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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 127 Collections and/or Records:

Mariana Wright Chapman family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-138
Overview

Mariana Wright Chapman was a prominant New York Quaker suffragist. This small collection contains a number of portraits of Chapman family members, as well as some loose photos of scenes.

Dates: 1808 - 1983

Rebecca Timbres Clark photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-113
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853 - 1999

Louise K. Clement Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-061
Overview

Louise K. Clement was an avid photographer who captured foreign landscapes and peoples, urban and idllyic settings, and portraits of people of all ages from approximately 1914-1946.

Dates: 1914 - 1946

Coffin family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-145
Overview

The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. This collection contains family portrait albums and films and Kodax of family homes.

Dates: 1850 - 1916

Cooper family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-175
Overview

This collection includes two family albums, loose photographs, and a rolled panoramic photograph relating to the Cooper family of Chester Co., Pa., and Camden/Medford, N.J.

Dates: 1918 - 1925

Cooper-Richardson family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-118
Overview The Cooper family were Quakers of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, attending meetings in the Woodbury and Byberry areas. Materials in this collection focus on the children of William E. and Elizabeth Roberts Cooper, their spouses and children. William Evans Cooper (1812-1856) married Elizabeth Matlack Roberts (1815-1902) at Woodbury Monthly Meeting in Gloucester County, N.J., in 1836. They had 8 children: Annie who married Ezra Lippincott, Sarah, Mary Kaighn who married Nathaniel Richardson,...
Dates: 1863 - 1977

Darlington Family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-081
Overview

The Darlingtons were a Quaker family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey with strong ties to Swarthmore College, and their collection, dating from 1864 to 1953, consists of photographs depicting the daily lives of the family and their connections to Swarthmore.

Dates: 1864 - 1953

De Armand Family Album

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-049
Overview

This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.

Dates: 1870 - 1890

Peter Dechert photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-042
Overview

Peter Dechert Associates, a photography company, took thousands of photographs of schools, colleges, and universities between 1952 and 1968. One of these colleges was Swarthmore College. This collection contains a box of negatives and a box of small black and white photographs of various Swarthmore College functions and activities.

Dates: 1961 - 1965

Watson W. Dewees Meeting House Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-011
Overview

This collection consists of Friends' meeting house photographs taken circa 1905 by Watson Wood Dewees. The meeting houses depicted are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.

Dates: 1905