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Mather-Nicholson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-297
Abstract

Collection contains student work books, two marriage certificates and four school certificates relating to the Thomas T. and Rachel (Nicholson) Mather family.

Dates: 1822-1903

Caleb McComber correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-260
Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

Friends Historical Library collection of memorials

 Collection — othertype: MSS-056
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-056
Abstract Memorials are brief biographical essays which testify to the spiritual values of a Quaker's life. Early meetings only wrote memorials for ministers, but today some meetings continue the practice to memorialize all deceased members. In the 19th century, in particular, some Yearly Meetings periodically published compilations of memorials. This collection consists of miscellaneous memorials, from various meetings and regarding various Friends, collected by the Friends Historical Library over...
Dates: 1760 - 1920

Arthur Lyon Mitchell family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-158
Identifier: SFHL-SC-158
Abstract Includes: Letters written by or to family members, including Peter Lyon, 1815 and 1849; John Lyon, 1849; Asahel Lyon (d. 1830), n.d.; Amelia Coffin, 1864 (2); and Mary Lyon, 1827. Also: Hannah Lyon's notes on Quaker meetings, n.d.; death notice of Joseph Mitchell, 1786; statement of Charles Coffin's inability to serve in the military, 1837; Amelia Coffin's teacher certificate, 1861; program for Nine Partners School, 1861; grant of property, Mary Lyon to Peter Lyon, 1833; grant of property,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1989-1815-1861

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Abstract Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Abstract Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Oliver Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Abstract The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W....
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Anna S. Palmer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-304
Abstract

Family and Quaker papers collected by Anna S. Palmer (1881-1973), a member of Falls Monthly Meeting. Included is a manuscript volume containing copies of letters, genealogical information, and memorials concerning John Simpson (1739-1811), Quaker minister; collected postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and other miscellaneous Quaker manuscripts.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

Parrish family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-184
Identifier: SFHL-SC-184
Abstract Collection of family papers includes letters received by Abraham Scott, 1700-1704, a volume containing copies of letters written by George Dillwyn in relation to his wife's inheritance of part of the estate of Richard Hill, Hannah Moore, and Henry Hill, including a house in Madeira, 1799-1816, and an almanac with notations by Captain John Hollitt. Of particular interest is John Parrish's diary of his journey in the ministry from Philadelphia to Virginia in 1782. Also included are copies of...
Dates: 1662-1873

Edwin L. Peirce carbon paper letter book

 Collection — othertype: SC-300
Identifier: SFHL-SC-300
Abstract This carbon paper letter book was written by Edwin L. Peirce, a convinced Friend and acknowledged minister of Green Street Monthly Meeting. It contains his correspondence with prominent Friends including Rufus P, King, Rebecca Janney and Nathaniel Richardson. Of special interest is the report he made representing a committee of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting circa 1885-1886 concerning visits to meetings under its care. Also, his comments on Quaker schools, especially Swarthmore College...
Dates: circa 1885-1891

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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 25
Quakers -- Social life and customs 19
Quakers -- New York (State) 13
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Quaker women ministers 5
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Diaries 2
Indians, treatment of 2
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Whaling -- Massachusetts 2
Women teachers -- Pennsylvania 2
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
letters (correspondence) 2
Abolitionists 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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