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Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers from...
Dates: 1780-1816

Daniel P. Whitley correspondence with New York Yearly Meeting Friends

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-242
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1988-1991

Whittier Literary Society constitution and members

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-180
Abstract Contains the constitution and a list of members, 1870-1872, of the Whittier Literary Society.
Dates: 1870-1872

Henry Watson Wilbur Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-165
Overview Henry Watson Wilbur (1851-1914) was a New York Quaker minister and social reformer. The collection contains some addresses and writings on religion and the advancement of the Society of Friends, biographical and memorial items giving tribute to his work on behalf of the National Association of Religious Liberals and the Friends General Conference, and a few letters.
Dates: 1879-1914

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

Wing family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-239
Abstract The collection contains journals and two commonplace books, business papers, and a few family letters. It includes a small journal written by a young woman (unknown) on a trip from New York City to Poughkeepsie, 6 month 1835; an album, 1834, which contains a list of the scholars and teachers at Nine Partners Boarding School, and an undated commonplace book containing copies of Quaker sermons and other writings. A Friends Pocket Almanac for the year 1857 contains brief notes concerning family...
Dates: 1788-1857

Carolena M. Wood papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-240
Abstract The collection contains correspondence concerning Quaker organizations, obituary and memorial notices, and papers which reflect Carolena Wood's participation in Quaker organizations. A letter from John Nicholson describes Friends work with the Seneca Indians, 1900.
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1909

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

L. Hollingsworth Wood correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-227
Abstract In 1908, L. Hollingsworth Wood corresponded with Quaker-related schools to obtain contact information for graduates living in the New York City area and updated information about teaching Quakerism. Previously, a committee of the Yearly Meeting had conducted a survey inquiring about courses at the schools concerning Quaker history and principles. Fourteen schools responded to Wood's letter. Folder 2 contains Wood's correspondence with organizations and persons concerned with prison reform,...
Dates: 1907-1937

L. Hollingsworth Wood Prison Reform Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-202
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence, 1934-1937, relating to Wood's interest in prison reform, particularly convict labor. Also a several items reflecting his interest in other Quaker concerns.
Dates: 1913 - 1937

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Names
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 5
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Swarthmore College 5
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Friends World College 3
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 3
Long Island University 3
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Gibbons family 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gillingham family 2
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopper family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Wood, William, 1797-1877 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Ackworth School (Ackworth, England) 1
Albertson family 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Branson family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Buffum family 1
Burdick family 1
Burling, Benjamin 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byberry & Andalusia Turnpike Road Company 1
Campbell, Helen, b. 1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Carpenter family 1
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