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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that he...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

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

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1190
Overview Letters relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions written to American Quaker reformer, Benjamin Coates (1808-1887) whose work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many prominent people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.
Dates: 1848-1880; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1869

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1772-1773

Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-011
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.
Dates: 1845-1852

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1708-1896

Benjamin S. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-105
Overview This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.
Dates: 1840, 1938-1948

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Haverford College 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Anti-slavery Society 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Peace Society 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clark, Mary 1
Clement, Mary S. (Mary Sharpless), 1807-1858 1
Clement, William Lloyd Garrison, 1834-1889 1
Clements family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Coppinger, William 1
Crummell, Alex 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Freeman, Martin, 1826?-1889 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garnet, Henry Highland 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Jackson, E. W. 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
League of Universal Brotherhood 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Parker, WIlliam 1
Peace Congress (1st : 1848) (Brussels, Belgium) 1
Peace Congress (2nd : 1849) (Paris, France) 1
Peace Congress (3rd : 1850) (Frankfurt, Germany) 1
Pease, Elizabeth 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
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