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Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Abstract

The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1837-1844

Henry J. Cadbury Letter

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Abstract

This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.

Dates: 1966

Watson Dewees Notes on Meetings and Meetinghouses

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-059
Abstract

This collection contains letters, notes, and journal entries entailing various Quaker meeting locations in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area as well as their dates of origin and operation. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA, Abington, PA, Caln, PA, Western, PA, Burlington, NJ, Buck, PA, Haddonfield, NJ, and Salem, NJ.

Dates: 1910 - 1918

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Abstract This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Friends Housing, Inc., Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-030
Abstract

This collection contains the records, 1966-1975, of Friends Housing, Inc., a non-profit Quaker organization founded in 1966 to aid in the rehabilitation of low income housing in the Mantua section of Philadelphia, Pa. The records include minutes and reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1966-1975

Thomas Hamm Collection of Letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-278
Abstract This collection consists of five letters, donated by Thomas Hamm, written by Quakers around the East Coast of the United States: a majority of who are from Pennsylvania. The first letter is addressed to Susannah B. Habers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 and is from a child of Habers. The second letter, from James to Thomas Kimber in 1820, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, updates Kimbers about James's infant. In the third letter, Alfred Cope, owner of a prominent Philadelphia shipping...
Dates: 1807-08-15 - 1879-07-20

J. Roger Hedley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-305
Abstract

This collection contains letters written by J. Roger Hedley to family and friends between 1900 and 1914.

Dates: 1900 - 1914

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Benjamin S. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-105
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.

Dates: 1840, 1938-1948

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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Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 1
Dewees, Watson Wood, 1845-1929 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
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Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hamm, Thomas D. 1
Harvard University 1
Hedley, J. Roger 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Middleton, Joseph S. (Joseph Steward), 1839-1928 1
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Morris, Margaret Hill 1
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Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Social Concerns 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
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Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
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Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
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