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Knight Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-081
Overview

The Knight family was a Quaker family from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly legal and business papers of Jacob P. Tyson, his wife, Mary B. Michener Tyson, and others. Also contains family correspondence, wills, deeds, estate papers, biographical and genealogical materials, marriage certificates, memorabilia, printed material, and pictures. Includes material relating to the Michener and Warner families.

Dates: 1737-1895

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

Charles Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material...
Dates: 1829-1942

Palmer Genealogical Manuscript and Deeds

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-111
Overview The Palmer family was a Quaker family descended from John and Christian Palmer, who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania., in 1683. Sarah M. Fell (1824-1911), who compiled the genealogy, was a Hicksite Quaker from Wilmington, Delaware, and a Palmer descendent. The collection contains a family genealogy compiled by Sarah Moore Fell (1822-1911) in 1898, pictures, and an accompanying index compiled in 1966. The collection also contains some Bucks County property records including deeds and...
Dates: 1722-1966 [bulk 1898}

Parvin Family Genealogical Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-116
Overview

The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.

Dates: 1891-1947

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Pennsylvania Arbitration and Peace Society Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pennsylvania Arbitration and Peace Society
Dates: 1908-1926

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

Charles C. Price Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Price, Charles C.
Abstract

Includes papers documenting Charles C. Price's work for peace, world federalism, and environmental protection.

Dates: 1960-1997

William Webb Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview

William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.

Dates: 1917-1923

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Names
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
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Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Palmer family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Taylor family 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brey, Jane W. T. (Jane Watson Taylor), 1895-1982 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Casdorp family 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Coates family 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Eves, William 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gibbons family 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hubley family 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jacobs family 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kirk family 1
Knight family 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Matlack family 1
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