Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 15

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview

Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.

Dates: 1836-1882

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.

Dates: 1881-1908

Morris family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Overview

The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.

Dates: Undated.

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Richardson-Yarnall family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-185
Overview

The collection contains photographs and other images of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who lived in Philadelpia and Byberry, Pennsylvania. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special interest are the silhouettes of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families created in the Peale Museum, Philadelphia

Dates: 1806 - 1958

Robinson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1136
Overview

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-119
Overview Alice Hall Paxson (1868-1955) was a Quaker author and editor, of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas Heston and Lydia H. (Cox) Hall of Chester County. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pa., about 1889, and Alice graduated from Swarthmore College in 1888. In 1897, she married Charles Paxson. The family had close ties to Swarthmore College, including many graduates. Lydia (Cox) Hall was founding editor and editor for forty years of the periodical Scattered Seeds, a position...
Dates: 1930-1936

Filtered By

  • Subject: Philadelphia (Pa.) X
  • Subject: Philadelphia (Pa.) X
  • Subject: Quaker women X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 8
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 7
 
Subject
Quaker women 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 7
Philadelphia (Pa.) 6
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 5
correspondence 5
∨ more
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers 4
diaries 4
Abolitionists 3
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
deeds 3
family papers 3
photographs 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Haverford (Pa.) 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 2
Prison reformers 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- History 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Wills 2
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
commonplace books 2
estate records 2
financial records 2
genealogical tables 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
American periodicals 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Architecture 1
Art 1
Authors 1
Beacon (Periodical) 1
Boston (Mass.) 1
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Capital punishment 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Chestnut Hill (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Children -- Religious aspects -- Periodicals 1
Children's literature -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Children's literature -- Religious aspects 1
Children's periodicals 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Civic leaders -- Pennsylvania 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Cricket 1
Education 1
Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Haddonfield (N.J.) 1
Housewives -- Pennsylvania 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
Indians, treatment of 1
Jewish women 1
Kansas 1
Land use -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Maryland 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
New York (State) 1
Oklahoma 1
Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.) 1
Painting 1
Paris (France) 1
Pennsylvania -- Periodicals 1
Periodical editors -- Pennsylvania 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Periodicals 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs 1
Philadelphia County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Physicians 1
Poetry -- Women authors 1
Poor -- Services for 1
Publishers and publishing -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker deeds 1
Quaker philanthropists 1
Quaker prison reformers 1
Quaker publishers 1
Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 1
Quaker women -- Diaries 1
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Quaker women -- Social life and customs 1
∧ less
 
Names
Haverford College 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
∨ more
American Unitarian Association 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Field Artillery School (Fort Sill, Okla.) 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
Fort Riley (Kan.) 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Harvard University 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Nicholson family 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Richardson family 1
Robinson, Abigail, -1835 1
Robinson, Rowland 1
Robinson, Sarah Richardson 1
Robinson, Thomas, 1731-1817 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Sharpless family 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Sterling family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Frank Hendrickson, 1855-1934 1
Taylor, Gertrude Christine de Brie, b. 1897 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
Taylor, Rebecca Nicholson, 1857-1944 1
Taylor, William Nicholson, 1882-1945 1
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Vaux family 1
Vaux, George, III, 1909-1996 1
Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927 1
Vaux, George, 1832-1915 1
Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
∧ less