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Byberry Hall Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview

Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1847-1981

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview

Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

Dates: 1799-1924

Central Soup Society

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-100
Overview The Central Soup Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was incorporated on March 6, 1861, with the charitable purpose of distributing soup and other food to the poor and needy during the inclement seasons. The organization was founded by Hicksite Quakers and continued to serve the people of Philadelphia throughout the 20th century. It survives at the turn of the 21st century as a foundation. Records of the Central Soup Society; includes financial records, minutes, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1860-1968

Earnest Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Overview

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

Dates: 1901-1904

Hettie G. Fenimore family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-038
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters written to Hettie Fenimore by her family, including her brother Jason, his wife Mary, their children, and Eliza Fell. The correspondence relates personal and local news. Also included are letters written by Hettie's mother, Amy, and a copy of a commencement speech given at Central High School, Philadelphia, in 1858 by her nephew, Frank. Frank's letters contain several of his poems and amusing anecdotes about Philadelphia in the 1850's.

Dates: 1832-1869

Fisher-Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-042
Overview 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

Friends Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Housing, Inc., Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-030
Overview

This collection contains the records, 1966-1975, of Friends Housing, Inc., a non-profit Quaker organization founded in 1966 to aid in the rehabilitation of low income housing in the Mantua section of Philadelphia, Pa. The records include minutes and reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1966-1975

Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-039
Overview

Friends Social Union was founded in 1924 in Philadelphia, Pa., as a social club for Quaker men. In 1976 the by-laws were amended to include women as members. The records include by-laws, minutes, and miscellaneous, 1924-1978.

Dates: 1924-1978; 1924-1978

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

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Names
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
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Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Comfort family 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916. 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Fell, Eliza, 1810-1891 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fenimore, Edward, 1845-1888 1
Fenimore, Frank, b.1840 1
Fenimore, Hettie G., 1810-1891 1
Fenimore, Jason L., 1796-1869 1
Fenimore, Mary, 1808-1866? 1
Fenimore, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fell), 1841-1891 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
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 1
Haines family 1
Haverford College 1
House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Leidy, Joseph 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
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Jesse, 1786-1864 1
Ogden, John Melchior, 1791-1882 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Perot, T. Morris 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 Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Social Concerns 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905. 1
Robins, George 1
Sartain, John, 1808-1897. 1
Shinn family 1
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886 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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