Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 27

Carman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

Elizabeth H. Cock family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-197
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elizabeth Hicks primarily during her marriage to her first husband, William F. Seaman; also family correspondence from her second marriage to William Townsend Cock. Correspondents include Rachel Hicks and Abby Hopper.
Dates: 1821-1881

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Collins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-173
Overview The Collins family was a Quaker family of New England and New York City. Abel Collins (1770-1834) was a birthright Quaker and a minister recorded by Hopkinton Monthly Meeting. He married Mary A. Wilbur (d. 1858) of Hopkinton in 1790, and they had eight children. One of their sons, Abel Francis Collins, was clerk of South Kingston Monthly Meeting. He had three sons who attended Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island, and continued their studies at Brown University. The collection...
Dates: 1797-1937

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Friends Literary and Library Association of New York

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-096
Overview The Friends Literary and Library Association was a Hicksite Quaker organization formed in New York City in 1880 to provide the opportunity for mutual improvement in religious and literary subjects. Records from 1880 to 1906 include minutes, treasurers' records, and library catalogues.
Dates: 1880-1906

Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-181
Abstract Minutes, 1869-1872, of Friends' Social Union, New York City. Aaron M. Powell was one of the early chairmen, and Maria Mitchell included in the speakers. One of the group's continuing concerns was the plight of the American Indians.
Dates: 1869-1872

Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-094
Overview Records of the Friends Temperance Union of New York, a Quaker organization which promoted abstinence from all alcohol. It was founded in 1876 and ceased to meet after 5/1898. Includes Minutes, Executive Committee minutes, a Treasurer's book, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1876-1905

Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-174
Overview Abby Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893), daughter of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), was an important figure in many of the reform movements of the mid- and late nineteenth centuries, especially abolition and her work with the Women's Prison Association and Isaac T. Hopper Home. In 1833, she married fellow Hicksite Quaker, James Sloan Gibbons (1810-1892), a member of the New York Yearly Meeting of Friends. Her daughter, Sarah Hopper Emerson, used some of this material as a basis for her 1897 biography of...
Dates: 1824-1992 [bulk 1850-1892]

Samuel B. Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-055
Overview Samuel Bowne Haines (1834-1913) was a banker and a minister in New York Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence (1859-1869), expense book of Samuel B. Haines, and Quaker manuscripts, possibly by Mary Caley. Also includes genealogical and biographical materials on the Haines, Gaskill, and related families.
Dates: 1850-1894

Filtered By

  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Social life and customs X
  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Quakers -- New York (State) 15
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 8
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 5
diaries 5
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
∨ more
Quakers -- Diaries 4
Quaker women 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century 3
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 3
Society of Friends -- Clergy 3
Abolitionists 2
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker abolitionists 2
Quaker women -- Education 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Connecticut 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Iowa 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Seneca Indians 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
Society of Friends -- Ohio 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
genealogies (histories) 2
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Albion (Orleans County, N.Y.) 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Authors and Publishers -- United States 1
Boarding Schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Cayuga County (N.Y.) 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Church work with African Americans -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Corporate minutes 1
Debt -- Pennsylvania 1
Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Free produce movement 1
Freedmen 1
Freedmen -- United States -- Social conditions 1
Gasport (N.Y.) 1
Hull family 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians, treatment of 1
Iron and steel workers -- Pennsylvania 1
Iron-works -- Pennsylvania 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Literature -- Societies, etc. 1
Michigan -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers and Daughters -- United States 1
New York (State) -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
New York (State) -- Social life and customs 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Pennsylvania -- Genealogy 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Phrenology 1
Poor -- Services for 1
Poor -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Prison reformers 1
Prison visits 1
Prohibition -- New York (State) 1
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker horticulturalists 1
Quaker women -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- California 1
Quakers -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Family relationships 1
Quakers -- Genealogy 1
Quakers -- Great Britain 1
Quakers -- Ireland 1
Quakers -- New England 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Purchase 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Westbury 1
Quakers -- North Carolina 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Relations with Indians 1
Quakers -- Rhode Island 1
Quakers -- Songs and music 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 1
Quakers -- Vermont 1
Quakers -- Virginia 1
∧ less
 
Names
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Gibbons family 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
∨ more
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Hopper family 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 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 (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Barnard College 1
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 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
Burdick family 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 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
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cock, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hicks), 1805-1865 1
Cock, William T. (William Townsend), 1803-1885 1
Cocke family 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Abel, 1770-1834 1
Collins, Francis W., 1845-1887 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Downing family 1
Emerson family 1
Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Field family 1
Field, Hannah, 1804-1903 1
Field, Sarah, 1797-1879 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Fowler, Orson Squire, 1809-1887 1
Friends Literary and Library Association of New York 1
Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gaskell family 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Samuel B. (Samuel Bowne), 1834-1913 1
Hallowell family 1
Hartland Monthly Meeting of Friends (1955- : Gasport, N.Y.) 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hicks, Rachel, 1789-1878 1
Hoag family 1
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Howland, Hannah T. (Hannah Tallcot), 1796-1867 1
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881 1
Howland, William, 1823-1905 1
Hull, George, 1853-1922 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hutchinson, J. William 1
Isaac T. Hopper Home 1
∧ less