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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

Rebecca Singer Collins papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1196
Abstract

Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Dates: 1824-1886

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1180
Abstract

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Woodstown, New Jersey. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family...
Dates: 1831-2012

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Abstract Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Matlack Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1120
Abstract

The collection includes miscellaneous historical and genealogical documents of the Matlack and other Quaker families focused on the 18th and 19th centuries. Collection is notable for its variety of formats, including commonplace books, diaries, account books, correspondence, and poetry.

Dates: 1685-1900

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Abstract Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical...
Dates: 1732-1938

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Abstract The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Abstract Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Abstract The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Sharpless family 3
Benezet, Anthony 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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Borton, Hugh 1
Brinton family 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Dorothy Nyhart, 1898-1990 1
Cooper, E. Newbold, 1898-1957 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.) 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Gause family 1
Girard College 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Indian Rights Association 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Mary Anna, 1810-1884 1
Mather family 1
Matlack family 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Pease, John, 1797-1868 1
Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Roberts family 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Shortlidge family 1
Sullivan family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomson family 1
Thomson, Sarah 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Walker family 1
Walton family 1
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 1
Wills family 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1
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