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Bailey-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-250
Abstract This collection contains papers of the Bailey and Wood families, including diaries and school lesson books of Edith M. B. Wood and an account book kept by her husband, Herbert W. Wood, a Quaker pastor. Also family correspondence, 1847-1859, primarily to Edith's mother, and a small number of miscellaneous Quaker-related items. Edith Maria Bailey, a Gurneyite Friend, was born in 1877. In 1901, she married Herbert Wilbur Wood. Herbert Wood was born in 1881 and served as pastor at Unadilla...
Dates: 1847-1957

Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Abstract

Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.

Dates: 1932-1969

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-006
Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Balderston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Abstract The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college...
Dates: 1853-1949

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection — othertype: SC-211
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract

Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.

Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-269
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Abstract Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other...
Dates: 1868-1989 [bulk, 1868-1914]

William P. Bancroft Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-349
Abstract

The collection contains William P. Bancroft's letter books 1880-1928 and a small amount of Bancroft-Clark family correspondence and photographs. Also extensive transcribed material from William Bancroft's letter books and research on family members and individuals with detailed topical inventory.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1928; ca. 1880-2003

Collection of Early Quaker Wills in Barbados, 1669-1709 (typed copies)

 Collection — othertype: SC-007
Identifier: SFHL-SC-007
Abstract

Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.

Dates: 1669-1709

Bernard Barton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-311
Abstract

The collection contains primarily the corrrespondence of Bernard Barton, English Quaker poet and bank clerk. Most of the letters are to William S. Fitch, a chemist and druggist, and other correspondents include R. Ackerman and Edward Moxon. Many of the letters concern Barton's poetry. Also included are few poems and other papers. All items in the collection were written by Bernard Barton; most were written from the location of Woodbridge (Suffolk, England).

Dates: 1818 - 1848

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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
Price family 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
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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