a zoologist who was primarily affiliated with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, attended Swarthmore College (1876) and earned a M.D. and Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A birthright member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Dr. Sharp was the son of Benjamin and Hannah B. (Leedom) Sharp of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pa. He was married to Virginia May of Ridley, Mass. The family moved to Massachusetts in the early 20th...
Dates: 1809-1915

Walker-Stephens Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-168
Overview William Walker Stephens (1824-1902) was the son of Hannah Walker and Stephen Stephens of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. The family were members of Valley Preparative and Radnor Monthly Meetings of Friends. William Walker Stephens worked as a businessman in Philadelphia and was married three times. His relation, J. Aubrey Anderson, was district attorney in Conshohocken, Pa. Papers include the diaries and day books of Hannah W. Stephens, 1857-1864, William W. Stephens, 1850-1902, and Annie R....
Dates: 1850-1919

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Overview Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908,...
Dates: 1691-1955

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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
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Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
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Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
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Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Sharp, Benjamin, 1858-1915 1
Sharp, Rebecca, 1823-1853 1
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Smith, Rebecca Smith, 1795-1846 1
Stephens, Annie R., 1839-1915 1
Stephens, Hannah W., 1797-1881 1
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Warner, Benjamin, 1786-1821 1
Warner, John, 1817-1873 1
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 1
Warner, Lydia, 1788-1850 1
Warner, Miers Fisher, 1815-1878 1
Warner, Redwood Fisher, b. 1818 1
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Wharton, Anna Lovering, 1830-1914 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
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