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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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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

Friends Literary and Library Association of New York

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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

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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.)

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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

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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

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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

Sarah Hopper Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-115
Overview Sarah Hopper Palmer (1796-1885) was the eldest child of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), noted Hicksite Quaker abolitionist and social reformer. The collection was apparently compiled as a basis for Lydia Maria Child's Life of Isaac T. Hopper, which was first published in 1853. The original manuscript of the published book is included in the collection. The collection contains material on the Palmer, Hunn and Jenkins families, family correspondence, legal and...
Dates: 1705-1883

Rutherford Literary Association secretary's book

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-178
Abstract Constitution and minutes, 1889-1893, of Rutherford Literary.
Dates: 1889-1893

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

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

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Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Gibbons family 2
Hopper family 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
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Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Downing family 1
Emerson family 1
Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 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
Gaskell family 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Samuel B. (Samuel Bowne), 1834-1913 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hutchinson, J. William 1
Isaac T. Hopper Home 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris) 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
McDowell, Mary J. 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936. 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, Sarah Hopper, 1796-1885 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Powell, Anna Rice, 1834-1915 1
Rees, Jonah L., 1843-1915 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rutherford Literary (Association : New York, N.Y.) 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Skinner, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1857-1919 1
Smith, Benjamin, b. 1840 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Whittier Literary Society (New York, N.Y.) 1
Women's Prison Association of New York 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
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