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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Page Allinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-311
Abstract

This collection contains various letters relating to Edward Page Allinson. In Allinson's 1942 letters, he asks individuals their opinions on the average Haverford undergraduate. This collection also contains an excerpt from a 1940 publication titled "With Clean Hands and a Neutral Heart, America!" by Brent Dow Allinson, an individual Edward would connect with via letters due to their shared surname.

Dates: 1940 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942

Birmingham Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-B520
Scope and Contents Records of Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors, ongoing. Records of the the pre-Separation, Hicksite, and post reunification meeting include: Minutes, 1815-2021; Women's minutes, 1827-1895; Ministry and Counsel records, 1924-2019; Overseers' minutes, 1941-1952; Vital records, 1770-1955; and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes Orthodox records: Vital Records, 1816-1963; Marriage certificates, 1818-1962; Removals, 1827-1963; Overseers...
Dates: 1770 - 2021

Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-081
Abstract The Friends' Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting, a Quaker boarding home for the elderly in West Chester, PA, was established in 1891. It was originally for women only, but by 1894, men were also admitted. In 1936, the Home moved to a new facility which was constructed with funds provided by a bequest from Nathaniel Hickman. After 1976, the Home no longer offered nursing services. The collection contains minutes, reports, admission and financial, and other related papers, some of...
Dates: 1890-1991

Palmer Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-087
Abstract

The Palmer family was a Hicksite Quaker family who settled in Bucks County, PA, but who were also active in Delaware County, especially as several family members attended Swarthmore College. Dating from the 1880s to the 1890s, this collections consists of cabinet cards and cartes de visite that depict members of the Palmer family as well as family relatives or friends.

Dates: 1880s-1890s

Vail Family Letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-307
Abstract

This collection contains a letter sent to Miriam Loughborough Vail by Martha C. Parker (her mother) and Anna Maria Vail (her younger sister) in 1846. The letter was recieved by Miriam Loughborough Vail when she was a student at Westtown School. The letter describes her mother's hopes that living at Westtown School is satisfactory. Her sister elaborates in the letter by sending her support and love to Miriam.

Dates: 1846

Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.) Minutes

 Collection — Othertype SC-279
Identifier: SFHL-SC-279
Abstract

Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1895 in West Chester, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1895-1904, in one bound volume.

Dates: 1895-1904