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Bartram Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-008
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, autograph albums, photographs, and other memorabilia of the Bartram and related families of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1843-1874

Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009
Abstract

This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Dates: 1676-1846

Bassett-Little Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-277
Abstract The collection contain papers of the Bassett and Little families who resided in Swarthmore, Pa., in the first half of the twentieth century. In the 1980s, May Virginia Bassett Little (1913-1994) created a series of family scrapbooks accompanied by short memoirs and excerpts from her diaries. Her father was a birthright Quaker, and the family had deep roots in Swarthmore College and the Borough of Swarthmore. Her husband, Ralph V. Little, Jr., (1909-2001), also was raised in Swarthmore. Their...
Dates: ca. 1923-2015

Isaac Battin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-010
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of the Battin family, Quakers from Albany, New York, Omaha, Nebraska, and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Includes Letter books (8 v.) of Isaac Battin (ca. 1835-1912), containing chiefly family and personal letters, but also business correspondence relating to his employment by a gas company in Omaha; together with correspondence of other family members.

Dates: 1865-1912

William Baxter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-011
Abstract

William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Wayne County, Indiana, and was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. The collection includes correspondence of William and his wife, Mary Baxter (1830-1918), business papers, essays and speeches on temperance and other social reforms, family memorabilia, and miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1840-1942

William Baxter family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-144
Abstract

William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Philadelphia Quaker wool merchant who later settled in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. He was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. This collection contains Baxter family pictures, in the form of albums and loose photographs.

Dates: 1840 - 1942

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Abstract Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

Helen Wood Bell papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-104
Identifier: SFHL-SC-104
Abstract

This collection includes a journal of Helen Wood Bell of her stay in New York State, and a series of letters written in the last years of her life, describing the progression of her illness. Also included are pictures of the Randolph and other related families.

Dates: 1847-1941

Benezet House Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-010
Abstract The Benezet House Association, Philadelphia, Pa., was formed in 1917 to assist and educate the City's poor African American and immigrant residents. It was created by the merger of the Joseph Sturge Mission School, a First Day school for African Americans founded in 1865; Anthony Benezet School, founded in 1795 as the School for Black People and their Descendants (also known as the Raspberry Street School); and Western District Colored School, founded 1848 under the care of Twelfth Street...
Dates: 1846-1945

Ernest H. Bennis papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-009
Identifier: SFHL-SC-009
Abstract Genealogical and Historical manuscripts, clippings and photographs relating to Quaker families in Ireland, particularly in Limerick, Dublin and Waterford. One manuscript on the Malcomson family was co-written by Alexander Malcomson. Includes information on industries in which Quakers were involved as well as Quaker aid during the famine and the Fenian Rebellion. Also contains correspondence with Charles Francis Jenkins in which Bennis requests that his writings be passed on to the Friends...
Dates: 1930-1946

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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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