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Friends Freedmen's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Abstract Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Friends Hospital records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1261
Abstract

Records of Friends Hospital from before its founding in 1813 through the late 20th century. Records include administrative, financial, hospital, published, and visual information.

Dates: 1812-2000

Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Abstract

Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.

Dates: 1869-1875

From the Women of Philadelphia U.S.A. in Answer to the Friendly Address of the Women of Exeter, England, on the Subject of Peace

 Item — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-From the women of Philadelphia U.S.A.
Abstract Handwritten draft of a reply to an address from women of Exeter, England, in response to their plea urging their American sisters to help prevent war between England and the United States. This draft, of which the final version no longer exists, warns that a mother could sow the seed of blood-thirsty ambition in her son "when in his childish hours she gave him tiny weapons, and taught him how to mimic war's murderous game." Signed by Lucretia Mott. The reply, which was sent to England and is...
Dates: 1846

Gibbons Home (Springfield, Pa.) records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-106
Abstract The Gibbons Home was a residential home in Springfield Township, Delaware County, Pa., for elderly women of limited income. It was established in 1918 by the will of Sallie P. Gibbons, the last survivor of a family which had local Quaker roots. The Home was finally opened in the family house on Baltimore Pike in 1940. The house was torn down in 1970 to make way for a mall, and the Gibbons Home moved to a new building on Lincoln Avenue in Springfield. In 2000 the assets of the Home were...
Dates: ca.1880-ca.1987 (bulk: 1892-1969)

Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Abstract This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

John S. Haines diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-033
Abstract

John S. Haines's "Farm and Garden" diary entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.

Dates: 1839-1865

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Abstract The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations...
Dates: 1811-1946

Robin Harper Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Abstract

Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Abstract Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
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Civilian Public Service 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
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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