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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Abstract Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

Bettle Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Abstract The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister. They had at least five children, among whom was Samuel, Jr.; the latter married Mary Ann Jones in 1831. The collection includes correspondence, biographical clippings, business records, and other papers of Samuel Bettle and his family. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1800-1955

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Abstract

Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on World War I from "The Christian Century."

Dates: 1924-1940

Earnest Workers records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1901-1904

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Abstract 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

Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Abstract Miers Fisher (1748-1819), a birthright Quaker, was a prominent lawyer, legislator, philanthropist, merchant, and scientist in early Federal Philadelphia. Benjamin Warner, publisher and bookseller, married Fisher's daughter, Lydia, in 1814. Born in 1748 in Philadelphia, the son of Joshua and Sarah Rowland Fisher, Miers Fisher married Sarah Redwood in 1774. He was among a group of prominent Quaker merchants who were temporarily exiled to Winchester, Virginia, during the Revolution. Miers and...
Dates: 1684-1924

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-151
Identifier: SFHL-SC-151
Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.

Dates: 1683-1721

Friends Burial Ground, Philadelphia records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-074
Abstract

Handwritten records related to the establishment of the Friends Burial Ground in Philadelphia.

Dates: 1810

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Abstract

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

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Abstract

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

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Westtown Boarding School 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
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Bettle family 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Breidenhart family 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Casdorp family 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frankfort Land Company 1
Gibbons family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hubley family 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jacobs family 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
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Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morris, Marriott Canby 1
Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719 1
Pemberton family 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Phebe, d. 1812 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Samuel family 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Sharpless family 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
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Taylor family 1
Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
Walker family 1
Warner family 1
Warner, Benjamin, 1786-1821 1
Warner, John, 1817-1873 1
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 1
Warner, Lydia, 1788-1850 1
Warner, Miers Fisher, 1815-1878 1
Warner, Redwood Fisher, b. 1818 1
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