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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

Jones-Cadbury Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1172
Overview

The Quaker families of Jones and Cadbury were interrelated with many other Quaker families in the United States and England. This collection provides a rich source of genealogical and historical information, not only on the Jones and Cadbury families, and especially Mary Hoxie Jones (1904-2003) and Emma Cadbury Jr. (1875-1965), but also, significantly, on the Warder family, as well as the Bartram, Brown, Carter, Foulke, Kaighn, Lowry, Mennell, Pearsall, Shinn, and Shipley families.

Dates: ca. 1770-1994

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Swarthmore College 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Bertrand family 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
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Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brinton family 1
Brown family 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
Cadbury, Benjamin 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
Cadbury, John Warder 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Carter family 1
Champney, Mary 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Faulk family 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
Howard family 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kaighn family 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lowry family 1
Lowry, Benjamin 1
Mennell family 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pearsall family 1
Pearsall, Eleanor H. 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
Rowntree, Elizabeth Harvey 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sharpless family 1
Shinn family 1
Shipley family 1
Shortlidge family 1
St. Clair family 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Turner family 1
Vining, Elizabeth Gray 1
Warder, Ann Head 1
Warder, John 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
Webb, William B. (William Barber), 1824-1894 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
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