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All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

Swarthmore College records on the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K03
Overview In conjunction with the United States Bicentennial Celebration in Philadelphia in 1976, Swarthmore College banded together with eleven other local colleges and universities to create the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition, a public display titled "Learning, Revolution, and Democracy." This collection includes both internal Swarthmore documents about the college's contributions to the exhibit, as well as correspondence with other members of the University and College Consortium for...
Dates: 1973/1977

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Biddle family Papers

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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

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Eli F. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-277
Overview The collection contains manuscript memoirs of Eli F. Brown (1842-1908) in which he describes the hardships of Quakers caught in Loudoun County, Virginia, during the Civil War and immediately thereafter. He was briefly imprisoned for refusing miliary service and describes the looting and guerilla warfare, and the burning of Loudoun County in late 1864 on Sheridan's orders. Also in the collection is Brown's sympathetic account of John Brown's revolt in nearby Harpers Ferry as well as 19...
Dates: Circa 1880-1905

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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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

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...
Dates: 1953-2006

Collection of Logan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-075
Abstract This collection includes the letters of three generations of the Logan family. Among these are business letters of James Logan, in his function as executor of the Dickinson family will, and in reference to Pennsylvania business written to Hannah Penn and his primary business manager. Also included is a letter written to James Logan in Latin on a botanical subject. A business letter from William Logan to Dr. John Fothergill is also included. Of particular interest are letters from George...
Dates: 1711-1821

Christopher Densmore Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-326
Overview

Christopher Densmore served as Curator of Friends Historical Library, retiring in 2018. This collection includes his raw research materials as well as completed papers.

Dates: 1980-2017

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Swarthmore College 14
American Friends Service Committee 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
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Civilian Public Service 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 2
Fisher family 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Haverford College 2
Jackson family 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Savery, William, 1750-1804 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Smedley family 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Walker family 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Williams family 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Alford, Terry (Seller) 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnold family 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 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, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Brenholts, Pamela, 1775-1844 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Eli F., 1842-1908 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burnham, Carrie S. (Carrie Sylvester), 1838-1909 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carpenter family 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Chapin, Israel 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coates family 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Columbia University 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
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