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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

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Smedley Family Papers

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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

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Earlham College 1
Freund, Hans 1
Fry, Joan Mary 1
Guilford College 1
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 1
Haverford College 1
Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Irie, Yukio 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kraus, Hertha 1
Lachmund, Margarethe 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter K., 1914-1989 1
Mills College 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shipley family 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Society of Friends 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tokyo Friends Center 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Worcester, Dean C. (Dean Conant), 1866-1924 1
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