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Female Anti-Slavery Sewing Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-010
Overview The Female Anti-Slavery Sewing Society's mission was to: "We organise ourselves a Sewing Society, for the purpose of relieving the sufferings of that class of our countrymen, who have fled from the oppression which they endured under the unjust laws of our country, and found a refuge in Canada." The minutes do not indicate location, founding or ending dates for the Society. The collection includes one book from 1852 - 1854 which begins with the mission of the society, and otherwise includes...
Dates: 1852-1854

Amelia Mott Gummere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1005
Overview Amelia Mott Gummere (1859-1937) was a noted writer on Quaker subjects. Her published works include The Quaker: a Atudy in Costume, 1901; The Journal and Essays of John Woolman, 1922; Witchcraft and Quakerism, 1908; and several other works. She was editor of the Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association and President of the John Woolman Association.
Dates: 1681-1961; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1937

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Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 1
Penney, Norman 1
Philadelphia Female Anti-slavery Society 1
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1