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Benjamin Harrison Branch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-176
Overview Benjamin H. Branch, Jr. (1919-1993), son of Benjamin H. and Rachel Neill Hoge Branch of Loudoun Co., Virginia, was a birthright Quaker and member of Goose Creek United Meeting. He was active in the Friends Meeting of Washington, acting as Historian. The collection contains personal papers and materials relating to the Conference of Friends in America. Series 1 contains genealogical information,Hoge family letters, and a bound selection of letters of Nathan Jarvis (copies). Series 2 includes...
Dates: 1853-1992[bulk 1977-1992]

Eli F. Brown Collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-277
Identifier: SFHL-SC-277
Overview The collection contains manuscript memoirs of Eli F. Brown (1842-1908) in which he describes the hardships of Quakers caught in Loudoun County, Virginia, during the Civil War and immediately thereafter. He was briefly imprisoned for refusing miliary service and describes the looting and guerilla warfare, and the burning of Loudoun County in late 1864 on Sheridan's orders. Also in the collection is Brown's sympathetic account of John Brown's revolt in nearby Harpers Ferry as well as 19...
Dates: Circa 1880-1905

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...
Dates: 1953-2006

Eleanor Stabler Clarke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-185
Overview Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995), a birthright Quaker, was active in the American Friends Service Committee and other Quaker organizations, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1935-1971. She was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida Palmer Stabler, and in 1918 she married William Anderson Clarke, Sr. Her sister, Cornelia Stabler Gillam (1898-1979) was active in the theater and performed for the U.S.O. in 1945 and 1946. The collection includes a genealogy with stories...
Dates: 1950-1979

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-021
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract

This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

Dates: 1729-1895

Cope-Evans Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1170
Overview

Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.

Dates: 1732-1911

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Griffith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-052
Overview The Griffith family were Quakers involved in the textile industry in the area of Winchester, Virginia before the Civil War. Aaron H. Griffith was active in the Orthodox branch of Hopewell Monthly Meeting and was an Elder and Clerk of that Meeting. The collection includes family correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts of the Griffith family, as assembled by Sylvia Dannett who was writing a novel about Aaron H. Griffith's daughter, Harriet Griffith Ellis. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1754-1890

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations...
Dates: 1811-1946

J. Roger Hedley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-305
Overview

This collection contains letters written by J. Roger Hedley to family and friends between 1900 and 1914.

Dates: 1900 - 1914

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Stabler family 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Brown family 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
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Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Walker family 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Alford, Terry (Seller) 1
Baldwin, Elizabeth J. (Elizabeth Janney) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Branch, Benjamin Harrison, 1919- 1
Bronte, Charlotte, 1816-1855 1
Brown, Eli F., 1842-1908 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Edward M. 1
Clark, Lucy S. 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Coates family 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference on Friends in the Americas (1977 : Wichita, Ks.) 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Alexis T., 1850-1883 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Anna Stewardson 1
Cope, Caleb 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, Francis Reeve, 1821- 1
Cope, Henry 1
Cope, Thomas Pim 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Dannett, Sylvia G. L, -1909 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1843-1911 1
Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Garrett family 1
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gillam, Cornelia Stabler, 1898-1979 1
Griffith family 1
Griffith, Aaron H. , 1802-1877 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Haines family 1
Hallowell family 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Hartshorne family 1
Haverford College 1
Hedley, J. Roger 1
Hoge family 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson family 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
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