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Alsop Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-191
Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a...
Dates: 1795-1830

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Joshua Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-098
Overview

The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Dates: 1793, undated

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

Morris family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Overview

The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.

Dates: Undated.

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

Isaac Proctor papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Dates: 1790-1830

Edward Wanton Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-955
Overview

This collection includes letters, biographical accounts of Friends, genealogical material, legal and financial papers, business accounts, minutes, accounts of dreams and visions of Friends, essays, notebooks, epistles of Friends' Meetings, marriage certificates, maps, pictures, deeds, and other material of the Smith and Atwater families.

Dates: 1681-1971

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Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
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Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
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Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Atwater family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Cadorus, Page 1
Collins, Julia Cope 1
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker) 1
Cresson, Joshua 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haines, Henry 1
Harrison, Hannah 1
Haverford College 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Jones, Owen 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leeds, Morris Evans 1
Maier family 1
Maier, James Shinn 1
Maier, Paul David Irwin 1
Maier, William Morris 1
Morris, Caspar 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1772-1859 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1840-1922 1
Morris, Henry 1
Morris, Israel 1
Morris, Israel Wistar 1
Morris, Levi 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morris, Mary 1
Morris, Naomi McClenachan 1
Morris, Stephen Paschall 1
Morris, Wistar 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Rees, Thomas, fl. 1754 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Shinn family 1
Shinn, Earl, 1796-1865 1
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886 1
Shinn, Ellen Morris 1
Shinn, Emma Morris 1
Shinn, James Thornton 1
Shinn, Morris Earl 1
Shinn, Rebecca 1
Shinn, Sarah Comfort 1
Shipley, Anna, 1826-1888 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Edward Wanton 1
Thomson, Charles 1
Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927 1
Vaux, Sarah H. Morris 1
Vaux, William Sansom 1
Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940 1
Western Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wood, Emily Hollingsworth Morr 1
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