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Christopher Densmore Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-333
Overview Christopher Densmore served as Curator of Friends Historical Library, retiring in 2018. This collection includes his raw research materials as well as completed papers.
Dates: 1980-2017

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Post family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-176
Abstract Correspondence received by Mary and Joseph Post from 1833 to 1882. Also includes a letter from Elias Hicks to Willet Robbins, a letter received from the English Quaker minister, Martha Routh (1782), and a number of family deeds and other papers. Correspondents of Joseph and Mary Post include Anna Greene, John Ketcham, Amy (Kirby) and Isaac Post, Joseph Dugdale, James and Lucretia Mott, and Cyrus Peirce. Topics include the illness of Priscilla Cadwallader"modern" abolitionism, spiritualism and...
Dates: 1742-1908

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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
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