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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

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

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
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Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
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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
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Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
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Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
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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
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 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
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Sheppard Asylum 1
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Sheppard, Moses, 1775-1857 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
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Trimble, Esther Jane, 1838-1888 1
Trimble, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fussell), 1796-1882 1
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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
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