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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Abstract Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009
Abstract

This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Dates: 1676-1846

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Abstract

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

Collection of Chester County Quaker property records and other manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-270
Identifier: SFHL-SC-270
Abstract

Collection contains Chester County, Pa., land-related records including a deed for land sold to Peter Chambers (colored) in East Marlborough in 1833 and survey papers for lands in the 1821-1838, including an 1824 survey of land for a burial ground for people of color conveyed from James Steemer. miscellaneous notes concerning funerals, report of First Day School, 1879, New Garden.

Dates: 1787-1879

Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-951-309

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Abstract This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Families of Philadelphia papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Abstract

Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Dates: 1700-1942

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Knight Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-081
Abstract

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

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Haverford College 4
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
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Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bassett family 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Casdorp family 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Clothier family 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.) 1
Emlen family 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Garrett, Thomas Cresson, 1805-1888 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Gumbes family 1
Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hornor family 1
Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
Howell family 1
Hubley family 1
Indian Rights Association 1
J.E. Rhoads and Sons 1
Jacobs family 1
Knight family 1
Lloyd family 1
Macomb family 1
Matlack family 1
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Michener family 1
Moore family 1
Muhlenberg, William Augustus, 1796-1877 1
Palmer family 1
Paschall family 1
Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
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