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Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Overview Dr. O. Edward Janney was a prominent Quaker doctor from Baltimore who was active in many of the social reform movements of his time. He worked with the Society for the Suppression of Vice in Baltimore and labored in the causes of temperance, woman suffrage, inter-racial relations, peace, and other reforms. In 1907, Dr. Janney gave up the practice of medicine to devote his energies full time to reform activities. The collection contains correspondence (1874-1945), diary (1914), memoirs,...
Dates: 1874-1945

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Speer Family papers

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Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

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Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barbour, Constance Speer 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Cratty, Mabel 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Eliot, Charles William 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Advancement and Outreach Committee 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Hawkes, Sarah Belknap Sherwood 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
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Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hotchkiss School 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Janney, Anne W. (Anne Webb), 1861-1933 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
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McMurtrie, Clara 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Moody, Paul D. (Paul Dwight), 1879-1947 1
Moody, William R. (William Revell) 1
Moore, Marianne 1
Morrow, Elizabeth Cutter 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.. Board of Foreign Missions 1
Princeton Theological Seminary 1
Princeton University 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison) 1
Rosenberg, Anna M. 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Russell, Alys Whitall Pearsall 1
Russell, Edith Finch 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Shipley School (Bryn Mawr, Pa.) 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Skinner, Cornelia Otis 1
Smith, Jessie Willcox 1
Speer family 1
Speer, Charlotte (Holly) 1
Speer, E.S. (Edward Stewart) 1
Speer, Elizabeth Lester 1
Speer, Elliott 1
Speer, Emma Bailey, 1872-1961 1
Speer, Margaret Bailey 1
Speer, Martha Ellen McMurtrie 1
Speer, Robert 1
Speer, Robert E. (Robert Elliott) 1
Speer, Robert Milton 1
Speer, Victor 1
Speer, William 1
Speer, William McMurtrie 1
St. Clair family 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
Wagner, Augusta 1
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
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