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Eyre Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the...
Dates: 1840-1912

Marshall Fell writings

 Collection — othertype: SC-256
Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract

The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.

Dates: 1880-1890

Foulke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-045
Overview The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...
Dates: ca. 1654-1999 (bulk ca. 1750-1860)

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-235
Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract

The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.

Dates: 1933-1948

Friends General Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview

Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/

Dates: 1867-2013

Gidley and Carter family papers

 Collection — othertype: RG5-309
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-309
Overview

Contains correspondence of Job Scott Gidley, Wilburite minister, of New England Yearly Meeting, (2) notebooks of notes taken by Jessie Gidley Carter during London Yearly Meeting and Friends Service Council in 1938, and miscellaneous Carter property records and family papers.

Dates: 1843 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1938

Grellet-Gurney correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-049
Identifier: SFHL-SC-049
Abstract This collection includes correspondence of members of the Grellet and Gurney families. Letters between Stephen and Rebecca Collins Grellet to her Collins and Longstreth relations relate primarily family news. Also included are letters of the Gurneys, Joseph John and his wife, Elizabeth Paul, from William Forster, and from Stephan Grellet. These letters share news of traveling ministers and discussions of spiritual issues. Also of interest are a letter of Edward Pease, a letter from Mary Anna...
Dates: 1799-1859

Stephen Grellet travel papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-234
Identifier: SFHL-SC-234
Abstract

The collection contains travel minutes for Stephen Grellet's ministry in 1800-1805 in the northeastern U.S., a copy of Stephen Grellet's account of the religious conversion of a Swede who was called upon to preach to pirates, and the original and a manuscript copy of Grellet's religious epistle dated 24, 6mo, 1813, to New York Monthly Meeting, sent from Morlaix, France.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800-1813

Nicholas Hallock papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-228
Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted...
Dates: 1835-1884

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-016
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

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 80
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Subject
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 81
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 25
Quakers -- Social life and customs 19
Quakers -- New York (State) 13
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 11
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Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 6
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 5
Quaker women 5
Quaker women ministers 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Virginia 5
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 5
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 5
Quaker women -- Diaries 4
Quakers -- Ohio 4
Quakers -- United States 4
Sermons, American 4
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 4
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Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 4
Spirituality -- Society of Friends 4
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Hicksites -- 19th century 3
Lay ministry 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quakers -- Education 3
Quakers -- Great Britain 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Society of Friends -- Correspondence 3
Society of Friends -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Ohio 3
Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Church work with African Americans 2
Diaries 2
Indians, treatment of 2
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker Physicians 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker farmers 2
Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 2
Quaker women -- United States -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
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Quakers -- Race relations 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Customs and practices 2
Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century 2
Society of Friends -- Maryland 2
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History 2
Whaling -- Massachusetts 2
Women teachers -- Pennsylvania 2
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
letters (correspondence) 2
Abolitionists 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania 1
Abolitionists -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Agriculture -- Iowa 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Antislavery movements 1
Architects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Art, Quaker 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Botany 1
Brickmaking -- Pennsylvania 1
Bridges -- Massachusetts 1
Business 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Christian education 1
Christianity -- Study and teaching 1
Church -- Apostolicity 1
Church group work with teenagers -- Society of Friends 1
Church group work with youth -- Society of Friends 1
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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 7
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
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Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 4
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 3
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Hunn family 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
Mott, James, 1788-1868 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Truman, George 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 2
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 2
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Fox, George 2
Fritchley Monthly Meeting of Friends (England) 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Hallock family 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 2
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Blunston family 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
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