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Clark-Allen family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-268
Identifier: SFHL-SC-268
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence (4 ALsS), genealogical notes, and bible records. It includes family correspondence received by Rebecca Clark, 1804-1806, before her marriage to John Humphrey. One letter is from her sister Elizabeth and the other letters were written by her mother Bathsheba Clark. Bathsheba mentions caring for a grandchild with smallpox and various needlework projects. The genealogical information includes pages from a family bible, research on the Allen, Clark,...
Dates: 1725-1932

Eleanor Stabler Clarke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-185
Overview Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995), a birthright Quaker, was active in the American Friends Service Committee and other Quaker organizations, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1935-1971. She was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida Palmer Stabler, and in 1918 she married William Anderson Clarke, Sr. Her sister, Cornelia Stabler Gillam (1898-1979) was active in the theater and performed for the U.S.O. in 1945 and 1946. The collection includes a genealogy with stories...
Dates: 1950-1979

George D. Cock Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-174
Identifier: SFHL-SC-174
Abstract

This small collection includes George D. Cock's journal in two bound volumes of his trip in 1843 from his home in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, through Quaker communities in the East, including Philadelphia and Baltimore. The journal includes comments on his courtship of Susan W. Smith, who he married in 1845. The collection also includes a balance sheet from 1843 on freight carried, his marriage certificate, and a letter from his daughter, Marion Cock, which includes family information.

Dates: 1843-1932-bulk 1843

Comly-White Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen...
Dates: 1771-1961

Cooper-Richardson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-032
Overview

The Cooper-Richardson collection contains correspondence and family memorabilia from the Cooper family (William Evans and Sarah Matlack Roberts Cooper). The Cooper family were Quakers of New Jersey, attending meetings in the Woodbury and Byberry areas. The collection includes correspondence and family memorabilia. Of particular interest is the journal of their granddaughter, Anna C. Richardson, written on her trip to California in 1904, and the writings of Sarah Cooper.

Dates: 1863-1977

Cope Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-178
Overview

The Cope family was a Quaker family of Chester County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains family correspondence, genealogical papers and legal papers, a journal (1823) of Ann (Shoemaker) Janney, and other papers of the Cope and related Shoemaker, Yarnell, and Janney families. Individuals represented include Mahlon Day, Joseph John Gurney, and John Janney.

Dates: 1792-1877

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Woodstown, New Jersey. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family...
Dates: 1831-2012

Edwards Clock scrapbook

 Collection — othertype: SC-264
Identifier: SFHL-SC-264
Abstract

This collection contains papers of the Leonard, Pyle, Edwards, and Horne families of Chester Co., Pa., including a small amount of correspondence, financial papers, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1742-1932

Ely-Eastburn family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-267
Identifier: SFHL-SC-267
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by members of the Ely and Eastburn family, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa. Much of the correspondence concerns estate matters which was received by Hugh B. Ely as an executor of the estate of Elias Ely. The second group is largely family correspondence received by Mary Anna Ely who married Moses Eastburn in 1845. Most of the letters were written by her sister Francenia (Fanny) before Mary Anna's marriage and are devoted to family matters. The...
Dates: 1825, 1837-1876

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

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
American Friends Service Committee 4
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Foulke family 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Hamm, Thomas D. 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Sharpless family 3
Walker family 3
Warner family 3
Allen family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bunting family 2
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cooper family 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 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, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Haines family 2
Hallowell family 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
John family 2
John, Phebe, 1780-1855 2
John, Reuben, 1744-1822 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Mather family 2
Paschall family 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Price family 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Sharon Female Academy (Darby, Pa. : Township) 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Shinn family 2
Stabler family 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Truman, George 2
Underwood family 2
Walton family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 2
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 2
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 2
Williams family 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Andrews family 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Bassett family 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Blunston family 1
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