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Joshua Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-098
Overview

The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Dates: 1793, undated

Watson Dewees Notes on Meetings and Meetinghouses

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-059
Overview

This collection contains letters, notes, and journal entries entailing various Quaker meeting locations in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area as well as their dates of origin and operation. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA, Abington, PA, Caln, PA, Western, PA, Burlington, NJ, Buck, PA, Haddonfield, NJ, and Salem, NJ.

Dates: 1910 - 1918

Diane Dunning collection on Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting Capital Campaign

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1317
Overview

This collection contains the administrative and fundraising records of the Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting Meetinghouse Campaign.

Dates: 1999-2014

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

Elliott Richardson reminiscences, 1963

 Collection — othertype: SC-297
Identifier: SFHL-SC-297
Overview

Handwritten (partial) and typed copies of reminiscences of Elliott Richardson, 1881-1941. Elliott Richardson, II, (1881-1964) served as long-time Borough Manager of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Swarthmore College, 1902.

Dates: 1963

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Eyre Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the...
Dates: 1840-1912

Hettie G. Fenimore family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-038
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

 Collection
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

Frankford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-F700
Scope and Contents Minutes and other records of Frankford Preparative Meeting, 1733-1928, as follows: Hicksite and Orthodox men's meeting minutes, 1772-1928; Hicksite and Orthodox women's meeting minutes, 1795-1907; minutes of the School Committee, 1783-1844; Hicksite financial records, including Treasurer's book, 1772-1928; Hicksite women's meeting (Germantown branch) account book, 1863-1877; School Committee account book,1783-1857 with receipt book, 1795-1798 and minutes, 1843-1852; carpentry agreement in...
Dates: 1733-1928

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Haverford College 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
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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