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Julia Cope Collins signature album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-001
Abstract

The signature album of Julia Cope Collins includes signatures, which are occasionally accompanied by a short note, quote, or sketch by the signer. According to the inscription on the front cover, this "Floral Album" was given to Collins by her mother in August of 1879.

Dates: 1879-1884

Lydia Cooke diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Abstract

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

Sandra Lee Cronk Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-235
Abstract

Sandra Lee Cronk was a Quaker author who co-founded School of the Spirit, a ministry of prayer and learning under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Her papers include manuscripts of her published works, numerous unpublished manuscripts, and records of some of the workshops that she gave at Pendle Hill.

Dates: 1963-1999

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Abstract 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

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Abstract Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Abstract

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

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Abstract 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

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Abstract

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Dates: 1828-1978

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Abstract

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

Friends Instruction Association records

 Collection — othertype: RG4-028
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-028
Abstract Contains the records of the Friends Instruction Association including minutes and financial records, receipts from stores, and published bylaws. Friends Instruction Association was organized in 1873 by Philadelphia Quaker women as A Mothers Meeting. Originally part of the Penn Sewing School, the group incorporated in 1876 as Friends Instruction Association. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting provided a meeting space in the Race Street meeting house. Its purpose was...
Dates: 1843-1894

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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
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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
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
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
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