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Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.
Dates: 1822 - 1836
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830
Abstract This collection contains the research notes made by Alice Ford for her book, Edward Hicks Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom. These notes include genealogical information on the Hicks family and on several of his correspondents. Also included are typescripts of letters of Edward Hicks and his family. Among the correspondents are Emmor Kimber, John Comly, Elias Hicks, Benjamin and Richard Price, Elias Hicks, and Thomas McClintock. Topics include family news, issues of Quaker Spirituality, and the...
Dates: c. 1952
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Collection — Container: Box 1
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and legal papers of Samuel L. Southard, New Jersey lawyer and politician, concerning his defense of the Hicksite position in the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund at the time of the Separation in the Society of Friends. The School Fund of Crosswick Preparative Meeting, New Jersey, was claimed by both factions, Hicksite and Orthodox.
Dates: 1827 - 1833
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 4
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 3
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
- Hicksites -- 19th century 2
- Sermons, American 2
- Society of Friends -- History 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Antislavery movements 1
- Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
- Folk art -- Pennsylvania 1
- Freedmen -- Virginia 1
- Freedmen -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Progressive Quakers 1
- Quaker artists 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- New Jersey -- Crosswicks 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- Social reformers -- 19th century 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- Sermons 1 ∧ less