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Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Abstract Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson ("Pansy"), attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia...
Dates: 1794-1962

Josiah H. Branson account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Abstract

This account book records Josiah H. Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots; repairing shoes, slippers, and boots; and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.

Dates: 1860-1862

Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-017
Abstract This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers,...
Dates: 1817-1937

"Massacre: A Play"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Abstract

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

Jane W. T. Brey Collection of Family Findings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-018
Abstract

Jane W. T. Brey (Jane Watson Taylor Brey, 1895-1982) was a genealogist. This collection chiefly contains photoprints of deeds, wills, marriage certificates and genealogical charts and pictures, relating to the Taylor, Wildman, and Watson families, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa.

Dates: 1682-1894

Collection of John Bright correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-011
Abstract

Collected correspondence of John Bright, a British Quaker. He was a Radical and Liberal statesman, a promoter of free trade policies, and one of the greatest orators of his generation. The collection contains about 200 letters.

Dates: 1839 - 1888

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Abstract 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

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Abstract

Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1781

James Bringhurst papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Abstract

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

Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-004
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.

Dates: 1811-1852

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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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