Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 41 - 46 of 46

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1179
Overview Includes letters of Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) and others on Quakers, African Americans, and slavery; papers of Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) on Quakers, African Americans, and peace; and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) papers and Free Produce Association records relating to Taylor's work for the use and sale of goods not attached to the slavery economy.
Dates: 1754-1936

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

 Collection
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

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-025
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835, founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840, and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of health and family, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.
Dates: 1842-1873

Julia Wilbur papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1158
Overview Civil War era diaries of Julia Wilbur, a teacher and Contraband relief worker.
Dates: 1843-1908; Majority of material found within 1843 - 1895

Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

Filtered By

  • Subject: Abolitionists X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 25
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 20
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
 
Subject
Quaker abolitionists 19
Antislavery movements -- United States 16
Abolitionists 12
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
Quaker women 10
∨ more
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 10
Quakers -- History 8
diaries 7
Quakers 6
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
Antislavery movements 5
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 5
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 5
Slavery -- United States 5
correspondence 5
Abolitionists -- United States 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 4
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 4
Haverford (Pa.) 3
Indians of North America -- Missions 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quaker authors 3
Quakers -- Abolitionists 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- United States 3
Social reformers -- United States 3
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 3
Wills 3
account books 3
deeds 3
family papers 3
genealogies (histories) 3
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania 2
African Americans -- Education 2
American literature -- Quaker authors 2
Antislavery movements -- History 2
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 2
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Poetry 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Progressive Quakers 2
Quaker abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quaker prison reformers 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Westbury 2
Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Slave labor 2
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 2
Social reformers 2
Society of Friends -- Clergy 2
Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Wilmington (Del.) 2
Women -- Suffrage -- United States 2
Women's rights -- United States 2
biographies (documents) 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
commonplace books 2
estate records 2
genealogical tables 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
photographs 2
travel literature 2
Abolitionists -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- Virginia -- Alexandria 1
Agriculture -- Maryland 1
American poetry 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery Movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Authors and Publishers -- United States 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Boycotts -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Capital punishment 1
Charities -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Chester County (Pa.) 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 1
Education 1
Feminism -- United States 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Freedmen -- Virginia 1
Freedmen -- Washington (D.C.) 1
∧ less
 
Names
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
∨ more
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
∧ less