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Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Overview Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was a...
Dates: 1960-1993

Rachel Davis DuBois Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-035
Overview Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was a Quaker educator, writer, and a pioneer in the interfaith and interracial dialogue and intercultural education. This collection contains the personal papers of Rachel Davis DuBois, including correspondence, writings, her work with interracial, intercultural, and interfaith projects, personal logs and notes, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1920-1993

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1900-1917

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

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

Agnes L. Tierney papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-134
Abstract This collection includes papers and speeches written by Agnes L. Tierney. Subjects include John Woolman, Quakers in social reform, women's rights, and Quaker education.
Dates: 1885-1935 and n.d

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
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Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coady, Moses, 1882-1959 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Free masons 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Equal Rights Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hazard family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Indiana University 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Kabat, Paul 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Esther, 1782-1848 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Maryland State Colonization Society 1
McGill, Samuel F. (Samuel Ford) 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Philanthropic Committee 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Plowshares Eight (Group) 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Reed, Mabel 1
Rhoads, Richard H. (Richard Harlan), b. 1909 1
Rochdale Institute 1
Sheppard Asylum 1
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 1
Sheppard, Moses, 1775-1857 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Stewart, Joshua H. 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tierney family 1
Tierney, Agnes L. ((Agnes Leo)), 1868-1947 1
Trimble, Esther Jane, 1838-1888 1
Trimble, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fussell), 1796-1882 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Catherine, 1910-1999 1
Turner, Howard Haines, 1909- 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1
Wright, Phebe C. 1
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