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Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
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Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Edward, 1831-1894 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Smith, Annie Way, 1867-1938 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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