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Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Abstract

Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.

Dates: 1928-1967

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-050
Abstract

Dora Ann Gilbert (1869-1964), was Quaker librarian and genealogist from Chester, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. The collection contains chiefly biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Gilbert, Strickland, Trego, and allied families, together with memorabilia relating to Swarthmore College Class of 1893, of which Gilbert was a member.

Dates: 1893-1958

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Abstract

Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.

Dates: 1836-1882

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Abstract Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

Harvey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-245
Abstract Dorothy Harvey Leonard was a nurse and family historian until her death in 2007. The collection includes Leonard's own writings as well as family manuscripts, photographs and other memorabilia. Also includes material from her sister, Ruth Harvey Mavronikolas, and extensive genealogical material compiled by her cousin, Kathaleen Johnson Carter. The Harvey family descends through Jesse Harvey, the son of Michael and Elizabeth, who was married to Keziah Ward in Center Monthly Meeting, NC, in...
Dates: 1851-2003

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Abstract The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock,...
Dates: 1773-1928

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Abstract Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The...
Dates: 1904-1937

Hadassah M.L. Holcombe essays

 Collection — othertype: SC-185
Identifier: SFHL-SC-185
Abstract

Four manuscript essays by Hadassah Moore Leeds on education and other topics, written for presentation at various Quaker groups.

Dates: 1933-1938

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Abstract Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Abstract

The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Dates: Undated.

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