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Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
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

E. Raymond Wilson papers concerning Five Years Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-148
Abstract This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.
Dates: 1935-1940

Collection of Rufus Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-066
Abstract This collection includes letters and printed materials relating to Rufus Jones. Included are photocopies of letters commenting on or criticizing The American Friend of which Rufus Jones was editor. Among these are a letter from Henry Stanley Neuman, editor of The Friend, regarding the state of the Society in England, and a letter from Walter Malone relating events at Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1894. Letters from R.L. Kelly, Joseph Moore, David Hadley, and Thomas Newlin discuss The American Friend,...
Dates: 1894-1947?

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan Board...
Dates: 1914-1970

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting extracts concerning the Quaker Peace Testimony

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-095
Abstract This collection contains typed extracts on meeting minutes in which the Quaker stance in war and conscientious objection are discussed. Most materials relate to Quaker activities in the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780-1917, 1861-1867

Collection of sufferings of Flushing Friends during the American Revolution

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-243
Abstract Contains a document listing the Sufferings of Friends belonging to Flushing Monthly Meeting given to the Committee appointed to inspect the Sufferings of Friends, 1782. Also, accounts submitted by individuals and related epistles, 1775 and 1778, from London and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1775-1789

Grace A. Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-130
Abstract This collection includes a 1939 article published by Grace A. Thomas in The Friend, entitled "The Quaker Attitude Toward War." Also included are letters from Henry J. Cadbury and E. S. Palmer regarding this article.
Dates: 1939

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
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