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Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
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

Marshall Fell writings

 Collection — othertype: SC-256
Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract

The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.

Dates: 1880-1890

Feminists in Solidarity with the Central American and Caribbean People Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Feminists in Solidarity-Central American and Caribbean People
Abstract

Collection includes meeting notes, form letters, correspondence, flyers, publicity and media coverage, and one folder of information about Margaret Randall, feminist poet and writer.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1986

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Abstract The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Abstract

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-151
Identifier: SFHL-SC-151
Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.

Dates: 1683-1721

Joseph Scattergood (collector) An account of the Free Quakers

 Collection — othertype: SC-113
Identifier: SFHL-SC-113
Abstract This volume contains the collection of Joseph Scattergood of original and manuscript copies of documents relating to the Free Quakers, bound by his son George Scattergood. The Free Quakers disagreed with the strict disownment policy for members of the Society of Friends who fought in the Revolutionary War. Led by Samuel Wetherhill, this group wanted to practice Quakerism without the strict rules of discipline and disownment. The papers in Scattergood's collection include petitions, published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1781-1885 [ 1781-1802]

Theodore Friend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Abstract

Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Dates: 1923 - 1982

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Bryn Mawr College 7
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Civilian Public Service 4
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Sharpless family 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fisher family 3
Hamm, Thomas D. 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 3
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
Allen family 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brinton family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Camp, Kay 2
Comfort family 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Foulke family 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Haines, John S. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hunn family 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Lakey, George 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
McReynolds, David 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Smedley family 2
Smith, Daniel B. 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Taylor family 2
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
AmeriCorps (U.S.) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
American Legion 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Charles Lukens 1
Bailey, Emma Harriet Doll 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
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