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Oliver Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W....
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Overview Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled "Growing Up Quaker," includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers, Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson; her grandmothers, Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson; her father, I. Walter Thompson; and her sister, Ruth Thompson Davidson. Vignettes describe Paxson's "Early Years," "Summer Days," "Twelfth Street...
Dates: Undated.

Anna McCollin Potts commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-056
Overview

The commonplace book of Anna McCollin Potts includes illustrations and poetry concerning friendship, nature, and religion.

Dates: 1852-1876

Rosalie Regen scripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Overview

This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

Dates: 1952-1953

Beulah Sansom receipt book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-027
Overview

The receipt book of Beulah Sansom records payments for goods and services.

Dates: 1827-1828

Sarah Coates Harris scrapbooks

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-067
Abstract The collection is composed of three scrapbooks compiled by Sarah Coates Harris, Quaker reformer and naturalist of Galena, Illinois. Scrapbook 1 contains newspaper clippings that reflect Harris' activities in horticultural, temperance, suffrage, and other civic endeavors as well as biographical information about her husband and local history. Scrapbook 2 contains botanical cards organized by the month of flowering and a small number of images of the Gould Mine in Nevada. Scrapbook 3 contains...
Dates: 1865-1880

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Overview The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Overview

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Spencer diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Overview

Anna Spencer's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1855-1905

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Overview

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

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Bettle, Jane 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
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Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Davis, Mary Howland 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Female Society of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of the Poor 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Fox, George 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Harris, Sarah Coates, 1824-1886 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
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Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Kendall, Elisabeth 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
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Maule, Jane 1
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Miller, Rebecca Thomas, 1864-1938 1
Moore, Anne, active 1756-1786 1
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Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
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North American Quaker Tapestry 1
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Quaker United Nations Office 1
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Regen, Rosalie 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
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