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Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.
Dates: 1975

De Armand Family Album

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-049
Overview This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.
Dates: 1870 - 1890

Elizabeth Gurney Fry collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-044
Abstract This collection includes letters of Elizabeth Fry, both original and photocopies. The letters cover a wide range of subjects, from personal news to prison reform. Her correspondence is particularly concerned with education and religious instruction of prisoners, and the treatment of women and children prisoners. One letter describes the philosophy of Quaker marriages. Most of the recipients are unnamed. Also included are several letters of Joseph Fry, passes to visit Newgate prison, and...
Dates: 1800-1845

Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, Crosmer, to Fraser, Catherine, 1842-08-27

 File — Box: 26
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845) prominent English prison reformer. In this autograph letter, she wrote about the spiritual benefit of having female matrons on ships carrying female convicts.
Dates: 1842-08-27

Fry, Elizabeth, Upton Lane, to [Delessert, Francois-Marie], 1838-05-13

 File — Box: 25
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent English Quaker prison reformer. In this autograph letter, she requested permission for her brother to visit prisons in Paris. Delessert was a prominent banker and president of the Paris Chamber of Congress. Fry was with a delegation of Quakers visiting prison, asylums, and hospitals in France.
Dates: 1838-05-13

Mary B. Parson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-014
Abstract This collection includes personal correspondence between Mary B. Parsons and members of the Braithwaite family, primarily Anna and Isaac Braithwaite. Letters concern family matters and, occasionally, meeting activities at Flushing and Kendal and news of Joseph Gurney and Elizabeth Fry. Other correspondents include J. Bevan Braithwaite and Martha G. Braithwaite.
Dates: 1843-1878

Rosalie Regen scripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including: Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The scripts for the following plays are included in the collection: "The Seven Sisters," "Master John," "slave wedding," "Admiral Penn and Son William," and "Bewitched" "Rufus Jones and the...
Dates: 1952-1953

Vol. 5, Undated

 Item
Scope and Content note This volume, entitled the "Quaker Pictures Scrapbook" is comprised of the single volume anonymous scrapbook of Quaker images and includes portraits of Quakers, locations where Quakers lived or preached, Quakers schools in the U.S. and Britiain, meeting houses in the U.S. and Britain, and facsimilies of Quaker autographs.Includes portraits of the following Quakers: George Fox, John Bright, Joseph Pease, Jane Sandwith Wakefield, Theodore Neild, Joseph Storrs Fry, Jonathon Dymond, Dr....
Dates: Undated