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Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney, M.B....
Dates: 1869-1884

Theodore Friend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Overview Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Dates: 1923 - 1982

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

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Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 2
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Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
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Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite). Central Executive Committee 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Gilbert, Charles E., 1927- 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Thomas J. 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Landis, Kendall 1
Lax, Stephen G. 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 1
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
McCabe, Thomas B. (Thomas Bayard), 1893-1982 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
McDiarmid, Dorothy Shoemaker 1
Nason, John W. 1
Oksenberg, Michel C. 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Poole, William, 1937 June 19- 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Roberts, Benjamin Rush 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Simonds, Marjorie Todd 1
Smith, Richard O., 1918-2007 1
Smoyer, Barbara S. 1
Strode, Hildreth 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Turner, Richard O. 1
Webster, Joseph (Indian Quaker agent) 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Howard, 1844-1916 1
Wright, Harrison M. 1
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