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Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...
Dates: 1769-1914 (bulk 1807-1848)

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

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

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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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)

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
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Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Frazier family 1
Friends Boarding School Association 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Parrish family 1
Pearsall family 1
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Pusey family 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Webb, Emily 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
White, George F., 1789-1847 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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