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Mary Bradway correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.
Dates: 1829-1886

Charles Farquar correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-037
Abstract This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Hallowell to his brother-in-law, Charles Farquar. The letters relate primarily to family news, and occasionally address issues related to the Alexandria Boarding School and methods of teaching scientific and mathematical information.
Dates: 1829-1842

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Griscom family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-050
Abstract This collection primarily includes correspondence between William Wade Griscom and his family while he was at Benjamin Hallowell's boarding school in Alexandria, Virginia. Correspondents include his father, William, his stepmother, Sarah Whitelock, and his sister, Hannah S. Included are grade reports from Friends Central School and from Alexandria Boarding School, descriptions by William Wade Griscom of his trips to Washington, D.C., and an account of a lecture by Horace Mann. Also included are...
Dates: 1844-1896

A. Thomas Hallowell family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-052
Abstract This collection, assembled by A. Thomas Hallowell, contains the photocopy of a letter from Benjamin Hallowell to his son, Henry Clay, a typescript copy of the childhood reminiscences of Henry C. Hallowell, and also a typescript copy of childhood memories of Mary H. Stabler.
Dates: 1851-1940

Hallowell-Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-057
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Dates: 1811-1946

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

Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-293
Overview This small collection contains letters and reports concerning Friends work with Native Americans in Nebraska during the era of Grant's Peace Policy.
Dates: 1793, 1867-1885 and undated; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1888

Edward Parrish Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D01
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College (1864-1871).
Dates: 1859-1872

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

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Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Hallowell family 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Truman, George 2
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brown, Gould 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Lucy M. (Lucy Middleton), 1813-1872 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Farquar, Charles, 1800-1844 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Free masons 1
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 1
Friends' Central School 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Griscom family 1
Griscom, Hannah S. (Hannah Stuart), 1829-1901 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Griscom, Sarah M., 1839-1895 1
Griscom, Sarah Whitelock, 1809-1890 1
Griscom, William Wade, 1831-1895 1
Griscom, William, 1804?-1885 1
Hallowell, A. Thomas ((Alden Thomas)), 1915- 1
Hallowell, Alice 1
Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
Hallowell, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1829-1899 1
Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Lapham, Anson, 1803(?)-1876 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Mann, Horace K. (Horace Kinder), 1859-1928 1
Maryland State Colonization Society 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
McGill, Samuel F. (Samuel Ford) 1
Merritt, Edward, 1816(?)-1888 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Sharon Boarding School (Darby, Pa.) 1
Sheppard Asylum 1
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 1
Sheppard, Moses, 1775-1857 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Stabler family 1
Stabler, E. (Edward), 1794-1883 1
Stabler, Mary H., 1867-1949 1
Stewart, Joshua H. 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman family 1
Truman, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1827-1902 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Tyson, Martha Ellicott, 1795-1873 1
United States Post Office 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
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