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Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting lantern slide collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFHL-PA-219
Abstract

This is a collection of glass lantern slides, originally owned by Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (CPMM), and likely compiled by the Philadelphia Young Friends' Association. Most slides depict Quaker meetinghouses, portraits of Quakers, slides of Quaker conferences, or topics relating to Quakerism in the United Kingdom.

Dates: circa 1900-1920

Central Soup Society

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-100
Abstract The Central Soup Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was incorporated on March 6, 1861, with the charitable purpose of distributing soup and other food to the poor and needy during the inclement seasons. The organization was founded by Hicksite Quakers and continued to serve the people of Philadelphia throughout the 20th century. It survives at the turn of the 21st century as a foundation. Records of the Central Soup Society; includes financial records, minutes, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1860-1968

Thomas Chalkley letter book

 Collection — othertype: MSS-071
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-071
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1720-02-14 - 1737-01-15

Chapman family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-259
Identifier: SFHL-SC-259

Charles F. Jenkins Autograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-031
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1656-1940

Swarthmore Chautauqua memorabilia collected by Kevin Gilmartin

 Collection — othertype: SC-281
Identifier: SFHL-SC-281
Abstract The Chautauqua movement grew out of the American Lyceum and had its beginnings in 1874 at Chautauqua Lake, New York. In the late 1800s, this movement to provide entertainment and education to the American public was extended by circuit Chautauquas. The Swarthmore Chautauqua was the youngest of the circuits and was founded in 1912 by Paul M. Pearson of Swarthmore College. This small collection of Chautauqua memorabilia contains programs, travel details, a letter describing travel and...
Dates: 1920 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1920-1921 (Bulk)

Collection of Chester County Quaker property records and other manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-270
Identifier: SFHL-SC-270
Abstract

Collection contains Chester County, Pa., land-related records including a deed for land sold to Peter Chambers (colored) in East Marlborough in 1833 and survey papers for lands in the 1821-1838, including an 1824 survey of land for a burial ground for people of color conveyed from James Steemer. miscellaneous notes concerning funerals, report of First Day School, 1879, New Garden.

Dates: 1787-1879

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Abstract

The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.

Dates: 1901-1931

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection — othertype: SC-274
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract

Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1995-2006

Circle of the King's Daughters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-099
Abstract Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work....
Dates: 1892-1975

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Swarthmore College 52
American Friends Service Committee 27
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 20
Westtown Boarding School 16
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 15
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 12
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 11
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lloyd family 6
Moore family 6
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton family 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 5
Cooper family 5
Fisher family 5
Foulke family 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Hunn family 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 5
Palmer family 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Smith family 5
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 5
Truman, George 5
Walker family 5
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 5
Wilson family 5
Bassett family 4
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 4
Coffin family 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 4
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 4
Elkinton family 4
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 4
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Gibbons family 4
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hallowell family 4
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
Mott, James, 1788-1868 4
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 4
Parrish family 4
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 4
Price family 4
Sharpless family 4
Smedley family 4
Stabler family 4
Taylor family 4
Thomas family 4
Walton family 4
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 4
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Allen family 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Brinton family 3
Broomell, Anna Pettit 3
Brown family 3
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