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"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Abstract

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Abstract

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Abstract

Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, manuscript book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1815-1911

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to...
Dates: 1701-1917

Mary G. Cary and John R. Cary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-038
Abstract

This collection includes letters, documents, and photographs of 18th, 19th, and early 20th century family members mostly of the Quaker Cary, Cope, Elkinton, Gilpin, Newlin, Stokes, and Waln families.

Dates: 1780-1920

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

Thomas Fisher letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-007
Abstract

The majority of correspondence included is business correspondence related to Fisher's mathematics and his book, "Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature," on Fisher's theory of the effect of "the angles of incidence of the meridian sunlight." There are also a small number of letters of personal correspondence, generally letters of introduction for friends or family traveling to Philadelphia or New York.

Dates: 1823-1859

Friends Housing, Inc., Records

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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

Friends Instruction Association records

 Collection — othertype: RG4-028
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-028
Abstract Contains the records of the Friends Instruction Association including minutes and financial records, receipts from stores, and published bylaws. Friends Instruction Association was organized in 1873 by Philadelphia Quaker women as A Mothers Meeting. Originally part of the Penn Sewing School, the group incorporated in 1876 as Friends Instruction Association. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting provided a meeting space in the Race Street meeting house. Its purpose was...
Dates: 1843-1894

Friends Neighborhood Guild

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-035
Abstract

Friends Neighborhood Guild is a social welfare agency established by Hicksite Quakers in 1879 to serve the Poplar section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It began as a volunteer organization for immigrant children and evolved into a settlement house and community center. This collection primarily contains early records of Friends Neighborhood Guild, and also the records of two related Quaker societies, the Friendly Settlement Association and the Spring Street Mission.

Dates: 1880-1962

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Poor -- Pennsylvania 1
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Names
Benezet, Anthony 2
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Alsop family 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Baily, Alfred 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Catherine J. 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Carter, W. (William), 1651-1739 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
Cope family 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.) 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Elkinton family 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fisher, Thomas 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gummere, Richard M. (Richard Mott), 1883-1969 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 1
King, Dana Dunbar (Howe) 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lloyd family 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Newlin, Rachel H. 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Nitobe, Mary Patterson Elkinton, 1857-1938 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Social Concerns 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Scattergood family 1
Scattergood, Joseph 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Thomas family 1
Townsend family 1
Waln family 1
Walter, Hannah Ann 1
Walton family 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
William Penn Charter School 1
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