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Collection of Chester County Quaker property records and other manuscripts

 Collection
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

Eleanor Ayres Gensemer Collection of Quaker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-049
Overview

This small collection of papers contains legal and financial papers, deeds, marriages certificates, and memorabilia primarily concerning the Bartram family and other Delaware County (Pa.) Quaker families collected by Eleanor Ayres Gensemer.

Dates: 1729-1930

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Shoemaker Family Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-138
Overview

Contains one folder of business papers from the Shoemaker family, Quakers of Philadelphia and Pike County, Pennsylvania. Includes deeds, inventory, and appraisement papers.

Dates: 1831-1878

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Swarthmore College property records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-F
Overview

The Swarthmore College property records include real estate and building appraisals; deeds, mortgages, and leases; reports by Swarthmore committees and external consultants; administrative documents such as budgets and correspondence; blueprints, maps, and plans; and other records pertaining to college buildings and grounds, construction and maintenance, and utilities and resource use.

Dates: 1687-1993

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1