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SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/SC
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.

Found in 281 Collections and/or Records:

Townsend Cooper family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-025
Abstract Includes Townsend Cooper's receipt book, 1870-74, and miscellaneous receipts, the disownments of Elizabeth and Mary Cooper, a printed invitation to a quilting party, 1831, and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes genealogical notes on the Cooper and Hibberd families.
Dates: 1796-1954

John Cox Genealogical research letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-177
Abstract This small collection contains the genealogical research letters of John Cox, who was a Custodian of Records for the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a professional genealogist.
Dates: 1942-1945

Carolyn V. Cutler correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-082
Abstract This collection primarily includes letters received by Carolyn V. Cutler and Serena A. Minard. The letters relate local and family news. One letter, addressed from Paris, describes a meeting of the Prison Reform Association. Also included are letters from Quaker ministers Jonathon D. Noxon and Isaac Wilson. These letters relate personal news and advice about farming.

Dates: 1880-1911

Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183
Abstract Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.
Dates: 1821-1852

Jacob Decou family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-026
Abstract This collection includes miscellaneous papers of the Decow family, including wills, financial papers, personal correspondence, and legal documents. Notable among these is the daily journal of Isaac Decow, the son of Jacob Decou.
Dates: 1724-1830

Dickinson-Francisco family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-027
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence, in original and typescript copy, of Hannah Francisco and others of her family. The letters primarily concern family matters, with some discussion by Rowland Reece about the state of Howard Orphan asylum with which he was involved. Other correspondents include Joseph and Esther Dickinson, and Miriam Maxwell. Also included are genealogical notes on the Dickinson family.
Dates: 1844-1931

Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written by...
Dates: 1756-1874

Theodore Dreiser collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-030
Abstract This collection includes Theodore Dreiser's letters to Mabel Cheyney, printed documents concerning the suppression of Dreiser's The Genius, and several printed pamphlets and previews regarding Dreiser's work. Mabel Cheney was probably the daughter of George S. and Mary Wilson Price Cheyney, Quakers from Thornbury Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1912-1925

Henry Drinker correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-031
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Henry Drinker regarding various business and personal matters. The correspondents include Ruth Anna Rutter (later Lindley), George Churchman, and William Brinton, who wrote concerning a subscription from Lampeter Preparative Meeting for relief in Europe.
Dates: 1791-1801

Henry Drinker Letters to Isaac Hicks

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-280
Overview Henry Drinker (1734-1809) was a successful Philadelphia Quaker merchant and served as clerk of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. A prominent New York City merchant, Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a cousin of the Quaker artist and minister Edward Hicks and of Quaker minister Elias Hicks. Drinker and Hicks were close friends and acted as business agents for each other, reflected in the 1801 correspondence. As prominent members of the Society of Friends, they were active in Quaker concerns, including...
Dates: 1801, 1817; Majority of material found within 1801