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Smith family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-133
Identifier: SFHL-SC-133
Abstract

The collection contains family correspondence, most received by Ebenezer R. Smith, a Quaker of New York State and Iowa. Of interest is an unsent letter to Orson Squire Fowler, phrenologist and radical author, in which Ebenezer Smith expresses interest in taking Fowler's courses in order to pursue a career as lecturer and phrenologist. Letters from his parents, Barak and Mary Smith, of Springdale, Iowa, and other relations mention farm life and family concerns.

Dates: 1852-1878

Philip W. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-224
Overview Philip W. Smith (1889-1981) was a Quaker dairyman from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who was active in Russian concerns and a prominent peace activist. In 1925-1926, he spent two years on a collective farm in Russia, and in later life he traveled extensively for peace causes. He was a member of Buckingham Monthly Meeting. This collection contains his correspondence, several journals and day books, photographs, writings on Russia, dairy farm records, and information on various groups he was...
Dates: 1906-1981

Stabler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-234
Overview Contains the papers of the Stabler family of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Greenwich, Ct., and their collateral lines. The collection spans six generations of a Quaker family and includes diaries, daybooks, albums, pictures, and voluminous correspondence concerned primarily with family issues. Louisa Merritt Field (1826-1914) married Edward Hartshorne Stabler (1813-1877) in 1859. He was the son of Edward Stabler (1769-1831), an Alexandria, Virginia, druggist, by his second wife, Mary Hartshorne. They...
Dates: 1835-1955(bulk)

Stabler-Lea Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-140
Overview

The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).

Dates: 1835-1932

Anna W. Stout correspondence received

 Collection — othertype: SC-272
Identifier: SFHL-SC-272
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Anna W. Stout who attended the Preparative Department at Swarthmore College from 1884 to 1886 and then moved to Grand Meadow, Minn. Five letters are from Albert M. Johnson; four from Arabella Carter; and a single letter (1886) is from Alice Bowman Comly at Swarthmore which mentions improvements at the College made on the observatory and a new track and grandstand. The bulk of the letters (18) are from her cousin Frank W. Hibbs, a student at...
Dates: 1864-1891 (-1886-1891)

Joseph Swain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D06
Overview

This collection contains the official and personal correspondences and related papers of Joseph Swain, sixth president of Swarthmore College (1891-1921). He was notable for presiding over the development of the college into a top-ranked academic institution.

Dates: 1891-1921

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage...
Dates: 1733-1987

Taylor-Thomson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-203
Overview

The Taylors and Thomsons were Quakers from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, who married into the Knight, Clothier, and Shoemaker families. This collection includes correspondence, copybooks and albums, account books, family photographs, and miscellaneous clippings. Of particular interest is a large collection of deeds and some late 19th and early 20th century travel diaries.

Dates: 1817-1955

Thorne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-191
Overview

This collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of a New York City Quaker family. It includes some writings by Phebe Anna Thorne (1828-1909), a Quaker minister, and travel correspondence from various family members.

Dates: 1848-1909

Trenton Friends Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

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Swarthmore College 18
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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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