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Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.
Dates: 1854 - 1935

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
Dates: Undated.

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.
Dates: 1729-1895

Christopher Densmore Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-333
Overview Christopher Densmore served as Curator of Friends Historical Library, retiring in 2018. This collection includes his raw research materials as well as completed papers.
Dates: 1980-2017

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

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

Female Anti-Slavery Sewing Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-010
Scope and Contents The collection includes one book from 1852 - 1854 which begins with the mission of the society, and otherwise includes informal minutes, listings for material and financial donations given by memberships, and the number of people at each meeting. The back pages include lists of monetary donations made to constituent members for the same years.
Dates: 1852-1854

Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
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

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
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Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 2
Densmore, Christopher 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Gibbons family 2
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 2
Haverford College 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Marriott, Charles 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Anti-slavery Society 1
Anti-slavery Convention 1
Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 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
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dunning, Sarah 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 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
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Fox, George 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
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