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Paul A. Rodebaugh collected manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-263
Identifier: SFHL-SC-263
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Paul Rodebaugh. It includes: drafts of letters by an unknown author, 1844-1849, which express support for abolition and discuss contemporary U.S. politics; an anonymous Quaker journal of an 1817 trip from Philadelphia to Ohio; an undated journal of a sea and river journey from Philadelphia to Europe and then from Florida to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and a small number of miscellaneous letters involving the Dilworth and Sharpless...
Dates: 1809-1870

Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-132
Abstract The Rodman and Rotch families were New England Quakers. Samuel Rodman (1753-1835) married Elizabeth Rotch (1757-1856) in 1780. He was a successful Nantucket and New Bedford, Massachusetts, whaling merchant and clerk of New England Yearly Meeting. Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, also from a family involved in the whaling business, and active in philanthropic and reform causes. They had nine children. The Rodmans and Rotches were closely intertwined...
Dates: 1763-1865

Rutherford Literary Association secretary's book

 Collection — othertype: SC-178
Identifier: SFHL-SC-178
Abstract

Constitution and minutes, 1889-1893, of Rutherford Literary.

Dates: 1889-1893

Martha Schofield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Abstract Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-060
Abstract The Schofield Normal and Industrial School was founded in 1868 by Martha Schofield (1839-1916), a Pennsylvania Quaker. Her intention initially was to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young Black people in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. The collection contains minutes of the board of trustees (1886-1942), legal documents, financial records,...
Dates: 1870-1957

Sewing Society (New York, N.Y.) minutes

 Collection — othertype: SC-182
Identifier: SFHL-SC-182
Abstract

The collection contains the minutes, 1833-1853, of the Sewing Society which was established in 1833 by a group of New York Orthodox Quaker women. Its mission was to prepare clothing for the poor.

Dates: 1833-1853

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
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

Anne E. Sheppard correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-118
Identifier: SFHL-SC-118
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Anne E. Sheppard from members of her family, including her mother, Margaret G. Sheppard, and her cousins John W. Biddle, Martha H. Garrett, Rebecca C. Sheppard, and Mary M. Sheppard. Of these the most extensive are those of Martha H. Garrett, describing the daily life, education, and concerns of a young Quaker woman in Philadelphia in the 1860's. Especially interesting are her accounts of Freedmen's relief work and of her unorthodox practice of...
Dates: 1856-1869

Moses Sheppard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-137
Abstract Moses Sheppard (1775-1857) was a Quaker humanitarian and businessman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker Sheppard, born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their property was confiscated during the Revolutionary War, the family settled in Maryland. Sheppard never married and devoted most of his life to a number of social reforms, including the treatment of the insane and the colonization movement. As a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, he was...
Dates: 1794-1927

Friends Historical Library collected silhouettes

 Collection — othertype: SAFE
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Abstract

This collection combines various silhouette albums and images acquired by Friends Hitorical Library into a single finding aid.

Dates: Circa 1803-1845

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Swarthmore College 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 5
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
Foulke family 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Stabler family 4
Walker family 4
Brown family 3
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 3
Gibbons family 3
Haines family 3
Hamm, Thomas D. 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Moore family 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 3
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Sharpless family 3
Warner family 3
Williams family 3
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 3
Allen family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bunting family 2
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Cocke family 2
Cooper family 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Engle family 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris family 2
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foster family 2
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Hallowell family 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 2
Hopper family 2
Howland family 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Janney family 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
John family 2
John, Phebe, 1780-1855 2
John, Reuben, 1744-1822 2
Knight family 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Mather family 2
Meyers family 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Palmer family 2
Paschall family 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Price family 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 2
Sharon Female Academy (Darby, Pa. : Township) 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Shinn family 2
Smith family 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Truman, George 2
Turner family 2
Tyson family 2
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