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John M. Rice diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-099
Overview

John M. Rice's diary entries describe his voyages with the Navy, including information about the weather and caring for sick sailors. He appears to have been stationed near New Orleans, Louisiana, during the end of the War of 1812, and entries include news of military defeats during the war. Later entries describe his visit to family in Philadelphia and his attendance at social gatherings.

Dates: 1815-1867

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

 Collection
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

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

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview 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

Florence E. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-145
Overview Florence E. Taylor was the descendant of a Quaker family whose roots went back to the settlement of Pennsylvania. Her parents were Frederick W. Taylor (1848-1919) and Emily Hunt Taylor (d. 1942). Fred Taylor, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman and philanthropist to the Society of Friends, was the son of Charles Maus Taylor and Anna E. W. Sterling Taylor. His grandfather was Israel Taylor (1782-1850). The collection includes correspondence of Israel Taylor (1782-1850) and Charles M. Taylor...
Dates: 1806-1995

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Russia -- Description and travel 1
Sermons 1
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
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Westtown Boarding School 3
Haverford College 2
Hunn family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
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Sharpless family 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Breidenhart family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Casdorp family 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cresson, Joshua 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1842-1879 1
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Miers, 1786-1813 1
Fisher, Miers, 1834- 1
Fisher, Morton C. (Morton Coates), fld 1835-1889 1
Fisher, Nancy Andrews, 1845-1883 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856 1
Fisher, Redwood, 1839-1870 1
Fisher, Robert Andrews, 1832-1893 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Fisher, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hubley family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Jacobs family 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Lewis, Sarah, -1821 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Longstreth, Sarah, 1792-1827 1
Mather family 1
Matlack family 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Pleasant Hill Boarding School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Rice, John M. 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Samuel family 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
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