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Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...
Dates: 1856-1958

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1841-1873

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1708-1896

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Oliver Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W. Theodore,...
Dates: 1706 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Moses Sheppard Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-137
Overview Moses Sheppard (1775-1857) was a Quaker humanitarian and businessman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker Sheppard, born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their property was confiscated during the Revolutionary War, the family settled in Maryland. Sheppard never married and devoted most of his life to a number of social reforms, including the treatment of the insane and the colonization movement. As a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, he was active...
Dates: 1794-1927

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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Koenig, Lucille 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
Maryland State Colonization Society 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McGill, Samuel F. (Samuel Ford) 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Sheppard Asylum 1
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 1
Sheppard, Moses, 1775-1857 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stewart, Joshua H. 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swartz, Miriam (FHL donor) 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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