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Emmor Roberts transcribed letters to Israel Roberts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-282
Overview

Collection of typed transcribed letters written by Emmor Robert, New Jersey Quaker farmer, to his son, Israel Roberts, a student at Swarthmore College, Class of 1878. Contains descriptions of daily life on the farm, family and Quaker local news.

Dates: Transcript not dated. Original letters dated 1875-1877

Roberts-French family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-109
Abstract

This collection includes letters and papers of the Roberts and French families. Included is a record of the disownment of Asa Roberts from the Orthodox meeting in 1828, presumably due to his Hicksite beliefs,and a letter from John Mott to Josiah Mott, regarding Quaker testimony and issues of the Hicksite separation. Also included are wills and deeds of Robert French and other members of the family, as well as maps and charts of their properties in Burlington County, NJ.

Dates: 1731-1910

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

 Collection
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

Samuel L. Southard Papers concerning the Quaker Separation

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-312
Overview

This collection contains the correspondence and legal papers of Samuel L. Southard, New Jersey lawyer and politician, concerning his defense of the Hicksite position in the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund at the time of the Separation in the Society of Friends. The School Fund of Crosswick Preparative Meeting, New Jersey, was claimed by both factions, Hicksite and Orthodox.

Dates: 1827 - 1833

Stackhouse Family Papers

 Collection
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

C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-147
Overview

C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor (1884-1957) was a Quaker businessman and book collector, of Montclair, New Jersey. The collection contains papers relating to Taylor's activities as collector of the books and manuscripts of John Greenleaf Whittier, and correspondence reflecting Taylor's advocacy of liberal Quakerism.

Dates: 1925-1957

C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor, Trends amongst Friends questionnaires

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-215
Abstract

This collection contains the completed questionnaires and related correspondence which were the basis for C. Marshall Taylor's Trends amongst Friends : Study which was made as a result of a questionnaire sent to pastors of Friends churches in U.S.A. The study was made independently by Taylor to survey the reaction of Friends pastors concerning the possibility of unification of all American Friends.

Dates: 1944-1945

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

Trenton Friends Literary Society Minute book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-105
Overview

Trenton Friends Literary Society was formed by a group of Quakers in Trenton, New Jersey, who met every two weeks at members' homes to discuss books, poetry and lectures. Collection contains Minutes of Trenton Friends Literary Society, 1893-1903. Also includes 1893 essay by Dr. Laura Satterthwaite, entitled An Appeal for Loyalty to Truth rather than Sect.

Dates: 1893-1903

Underwood Family Papers

 Collection
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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Engle family 3
Swarthmore College 3
Taylor, C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall), 1884-1957 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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French family 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Roberts family 2
Roberts, Josiah, 1783-1841 2
Thorne family 2
Underwood family 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Andrews family 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Barton family 1
Bissell family 1
Bissell, Thomas, b. 1643 1
Bissell, William, b. 1680 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bourne, John H. (John Hill), 1870-1944 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Burlington First-Day School Union 1
Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conrow, Darling 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Howard M. (Howard Mickle), 1844-1922 1
Cooper, Lucy S. (Lucy Smyth), 1853-1924 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1774-1848 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Cooper, William, 1770-1850 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Decou, Jacob, 1668-1735 1
Decow, Daniel, 1771-1844 1
Decow, Eber, 1712-1786? 1
Decow, Isaac, 1703-1765 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
Deptford Free School Society 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elizabeth A. Lippincott 1
Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 1
Engle, Emma P. (Emma Peaslee) 1
Engle, James G., 1875-1960 1
Engle, Ruth W. (Ruth Waddington), b.1879 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Foster, J. Ellen (Judith Ellen), 1840-1910 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Fox, George 1
French, Robert, 1749-1811 1
Friends Boarding Home of the Burlington Quarterly Meeting 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia for the Aid and Elevation of the Freedmen 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Edward 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
Howell, John, 1713- 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Hunt family 1
Imlay, Maria, d. 1829 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janney family 1
Jennings family 1
Jennings, Hannah A., 1803-1853 1
Jennings, Levi, b. 1799 1
Jones, Ann, 1774-1846 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
Ladd, John, -1740 1
Laurie, Thomas, 1763-1815 1
Lippincott family 1
Livezey family 1
Livezey, Joseph B. ((Joseph Burr)), 1833-1911 1
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