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Samuel Smith papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-119
Identifier: SFHL-SC-119
Abstract This collection includes 10 memorandum books of Samuel Smith, recounting his experiences as a travelling Quaker minister on his journeys in the eastern United States, Liverpool, London and Scotland. Also included is the copy book of a certain "S.B." of Darby Monthly Meeting, dated 1740-1746. This book contains tables of climates and distances, home remedies, and personal financial records. Notable are a list of the holdings of the Philadelphia library in 1741, an elegy to John Chalkley...
Dates: 1740-1817

C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor, Trends amongst Friends questionnaires

 Collection — othertype: SC-215
Identifier: SFHL-SC-215
Abstract

This collection contains the completed questionnaires and related correspondence which were the basis for C. Marshall Taylor's Trends amongst Friends : Study which was made as a result of a questionnaire sent to pastors of Friends churches in U.S.A. The study was made independently by Taylor to survey the reaction of Friends pastors concerning the possibility of unification of all American Friends.

Dates: 1944-1945

James Thornton correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-132
Identifier: SFHL-SC-132
Abstract

This collection includes letters written to and by James Thornton, mostly regarding his work and the work of other Friends in travelling ministry, both in the United States and in England. Among the correspondents are John Pemberton, Samuel Allinson, Henry Drinker, Thomas Fisher, Rebecca Jones, and William Rathbone.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1669-1792- 1771-1792

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Overview

Members of the Charles and Priscilla Townsend family were active in the Society of Friends in Philadelphia and in Quaker concerns, especially penal reform, abolition, and the natural sciences. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings in addition to transcripts and reference material on family members. Much of the material is available in published form.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1811 - 1858; 1793-2020

Travilla-Speakman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-352
Overview The collection is composed largely of correspondence and related papers of Anna Travilla Speakman and her husband William Williams Speakman, Quakers of Swarthmore and Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania. Also represented is Anna's mother, Martha Newport Travilla, a Quaker minister who corresponded regularly with Samuel Willets. The Speakmans had a wide circle of friends in the extended Quaker community, particularly in Swarthmore College. The collection contains family photographs, some...
Dates: ca 1850-1950

Tyler Arboretum papers relating to Quakers

 Collection — othertype: SC-137
Identifier: SFHL-SC-137
Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of papers in the Tyler Arboretum Library that relate to Quakers. Included is a list of public Friends, verses of Job Scott, and minutes from Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends.

Dates: 1656-1828

Alson D. Van Wagner New York Yearly Meeting Papers

 Collection — othertype: RG5-274
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-274
Overview

Contains research, drafts and correspondence collected by Alson D. Van Wagner concerning two New York Yearly Meeting publications, Quaker Crosscurrents: Three Hundred Years of Friends in the New York Yearly Meeting, published in 1995, and New York Yearly Meeting Directory 1993. Of particular interest is the research done on identifying New York Yearly Meeting women ministers.

Dates: 1992 - 1994

Samuel Walton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Overview The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....
Dates: 1813-1890

George H. and Elizabeth G. Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-268
Overview

Elizabeth Grill Watson was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. George H. Watson was a Quaker educator and President Emeritus of Friends World College. The collection primarily documents their ministries focused on social justice.

Dates: 1970-1999

Thomas Wetherald papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-143
Identifier: SFHL-SC-143
Abstract

This collection includes letters from Thomas Wetherald written to his family while he traveled in the ministry. Some of his letters concern Elias Hicks and the Hicksite controversy. Also included is a sermon of Thomas Wetherald.

Dates: 1823-1828

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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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Quaker women 5
Quaker women ministers 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
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Diaries 2
Indians, treatment of 2
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 2
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Whaling -- Massachusetts 2
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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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