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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

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

 Collection
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

Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Overview

Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1882-1899

Susan Foulke diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview

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

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview 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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Overview 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

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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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

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Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
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Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Blunston family 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coates family 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Griscom, Sarah M., 1839-1895 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Kite family 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Esther, 1782-1848 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Longstreth family 1
Moore family 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Paschall family 1
Pearson family 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Schofield, Lydia A. (Lydia Ann), 1835-1909 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Schofield, Oliver W. (Oliver Wilson), 1806-1852 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shinn family 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Sterling family 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Charles M. (Charles Maus), 1817-1893 1
Taylor, Emily H. (Emily Hunt) 1
Taylor, Israel, 1782-1850 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
Trimble, Esther Jane, 1838-1888 1
Trimble, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fussell), 1796-1882 1
Walker family 1
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