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Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Overview Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil...
Dates: 1859-1889

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical...
Dates: 1732-1938

Isaac Proctor papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Dates: 1790-1830

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Overview

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

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

Benjamin Sharp Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-136
Overview Benjamin Sharp (1858-1915), a zoologist who was primarily affiliated with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, attended Swarthmore College (1876) and earned a M.D. and Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A birthright member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Dr. Sharp was the son of Benjamin and Hannah B. (Leedom) Sharp of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pa. He was married to Virginia May of Ridley, Mass. The family moved to Massachusetts in the early 20th...
Dates: 1809-1915

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Overview

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

Walker-Stephens Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-168
Overview William Walker Stephens (1824-1902) was the son of Hannah Walker and Stephen Stephens of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. The family were members of Valley Preparative and Radnor Monthly Meetings of Friends. William Walker Stephens worked as a businessman in Philadelphia and was married three times. His relation, J. Aubrey Anderson, was district attorney in Conshohocken, Pa. Papers include the diaries and day books of Hannah W. Stephens, 1857-1864, William W. Stephens, 1850-1902, and Annie R....
Dates: 1850-1919

Joseph Wharton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-162
Overview Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. The papers cover in depth his business activities as well as his career as Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years and as founder of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes business correspondence, 1855-1908,...
Dates: 1691-1955

Thomas Wistar journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Overview

Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C., the Seneca Nation, the Wichita Indian Agency, and other Native American Reservations. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.

Dates: 1841-1875

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Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
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Bacon, David 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Brown, Mary Farnum 1
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Catherine J. 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 1
Dover Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dover, N.H.) 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez M., 1801-1876 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, Sarah Redwood, 1755-1847 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1776-1798 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
King, Dana Dunbar (Howe) 1
Kite family 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 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
Lovering family 1
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Mather family 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Nitobe, Mary Patterson Elkinton, 1857-1938 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Price, Hannah, 1793-1850 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Scattergood family 1
Seebohm, Benjamin 1
Sharp, Benjamin, 1858-1915 1
Sharp, Rebecca, 1823-1853 1
Sharp, Virginia Mae Guild 1
Smith, Rebecca Smith, 1795-1846 1
Stephens, Annie R., 1839-1915 1
Stephens, Hannah W., 1797-1881 1
Stevens family 1
Townsend family 1
Walton family 1
Warner family 1
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