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A. Keith and Ruth Smiley slides

 Collection — othertype: PA-161
Identifier: SFHL-PA-161
Abstract

A. Keith and Ruth Smiley were Quakers active in the Mohonk area. This collection consists of slides they took on their travels to England, Africa, and other sites.

Dates: 1952 - 1976

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Abstract

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Friends Historical Library account book collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-001
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-001
Abstract

Account books are ledgers in which commercial and personal financial accounts are recorded. This collection consists of individual account books that were given to the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as single accessions.

Dates: 1729 - 1946

Mary Albertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-001
Abstract

Mary Albertson was born in 1895 and earned a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. She joined the Swarthmore faculty in 1927 and served as chairman of the History Department from 1942 until her retirement in 1963. She died in May 1986. The collection contains notes and bibliography on index cards for book on British royal castles in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Dates: 1933-1935

Friends Historical Library album collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-002
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-002
Abstract

This collection consists of scrapbooks, commonplace books, class notebooks, autograph albums, piecebooks, and other albums that were received by the Friends Historical Library as individual volumes and not as part of a larger collection.,

Dates: 1656 - 1957

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Abstract

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Abstract Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

Samuel Allinson papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-001
Identifier: SFHL-SC-001
Abstract

Correspondence and miscellaneous memorabilia, including a 1834 letter from brother William and Uncle (?) in Burlington regarding temperance and the potential purchase of land.

Dates: 1812-1856

Alsop Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-191
Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a...
Dates: 1795-1830

John Alston Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Abstract

John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).

Dates: 1797-1874

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 22
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Westtown Boarding School 17
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 16
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 14
Comly, John, 1773-1850 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 11
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 11
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 10
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 9
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 9
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 9
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 9
Penn, William, 1644-1718 9
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 8
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 8
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 8
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 8
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 8
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Cooper family 7
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 7
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 7
Moore family 7
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 7
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 7
Palmer family 7
Stabler family 7
Truman, George 7
Bassett family 6
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 6
Foulke family 6
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 6
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 6
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 6
Lloyd family 6
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 6
Mott, James, 1788-1868 6
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 6
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 6
Poole, William, 1764-1829 6
Schofield, Martha 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Smith family 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Walker family 6
Wharton family 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 5
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 5
Elkinton family 5
Fisher family 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Fothergill, Samuel 5
Friends World College 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Gibbons family 5
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 5
Hicks family 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 5
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 5
Hunn family 5
Jackson family 5
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 5
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 5
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 5
Parrish family 5
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 5
Price family 5
Roberts family 5
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 5
Swarthmore Chautauqua Association 5
Swarthmore Historical Society 5
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 5
Walton family 5
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 5
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 5
Wilson family 5
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 5
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 4
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 4
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 4
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