Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5

William Hubben Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-068
Overview William Hubben (1895-1974) was a prominent Quaker educator, speaker, editor, and author. Born in Germany in 1895, William Hubben joined the small but growing movement of German Quakers in 1923 and participated in a number of international religious and peace conferences. His political involvement with the Social Democratic Party caused his dismissal in 1933 by Hitler's government. He emigrated to the United States with his wife, Maria, and children soon afterward, and went on to be heavily...
Dates: 1906-1976

Kent-Barnard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-079
Overview Daniel Kent, emigrated to Chester County, Pa. from Ireland, in 1785. He joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1790, and married Esther Hawley in 1791. Their great-grandson Henry Simmons Kent (1833-1906) was active in the establishment of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and the Borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection includes material used by Daniels' great-granddaughter Ella Kent Barnard in preparation for the writing of three books. Among these materials are genealogical charts...
Dates: 1785/1928

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

James Morgan Read Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-128
Overview James Morgan Read (1908-1985) was a Quaker and president of Wilmington College from 1960-69. He also served as the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951-60, and was a vice president of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation from 1969 until his retirement in 1974. The bulk of the collection documents James Read's work as a consultant after 1974. His diaries date from his association with Wilmington College. Areas of particular interest include the establishment of Soviet-American...
Dates: 1940-1987

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Filtered By

  • Subject: Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Education X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
diaries 2
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Catholic Church -- Germany 1
∨ more
Charities -- Pennsylvania 1
Civic leaders -- Pennsylvania 1
College students -- United States 1
Communism and international relations 1
Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Friends Journal 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 1
International relations 1
Labor bureaus 1
Land use -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Peace 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker philanthropists 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker women -- Virginia 1
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
Quakers -- Politics 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 1
Quakers -- Suffrage 1
Quakers -- United States 1
Quakers -- Virginia 1
Real property -- Pennsylvania 1
Real property -- Pennsylvania -- Pike County 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Virginia 1
Suffrage -- New York (State) 1
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 1
United States -- Relations -- Canada 1
Universities and colleges -- Indiana 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
Universities and colleges -- Virginia 1
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Virginia -- History -- Sources 1
Virginia -- Politics and government 1
Voting -- Societies, etc 1
Voting -- United States 1
Voyages and travels -- United States 1
Women -- Political activity -- Societies, etc. 1
Women -- Political activity -- United States 1
Women -- Suffrage -- New York (State) 1
Women -- Suffrage -- Societies, etc. 1
Women -- Suffrage -- Virginia 1
Women and peace 1
Women civic leaders -- Pennsylvania 1
Women philanthropists -- Pennsylvania 1
deeds 1
∧ less
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
∨ more
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Charles F. Kettering Foundation 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIII : 1981 : Moscow) 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIV : 1984 : Dartmouth) 1
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 1
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Hubben, William, 1895-1974 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Lester B. Pearson Conference on the Canada-United States Relationship (5th : 1981 : Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.) 1
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Marlborough Friends School (Marlborough, Pa. : Township) 1
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 1
Maulsby family 1
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1
Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Read, James Morgan, 1908-1985 1
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Solovyov, Vladimir Sergeyevish, 1853-1900 1
Soviet-American Writers Conference (3rd : 1979) 1
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tolstoy, Alexandra, 1884-1979 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Tyson, Isabella, 1823-1903 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Webster family 1
William Penn Charter School 1
Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio) 1
∧ less