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Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Abstract This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Eyre Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Abstract The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the...
Dates: 1840-1912

Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia and Suburban Fair Housing Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-112
Abstract

Contains the records of the Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia and its affiliated organization, Friends Suburban Housing, Inc. Friends Suburban Housing, Inc., was a non-discriminatory real estate brokerage firm in the Philadelphia suburbs, founded in 1956. The Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia also began in 1956 as the Southeastern Delaware County Area Committee of Friends Suburban Housing Committee. Records include minutes, case files, financial and legal papers.

Dates: 1956-2003

Marshall Fell writings

 Collection — othertype: SC-256
Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract

The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.

Dates: 1880-1890

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Abstract

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Dates: 1828-1978

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Abstract Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings,...
Dates: 1765-2006

Foulke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-045
Abstract The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...
Dates: ca. 1654-1999 (bulk ca. 1750-1860)

Susan Foulke diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Abstract

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Abstract

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 142
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 92
Quakers -- Social life and customs 46
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 35
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 29
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diaries 13
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 12
Charities -- Pennsylvania 11
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Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 9
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 4
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Seneca Indians 4
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Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies, etc. 4
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
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Antislavery movements 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 3
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 3
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 3
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Poor -- Services for 3
Quaker farmers 3
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Quakers -- United States 3
Quakers -- Virginia 3
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 3
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 3
Society of Friends -- Discipline 3
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 3
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Names
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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