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Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-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

 Collection
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
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
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
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
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
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
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
Traubel, Anne Montgomerie, 1864-1954 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Wharton family 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
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