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John Parrish diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Abstract

John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1796-1805

Edna Postlethwaite Family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-125
Abstract Edna Postlethwaite (1892-1972) graduated from Swarthmore College in 1914 and earned a masters degree from Columbia University. A Quaker and a member of New York Monthly Meeting of Friends, she was a teacher and involved in many social concerns. The collection contains the letters and diaries of Edna Postlethwaite and photocopies of the letters of G. Edmund Stratton, her uncle, and also a Swarthmore College graduate. Of particular interest is the correspondence of the former with her parents,...
Dates: 1894-1962

Potts Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1260
Abstract

This collection includes materials from Joseph Kirkbride Potts, Mary Potts, Anna Potts, and Elizabeth Potts. and contains materials in five series: “Journalsand Diaries,” “Commonplace Books,” “Scrapbook and Photographs,” “Estate of Joseph Potts,” and “Miscellaneous Materials.”

Dates: 1804-1908; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1880

Isaac Proctor papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Dates: 1790-1830

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Abstract The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Scattergood family papers

 Collection
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

Joseph Scattergood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063
Abstract

Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Dates: 1792-1820

Benjamin Sharp Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-136
Abstract Benjamin Sharp (1858-1915), a zoologist who was primarily affiliated with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, attended Swarthmore College (1876) and earned a M.D. and Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A birthright member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Dr. Sharp was the son of Benjamin and Hannah B. (Leedom) Sharp of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pa. He was married to Virginia May of Ridley, Mass. The family moved to Massachusetts in the early 20th...
Dates: 1809-1915

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Abstract The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Abstract

Four of Henry Hale G. Sharpless's diaries are travel diaries that describe his travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.

Dates: 1841-1870

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Walker family 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cooper family 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foulke family 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Haverford College 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Moore family 2
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Taylor family 2
Walton family 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Alsop family 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bacon, David 1
Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Barclay, Rachel, 1743-1792 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blunston family 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brinton family 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Catherine J. 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Casdorp family 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
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Chevalier, Lydia (Lydia Clendenon Chevalier), 1798-1878 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clendenon, Robert, 1756-1833 1
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