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Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Abstract

Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Dates: 1798-1800

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Abstract The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage...
Dates: 1733-1987

Thomas family diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-1333
Abstract

The Thomas family were Philadelphia and later Maryland Quakers who lived and worked primarily on a farm called "Fairland" in Harford County, MD. The collection consists of diaries, daguerreotypes, and one financial ledger.

Dates: 1860-1925

Khalil A. Totah and Eva Marshall Totah papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1210
Abstract The papers revolve around three topics and provide a picture of Quakers in Palestine in the 20th century: Khalil A. Totah, his second wife, Eva Marshall Totah and his first wife, Ermina Jones Totah. Khalil Totah discusses the situation in Palestine, primarily in the 1930s, and speaks of his own life and aspirations, as when he became a Quaker minister. His diaries expand the picture, adding information about Friends Boys School in Ramallah (Palestine) and his understanding of the political...
Dates: 1896-1955

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Abstract

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

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Abstract The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Abstract 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

Updegraff Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Abstract

Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.

Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-158
Abstract

Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.

Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]

Elizabeth Webb diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Abstract

Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.

Dates: 1697-1699

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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
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Sharpless family 4
Brinton family 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
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Kite family 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Walton family 3
Bacon, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
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Hunn family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
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Lloyd family 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Moore family 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Shipley family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Society of Friends 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Turner family 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen family 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Alsop family 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 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
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Black Panther Party 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Blunston family 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
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