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Branch Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-028
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Branch family.

Dates: 1899-1921

James Bringhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant.

Dates: 1780-1802

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Edwin B. Bronner papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1171
Overview

Papers from the Fourth World Conference of Friends (Quakers) which was held at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1967. Edwin Bronner was chair of the Executive Committee of the American Section, but there was worldwide representation by Friends and guests. A well known speaker at the conference was U.N. Secretary General U Thant.

Dates: 1952-1978

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

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Overview

Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, manuscript book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1815-1911

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to...
Dates: 1701-1917

Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-011
Overview The Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends, a Quaker Bible distribution society, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was established in 2nd month, 1830, under the Bible Association of Friends in America. Its purpose was to supply “Friends and others with the Holy Scripture, “to encourage “the frequent and serious perusal of them”, and to promote “a more accurate knowledge of their invaluable contents”. All subscriptions collected by the Auxiliary were turned over to the parent body,...
Dates: 1830-1845

Burlington Monthly Meeting 300th Anniversary

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-298
Overview

This collection contains various materials including photocopies, newspaper clippings, deeds, and maps about the Burlington Meeting House, with an emphasis on the tercentenary celebration.

Dates: 1964 - 1982

Byberry Library Company Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-013
Overview

Byberry Library Company was founded in 1794 and incorporated in 1799. Located in the Byberry section of Philadelphia, Pa., the Library was generally under Quaker management. The collection includes the minutes of the director's meetings; constitution and by-laws, financial and property records, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1794-1930

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Haverford College 19
American Friends Service Committee 18
Westtown Boarding School 10
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
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Bryn Mawr College 5
Fox, George 5
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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Brown family 4
Cope family 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hamm, Thomas D. 4
Harvard University 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Morris family 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 4
Bacon family 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Cadbury family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Evans family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Sharpless family 3
Shipley family 3
Stokes family 3
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 3
Allen family 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
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
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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
Guilford College 2
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 2
Haines family 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 2
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
Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 2
Letchworth, John 2
Lloyd family 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
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
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
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