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Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Overview

The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.

Dates: 1748-1910

Anna S. Palmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-304
Overview

Family and Quaker papers collected by Anna S. Palmer (1881-1973), a member of Falls Monthly Meeting. Included is a manuscript volume containing copies of letters, genealogical information, and memorials concerning John Simpson (1739-1811), Quaker minister; collected postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and other miscellaneous Quaker manuscripts.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

Edwin L. Peirce carbon paper letter book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-300
Overview This carbon paper letter book was written by Edwin L. Peirce, a convinced Friend and acknowledged minister of Green Street Monthly Meeting. It contains his correspondence with prominent Friends including Rufus P, King, Rebecca Janney and Nathaniel Richardson. Of special interest is the report he made representing a committee of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting circa 1885-1886 concerning visits to meetings under its care. Also, his comments on Quaker schools, especially Swarthmore College...
Dates: circa 1885-1891

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cooper, David 1
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Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Ford, Alice, 1906- 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hamm, Thomas D. 1
Harlan, Ann, 1739-1804 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Hannah, 1767-1845 1
Jackson, Isaac, 1775-1855 1
Jackson, James, 1736-1817 1
Jackson, Joel, 1776-1857 1
Jackson-Conard family 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lindley, Jacob, 1744-1814 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Monaghan, Hannah, W.1784-1804 1
Mott, James, 1742-1823 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Chester County, Pa.) 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : Chester County, Pa.) 1
Palmer, Anna S., 1881-1973 1
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Peirce, Edwin L. (Edwin Leedom Peirce), 1858-1904 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate 1
Pennypacker, E.F.(Elijah Funk), 1804-1888 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rodman, Sarah 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Rowntree, Rachel, 1770-1825 1
Sands, David, 1745-1818 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Smith, George, 1804-1882 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Webb, Benjamin, 1786-1851 1
Webb, Catherine, 1792-1872 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Willson, Anne 1
Wistar, Margaret, 1728?-1793 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
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