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Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.
Dates: 1854 - 1935

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.
Dates: 1729-1895

Christopher Densmore Research Papers

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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

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1841-1873

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

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

Frost family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.
Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

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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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 2
Densmore, Christopher 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Gibbons family 2
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Marriott, Charles 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
American Anti-slavery Society 1
Anti-slavery Convention 1
Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dunning, Sarah 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 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
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Fox, George 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper family 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
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