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Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
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

Perry and Rebecca John Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-236
Abstract Rebecca (Underwood) John and her husband, Perry John, were ministers in the Society of Friends, members of Roaring Creek Monthly Meeting, and worshipped in the Quaker meeting house at Bear Gap (Shamokin), Pennsylvania. The bulk of this collection is correspondence, primarily from the 1840s through the 1850s. It includes some letters between Rebecca and Perry John, but the collection also includes letters received by the couple from relatives and friends. Many of the letters relate to...
Dates: 1805-1873

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

Jesse Kersey papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-199
Identifier: SFHL-SC-199
Abstract

Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1824-1841

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Abstract The Lightfoot family was a Pennsylvania Quaker family descended from Thomas Lightfoot, a Quaker minister who emigrated from Ireland to Kennett Monthly Meeting in 1716 with his family. The collection includes three journals which have been attributed to his grandson Thomas on the basis of contextual detail. These accounts document visits to meetings in the mid Atlantic region, New Jersey to Virginia, from 1757 to 1760. Jacob Lightfoot, a son of Thomas and Sarah Lightfoot, married Mary...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Abstract Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Abstract Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil...
Dates: 1859-1889

Martin Academy (Kennett Square, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-049
Abstract

The Martin Academy was a Quaker school established in 1880 by a bequest of Samuel Martin (1802-1880). The collection contains vouchers and financial notes and some miscellaneous papers, including extracts relating to the Academy in the minutes of Kennett Monthly and Preparative Meetings and legal papers.

Dates: 1880-1927

Media-Providence Friends School

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-050
Abstract Media-Providence Friends School was established in 1981 through the merger of two educational institutions, Media Friends' School and Providence Friends School, both located in Media, Pennsylvania. The collection include minutes, financial records, correspondence and other papers, and pictures relating to Media Friends' School (1876-1881), Friends' Select School (Media) which merged with Media Friends' in 1930 (1885-1930), Providence Friends School (1974-1981), and Media-Providence Friends...
Dates: 1881-[ongoing]

North House minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-034
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1905-1920

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Adams County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
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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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