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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

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
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

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Unity Monthly Meeting, Frankford Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/U550
Identifier: QM-Ph-U550
Scope and Contents

Records include: one folder of miscellaneous materials. The bulk of material related to what is now Unity Monthly Meeting is part of the Green Street Monthly Meeting collection from its time under Green Street's care. Additional material is in the Frankford Preparative Meeting collection.

Dates: 1999-2000

Judy and Michael Van Hoy Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-341
Overview The papers of Judy and Michael Van Hoy, members of Green Street Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who have been deeply involved in social justice concerns particularly through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Workcamps programs. Both also were active in international workcamps, especially in Kenya. Judy Van Hoy maintained correspondence with many international workcampers, including extensive correspondence with Jane Swart, a South African who worked at the Quaker Peace Centre...
Dates: 1967 - 2015

Vaux Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1217
Overview The Vaux family was deeply involved with Quaker and Native American affairs throughout much of the 19th and early 20th centuries. George Vaux, Sr. was involved in Quaker activity through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker meetings throughout the world (including Antigua and London). Both George Vaux, Jr. and Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, his sister, served as commissioners for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners. This organization was established by the United States Congress in...
Dates: 1708-1995; Majority of material found within 1912-1932

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Workcamp Program 2
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 2
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 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
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Earlham College 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Eyre family 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Eyre, William, 1804-1885 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Field Artillery School (Fort Sill, Okla.) 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
Fort Riley (Kan.) 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Germantown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Girard Avenue Indulged Meeting 1
Green Street Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Harvard University 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
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