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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection — othertype: SC-218
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

David Bacon journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview David Backon kept a journal during his time with the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confderacy) in 1974. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Haudenosaunee territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Haudenosaunee, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Haudenosaunee after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of...
Dates: 1794

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his...
Dates: 1797-1919

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Overview

Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, manuscript book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1815-1911

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to...
Dates: 1701-1917

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Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
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Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cope family 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Evans family 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Lakey, George 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Ogden family 2
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 2
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Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
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Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Swarthmore College 2
Taylor, George Washington 2
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 2
Walker family 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Alford, Terry (Seller) 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alsop family 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Ault, Jennie Fuehrer, 1906-1995 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, David 1
Baily, Alfred 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
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Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
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Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brinton, William, 1759-1842 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
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Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
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Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
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Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
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