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Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Abstract Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Abstract The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Abstract Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Sharpless Family Papers

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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

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Abstract The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Abstract Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract 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

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

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

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Swarthmore College 5
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New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Turner family 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
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
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Larry Scott, b. 1943 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
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
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Eaton Institute 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Evans, Joshua, 1731-1798 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
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