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Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Philadelphia Quaker Women

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

Philadelphia Women for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Women for Peace
Dates: 1951-1954

Robinson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1136
Overview

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-119
Overview Alice Hall Paxson (1868-1955) was a Quaker author and editor, of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas Heston and Lydia H. (Cox) Hall of Chester County. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pa., about 1889, and Alice graduated from Swarthmore College in 1888. In 1897, she married Charles Paxson. The family had close ties to Swarthmore College, including many graduates. Lydia (Cox) Hall was founding editor and editor for forty years of the periodical Scattered Seeds, a position...
Dates: 1930-1936

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Edith R. Solenberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-176
Overview

Edith Gertrude Reeves Solenberger (1886-1976) was a Quaker peace activist who participated in a broad range of organizations.

Dates: 1897-1976; Majority of material found within 1925-1979

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-043
Overview

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the Home for Destitute Colored Children, a Hicksite Quaker women's charity which provided shelter and education for black children (generally boys) and then placed them with private families. The Home built a new facility in Cheyney, Pa, in 1922, and the name was changed to Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys in 1945. The collection contains minutes, financial and legal records, and reports.

Dates: 1855-1956

Swarthmore Garden Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-002
Overview

The Swarthmore Garden Club, Swarthmore, Pa., was founded in 1958 with the purpose "to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening among both amateur and experienced gardeners." The collection contains minutes and reports, 1958-2014 (with gaps), scrapbooks and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1958 - 2018

Florence E. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-145
Overview Florence E. Taylor was the descendant of a Quaker family whose roots went back to the settlement of Pennsylvania. Her parents were Frederick W. Taylor (1848-1919) and Emily Hunt Taylor (d. 1942). Fred Taylor, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman and philanthropist to the Society of Friends, was the son of Charles Maus Taylor and Anna E. W. Sterling Taylor. His grandfather was Israel Taylor (1782-1850). The collection includes correspondence of Israel Taylor (1782-1850) and Charles M. Taylor...
Dates: 1806-1995

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African American surgeons 1
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African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney -- Population 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Suffrage 1
Albion (Orleans County, N.Y.) 1
American fiction 1
American periodicals 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
Archivists -- Pennsylvania 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Beacon (Periodical) 1
Black people in medicine 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Boys -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
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Businessmen -- United States 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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