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Redman family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-106
Identifier: SFHL-SC-106
Abstract

This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.

Dates: 1760-1806

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Abstract 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

Some account of the journeys of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson of Liverpool upon the Continent and elsewhere in 1823-1845

 Collection — othertype: SC-173
Identifier: SFHL-SC-173
Abstract

Bound collection of 29 ALsS, plus 3 typewritten items. Includes a genealogical chart of the Robson family and a summary account of a journey to the Continent in 1831, in part a transcription of the original journal. Also includes silhouettes of members of the Crewdson and Robson families.

Dates: 1823-1909

Leon A. Rushmore collection of New York Yearly Meeting miscellaneous papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-213
Identifier: SFHL-SC-213
Abstract

This collection of miscellaneous papers collected by Leon A. Rushmore includes several religious essays or sermons, a copy of Nicholas Waln's 1772 prayer, and an undated address "To the great Sachems and Chief of the [missing] sitting around the Counsill at new york" possibly transcribed from dictation.

Dates: ca. 1789-1833

Job Scott letters

 Collection — othertype: SC-067
Identifier: SFHL-SC-067
Abstract

This collection contains three letters written by Job Scott to fellow Quaker Hugh Judge. Scott wrote the letters while travelling in religious ministry in Oxbridge, Philadelphia, and Charleston, S.C. The letters mostly contain spiritual musings.

Dates: 1788-1790

Friends Historical Library Collection of Sermons

 Collection — othertype: MSS-047
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-047
Abstract

Collected sermons received from miscellaneous sources.

Dates: 1737 - 1870

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Abstract The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Abstract The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

Sheppard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-858
Abstract

The collection particularly provides connections between the Irish and Philadelphia Friends in the 18th century, especially by the Sheppard and Wansborough families who intermarried. Included are letters of John Wilbur, central in the Gurney-Wilbur controversy.

Dates: 1656 - 1887

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract 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

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 80
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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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Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 5
Quaker women 5
Quaker women ministers 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Virginia 5
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Sermons, American 4
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
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Quakers -- Social service 3
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Society of Friends -- Ohio 3
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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
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Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 2
Quaker women -- United States -- Diaries 2
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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
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Antislavery movements 1
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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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