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SFHL/FHL/PA. Photograph Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/PA
Collections of still photographic types, including paper prints, cased photographs, glass plates, and slides. Historically, when processing a collection, FHL staff have often removed the photographs from the manuscript portion (e.g. RG4 organizational records or RG5 family or personal papers) and stored them as an associated PA photographs collection. FHL staff have also assembled alphabetical files by topic, such as the Meetinghouse Picture File.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

William Baxter family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-144
Overview

William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Philadelphia Quaker wool merchant who later settled in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. He was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. This collection contains Baxter family pictures, in the form of albums and loose photographs.

Dates: 1840 - 1942

Elkinton Family Pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-060
Overview

This collection consists of 15 boxes of photograph albums, black and white photographs, negatives, portraits, and loose photographs, dating from approximately 1856-1987. It includes images of the Elkinton, Bucknell, Grove, and Dunham families.

Dates: 1856 - 1987

Friends Historical Library collected silhouettes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Overview

This collection combines various silhouette albums and images acquired by Friends Hitorical Library into a single finding aid.

Dates: Circa 1803-1845

Hunn-Karsner Photograph Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-214
Overview

The collection contains photographs of the family of Quakers Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn and their granddaughter, Katherine Hunn Karsner, who married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930. Compiled Katherine Hunn Karsner, it includes 19th century family albums, early twentieth century photographs, and also focuses on Katherine's daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler (1932-1983) who moved to Alaska as a college student and was one of the founders of Chena Ridge Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1870 - 1970

Lansdowne Monthly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-171
Overview

These pictures are of meeting activities, past and present members, and meeting houses, along with some others, for Lansdowne Monthly Meeting in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1953 - 2000

Palmer Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-087
Overview

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

Richardson-Yarnall family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-185
Overview

The collection contains photographs and other images of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who lived in Philadelpia and Byberry, Pennsylvania. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special interest are the silhouettes of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families created in the Peale Museum, Philadelphia

Dates: 1806 - 1958