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

 Collection
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

Jane Bettle correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Dates: 1813-1851

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
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

 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

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-015
Overview

The Central Employment Association, a women's charity, was established circa 1840 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers as the Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor. The collection contains the charter and by-laws, work and financial records, and correspondence, 1840-1942.

Dates: 1840-1942

Mary Davis letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-004
Overview Correspondence is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to Mary Davis's Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. Letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as news of family and friends. A number of letters dated 1838 are related to...
Dates: 1838-1849

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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview

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

Fisher-Brinton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview

The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1783-1788

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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
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Adede, Rose 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 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
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Davis, Mary Howland 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Field Artillery School (Fort Sill, Okla.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
Fort Riley (Kan.) 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
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Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
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Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
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Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
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Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
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Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
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Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
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Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey Family 1
Kelsey, Naomi 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
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