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Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Samuel Smith papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-119
Identifier: SFHL-SC-119
Abstract This collection includes 10 memorandum books of Samuel Smith, recounting his experiences as a travelling Quaker minister on his journeys in the eastern United States, Liverpool, London and Scotland. Also included is the copy book of a certain "S.B." of Darby Monthly Meeting, dated 1740-1746. This book contains tables of climates and distances, home remedies, and personal financial records. Notable are a list of the holdings of the Philadelphia library in 1741, an elegy to John Chalkley...
Dates: 1740-1817

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Overview

Members of the Charles and Priscilla Townsend family were active in the Society of Friends in Philadelphia and in Quaker concerns, especially penal reform, abolition, and the natural sciences. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings in addition to transcripts and reference material on family members. Much of the material is available in published form.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1811 - 1858; 1793-2020

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Hunn family 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
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Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Blunston family 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1810-1902 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jordan, Robert, 1692-1742 1
Karsner family 1
Karsner, Katherine Hunn, 1899-1993 1
Kegler, Mary Ann Hunn Karsner, 1932-1983 1
King, Dana Dunbar (Howe) 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Loring, Patricia, 1936-2016) 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Paschall family 1
Pearson family 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Redman family 1
Redman, John E., 1786- 1
Redman, Mercy, 1722-1778 1
Redman, Thomas, 1742-1823 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Satterthwaite family 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Schofield, Lydia A. (Lydia Ann), 1835-1909 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Schofield, Oliver W. (Oliver Wilson), 1806-1852 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Edward, 1831-1894 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Sharpless, Townsend 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Smith, Annie Way, 1867-1938 1
Smith, Samuel, ca. 1738-1817 1
Townsend family 1
Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Williamson, Lydia Hunn (Lydia Mary (Polly)), 1888-1971 1
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
Yarnell family 1
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