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Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview 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

Henry Russell diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060
Overview

Henry Russell's diary entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.

Dates: 1858-1861

William Savery diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061
Overview

William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Dates: 1794-1798

Scattergood Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1100
Overview

Chiefly the correspondence of Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814) with family and friends discussing spiritual matters and his travels in Great Britain, New England, North and South Carolina, Virginia, etc. Correspondents include Jonathan Binns, Josiah Bunting, John Cox, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker, William Forster, Susanna Horne, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, Joseph Scattergood, Rebecca Scattergood, Rachel Smith, and others.

Dates: 1681-1909

Joseph Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063
Overview

Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Dates: 1792-1820

Rachel Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Overview

Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the 19th century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.

Dates: 1840

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview 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: HC.MC-1111
Overview

Letters, accounts, diaries, and journals of members of the interrelated Sharpless and Kite families, including the papers of Joshua Sharpless (1746/7-1826) and letters of Mary Kite (1792-1861) as well as the papers of Edward G. Smedley, ca. 1836-1908, dealing with his experiences as a conscientious objector during the Civil War, 1863-1866.

Dates: 1748-1875

Sharpless Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview 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
Overview 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

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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Walton family 4
Brinton family 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 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
Coleman, John Royston 2
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Hunn family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lippincott family 2
Lloyd family 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Moore family 2
Morris family 2
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Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Scattergood family 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Shipley family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Simmons, Henry 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
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen family 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Allison family 1
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American Bible Society 1
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Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
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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
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Barbour, Hugh 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
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Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
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