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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:

Benjamin Ferris family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-039
Abstract This collection includes letters between Benjamin Ferris and his wife Hannah, his daughters Deborah and Anna M., and his son David. The letters primarily concern farming and local news. One letter by Benjamin Ferris to his daughter describes in detail his encounter with the dancer Fanny Essler. Also included in the collection are several invitations to Deborah Ferris.
Dates: 1839-1842

E. Raymond Wilson papers concerning Five Years Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-148
Abstract This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.
Dates: 1935-1940

Joseph Foulke correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-162
Abstract Includes his correspondence with family members and one letter from William Chandler, 1839-1861. Topics covered are family matters, Quaker meetings, politics, and almanacs.
Dates: 1839-1861

Maria Fox family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-041
Abstract This collection primarily includes letters written by Maria Fox to her parents in Philadelphia while she was a student at Wilmington Boarding School. Also included are two letters from Maria's sister, Sarah Ann. The correspondence gives an account of the daily experiences of a student at Wilmington Boarding School. One letter briefly mentions a talk given at the school by the Quaker minister, Emmor Kimber.
Dates: 1809-1825

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.
Dates: 1933-1948

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-151
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.
Dates: 1683-1721

Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-042
Abstract This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.
Dates: 1864-1865

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

Joseph Scattergood (collector) An account of the Free Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-113
Abstract This volume contains the collection of Joseph Scattergood of original and manuscript copies of documents relating to the Free Quakers, bound by his son George Scattergood. The Free Quakers disagreed with the strict disownment policy for members of the Society of Friends who fought in the Revolutionary War. Led by Samuel Wetherhill, this group wanted to practice Quakerism without the strict rules of discipline and disownment. The papers in Scattergood's collection include petitions, published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1781-1885 [ 1781-1802]

French War Victims Fund collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-241
Abstract Contains an accounting of funds raised for the War Victims Fund by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), 1870-1871, together with cover letters for contributions made to the Fund.
Dates: 1870-1871