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Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Clement family letters

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-247
Abstract Small collection of family correspondence that includes two letters that concern the Clements and Sharpless families' involvement in abolition activities. Contains a copy and typed transcript of a letter from William Lloyd Garrison Clement (1834-1889) to Gilbert Cope, historian of the Sharpless family, which describes events surrounding the formation of American Anti-Slavery Society and the Clement family's interaction with African-Americans living in the Mount Holly, N.J, area. The typed...
Dates: 1857-1912

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1841-1873

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

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...
Dates: 1769-1914 (bulk 1807-1848)

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

Frost family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.
Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

Fussell-Lewis Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-045
Abstract This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate to...
Dates: 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866

Hanbury-Aggs Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-058
Overview The Hanbury and Aggs families were prominent English Quakers who were involved in a variety of mercantile and philanthropic activities, predominantly in the 19th century. They were pharmacologists, silk merchant in Shanghai, travelers, and philanthropists (Thomas Hanbury was knighted in 1901 for his philanthropy). The collection contains correspondence, journals, business and financial papers, and other miscellaneous material. Includes Daniel Bell Hanbury's journals of his travels with William...
Dates: 1718-1914

Emily Howland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with freed slaves in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a contraband camp in Virginia,...
Dates: 1763-1929

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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
American Anti-slavery Society 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 2
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Aggs family 1
Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Allen and Hanbury's 1
Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clement, Mary S. (Mary Sharpless), 1807-1858 1
Clement, William Lloyd Garrison, 1834-1889 1
Clements family 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Congress of Verona (1822) 1
Davis, Anna 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Frazier family 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends Boarding School Association 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Gibbins family 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hanbury family 1
Hanbury, Anna, 1761-1825 1
Hanbury, Capel, 1764-1835 1
Hanbury, Charlotte, fld d. 1839 1
Hanbury, Daniel Bell, 1794-1882 1
Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875 1
Hanbury, Thomas, Sir, 1832-1907 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Henry Gurney Aggs (b. 1866) 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
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