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Penn Sewing School records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-056
Overview

Penn Sewing School was founded in 1868 as the Friends Sewing School. The name was changed in 1871 and classes suspended in 1899. The collection contains minute books (1876-1906), charter, history, printed report, and other papers.

Dates: 1868 - 1906

Philadelphia Quaker Women

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

Young Friends' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-058
Overview

Philadelphia Young Friends' Association was a Hicksite organization established in 1888 for educational and social purposes. The Young Friends Association established and operated The Whittier, a hotel and social center in Philadelphia. The name of the Association was changed in 1957 to The Whittier Association. The collection contains minutes, financial records, correspondence, and other records.

Dates: 1888-1976

Anne E. Sheppard correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-118
Identifier: SFHL-SC-118
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Anne E. Sheppard from members of her family, including her mother, Margaret G. Sheppard, and her cousins John W. Biddle, Martha H. Garrett, Rebecca C. Sheppard, and Mary M. Sheppard. Of these the most extensive are those of Martha H. Garrett, describing the daily life, education, and concerns of a young Quaker woman in Philadelphia in the 1860's. Especially interesting are her accounts of Freedmen's relief work and of her unorthodox practice of...
Dates: 1856-1869

Friends Historical Library collected silhouettes

 Collection — othertype: PA-033
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Overview

This collection combines various silhouette albums and images acquired by Friends Hitorical Library into a single finding aid.

Dates: Circa 1803-1845

Walker-Stephens Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-168
Overview William Walker Stephens (1824-1902) was the son of Hannah Walker and Stephen Stephens of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. The family were members of Valley Preparative and Radnor Monthly Meetings of Friends. William Walker Stephens worked as a businessman in Philadelphia and was married three times. His relation, J. Aubrey Anderson, was district attorney in Conshohocken, Pa. Papers include the diaries and day books of Hannah W. Stephens, 1857-1864, William W. Stephens, 1850-1902, and Annie R....
Dates: 1850-1919

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Overview Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908,...
Dates: 1691-1955

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Blockley (Pa.: Township) -- History 1
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Names
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
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Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Walker family 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Bassett family 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Comfort family 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916. 1
Edouart, Augustin-Amant-Constant-Fidèle, 1789-1861 1
Engle family 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
French family 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Garrett, Martha H., 1839-1927 1
George family 1
George, Edward, 1743-1846 1
George, Jesse, 1785-1873 1
George, Joseph W., 1804-1885 1
George, Joseph, b.1773 1
Haines family 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
John M. (John Malin) George (1802-1887) 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
Lovering family 1
Malin family 1
Malin, James, 1774-1859 1
Malin, John, 1787-1868 1
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Mather family 1
Merion Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1951) 1
Miller family 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Pettit family 1
Pettit, David, -1847 1
Pettit, David, 1808-1876 1
Pettit, Hannah G., 1810-1869 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Price family 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Radnor Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1827-1951) 1
Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905. 1
Sartain, John, 1808-1897. 1
Shepard family 1
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