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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

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

 Collection
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

Daniel Neall papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-086
Abstract This collection comprises the letters and papers of Daniel Neall. Included are essays on various academic subjects, poems, and an account of the life of his father, Daniel Neall. Also included are personal letters of Daniel Neall, and papers relating to the 50th Anniversary convention of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1883. Minutes of this meeting are included, as well as letters relating to its organization, from Edward M. Davis, Mary Grew, and Dillwyn Parrish. Among these are letters...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1834-1977- 1834-1884

New Jersey Society of Promoting the Abolition of Slavery records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-018
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of two volumes, one from the New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and one from its Burlington County branch. They both contain minutes. The state Society provided nominations of members to the county groups, as well as created rules, by-laws, and constitutions to run those organizations. Much of their work was in the oversight of the county branches. The Burlington County branch minutes also contain the revised constitution, as well as...
Dates: 1793-1809

New York Yearly Meeting collection of papers concerning slavery

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-284
Overview The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of enslaved people, abolition, and education of formerly enslaved people, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.
Dates: 1778 - 1870

Sarah Hopper Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-115
Overview Sarah Hopper Palmer (1796-1885) was the eldest child of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), noted Hicksite Quaker abolitionist and social reformer. The collection was apparently compiled as a basis for Lydia Maria Child's Life of Isaac T. Hopper, which was first published in 1853. The original manuscript of the published book is included in the collection. The collection contains material on the Palmer, Hunn and Jenkins families, family correspondence, legal and...
Dates: 1705-1883

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

John Parrish diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Overview John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1796-1805

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 5
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
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Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Haverford College 3
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
American Anti-slavery Society 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 2
Densmore, Christopher 2
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Gibbons family 2
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 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
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Peace Society 1
Anti-slavery Convention 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 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
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Clark, Mary 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
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, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dunning, Sarah 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 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
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