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Hadassah M.L. Holcombe essays

 Collection — othertype: SC-185
Identifier: SFHL-SC-185
Abstract

Four manuscript essays by Hadassah Moore Leeds on education and other topics, written for presentation at various Quaker groups.

Dates: 1933-1938

Jesse Herman Holmes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-064
Abstract Jesse Herman Holmes (1864-1942), was a Quaker philosophy professor at Swarthmore College, 1900-1937. Holmes was an active participant in AFSC relief after World War I, travelling to oversee work in reconstruction throughout Europe. Holmes was the president of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and an active member of the Socialist party. Collection contains correspondence, biographical data, writings, and sermons. Also audio cassettes of reminiscences of friends, former students,...
Dates: 1905-1973

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Abstract William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-044
Abstract The Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, an Orthodox Quaker charity which provided shelter and education for black children, was organized in 1854 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Home was incorporated in 1860. By the end of the 19th century, the organization's primary function was providing financial support for other educational and shelter programs for black youths, including The Shelter (Association for the Care of Colored Orphans). This bound volume contains the...
Dates: 1859-1907

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Abstract Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Abstract

The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Dates: Undated.

Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-045
Abstract

The Howard Institution was a Quaker women's charity founded in Philadelphia in 1853 to provide shelter to discharged female prisoners. Its scope was later broadened to assist more generally troubled women and girls. It ceased activity in 1956. The collection contains correspondence from 1942 to 1956, administrative papers, and printed reports and history.

Dates: 1857-1956

Howell family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-059
Identifier: SFHL-SC-059
Abstract This collection is composed of correspondence of Elizabeth Howell and her family, Philadelphia-area Quakers. Most of the letters were received by Elizabeth Howell, many are condolence latters on the death of her mother in 1866. In addition to family news, there is a receipt for tuition at Friends Select School, a letter of acknowledgement from Israel Howell to Chester Monthly Meeting, and a short note relating the reaction of the author to the assasination of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents...
Dates: 1841-1885, bulk 1841-1876

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

 Collection — othertype: SC-060
Identifier: SFHL-SC-060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Philadelphia Quaker merchant John Ladd Howell and his family. The majority of the letters were sent by his father, John Howell, addresseed to him and to his mother during extended absences in North and South Carolina and Georgia. The letters concern family business with fatherly advice to his son, some local commentary, and mention of mistreatment of the Indians. Of interest is a letter from Richard Waln from the Barbadoes. Also included is...
Dates: 1733-1764; bulk 1753-1764; Majority of material found within 1753 - 1764

William Hubben Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-068
Abstract William Hubben (1895-1974) was a prominent Quaker educator, speaker, editor, and author. Born in Germany in 1895, William Hubben joined the small but growing movement of German Quakers in 1923 and participated in a number of international religious and peace conferences. His political involvement with the Social Democratic Party caused his dismissal in 1933 by Hitler's government. He emigrated to the United States with his wife, Maria, and children soon afterward, and went on to be heavily...
Dates: 1906-1976

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American Friends Service Committee 14
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Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 8
Penn, William, 1644-1718 8
Lloyd family 7
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 7
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Cope family 5
Elkinton family 5
Evans family 5
Foulke family 5
Hunn family 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Smith family 5
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 4
Palmer family 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Price family 4
Scattergood, Joseph 4
Sharpless family 4
Smedley family 4
Taylor family 4
Truman, George 4
Walton family 4
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 4
Williams family 4
Allen family 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Brown family 3
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 3
Bunting family 3
Cooper family 3
Darlington family 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 3
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Haines family 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Hamm, Thomas D. 3
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 3
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 3
Mather family 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Ogden family 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Parrish family 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Paschall family 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Richardson family 3
Savery, William, 1750-1804 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Sellers family 3
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 3
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 3
Swarthmore Chautauqua Association 3
Thomas family 3
Walker family 3
Warner family 3
Wharton family 3
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 3
William Penn Charter School 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Wilson family 3
Wistar, Margaret, 1728?-1793 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
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