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Charles F. (Charles Francis) Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-073
Abstract Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Dates: 1865-1950

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Abstract T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones (1863-1948) was a Quaker historian, mystic, and philosopher. Born in South China, Maine, to Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones, he taught philosophy at Haverford College between 1893 and 1934, and was involved in the Haverford Emergency Unit, American Friends Service, and Fellowship of Reconciliation, and is often attributed as having helped to unite Yearly Meetings in the United States. The collection consists of Rufus Jones’ correspondence, diaries, financial papers,...
Dates: 1779 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1952

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

 Collection — othertype: RG5-298
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Abstract

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

George Lakey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

Media Friends' Association minutes

 Collection — othertype: RG4-085
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-085
Abstract

Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.

Dates: 1894-1925

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Abstract Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Anna S. Palmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-304
Abstract

Family and Quaker papers collected by Anna S. Palmer (1881-1973), a member of Falls Monthly Meeting. Included is a manuscript volume containing copies of letters, genealogical information, and memorials concerning John Simpson (1739-1811), Quaker minister; collected postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and other miscellaneous Quaker manuscripts.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Abstract

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

Friends Historical Library Quaker meeting reference files

 Collection — othertype: PG-1
Identifier: SFHL-PG-1
Abstract PG6 Quaker meeting reference files consists primarily of publications by and about Quaker meetings and committees, including pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other materials (mostly secondary source), collected at various times from various sources, and organized by meeting. It also includes directories (including lists of Quaker member organizations and individual Quakers) and epistles (letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2020

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Bucks County (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Church anniversaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Diaries 1
Disarmament -- Netherlands 1
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) -- History 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
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Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Free produce movement 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Swarthmore College 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cary, John R. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Church Peace Union 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Cummings, Carol R. (Carol Riemer), 1936-2006 1
Cummings, Frank E., Quaker 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidson, Carlisle G. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elgon Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Kenya) 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 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
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
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