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Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-045
Overview

The Howard Institution was a Quaker women's charity founded in Philadelphia in 1853 to provide shelter to discharged female prisoners. Its scope was later broadened to assist more generally troubled women and girls. It ceased activity in 1956. The collection contains correspondence from 1942 to 1956, administrative papers, and printed reports and history.

Dates: 1857-1956

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.

Dates: 1881-1908

Ann Paschall Jackson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview The collection contains diaries of Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson (1792-1874) who served as a Quaker minister for over forty years. Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1831. In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains her manuscript diaries, 1814 to 1874, and a manuscript copy of extracts from her journals, 1813-1856, compiled by her daughter-in-law, Ann P....
Dates: 1776-1856 [bulk 1814-1874]; Majority of material found within 1814 - 1874

Patience Hunn Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-288
Overview

Patience Hunn Jenkins (1805-1884) was a Quaker minister of Camden Monthly Meeting, Delaware. The collection contains journals, a letter book, and miscellaneous correspondence reflecting her life in the ministry and social concerns. Her brother, John Hunn (1818-1894) with whom she was very close, was a major participant in the Underground Railroad.

Dates: 1841-1860

Mary Kite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates: 1831-1851

Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-072
Overview The Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton was a largely Quaker women's society, founded in 1846 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, to provide clothing and other necessities to destitute poor. In 1907, the Ladies Benevolent Association cooperated with groups to engage a visiting nurse; this organization, known as the District Nurse Association was disbanded five years later. After World War II, the need for sewing declined, and the Ladies Benevolent Association then turned its support to...
Dates: 1846-1977

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Newlin family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.

Dates: 1839-1846

Penn Sewing School records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-056
Overview

Penn Sewing School was founded in 1868 as the Friends Sewing School. The name was changed in 1871 and classes suspended in 1899. The collection contains minute books (1876-1906), charter, history, printed report, and other papers.

Dates: 1868 - 1906

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Westtown Boarding School 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Swarthmore College 3
Emlen, Samuel 2
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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
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Hunn family 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharpless family 2
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital (New Brighton, Pa.) 1
Benefiel, Margaret J. 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Blocher, Heidi (Biographer) 1
Blunston family 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coady, Moses, 1882-1959 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Collins, Julia Cope 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Damiano, Kathryn A. 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 1
Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.) 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
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