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Bartram Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-008
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, autograph albums, photographs, and other memorabilia of the Bartram and related families of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1843-1874

Bye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-022
Abstract

Contains papers of Quakers of Delaware and southern Chester County (Pa.), particularly members of the Bye, Jenkinson, Passmore, Speakman, and Smith families. The collection includes correspondence, business records, photographs, and memorabilia of E. Mortimer and Pusey Passmore Bye, Thomas Jenkinson, Thomas H. Speakman, and Nathaniel Smith. Also includes accounts of Phebe Thomas who died at the age of 104 in Chester County (Pa.) and had witnessed the Battle of Brandywine as a child.

Dates: 1685-1931

Charles C. Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-296
Abstract

Minutes, reports, writings, notes, photographs, and printed material from Walker's work as an activist and nonviolent resistance trainer. Materials have been place in series based on how the subjects were identified in their original boxes.

Dates: 1940-2000

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

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Abstract

The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.

Dates: 1901-1931

Fussell-Lewis Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-045
Identifier: SFHL-SC-045
Abstract This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate...
Dates: 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866

Ann Paschall Jackson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Abstract The collection contains diaries, ledgers, and albums of Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson (1792-1874) and her family. Related to many Pennsylvania Quaker families including Price, Sharples/Sharpless, Paschall, and Townsend, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1831. Series 1 is composed of her diaries, 1814 to 1874. The detailed entries concern religious and practical matters. Series 2 contains diaries, ledgers, and...
Dates: 1709 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1874

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Abstract

The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.

Dates: 1748-1910

Kent-Barnard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-079
Abstract Daniel Kent, emigrated to Chester County, Pa. from Ireland, in 1785. He joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1790, and married Esther Hawley in 1791. Their great-grandson Henry Simmons Kent (1833-1906) was active in the establishment of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and the Borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection includes material used by Daniels' great-granddaughter Ella Kent Barnard in preparation for the writing of three books. Among these materials are genealogical charts...
Dates: 1785/1928

Oral History Among Friends in Chester County (Pa)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-054
Abstract

Audio cassettes and some transcripts of interviews with 55 Quakers, chiefly born in Chester County between 1889-1910. Interviews contain largely autobiographical data, as well as information about Quaker life and Chester County in general.

Dates: 1978-1979

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Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884 1
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Bye, E. Mortimer (Enoch Mortimer), 1818-1894 1
Bye, Pusey P. (Pusey Passmore), 1846-1931 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Cooper, David 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Eaton Institute 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Harlan, Ann, 1739-1804 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Hannah, 1767-1845 1
Jackson, Isaac, 1775-1855 1
Jackson, James, 1736-1817 1
Jackson, Joel, 1776-1857 1
Jackson-Conard family 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Jenkinson family 1
Jenkinson, Thomas, 1794-1890 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
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Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
Lindley, Jacob, 1744-1814 1
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Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Marlborough Friends School (Marlborough, Pa. : Township) 1
Maulsby family 1
Monaghan, Hannah, W.1784-1804 1
Mott, James, 1742-1823 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
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Parker family 1
Parker, Anna Pratt, 1857-1885 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Passmore, George S. (George Stroud), 1788-1876 1
Passmore, Margaret, 1778-1874 1
Passmore, Mary, 1795-1869 1
Passmore, Pennock, 1790-1857 1
Passmore, Rachel, 1785-1831 1
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Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate 1
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Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
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Roberts, Sarah, 1766-1846 1
Rodman, Sarah 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Rowntree, Rachel, 1770-1825 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Salkeld, John, 1709- 1
Sands, David, 1745-1818 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
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Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
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Smith, George, 1804-1882 1
Smith, Nathaniel, b. 1755 1
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Still, William, 1821-1902 1
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Swayne, Benjamin, 1791-1873. 1
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