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1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Overview

This collection contains a ticket to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.

Dates: 1948

Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview 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

Anonymous financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-013
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, which is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.

Dates: 1778-1779

Lewis Benson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

Lewis Benson papers addition

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Identifier: HC.MC-1290
Overview

The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.

Dates: 1932-1986

Bettle Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Overview 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

"Massacre: A Play"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Overview

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

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

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Overview

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

Byberry Hall Association Records

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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

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 7
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Westtown Boarding School 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
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Swarthmore College 3
Benson, Lewis 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Fox, George 2
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
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 2
Haines family 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 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
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Workcamp Program 2
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 2
Sharpless family 2
Shinn family 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Bettle family 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Breidenhart family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Casdorp family 1
Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Comfort family 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 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
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 1
Cresson, Joshua 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
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916. 1
Earlham College 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 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
Fell, Eliza, 1810-1891 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
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