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John Alston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Overview

John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).

Dates: 1797-1874

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

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview

The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Dates: 1841-1868

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Overview

Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1781

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview

Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

Dates: 1799-1924

Carman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

Chapman family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-259

Clark-Allen family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-268
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence (4 ALsS), genealogical notes, and bible records. It includes family correspondence received by Rebecca Clark, 1804-1806, before her marriage to John Humphrey. One letter is from her sister Elizabeth and the other letters were written by her mother Bathsheba Clark. Bathsheba mentions caring for a grandchild with smallpox and various needlework projects. The genealogical information includes pages from a family bible, research on the Allen, Clark,...
Dates: 1725-1932

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

Edwards Clock scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-264
Abstract

This collection contains papers of the Leonard, Pyle, Edwards, and Horne families of Chester Co., Pa., including a small amount of correspondence, financial papers, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1742-1932

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Swarthmore College 4
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
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Walker family 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Foulke family 2
Gibbons family 2
Hamm, Thomas D. 2
Hopper family 2
Lloyd family 2
Sharpless family 2
Stabler family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Allen family 1
Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Brenholts, Pamela, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton family 1
Bromley family 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chapman, Ann B. (Ann Baldwin), 1788-1854 1
Chapman, T. Ellwood 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark family 1
Coates family 1
Comfort family 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Downing family 1
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916. 1
Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) 1
Edwards family 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Ely family 1
Emerson family 1
Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
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