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All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1156
Overview

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

Bailey-Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-250
Overview This collection contains papers of the Bailey and Wood families, including diaries and school lesson books of Edith M. B. Wood and an account book kept by her husband, Herbert W. Wood, a Quaker pastor. Also family correspondence, 1847-1859, primarily to Edith's mother, and a small number of miscellaneous Quaker-related items. Edith Maria Bailey, a Gurneyite Friend, was born in 1877. In 1901, she married Herbert Wilbur Wood. Herbert Wood was born in 1881 and served as pastor at Unadilla...
Dates: 1847-1957

Dorothea Johnson Blom Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-241
Overview Dorothea Johnson Blom (1911-1991) was a Quaker writer, artist, and teacher. She became a member of the Society of Friends in 1937 at Chappaqua Monthly Meeting, subsequently transferring to Purchase Monthly Meeting. She co-authored nine books and taught courses at Pendle Hill and other schools in art history and art appreciation with an emphasis on the Jungian concept of growth and spiritual needs. The collection contains her letters to her friend Liza B. ("Betty") Lewis, 1961-1975,...
Dates: 1961-1975

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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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

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview

Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.

Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-015
Overview

The Central Employment Association, a women's charity, was established circa 1840 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers as the Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor. The collection contains the charter and by-laws, work and financial records, and correspondence, 1840-1942.

Dates: 1840-1942

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American Friends Service Committee 6
Westtown Boarding School 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
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Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Harvard University 2
Haverford College 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Howland family 2
Lippincott family 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Shoemaker family 2
Society of Friends 2
Thorne family 2
Tierney, Agnes L. ((Agnes Leo)), 1868-1947 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Adede, Rose 1
Albright, William A. 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Bailey family 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Benefiel, Margaret J. 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Blocher, Heidi (Biographer) 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Blunston family 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chidsey, Linda 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Circle of the King's Daughters (New York, N.Y.) 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comfort family 1
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