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biographies (documents)

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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Abstract Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury

Identifier: HC.MC-950-010

This collection contains research notes and cassette tape recordings created by Margaret Hope Bacon during the writing of her book Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury, published in 1987.

Dates: 1985-1987, undated

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

Class of 1956 records

Identifier: HCQ-002-1956

The collection contains class letters to the Haverford College Class of 1956 as well as a composite biography of the Class of 1956 produced in 2016.

Dates: 1969-2016

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1180

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-026

John Bowne's biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr., is based on Bowne's letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage, and his conversion to Quakersim.

Dates: Undated.

Emlen and Jones Family Papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1194

Ancestral information on the Quaker Emlen and Jones families going back to the time of William Penn and Francis Daniel Pastorius in the 17th century and comprised of genealogy and biography, letters, documents and photographs.

Dates: 1767-1976

Epistolae; Vita s. martini, etc., 1450 - 1500

Identifier: MS 10

This is an Italian manuscript from the second half of the fifteenth century, which contains: Pseudo-Eusebius' Epistola de morte Hieronomi ad Damasium; Pseudo-Augustine's Epistola de magnificentiis Hieronymi ad Cyrillum; Pseudo-Cyrillus' Epistola ad beatum Augustinum de miraculis Hieronymi; Sulpicius Severus' De vita beati Martini, his Tituli metrici de Santo Martino, and his Dialogus I-III; Gregory of Tours' Narrationes in obitu et de prima translatione; and Vita Sancti Zenonis.

Dates: 1450 - 1500