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Karen A. Reixach Prison Reform Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-258
Overview Contains correspondence, minutes, and other papers concerning Karen A. Reixach's work with Quaker meetings at Auburn Prison and Attica Prison in New York State, 1974-1986. A member of Rochester Monthly Meeting, she was active in prison reform and Quaker outreach to prisoners. She served on the Rochester Monthly Meeting and New York Yearly Meetings Prison Committees and as clerk of the Oversight Committee at Attica Prison.
Dates: 1974-1986

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

L. Hollingsworth Wood correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-227
Abstract In 1908, L. Hollingsworth Wood corresponded with Quaker-related schools to obtain contact information for graduates living in the New York City area and updated information about teaching Quakerism. Previously, a committee of the Yearly Meeting had conducted a survey inquiring about courses at the schools concerning Quaker history and principles. Fourteen schools responded to Wood's letter. Folder 2 contains Wood's correspondence with organizations and persons concerned with prison reform,...
Dates: 1907-1937

L. Hollingsworth Wood Prison Reform Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-202
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence, 1934-1937, relating to Wood's interest in prison reform, particularly convict labor. Also a several items reflecting his interest in other Quaker concerns.
Dates: 1913 - 1937

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Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Osborne, Thomas Mott, 1859-1926 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
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Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Attica Prison 1
Attica Prison Friends Meeting (Attica, N.Y.) 1
Auburn Prison 1
Auburn Prison Friends Meeting (Auburn, N.Y.) 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beaux, Cecilia, 1863-1942 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Branson family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brumbaugh, G. Edwin, 1890-1983 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Cincinnati Book Association of Friends 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coffin, Percival Brooks, 1865-1935 1
Coffin, Rhoda M., 1826-1909 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dunning, Sarah 1
Durham, John S. 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Fry, Joseph Storrs, 1766-1835 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gilpin, Thomas, 1776-1853 1
Gough, John S. 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hiatt, Benajah, 1773-1847 1
Hiatt, Mordecai (Rhoda Moorman), 1799-1873 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
MacCormick, Austin Harbutt, 1893- 1
McKenzie, R. Tait (Robert Tait), 1867-1938 1
Morris, Anna Wharton, 1868-1957 1
Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Committee 1
Newgate (Prison : London, England) 1
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Emergency Service 1
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 1
Reixach, Karen A., b. 1944 1
Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950 1
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914 1
Rochester Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1944- : Rochester, N.Y.) 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Sartain, Emily, 1841-1927 1
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Sing Sing Prison 1
Smith, Esther Morton, 1865-1942 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
State Penitentiary for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 1
Stork, Charles Wharton, -1881 1
Swank, James Moore, 1832-1914 1
Swann, Thomas Wallace 1
Swarthmore College 1
Theiss, Anna J. (Anna Jackson), 1881-1960 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
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