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Sadie Sharpless Green family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-048
Identifier: SFHL-SC-048
Abstract

This collection includes the commonplace book of Sarah Sharpless Green, the writing book of her sister Amy Sharpless, and the copy book of her daughter Sadie Sharpless Green. In her journals are personal notes, poetry, newspaper clippings, and manuscript copies of spiritual writings. The most substantial of these is the account of the life of Quaker minister Ruth Anna Lindley.

Dates: 1825-1912

John Russell Hayes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-180
Abstract

John Russell Hayes (1866-1945) was a Quaker educator, poet, and Librarian of Swarthmore College, 1906-1927 and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, 1927-1935. The collection contains letters received by Hayes, 1887-1936, diaries covering the period 1880-1935, and miscellaneous papers including an album of collected manuscript samples of contemporary poets. The diaries include poetry and cover personal and Swarthmore College activities and concerns.

Dates: 1880-1936

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-016
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Abstract This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

William Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Abstract

William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.

Dates: 1851-1891

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Abstract Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The...
Dates: 1904-1937

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Abstract 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

Hunn-Karsner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-322
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of the family of Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn, Philadelphia and Delaware Quakers. The papers were compiled by their granddaughter Katherine Hunn Karsner (1899-1993). She was a Philadelphia Quaker minister and married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930 under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence from their daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler...
Dates: 1809 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1974

Ann Paschall Jackson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Abstract The collection contains diaries, ledgers, and albums of Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson (1792-1874) and her family. Related to many Pennsylvania Quaker families including Price, Sharples/Sharpless, Paschall, and Townsend, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1831. Series 1 is composed of her diaries, 1814 to 1874. The detailed entries concern religious and practical matters. Series 2 contains diaries, ledgers, and...
Dates: 1709 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1874

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Abstract 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

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Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
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Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 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
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 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, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 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
Blunston family 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
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Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Cary, Catharine Brinton 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
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Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
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Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Eaton Institute 1
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Evans, Joshua, 1731-1798 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
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