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Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Overview

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1227

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview 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

Fair Hill Burial Ground

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Overview 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]

Frankford Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/Ph/F600
Identifier: QM-Ph-F600
Scope and Contents

Records of the Orthodox branch of Frankford Monthly Meeting, 1788-1987, include: vital records, 1788-2005; men’s minutes, 1816-2005; women’s minutes, 1816-1915; ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1816-1970; financial records, 1831-1934; overseers’ records, 1904-1990s; school committee records, 1840s-1999.

Dates: 1816-2005

Frankford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-F700
Scope and Contents Minutes and other records of Frankford Preparative Meeting, 1733-1928, as follows: Hicksite and Orthodox men's meeting minutes, 1772-1928; Hicksite and Orthodox women's meeting minutes, 1795-1907; minutes of the School Committee, 1783-1844; Hicksite financial records, including Treasurer's book, 1772-1928; Hicksite women's meeting (Germantown branch) account book, 1863-1877; School Committee account book,1783-1857 with receipt book, 1795-1798 and minutes, 1843-1852; carpentry agreement in...
Dates: 1733-1928

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview

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 Burial Ground, Philadelphia records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-074
Overview

Handwritten records related to the establishment of the Friends Burial Ground in Philadelphia.

Dates: 1810

Friends Historical Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-901
Overview

The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.

Dates: 1873-2012

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 28
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 14
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 11
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Urban poor -- Pennsylvania 1
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Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 3
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
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Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 2
Haverford College 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chestnut Hill Meeting of Friends (1924-1933 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Conard family 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elfreth family 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fair Hill Burial Ground 1
Frankford Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends First Day School (12th Street, Philadelphia) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Germantown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Girard Avenue Indulged Meeting 1
Green Street Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Leeds family 1
Leeds, Morris Evans 1
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Maule family 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Northern District 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Northern District (Orthodox 1828-1914) 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Southern District 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Southern District (Orthodox 1828-1872) 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
North House 1
Parrish, Anne 1
Peace Center of Delaware County 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Abington Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955).Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Abington Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abington Quarterly Meeting 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1683-1800) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1955- ) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting 1
Powelton Preparative Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Orthodox) 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Northern District 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Northern District (Orthodox) 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Southern District 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Orthodox) 1
Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce St. (Hicksite : 1833-1894) 1
Quaker Information Center 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons 1
Richie, Sarah A. 1
Riley, Lyman W. 1
Robinson, Jo Ann 1
Scull family 1
Society for the Free Instruction of Females. (Philadelphia Pa.) 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Twelfth Street First Day School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Unity Monthly Meeting, Frankford (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Western District Colored School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1
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