Quakers -- Delaware
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
John Alston Papers
John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).
Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting records
Records of Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting. Includes Minutes, 1947-1951, with a transcription, and miscellaneous records, 1948-2017. Also includes born digital records: 2020 Annual Report.
Joseph Bancroft Family Papers
William P. Bancroft Family Papers
The collection contains William P. Bancroft's letter books 1880-1928 and a small amount of Bancroft-Clark family correspondence and photographs. Also extensive transcribed material from William Bancroft's letter books and research on family members and individuals with detailed topical inventory.
John Beer Collected Papers
John Beer was a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.
Biddle family Papers
Brooks Family Papers
Bye Family Papers
Contains papers of Quakers of Delaware and southern Chester County (Pa.), particularly members of the Bye, Jenkinson, Passmore, Speakman, and Smith families. The collection includes correspondence, business records, photographs, and memorabilia of E. Mortimer and Pusey Passmore Bye, Thomas Jenkinson, Thomas H. Speakman, and Nathaniel Smith. Also includes accounts of Phebe Thomas who died at the age of 104 in Chester County (Pa.) and had witnessed the Battle of Brandywine as a child.
Ferris Family Papers
Ferris-Wetherald Family Papers
Contains correspondence, legal papers, deeds, and memorabilia of the Ferris and Wetherald families, who were Quakers of Wilmington, Delaware, and Lancashire, England. Persons represented include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867), of Wilmington, Del., and his daughters, Deborah (1813-1897) and Anna M. Ferris (1815-1890), and Joseph Wetherald (1787-1842), of Wilmington, and his brother, James Wetherald, of Wakefield, England.