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Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC in...
Dates: 1778-2011

Mitchell Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-959
Overview The papers of the Mitchell family, Quakers in 19th century Philadelphia.
Dates: 1830 - 1911

Newlin family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.
Dates: 1839-1846

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