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Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Overview

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
Overview

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
Overview 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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-030
Overview

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

Woman's Club of Germantown records

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Identifier: BMC-M77
Overview The Woman’s Club of Germantown records document the efforts of clubwomen to engage in community and civic life in Germantown, Pennsylvania from 1917 to 1982. The collection is not complete; however, researchers will find a fair sampling of documentation, evidencing Club administration and work for most years of its existence. The collection houses meeting minutes; committee, financial and other administrative records; scrapbooks and photograph albums; and records of the Woman’s Club of...
Dates: 1917 - 1982
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Thomas Hamm Collection of Letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-278
Overview 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
Overview

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

 Collection
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

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