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Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

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

Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-085
Overview William Booth married Elizabeth M. Broomall in 1841. Their son, George M. Booth, was born in 1851 and married Ellen Miller, daughter of Lewis and Ann McIlvaine Miller in 1876. Their daughter, Elizabeth Martin Booth, married Robert Emerson Lamb of Baltimore in 1908 at Chester, Pa. The collection contains correspondence (1821-1963), diaries and journals (1833-1905), albums, legal and financial papers, photographs, genealogical and biographical materials, and miscellaneous memorabilia of the...
Dates: 1709-1959

Painter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
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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Sharpless family 2
Swarthmore College 2
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Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
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Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brinton family 1
Casdorp family 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
Gause family 1
Gibbons family 1
Hubley family 1
Jacobs family 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lamb family 1
Lamb, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Booth), 1882-1966 1
Lamb, James G. (James Gibson), 1889-1969. 1
Lamb, Robert E. (Robert Emerson), 1881-1959. 1
Matlack family 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Clara B. (Clara Booth), 1843-1919 1
Miller, Isaac L. (Isaac Levis), 1845-1913 1
Miller, Sarah L. (Sarah Levis), 1803-1890. 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Painter family 1
Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Samuel family 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Shortlidge family 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Tyler, Ann Painter, 1818-1914 1
Tyler, John J., 1851-1930 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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