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John Alston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Overview

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

Cope-Evans Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1170
Overview

Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.

Dates: 1732-1911

Benjamin Ferris family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-039
Identifier: SFHL-SC-039
Abstract

This collection includes letters between Benjamin Ferris and his wife Hannah, his daughters Deborah and Anna M., and his son David. The letters primarily concern farming and local news. One letter by Benjamin Ferris to his daughter describes in detail his encounter with the dancer Fanny Essler. Also included in the collection are several invitations to Deborah Ferris.

Dates: 1839-1842

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations...
Dates: 1811-1946

Oral History Among Friends in Chester County (Pa)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-054
Overview

Audio cassettes and some transcripts of interviews with 55 Quakers, chiefly born in Chester County between 1889-1910. Interviews contain largely autobiographical data, as well as information about Quaker life and Chester County in general.

Dates: 1978-1979

Anna Pratt Parker correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-092
Identifier: SFHL-SC-092
Abstract

This collection includes letters from Anna Pratt Parker in Kansas to her parents, Henry and Amy Pratt, in Chester County, Pa. Also included is genealogical information on the Pratt family. The letters relate news of the family and daily life, information on weather and market prices, and observations on farm life in Kansas.

Dates: 1882-1883

Robbins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-130
Overview This small collection concerning the Robbins family, Quakers who owned the historic Seven Stars Tavern property in Salem County, New Jersey, was compiled by John H. Bourne. The Robbins family purchased the tavern about 1805, and the property remained in the family until it was purchased by John H. Bourne in 1927. The Robbins family belonged to Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), which in 1928 became Woodstown Monthly Meeting. John Bourne also was a member of Woodstown Monthly Meeting. The...
Dates: 1849-1934

Taylor farm and family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1347
Overview

This collection contains records of the Taylor family farm, as well biographical documentation on the genealogy of the family. Extensive records of Howard Taylor, including his "Farm News" volumes are included in this collection.

Dates: 1818 - 2009

Thomas family diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1333
Overview

The Thomas family were Philadelphia and later Maryland Quakers who lived and worked primarily on a farm called "Fairland" in Harford County, MD. The collection consists of diaries, daguerreotypes, and one financial ledger.

Dates: 1860-1925

Winston-Clark Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1165
Overview

Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.

Dates: 1814-1900

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Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
Bourne, John H. (John Hill), 1870-1944 1
Brown family 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
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Clark family 1
Clark, Edward M. 1
Clark, Lucy S. 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Alexis T., 1850-1883 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Anna Stewardson 1
Cope, Caleb 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, Francis Reeve, 1821- 1
Cope, Henry 1
Cope, Thomas Pim 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Essler, Fanny 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1843-1911 1
Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope 1
Farris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Deborah, 1813-1897 1
Ferris, Hannah, 1793-1860 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Garrett family 1
Haines family 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Hartshorne family 1
Haverford College 1
Lord, Nathan, 1792-1870 1
Parker family 1
Parker, Anna Pratt, 1857-1885 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Pratt family 1
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Robbins family 1
Robbins, Annie Lawrie, 1828-1916 1
Roberts, Charles (Chas) Y., 1851-1925 1
Seven Stars Tavern (Salem County, N.J.) 1
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 1
Stabler family 1
Stabler, E. (Edward), 1794-1883 1
Stokes family 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Edward 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
United States. Post Office Department 1
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Winston family 1
Wistar family 1
Yarnall family 1
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