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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009
Overview

This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Dates: 1676-1846

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Overview

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

Collection of Chester County Quaker property records and other manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-270
Abstract

Collection contains Chester County, Pa., land-related records including a deed for land sold to Peter Chambers (colored) in East Marlborough in 1833 and survey papers for lands in the 1821-1838, including an 1824 survey of land for a burial ground for people of color conveyed from James Steemer. miscellaneous notes concerning funerals, report of First Day School, 1879, New Garden.

Dates: 1787-1879

Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-309

Deeds and Documents

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Identifier: HC.MC-990A
Overview

This collection includes an assortment of legal documents, including deeds, marriage certificates, indentures, and leases.

Dates: 1688-1880

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

Families of Philadelphia papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview

Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Dates: 1700-1942

Eleanor Ayres Gensemer Collection of Quaker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-049
Overview

This small collection of papers contains legal and financial papers, deeds, marriages certificates, and memorabilia primarily concerning the Bartram family and other Delaware County (Pa.) Quaker families collected by Eleanor Ayres Gensemer.

Dates: 1729-1930

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Haverford College 4
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726 2
Rhoads family 2
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Samuel family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Allen, Samuel Leeds 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bacon family 1
Bartram family 1
Bassett family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Blunston family 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Casdorp family 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Clothier family 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Coleman family 1
Cooper family 1
Cope family 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Elfreth, Joseph 1
Emlen family 1
Evans, Hannah 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Gensemer, Eleanor Ayres 1
George family 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Gumbes family 1
Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865 1
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads) 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hill family 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
Hornor family 1
Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
Howell family 1
Hubley family 1
Indian Rights Association 1
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