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All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

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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

Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.
Dates: 1818-1862

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 Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization that...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

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 Friends...
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, reflecting...
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

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 Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bye, Mary
Dates: 1974-1986

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]

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Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
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Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Howland family 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Rhoads, Hannah 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
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Thorne family 2
Tierney, Agnes L. ((Agnes Leo)), 1868-1947 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
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Albright, William A. 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey family 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Benefiel, Margaret J. 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bispham, Margaret, -1783 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Blocher, Heidi (Biographer) 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Blunston family 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 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
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 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
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
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