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Quakers -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 248 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Walton correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-140
Identifier: SFHL-SC-140
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by Joseph W. Walton to William P. Sharpless, primarily relating to family news and other members of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1848-1871

Samuel Walton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Abstract The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....
Dates: 1813-1890

Webb and Price family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-176
Abstract

The collection contains photos and genealogical information on the Webb and Price families.

Dates: 1703-1961

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Abstract Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816

Williams family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-201
Identifier: SFHL-SC-201
Abstract Contains family correspondence and some other papers of the extended Williams family, primarily from Esther and Benjamin Williams who were Philadelphia Quakers and from their nephew, Charles B. Williams, the son of Thomas Williams. Correspondents include Lippincotts, Warner, Roberts, and Dubre family members. Of special interest is a letter from Charles B. Williams, 1853, describing the vacationing habits of Philadelphians at mid-century. Also, a 1856 letter from Isaac Williams concerning...
Dates: 1804-1863

John Wood, Jr. and Jean Brown Wood Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wood, John
Abstract

John Wood served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) at the Big Flats CPS Camp (#46) in Big Flats, New York, during 1942-1943, and for a short time in 1943 at Guilford College (unit #101).

Dates: 1934-1943

Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) records

 Collection — Othertype SC-189
Identifier: SFHL-SC-189
Abstract

Collection includes material on Young Friends' Movement seminars and conferences, financial records and statistics, Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, and photographs from seminars. Also includes some correspondence of Elizabeth and Ross Wilbur.

Dates: 1931-1939

Wilmer J. and Mildred Binns Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-289
Abstract

Wilmer J. Young (1887-1983), a Quaker teacher and peace activist born in Iowa, was involved in post World War I reconstruction in France and Poland. He married Mildred Binns in 1922, and together they worked with AFSC work camps and cooperative farms until he began to teach at Pendle Hill in 1955. The collection contains primarily journals and correspondence from his time in France.

Dates: 1909-2014