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Sharpless-Reeve family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Abstract The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

Ann Shipley diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-070
Abstract

Ann Shipley accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824, and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting. Her diary entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1820

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Abstract

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

Shoemaker commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-035
Abstract

The commonplace books of the Shoemaker family include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.

Dates: 1794-1839

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Abstract

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Spencer diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Abstract

Anna Spencer's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1855-1905

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Abstract

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Abstract

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

Thorne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of a New York City Quaker family. It includes some writings by Phebe Anna Thorne (1828-1909), a Quaker minister, and travel correspondence from various family members.

Dates: 1848-1909

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Haverford College 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Boulding, Elise 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 2
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Swarthmore College 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Chidsey, Linda 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coates family 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comfort family 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
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