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Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Abstract Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Abstract

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Abstract Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1920, 1938-1951

Thomas Evans papers

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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

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

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

Friends Boarding Home of Bucks Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-020
Abstract

Friends Boarding Home of Bucks Quarterly Meeting, a Quaker boarding home for the aged in Newtown. Pennsylvania, was opened in 1897 and incorporated in 1899. In 1900 it moved to a new building erected on Congress Street, with funds given by Edward M. Paxson in memory of his parents. Friends' Village was opened in 1981. The records include correspondence, minute books, constitution and legal papers, reports, and other papers.

Dates: 1896-2013

Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-081
Abstract The Friends' Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting, a Quaker boarding home for the elderly in West Chester, PA, was established in 1891. It was originally for women only, but by 1894, men were also admitted. In 1936, the Home moved to a new facility which was constructed with funds provided by a bequest from Nathaniel Hickman. After 1976, the Home no longer offered nursing services. The collection contains minutes, reports, admission and financial, and other related papers, some of...
Dates: 1890-1991

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Abstract

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

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Subject
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 23
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 20
Quakers -- Social life and customs 15
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 8
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Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 6
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 5
Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 5
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 5
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
Literature -- Societies, etc. 4
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers 4
Schools -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Charities 4
Society of Friends -- Education 4
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 3
Quakers -- History 3
Quakers -- New York (State) 3
Quakers -- Ohio 3
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 3
Society of Friends -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Ohio 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 3
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Charities -- Pennsylvania 2
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 2
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 2
Conservative Quakers 2
Diaries 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 2
Indians of North America -- Missions 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Kennett Square 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Media 2
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Quakers -- Social service -- United States 2
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Society of Friends -- Delaware 2
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 2
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Abington 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Kennett Square 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Media -- Societies, etc. 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Youth -- Services for 2
account books 2
Adams County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Adult education -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Agriculture -- Rhode Island 1
American periodicals -- Pennsylvania 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Art and mythology 1
Art, Ancient 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Berks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Societies, etc. 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Brickmaking -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) 1
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church anniversaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church work 1
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with older people -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with the poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Community centers -- Pennsylvania 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Dairy farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Darby (Pa.) -- History 1
Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- Brickmaking 1
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Names
Westtown Boarding School 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Swarthmore College 2
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1815-1827) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1964) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1956- ) 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
Cook, Martha G. 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dingee, Jacob, d. 1919 1
Doudna, Louisa M., 1818-1898 1
Downing, Hannah M. 1
Downing, Jane W. 1
Downing, Rebecca S. 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
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