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Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Overview Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...
Dates: 1794-1962

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Coffin Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-029
Overview The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence, journals, business papers, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1797-1932

Collection of John Bright correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-011
Overview Collected correspondence of John Bright, a British Quaker. He was a Radical and Liberal statesman, a promoter of free trade policies, and one of the greatest orators of his generation. The collection contains about 200 letters.
Dates: 1839 - 1888

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was a...
Dates: 1960-1993

Rachel Davis DuBois Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-035
Overview Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was a Quaker educator, writer, and a pioneer in the interfaith and interracial dialogue and intercultural education. This collection contains the personal papers of Rachel Davis DuBois, including correspondence, writings, her work with interracial, intercultural, and interfaith projects, personal logs and notes, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1920-1993

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

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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

Ferris Family Papers

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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

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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 2
Swarthmore College 2
Anti-Corn-Law League 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Branson family 1
Bright, John, 1811-1889 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Cincinnati Book Association of Friends 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coady, Moses, 1882-1959 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coffin, Percival Brooks, 1865-1935 1
Coffin, Rhoda M., 1826-1909 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Davis, Anna 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Fox, George 1
Free masons 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Equal Rights Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886 1
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