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Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his...
Dates: 1797-1919

Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-021
Overview Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., (1889-1966) was a birthright Hicksite Friend descended from a family that was associated for many generations with the Society of Friends in Pennsylvania and, in particular, with the Darby Monthly Meeting. A graduate of Swarthmore College and banker by profession, he was interested in genealogy and worked over a long period of time to compile family records. Included is material on the Bunting, Ridgways, Andrews, and Lloyd families as well as original documents, such...
Dates: 1789-1959

Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-271
Abstract

Contains the minutes of Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum from September 1942 through June 1944 with some topical leaflets, a mimeographed newsletter dated Nov. 1, 1943, and a photograph of the Young Friends at Ocean City, NJ, in 1940.

Dates: 1940-1944

Cooper-Richardson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-032
Overview

The Cooper-Richardson collection contains correspondence and family memorabilia from the Cooper family (William Evans and Sarah Matlack Roberts Cooper). The Cooper family were Quakers of New Jersey, attending meetings in the Woodbury and Byberry areas. The collection includes correspondence and family memorabilia. Of particular interest is the journal of their granddaughter, Anna C. Richardson, written on her trip to California in 1904, and the writings of Sarah Cooper.

Dates: 1863-1977

Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Overview

Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.

Dates: 1928-1967

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Philadelphia Quaker merchant John Ladd Howell and his family. The majority of the letters were sent by his father, John Howell, addresseed to him and to his mother during extended absences in North and South Carolina and Georgia. The letters concern family business with fatherly advice to his son, some local commentary, and mention of mistreatment of the Indians. Of interest is a letter from Richard Waln from the Barbadoes. Also included is...
Dates: 1733-1764; bulk 1753-1764; Majority of material found within 1753 - 1764

Collection of manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-079
Abstract

This is a collection of manumissions primarily from Pennsylvania and Salem Co., New Jersey dating from 1776 to 1832. Included are both originals and photocopies.

Dates: 1776-1832

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
Abstract

The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.

Dates: 1827-1829

Stackhouse Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-306
Overview The Stackhouse family was a Pennsylvania and New Jersey Quaker family with roots in the earliest settlement of America. The papers include diaries, ledgers, correspondence and other family papers and voluminous genealogical research conducted by Powell Stackhouse, Jr. They were united by the descendants of two sons of Amos and Mary (Powell) Stackhouse who shared an interest in family history. Powell Stackhouse, Jr., (1827-1900) was a real estate lawyer and conveyancer who pursued a...
Dates: 1804 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1820-1916

Underwood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-153
Overview

The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.

Dates: 1833-1927

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American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews family 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Bassett family 1
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Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Engle family 1
French family 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
Howell, John, 1713- 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Ladd, John, -1740 1
Lloyd family 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pettit family 1
Pettit, David, -1847 1
Pettit, David, 1808-1876 1
Pettit, Hannah G., 1810-1869 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (1828- : Plainfield, N.J.) 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Mary K. (Mary Kaighn), 1841-1912 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Ridgway family 1
Seaville Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 1
Stackhouse, Powell, Jr., 1827-1900 1
Stackhouse, Robert, 1801-1881 1
Terrell, Hester G., 1814-1893 1
Underwood family 1
Underwood, Tamar Eliza John, 1848-1932 1
Underwood, Warner, 1851-1941 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Walker, Morgan Cooper, 1915-1997 1
Women's Problems Group (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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