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Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Overview

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Spencer diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Overview

Anna Spencer's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1855-1905

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Overview

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

Thorne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-191
Overview

This collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of a New York City Quaker family. It includes some writings by Phebe Anna Thorne (1828-1909), a Quaker minister, and travel correspondence from various family members.

Dates: 1848-1909

Frederick Barnes Tolles Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-218
Overview

Frederick Barnes Tolles (1915-1975), Quaker librarian, teacher, and historian, was Director of Friends Historical Library from 1951-1970, and a member of the Department of History at Swarthmore College. This collection contains the papers of primarily relating to his books and articles on Quaker history and biography, along with other writings, including research notes on a proposed history of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1871-1970

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Underwood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-153
Overview

The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.

Dates: 1833-1927

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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
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Boulding, Elise 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Swarthmore College 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballard, Willa E. 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
Bettle, Jane 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton family 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
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coates family 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Davis, Mary Howland 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiBrazza-Savorgnan, Cora Slocomb 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Donlevy, Alice 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Douglas, Alice May 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
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