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The Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-053
Overview

This Hicksite Quaker women's charity was organized in 1844 and incorporated in 1856. Its mission was to provide employment in sewing for poor women. Lucretia Mott served as president until 1866. The Association went out of existence in 1926. The collection contains legal documents, financial records, membership list (1849-1872), reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1841-1929

Underwood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-153
Overview

The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.

Dates: 1833-1927

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Overview The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers,...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

Woman's Club of Swarthmore records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-001
Overview

This collection contains the records of the Woman's Club of Swarthore, founded in 1898. The Club offered women of the community a means of support and education, a place to meet and find common interests and nurtured the founding of a number of community organizations. The Club disbanded in 2002.

Dates: 1898-1995

Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman letter and financial papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-149
Identifier: SFHL-SC-149
Abstract

This collection includes letters and papers concerning the shipment of clothing to Freedmen in Virginia. A letter from Lydia H. Atkinson gives information on the reception of the goods and their dispersal. Lists of specific items sent are also included.

Dates: 1863-1866

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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 16
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 14
Quakers -- Social life and customs 7
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 7
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 7
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Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 7
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 5
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Society of Friends -- Charities 5
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 5
Sick -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies, etc. 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 4
genealogies (histories) 4
Charities -- Pennsylvania 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 3
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Great Britain 3
Quakers -- History 3
Swarthmore (Pa.) 3
Swarthmore (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
diaries 3
African American women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 2
Clothing and dress 2
Education -- Pennsylvania 2
Genealogists -- Pennsylvania 2
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 2
Patients -- Clothing 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pennsylvania -- Genealogy 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker women 2
Quaker women -- New Jersey 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Societies and clubs 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Society of Friends -- Great Britain 2
Women and peace 2
Women genealogists -- Pennsylvania 2
Women in public life 2
African American Quakers 1
African American authors 1
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
African American clergy 1
African American college teachers 1
African American families 1
African American historians 1
African American pharmacists 1
African American school superintendents 1
African American social reformers 1
African American soldiers -- History -- Sources 1
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African American students 1
African American students -- History -- Sources 1
African American surgeons 1
African American teachers 1
African American women -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
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
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Businessmen -- United States 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- New Brighton 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Records and correspondence 1
Chester (Pa.) -- Quakers 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Children -- Religious aspects -- Periodicals 1
Children's literature -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Children's literature -- Religious aspects 1
Children's periodicals 1
Church work -- Southern 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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