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American Friends Fellowship Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...
Dates: 1933-1954

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.
Dates: 1946 - 1968

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
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

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

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting informed...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it was...
Dates: 1933-2010

Hicks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-282
Overview The Hicks family was a Long Island, New York, Quaker family with extensive connections to prominent members of the Society of Friends. The collection contains correspondence, mostly relating to Quaker concerns, received by Isaac Hicks (1815-1900) and others; genealogical research of Benjamin D. Hicks, and miscellaneous collected papers concerning the Society of Friends and Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1784-1940

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Painter, Levinus King 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret 2
Simkin, Robert 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ann Arbor Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Ann Arbor, Mich.) 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Atlanta Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Beede, Willis 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Connecticut Valley Association 1
Davidson, Pearl 1
Davidson, Robert J. 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Durham, N.C.) 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton, Emily, 1874- 1
Eaton, Horace Ainsworth, 1871-1958 1
Edgerton, Mae 1
Edgerton, Russell 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Elmira Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Elmira, N.Y.) 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
Eriksson, Anne Marie 1
Eriksson, Erik 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Freiday, Dean 1
Friedrich, Leonhard 1
Friends Home Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends Meeting of Ames (Ames, Iowa) 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gatlinburg Civilian Public Service Monthly Meeting of Friends (Gatlinburg, Tenn.) 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gillett, Henry T. (Henry Tregelles), d.1955 1
Gillett, Lucy 1
Gillman, Frederick John, 1866-1949 1
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