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Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview 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

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

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview 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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-093
Overview 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

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

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Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
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Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Ford, Alice, 1906- 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Jackson family 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
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Lupton, David, 1757-1822 1
Lupton, Hugh S. (Hugh Sidwell), 1845-1919 1
Lupton, Joel, 1804-1883 1
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Lupton, Mary S. (Mary Speckman), 1856-1928 1
Lupton, Mary W., 1841-1890 1
Lupton, Nathan, 1792-1843 1
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Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
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Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
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Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
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Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
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