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Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Abstract

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,

Dates: 1814-1870

Elfreth, Morris, Satterthwaite families

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Identifier: HC.MC-1227

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Exeter Monthly Meeting (1955- ) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/E950
Identifier: QM-Ph-E950
Scope and Contents

Records of Exeter Monthly Meeting, 1956-2015. Includes: Minutes, 1956-2015.

Dates: 1956-2015

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 Hill Burial Ground

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Abstract Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Dates: 1705-[ongoing]

Fallowfield Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-F300
Scope and Contents Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite mnutes, 1811-1980; pre-Separation, Hicksite, Orthodox, and United vital records,1740-1934, including births and deaths, burial chart, marriage records, membership lists, removals; pre-Separation and Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1811-1893; minutes of Hicksite Ministers and Elders, 1829-1916, and of Worship and Ministry, 1919-1959; Hicksite Ercildoun First Day School minutes; 1893-1935; Hicksite financial records, 1903-1961; miscellaneous...
Dates: 1740-1998

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 26
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 25
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 11
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Young Friends Fellowship 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Haverford College 3
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 3
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 3
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 2
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Cheltenham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 2
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Emlen family 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 2
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1714-1827) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1936) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 2
Haverford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite 1827-1950) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Kennett Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1904) 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Little Elk Meeting (Society of Friends : Hickory Hill, Pa.) 2
London Grove Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Marlborough Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Norristown Preparative Meeting of Friends (1860-1936) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
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