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Byberry Improvement Association Minutes

 Collection — othertype: RG4-125
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-125
Overview

Minutes of the Byberry Improvement Association which was organized "for the general improvement of Byberry and vicinity." The group had about forty members and met monthly. They were concerned with the condition of the local roads, transportation, and schools. The minute book also includes attendance records and the constitution and by-laws of an earlier Association (1895)

Dates: 1922 - 1925

Byberry Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/B900
Identifier: QM-Ph-B900
Scope and Contents

Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite minutes of the Women's Meeting; minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Ministry & Council committee and its predecessor, the Preparative Meeting of Ministers & Elders; pre-Separation and Hicksite vital records since 1726, including births, deaths, burials, marriage and membership records, certificates of removal, etc. as well as other types of records.

Dates: 1726 - 2017

Byberry Philosophical Society Minutes

 Collection — othertype: RG4-124
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-124
Overview

Minutes of the Byberry Philosophical Society which was formed in the early nineteenth century for the "acquisition and promotion of scientific knowledge." The group collected specimens of flora, fauna, minerals, and items of historic interest and eventually erected a building to hold the collection. Almost all of their members were Quakers, but this was not a condition of membership.

Dates: 1837-1925, 1927-1959

Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview

The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1837-1844

Henry J. Cadbury Letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Overview

This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.

Dates: 1966

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

Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting (1933- ) Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/Ph/C482
Identifier: QM-Ph-C482
Scope and Contents

Records of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, 1932-2007, include: burials chart; marriage certificates, 1941-2000; memberships, removals, transfer, 1934-90s; joint minutes, 1932-2007; ministers and elders minutes, 1940-1942, 1953-1973; overseers minutes, 1959-1973.

Dates: 1932-2007

Comly-White Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen...
Dates: 1771-1961

Cope and Mendenhall letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC-1323
Overview This collection consists of four volumes of business letter books authored by Thomas P. Cope (1768-1843) and his uncle and business partner Thomas Mendenhall (1759-1843). Thomas P. Cope trained under his uncle who was in the mercantile shipping business at the turn of the nineteenth century. Thomas P. Cope took over his uncle’s business in 1821 and the succeeding three volumes of business letters are all authored by him. Cope established Philadelphia’s first packet line, a small fleet of...
Dates: 1788 - 1853

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Haverford College 4
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American Friends Service Committee 3
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
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Richardson family 3
Swarthmore College 3
Benson, Lewis 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 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
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 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
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 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
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Improvement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Philosophical Society 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cadbury family 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, Alfred 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Cresson, Joshua 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Dewees, Watson Wood, 1845-1929 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
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