Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 21 - 30 of 52

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Jenkins family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-190
Identifier: SFHL-SC-190
Abstract Papers of the Jabez Jenkins family of Pennsylvania, 1829-1849. Includes "On board the Packet Ship George Washington Capt. Holdrege Liverpool to New York 1833: Some Recollections of England &c." 1833, manuscript Recollections of travel in England and Scotland in 1833 by Jabez Jenkins. Jenkins stopped for a relatively short time in England, on his way home to Philadelphia from Canton. Observations were largely of architecture and industry in London, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Manchester,...
Dates: 1829-1854

Kent-Barnard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-079
Abstract Daniel Kent, emigrated to Chester County, Pa. from Ireland, in 1785. He joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1790, and married Esther Hawley in 1791. Their great-grandson Henry Simmons Kent (1833-1906) was active in the establishment of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and the Borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection includes material used by Daniels' great-granddaughter Ella Kent Barnard in preparation for the writing of three books. Among these materials are genealogical charts...
Dates: 1785/1928

Lavinia Lloyd Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-082
Abstract

Lavinia Lloyd Knight (1816-1863) was a Quaker, of Wilmington, Delaware. The collection contains corresondence with Knight's sister, Elizabeth Knorr Knight (1814-1841), lesson book and journal kept as student (1830-1832) of Eli Hilles (1783-1863), essays, poems, biographical material, and other papers.

Dates: 1825-1857

Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-085
Abstract William Booth married Elizabeth M. Broomall in 1841. Their son, George M. Booth, was born in 1851 and married Ellen Miller, daughter of Lewis and Ann McIlvaine Miller in 1876. Their daughter, Elizabeth Martin Booth, married Robert Emerson Lamb of Baltimore in 1908 at Chester, Pa. The collection contains correspondence (1821-1963), diaries and journals (1833-1905), albums, legal and financial papers, photographs, genealogical and biographical materials, and miscellaneous memorabilia of the...
Dates: 1709-1959

Hannah M. (Hannah Moore) Levick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-086
Abstract Hannah M. Levick was a Hicksite Quaker, the daughter of Richard and Sara Moore of Richmond in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and a granddaughter of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke. In 1843 she married William M. Levick of Philadelphia, and they became members of Green Street Monthly Meeting. Her husband was employed as a conveyancer in Philadelphia, and Hannah wrote a number of articles for Quaker publications. The collection includes correspondence of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke, 1794-1796, and...
Dates: 1766-1896

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Abstract Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Abstract Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Lupton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-093
Abstract The Lupton family was a Quaker family from Hopewell, Virginia. David Lupton, the son of Joseph and Rachel Lupton, married Mary Hollingsworth at Hopewell Monthly Meeting of Friends in 1777. They had nine children, including a son, Joel, who married Sarah Haines. Joel, and to a lesser extent his brother, Lewis, was known as an inventor who was credited with a number of mechanical improvements to farm machinery. Another brother, Nathan, was involved with his father in the operation of a mill on...
Dates: 1792-1964

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Abstract Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil...
Dates: 1859-1889

Filtered By

  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Social life and customs X
  • Subject: Diaries X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Quakers -- Social life and customs 51
diaries 26
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 25
Quakers -- Diaries 22
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 16
∨ more
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 7
Quakers -- New York (State) 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
Quakers -- Social service 6
albums (books) 6
Quaker women 5
Quakers -- Education 5
Quakers -- Genealogy 5
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- Delaware 4
Quakers -- Maryland 4
Quakers -- Virginia 4
account books 4
genealogies (histories) 4
Education -- Pennsylvania 3
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
Media (Pa.) 3
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker social reformers 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 3
Slavery -- United States 3
Society of Friends -- Education 3
African Americans -- Education 2
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 2
Antislavery movements 2
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Canada -- Description and Travel 2
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Delaware County (Pa.) 2
Delaware County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 2
Diaries 2
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 2
Pennsylvania -- Genealogy 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 2
Poetry 2
Quaker Physicians 2
Quaker abolitionists 2
Quaker authors 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker horticulturalists 2
Quaker women -- Education 2
Quakers -- Connecticut 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 2
Quakers -- Suffrage 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 2
Quakers -- Virginia -- Diaries 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 2
Social reformers 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- Clergy 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Reunification 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Quakers 2
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 2
Virginia -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Abolitionists 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Agriculture -- Maryland 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Albion (Orleans County, N.Y.) 1
American poetry 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Authors and publishers -- United States 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Brickmaking -- Pennsylvania 1
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Business and education 1
California -- Description and travel 1
Cayuga County (N.Y.) 1
Charities -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
China -- Description and travel 1
Church work with African Americans -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 1
College students -- United States 1
Colorado -- History -- To 1876 1
Dairy farming -- United States 1
Debt -- Pennsylvania 1
Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
+ ∧ less
 
Names
Swarthmore College 11
Walker family 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
∨ more
Sharpless family 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cooper family 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foulke family 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Moore family 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Turner family 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blunston family 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Bourne, John H. (John Hill), 1870-1944 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Breidenhart family 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton family 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Burdick family 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Casdorp family 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Coates family 1
Cock, George D., 1816-1872 1
Cock, Marion, d. 1938 1
Cocke family 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Abel, 1770-1834 1
Collins, Francis W., 1845-1887 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Jasper, 1775-1856 1
Cope, Rebecca, 1781-1856 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Darlington family 1
+ ∧ less