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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

Ferris Family Papers

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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

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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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

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

William Parker scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-012
Overview The scrapbook is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a formerly enslaved person who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania. He was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and the article describes his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.
Dates: 1910

Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-074
Overview The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847, financial...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

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Names
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown, Gould 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 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
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 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
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Parker, WIlliam 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Townsend, Mira Sharpless, 1798-1859 1
Truman, George 1
Truman, Joseph M. 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Webb, Samuel 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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