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"Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-031
Abstract These manuscripts of "Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism," which was originally written in 1714 by Thomas Richardson, are typed transcripts of the original document, as compiled by Thomas Richardson's descendants, Edward Wanton Smith, Esther Morton Smith, and Anna Wharton Wood. The manuscript includes an introduction which discusses the history of Thomas Richardson's volume of the epistles of George Fox and its inheritance to subsequent generations, and provides...
Dates: 1937-1938

Louis N. Robinson and Caroline Hadley Robinson Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-345
Abstract Louis N. Robinson, Swarthmore College Class of 1905, was a prominent Quaker economist and penologist. On June 17, 1908, he married Caroline Hadley (1885-1946) under the care of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting. She was the daughter of Walter Hadley and Alice Paxson Hadley and a graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1906. The collection contains Louis Robinson's letters 1901-1908, Caroline Hadley's letters 1895-1908, and transcripts with annotations by their granddaughter, Christine Erb. The...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1936; 1885 - 2021

Rebecca Wood Robinson letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-212
Abstract

This collection contains letters written by Rebecca Wood Robinson to her friend Marty Grundy.

Dates: 1981-2010

Satterthwaite family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-157
Abstract

Satterthwaite family materials are primarily letters of family members in the 18th century to William Satterthwaite, as well as genealogical information (deaths, marriages, children, mostly 19th century) on the Satterthwaite, Mitchell, Stackhouse, Palmer, Simpson, Tomlinson, Wood, Croasdale, and other families.

Dates: 1735-1924

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Abstract

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Rachel Scattergood commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-032
Abstract

The commonplace books of Rachel Scattergood include extracts of poetry, prose, correspondence, and quotations.

Dates: 1856-1894

Schulze-Gavernitz correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-159
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Professor Gearhart von Schulze-Gavernitz, primarily written to Mr. Hoag. The correspondence is largely related to Schulze Gavernitz's visit to Battle Creek Monthly Meeting, and his health.

Dates: 1904-1931

Sharpless family letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-017
Abstract The personal correspondence included in the Sharpless family letterbook acted as a circulating "family letter," and was added to by each family member with the goal of assembling the letters at the end of the year and binding them together for the use of future generations. Letters generally provide news of each letter writer, as well as comments on past letters. Letter writers include Susanna F. Sharpless, Edith Sharpless, Thomas Sharpless, Elizabeth S. Smedley, Ann Sharpless, William...
Dates: 1883

Sharpless family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-163
Abstract

This collection contains materials of the Sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School.

Dates: 1891-1920

Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-018
Abstract

Hanry Hale G. Sharpless's letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence. The majority of the correspondence is personal, addressed to friends and family during Sharpless's travels. The letters include topics such as descriptions of the cities and towns he visits, as well as discussion of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.

Dates: 1851-1864

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Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
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Cope, Thomas Pim 3
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Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
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Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
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Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Cary, John R. 2
Clark family 2
Collins family 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cope, Alfred 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Earlham College 2
Edwards family 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Friends Historical Association 2
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Friends World Committee for Consultation 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
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Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
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Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 2
Howell family 2
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 2
Ladd, Benjamin 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pease, John, 1797-1868 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
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