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Ruth Anne Hillborn papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-012
Identifier: SFHL-SC-012
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of enslaved people, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death...
Dates: 1806-1868

Hunn-Karsner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-322
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of the family of Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn, Philadelphia and Delaware Quakers. The papers were compiled by their granddaughter Katherine Hunn Karsner (1899-1993). She was a Philadelphia Quaker minister and married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930 under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence from their daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler...
Dates: 1809 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1974

George B. Jackson (George Bement) Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-292
Abstract George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a New York Quaker businessman. A member of New York Monthly Meeting, he was interested in family history and compiled the collection which contains farm daybooks of his great grandfather James M. Jackson of Quakertown and the memoirs of his grandfather, William Morris Jackson, Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. The collection also contains genealogical information on the Jackson, Bacon, Chapin and Morris...
Dates: 1694-1986

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Charles F. (Charles Francis) Jenkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-073
Abstract Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Dates: 1865-1950

Jenkins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-211
Abstract The Jenkins family papers include journals, a letterbook, other miscellaneous correspondence and a variety of other material. Of particular note are the journals and copybook kept by Jabez Jenkins, a Quaker merchant. The documents from Canton were apparently assembled for his children after the death of their mother and contain parental advice on a variety of subjects. Another letter, written in 1741 from Sophia Hume to Madam Shettele, provides information about her attitude towards...
Dates: 1741-1877

John Barnes Trustees Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-122
Abstract

Records of Barnes Trustees Inc., formed in 1949 to hold in trust for Abington Meeting and School the land deeded for its use February of 1697. Also included in their responsibility are investments made with funds received from land sales over time.

Dates: 1880-1987

John Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-077
Abstract The John family was a Quaker family of Uwchlan and Shamokin Valley in Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence, diaries, business and legal documents, memorabilia, pictures, and miscellaneous papers of the Reuben John family. Correspondents include Joanna Griffith, Phebe John, Ann Haines, Sarah H. Janney, Reuben John, Abia and Patty John, Pamela Brenholts, and their descendents. Also contains genealogical files of Don D. John which includes original family correspondence,...
Dates: 1775-1951

Emily Cooper Johnson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-078
Abstract

Emily Cooper Johnson was a Quaker author and reformer, born 1885 and died 1966 The collection contains correspondence, articles, reviews, and other papers, relating to Johnson's books, Dean Bond of Swarthmore: A Quaker Humanist (1927), and Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (1955); together with business and financial papers, family marriage certificates, reference materials, clippings, and photos.

Dates: 1884-1964

Joseph Sturge Mission School Opening and Friends' Freedmen's Relief Association Funds Request

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-280
Abstract This collection contains a leaflet regarding the opening of Joseph Sturge's First Day School at the Friends Locust St. Mission House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1865. The school was established as First Day school for poor African Americans and immigrants. The school later merged and formed the Benezet House Association to provide education and relief to African Americans. Lack of demanding and funding led to the school's demolishment in 1945. There is also a letter from...
Dates: December 1862 and September 1874

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Civilian Public Service 4
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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
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Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
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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
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American Civil Liberties Union 1
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American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
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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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