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

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Overview

The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Dates: Undated.

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Dates: 1789-1905

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

 Collection — othertype: SC-262
Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract

Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.

Dates: 1900-1921

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection — othertype: SC-218
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

Atkinson family scrapbook

 Collection — othertype: SC-166
Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview

Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.

Dates: 1881-1948

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...
Dates: 1872-1991

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Quaker missionaries 16
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deeds 16
notebooks 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
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research notes 15
Diaries 14
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 14
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American Friends Service Committee 72
Swarthmore College 54
Haverford College 42
Westtown Boarding School 32
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 29
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 27
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 25
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 22
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 20
Fox, George 18
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 18
Penn, William, 1644-1718 15
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 14
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 12
Lloyd family 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 11
Comly, John, 1773-1850 10
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brown family 9
Civilian Public Service 9
Cope family 9
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 9
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 9
Jones, Mary Hoxie 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Smith family 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Friends World Committee for Consultation 8
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 8
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 8
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Sharpless family 8
Taylor family 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 8
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Elkinton family 7
Evans family 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Jones family 7
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Moore family 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Society of Friends 7
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 7
Walton family 7
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Allen family 6
Bacon family 6
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 6
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 6
Bryn Mawr College 6
Cadbury family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Cooper family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Haines family 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Morris family 6
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 6
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Shinn family 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton family 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Wilson family 6
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 5
Bettle, Samuel 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Carter family 5
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