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Allinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Allinson family scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
Dates: 1829-1870

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

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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

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that he...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

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

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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.

Clement family letters

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-247
Abstract Small collection of family correspondence that includes two letters that concern the Clements and Sharpless families' involvement in abolition activities. Contains a copy and typed transcript of a letter from William Lloyd Garrison Clement (1834-1889) to Gilbert Cope, historian of the Sharpless family, which describes events surrounding the formation of American Anti-Slavery Society and the Clement family's interaction with African-Americans living in the Mount Holly, N.J, area. The typed...
Dates: 1857-1912

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1190
Overview Letters relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions written to American Quaker reformer, Benjamin Coates (1808-1887) whose work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many prominent people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.
Dates: 1848-1880; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1869

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

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

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African Americans 1
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African Americans -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Virginia -- Alexandria 1
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American literature -- Quaker authors 1
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Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Education 1
Education -- New York (State) -- New York 1
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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4
Haverford College 4
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Allinson family 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
American Anti-slavery Society 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 2
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 2
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 2
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Aggs family 1
Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry Gurney, 1866- 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Allen and Hanbury's 1
Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
American Peace Society 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 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
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark, Mary 1
Clarkson, Thomas 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
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Congress of Verona (1822) 1
Coppinger, William 1
Crummell, Alex 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
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