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Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Abstract William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-044
Abstract The Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, an Orthodox Quaker charity which provided shelter and education for black children, was organized in 1854 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Home was incorporated in 1860. By the end of the 19th century, the organization's primary function was providing financial support for other educational and shelter programs for black youths, including The Shelter (Association for the Care of Colored Orphans). This bound volume contains the...
Dates: 1859-1907

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Abstract Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-045
Abstract

The Howard Institution was a Quaker women's charity founded in Philadelphia in 1853 to provide shelter to discharged female prisoners. Its scope was later broadened to assist more generally troubled women and girls. It ceased activity in 1956. The collection contains correspondence from 1942 to 1956, administrative papers, and printed reports and history.

Dates: 1857-1956

Howell family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-059
Identifier: SFHL-SC-059
Abstract This collection is composed of correspondence of Elizabeth Howell and her family, Philadelphia-area Quakers. Most of the letters were received by Elizabeth Howell, many are condolence latters on the death of her mother in 1866. In addition to family news, there is a receipt for tuition at Friends Select School, a letter of acknowledgement from Israel Howell to Chester Monthly Meeting, and a short note relating the reaction of the author to the assasination of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents...
Dates: 1841-1885, bulk 1841-1876

William I. Hull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Abstract William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Hunn-Karsner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-322
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of the family of Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn, Philadelphia and Delaware Quakers. The papers were compiled by their granddaughter Katherine Hunn Karsner (1899-1993). She was a Philadelphia Quaker minister and married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930 under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence from their daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler...
Dates: 1809 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1974

Ann Paschall Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Abstract The collection contains diaries, ledgers, and albums of Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson (1792-1874) and her family. Related to many Pennsylvania Quaker families including Price, Sharples/Sharpless, Paschall, and Townsend, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1831. Series 1 is composed of her diaries, 1814 to 1874. The detailed entries concern religious and practical matters. Series 2 contains diaries, ledgers, and...
Dates: 1709 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1874

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Abstract

The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.

Dates: 1748-1910

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Abstract Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
Swarthmore College 9
Westtown Boarding School 8
American Friends Service Committee 7
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Foulke family 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Haverford College 3
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Hunn family 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Mather family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 3
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 3
Sharpless family 3
Smedley family 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Alsop family 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brinton family 2
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Eaton, Robert Whittington 2
Elkinton family 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Paschall family 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Rathbone, William, 1757-1809 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
School of the Spirit (Society of Friends) 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Sharon Female Academy (Darby, Pa. : Township) 2
Smith, Samuel, ca. 1738-1817 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Thornton, James, 1727-1794 2
Truman, George 2
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 2
Walton family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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