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Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

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Identifier: HCS-001-013
Overview

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates: 1947-1950; 1991; Majority of material found within 1947-1950

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Anna C. Betts and Lettie K. Betts Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1029
Overview

Letters from Hicksite Quaker Anna Betts to members of her family. Topics include religion, wedding invitations, and daily life.

Dates: 1898-1903; Majority of material found within 1898-1900

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

Crew Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-050
Overview

This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, handwritten family correspondence, legal papers, manuscripts, financial records, and miscellaneous papers of the Crew family.

Dates: 1813-1826

John Ewer letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-957
Overview

Letters of John Ewer, located in London, to Owen Biddle (1737-1799), located in Philadelphia. Ewer was supplying Biddle, a Philadelphian merchant, with fabric of various kinds and patterns. Most of the letters deal with the shipping of this merchandise to Biddle and its payment. There are references to the increasing difficulties between Great Britain and the Colonies in Ewer's letters of 1775-1776.

Dates: 1772-1776

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview

The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1783-1788

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Haines and Bunting family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-190
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Bunting and Haines families, and includes clippings, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and marriage certificates of the family. While the majority of materials focus on Samuel Bunting Haines, other members of the family are represented among the materials as well.

Dates: 1682-1863

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 15
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Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Burnham, Carrie S. (Carrie Sylvester), 1838-1909 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Crew family 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Earlham College 1
Ewer, John 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Logan 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends’ Freedmen’s Association 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Guilford College 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 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
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
Janney family 1
Jessen, Karl Detlev 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Charles, M., 1844-1896 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Ellen Maxfield, 1853-1904 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Sybil 1
Kilgore, Damon Y. (Damon Young), 1827-1888 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 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
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Michener, Annie, b. 1848? 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Pennell family 1
Pennell, Clarence 1
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