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Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
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...
Dates: 1815-1880

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that the...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

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Names
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Haverford College 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
White, George F., 1789-1847 1
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
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