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Biddle family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Kaltenbach Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-291
Overview

The collection consists primarily of letters written by John E. Kaltenbach to his parents, Edward C. and Ethel Kaltenbach, from Wesleyan University, Yale Divinity School, and while working as the acting director for the Scattergood Hostel for European Refugees in Iowa. Also a small number of letters from his sister, Linda Kaltenbach, while a student at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1933-1941

Howard Haines Turner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-210
Overview

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Dates: 1927-1995

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
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Brinton family 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gause family 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Indiana University 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Kaltenbach, John E., 1915-1984 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Scattergood Hostel 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sharpless family 1
Shortlidge family 1
St. Clair family 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Catherine, 1910-1999 1
Turner, Howard Haines, 1909- 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
Webb, William B. (William Barber), 1824-1894 1
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Yale University. Divinity School 1
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