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Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview

The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.

Dates: 1818-1862

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276
Overview

Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.

Dates: 1947-2007

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Helen M. Carroll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description

Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1992

Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-015
Overview

The Central Employment Association, a women's charity, was established circa 1840 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers as the Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor. The collection contains the charter and by-laws, work and financial records, and correspondence, 1840-1942.

Dates: 1840-1942

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Dates: 1828-1978

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-050
Overview

Dora Ann Gilbert (1869-1964), was Quaker librarian and genealogist from Chester, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. The collection contains chiefly biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Gilbert, Strickland, Trego, and allied families, together with memorabilia relating to Swarthmore College Class of 1893, of which Gilbert was a member.

Dates: 1893-1958

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Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
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Names
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
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American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital (New Brighton, Pa.) 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Grimke, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Henry, William Walter Massey, 1886-1948 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jenkins, Joseph Henry, Jr., 1906-1983 1
Jenkins, Joseph Henry, Sr., 1874 - 1960 1
Jenkins-Jones, Minerva, 1908-2000 1
Jenkins-Tellis, Vivian, 1911-1993 1
Jones, Thomas Edward, Sr., 1880-1958 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Lapsansky, Philip, 1941- 1
Lapsansky-Werner, Emma, 1945 - 1
League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa. 1
Lloyd, Elizabeth, 1811-1896 1
Longstreth family 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Parker, Theophilus, 1877-1970 1
Parker-Henry, Cecie, 1884-1985 1
Parker-Jenkins, Jeannette, 1880-1940 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Women for Peace 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on the United Nations 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Abigail, -1835 1
Robinson, Rowland 1
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