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Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Samuel Smith papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-119
Identifier: SFHL-SC-119
Abstract This collection includes 10 memorandum books of Samuel Smith, recounting his experiences as a travelling Quaker minister on his journeys in the eastern United States, Liverpool, London and Scotland. Also included is the copy book of a certain "S.B." of Darby Monthly Meeting, dated 1740-1746. This book contains tables of climates and distances, home remedies, and personal financial records. Notable are a list of the holdings of the Philadelphia library in 1741, an elegy to John Chalkley...
Dates: 1740-1817

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Strawbridge Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1114
Abstract

A window into the lives of two 19th century Quaker families, the Hackers and Morrises, in part recording a journey in the Quaker ministry as well as events of the Civil War.

Dates: 1776-1898

Joel Swayne diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Abstract

Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Dates: 1798-1800

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Abstract 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

Thomas family diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-1333
Abstract

The Thomas family were Philadelphia and later Maryland Quakers who lived and worked primarily on a farm called "Fairland" in Harford County, MD. The collection consists of diaries, daguerreotypes, and one financial ledger.

Dates: 1860-1925

Khalil A. Totah and Eva Marshall Totah papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1210
Abstract The papers revolve around three topics and provide a picture of Quakers in Palestine in the 20th century: Khalil A. Totah, his second wife, Eva Marshall Totah and his first wife, Ermina Jones Totah. Khalil Totah discusses the situation in Palestine, primarily in the 1930s, and speaks of his own life and aspirations, as when he became a Quaker minister. His diaries expand the picture, adding information about Friends Boys School in Ramallah (Palestine) and his understanding of the political...
Dates: 1896-1955

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Abstract

Members of the Charles and Priscilla Townsend family were active in the Society of Friends in Philadelphia and in Quaker concerns, especially penal reform, abolition, and the natural sciences. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings in addition to transcripts and reference material on family members. Much of the material is available in published form.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1811 - 1858; 1793-2020

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Abstract The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

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American Friends Service Committee 11
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Kite family 5
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Westtown Boarding School 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Walton family 4
Brinton family 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Harvard University 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Bacon, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Hunn family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lippincott family 2
Lloyd family 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Moore family 2
Morris family 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Shipley family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Turner family 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen family 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Alsop family 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Black Panther Party 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
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