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Henry T. Osborne correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-291
Identifier: SFHL-SC-291
Overview The collection consists of the correspondence of Henry T. Osborne (1868-1896), a civil engineer and member of Weare Monthly Meeting, New Hampshire. The letters were sent to family and friends at home, most from Amesbury, Massachusetts, where he worked as a surveyor with John P. Titcomb (1891-1932). His family was involved in temperance and peace concerns. Henry's letters mention attending Quaker meetings, John Greenleaf Whittier, the religious views of P. T. Barnum, and visiting sites in...
Dates: 1890 - 1892

Pemberton Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-039
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va.,...
Dates: 1756-1812

Pennsylvania Society Promoting Public Economy records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-145
Overview

This collection is comprised of the accounts of the treasurer of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting Public Economy (1818-1819), correspondence (1818), and checks (1818).

Dates: 1818-1819

Sansom Perot papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-147
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, and legal records of Sansom Perot Morris. The collection includes hand drawn maps of property, copies of Sansom Perot's will, loose financial documents, rent contracts, deeds, and correspondence.

Dates: 1842-1872

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-148
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Service Work (1917).

Dates: 1692, 1917

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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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 papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview 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

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

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

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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

Sharpless Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview 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

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Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 2
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Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
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Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
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Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
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Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
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Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
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