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Edward H. Magill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D02
Overview

This collection contains the official and personal correspondences, genealogical material on the Magill family, and related manuscripts of Edward Hicks Magill, second president of Swarthmore College (1871-1889).

Dates: 1867-1907

Edna Postlethwaite Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-125
Overview 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

Emmor Roberts transcribed letters to Israel Roberts

 Collection — othertype: SC-282
Identifier: SFHL-SC-282
Overview

Collection of typed transcribed letters written by Emmor Robert, New Jersey Quaker farmer, to his son, Israel Roberts, a student at Swarthmore College, Class of 1878. Contains descriptions of daily life on the farm, family and Quaker local news.

Dates: Transcript not dated. Original letters dated 1875-1877

Joseph Swain Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D06
Overview

This collection contains the official and personal correspondences and related papers of Joseph Swain, sixth president of Swarthmore College (1891-1921). He was notable for presiding over the development of the college into a top-ranked academic institution.

Dates: 1891-1921

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage...
Dates: 1733-1987

Trenton Friends Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-160
Overview The Waltons were a Quaker family from Byberry, Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia area, including Swarthmore. The lines represented in this collection were descended from Benjamin Walton (1701-1753) and Rebecca Homer Walton (d. 1783), of Abington Monthly Meeting and Byberry. The collection includes business and estate papers, mostly of Israel Walton (1789-1863), a diary of Mary D. Walton (1832-1915) which includes a roll book of Fallowfield Monthly Meeting First Day School, albums and verse...
Dates: 1725-1930

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Overview Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908,...
Dates: 1691-1955

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Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
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Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Brinton family 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
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Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934 1
Eaton Institute 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fell family 1
Fell, E. Lawrence, 1867-1943 1
Fell, Joseph, 1804-1887 1
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Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
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Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
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Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gause family 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Graham, John W. (John William), 1859-1932 1
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hodgkin, Thomas, 1831-1913 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Howard Malcolm, 1842-1904 1
Jenkins, Jesse, 1797-1890 1
Kenderdine family 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
Lamb family 1
Lamb, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Booth), 1882-1966 1
Lamb, James G. (James Gibson), 1889-1969. 1
Lamb, Robert E. (Robert Emerson), 1881-1959. 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
London Grove Boarding School (London Grove, Pa. : Township) 1
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Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 1
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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
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Miller, Clara B. (Clara Booth), 1843-1919 1
Miller, Isaac L. (Isaac Levis), 1845-1913 1
Miller, Sarah L. (Sarah Levis), 1803-1890. 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
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Postlethwaite, Charlotte L. (Charlotte Lewis), 1865-1948 1
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