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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

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

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Dates: 1828-1978

Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Purdy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-243
Overview The collection contains account books, financial papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of William Purdy, a New York Quaker preacher, and his family. He was a member of Amawalk Monthly Meeting, attending Croton preparative and worship meetings, and traveled in the ministry, leaving an undated record of the Friends and meetings that he visited. Purdy was donated money, land, and labor towards building a new bridge and school house in Cortlandt. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1801-2004

Reinhardt, Hawley and Hewes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1216
Abstract The Reinhardt, Hawley, Hewes and Meredith families are tied together through marriage and their Quaker faith across multiple generations. William Dell Reinhardt, a University of Pennsylvania graduate and doctor, married Rebecca Hawley, a teacher. They had six children: Jesse Hawley Reinhardt, Mary Bailey Reinhardt, Esther Meredith Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christina Reinhardt, and David Jones Reinhardt. David Jones Reinhardt married Anna Margaret Hewes in 1896. These...
Dates: 1762-1955

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
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Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
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Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
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Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Purdy family 1
Purdy, William, d. 1847 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
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Reinhardt, Anna Margaret Hewes, 1867-1955 1
Reinhardt, David Jones, 1867-1935 1
Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christine, 1878-1969 1
Reinhardt, Esther Meredith, 1872-1950 1
Reinhardt, Jesse Hawley, 1869-1939 1
Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig, 1875-1967 1
Reinhardt, Mary Bailey, 1870-1962 1
Reinhardt, Rebecca Hawley, 1841-1914 1
Reinhardt, William Dell, 1830-1880 1
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Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
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Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
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Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Stabler, Edward, 1769-1831 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
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Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
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