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Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

 Collection
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)

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

 Collection
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)

Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-122
Overview Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell, 1832-1899, was a Quaker social reformer. The collection contains correspondence, much of it letters of condolence following the death (1867) of Powell's daughter Elizabeth, biographical materials and tributes, and mss. of his biographies of George Fox and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1858-1915

Protests Against Slavery

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-055
Overview This collection includes the 1688 Germantown Protest and the 1696 Merion Protest. The Germantown Protest was the first organized petition against slavery in the Americas. The Merion protest led to the first instance in which Phildadelphia Yearly Meeting addressed the slave trade.
Dates: 1688 - 1696

Reinhardt, Hawley and Hewes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1216
Abstract The Reinhardt, Hawley, Hewes and Meredith families are tied together through marriage and their Quaker faith across multiple generations. William Dell Reinhardt, a University of Pennsylvania graduate and doctor, married Rebecca Hawley, a teacher. They had six children: Jesse Hawley Reinhardt, Mary Bailey Reinhardt, Esther Meredith Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christina Reinhardt, and David Jones Reinhardt. David Jones Reinhardt married Anna Margaret Hewes in 1896. These...
Dates: 1762-1955

Reproduction pictures used in exhibitions or book illustrations

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-ILL
Overview Reproductions of photographs, documents, and objects used as book illustrations or in exhibits. Most of the original photographs, documents, and objects are at FHL but some are from other repositories.
Dates: 1981 - 1998

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

 Collection
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

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-806
Overview A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.
Dates: 1800-1911

Smedley Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-066
Overview These manuscripts of the Smedley family, Quakers of Chester County, Pennsylvania, were collected by Mary (Green) Smedley in the early 20th century. The scrapbook contains primarily 18th century legal and property documents concerning Thomas Smedley (1688?-1758) of Willistown, Chester County, a member of Goshen Monthly Meeting, and his descendants, particularly George Smedley (d. 1783) and family. The scrapbook includes records relating to a property dispute between George Smedley and George...
Dates: 1700 - 1833

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1233
Overview This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.
Dates: 1737-1999

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Abolitionists 12
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African Americans 1
African Americans -- Virginia -- Alexandria 1
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American poetry 1
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Antislavery Movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
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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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