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Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview

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

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Overview

The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.

Dates: 1925-1926

Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Overview

Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.

Dates: 1907-1924

William I. Hull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Charles F. (Charles Francis) Jenkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-073
Overview Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Dates: 1865-1950

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

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Swarthmore College 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Church Peace Union 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Media Friends' Association (Media, Pa.) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (1828- : Plainfield, N.J.) 1
Rowe, L.S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Twelfth Street Meeting House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
United States. Navy 1
Walker, E. Virginia 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Joseph, 1817-1898 1
Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859 1
Walton, Samuel, 1827-1899 1
Walton, Sarah J. (Sarah James), 1826-1911 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wills, William M. 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
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