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Paul A. Rodebaugh collected manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-263
Identifier: SFHL-SC-263
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Paul Rodebaugh. It includes: drafts of letters by an unknown author, 1844-1849, which express support for abolition and discuss contemporary U.S. politics; an anonymous Quaker journal of an 1817 trip from Philadelphia to Ohio; an undated journal of a sea and river journey from Philadelphia to Europe and then from Florida to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and a small number of miscellaneous letters involving the Dilworth and Sharpless...
Dates: 1809-1870

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Abstract The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

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: SAFE
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Abstract

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

Dates: Circa 1803-1845

Philip W. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-224
Abstract Philip W. Smith (1889-1981) was a Quaker dairyman from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who was active in Russian concerns and a prominent peace activist. In 1925-1926, he spent two years on a collective farm in Russia, and in later life he traveled extensively for peace causes. He was a member of Buckingham Monthly Meeting. This collection contains his correspondence, several journals and day books, photographs, writings on Russia, dairy farm records, and information on various groups he was...
Dates: 1906-1981

Anna W. Stout correspondence received

 Collection — othertype: SC-272
Identifier: SFHL-SC-272
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Anna W. Stout who attended the Preparative Department at Swarthmore College from 1884 to 1886 and then moved to Grand Meadow, Minn. Five letters are from Albert M. Johnson; four from Arabella Carter; and a single letter (1886) is from Alice Bowman Comly at Swarthmore which mentions improvements at the College made on the observatory and a new track and grandstand. The bulk of the letters (18) are from her cousin Frank W. Hibbs, a student at...
Dates: 1864-1891 (-1886-1891)

Joseph Swain Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D06
Abstract

This collection contains the official and personal correspondences and related papers of Joseph Swain, sixth president of Swarthmore College (1891-1921). He was notable for presiding over the development of the college into a top-ranked academic institution.

Dates: 1891-1921

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Abstract The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage...
Dates: 1733-1987

Taylor-Thomson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-203
Abstract

The Taylors and Thomsons were Quakers from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, who married into the Knight, Clothier, and Shoemaker families. This collection includes correspondence, copybooks and albums, account books, family photographs, and miscellaneous clippings. Of particular interest is a large collection of deeds and some late 19th and early 20th century travel diaries.

Dates: 1817-1955

Truman-Underhill Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-151
Abstract The Truman and Underhill families were prominent Philadelphia-area Quaker families with close ties to Swarthmore College and active in social concerns. Best known is George Truman (1798-1877), Quaker merchant and doctor and a recognized minister who visited Indians in the American West and former Quaker settlements in the West Indies. He was one of the founders of Swarthmore College. This collection contains chiefly the papers of Benjamin Mott Underhill (1863-1930), with some...
Dates: 1755-1930

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Swarthmore College 16
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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