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Allinson Family Papers

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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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of the Allinson family. The scrapbook is largely composed of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, and 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 twelve pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
Dates: 1829-1870

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

 Collection
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
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume, handwritten diary of William Dillwyn, as well as a photo copy and typed transcript. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, N.J. 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.The collection also includes a copy of a New York Sun newspaper article, dated...
Dates: 1772-1773

Abby Kelley Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1139
Overview Photocopies of letters by and to Abby Kelley Foster (1811-1887) and her husband, Stephen S. Foster (1809-1881), along with some manuscripts.
Dates: 1837-1887

Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-011
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.
Dates: 1845-1852

Garrett, McCollin, and Vail family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-081
Scope and Content This collection contains the correspondence of the Garrett, McCollin and Vail families.Writers include Ann Garrett, Edward Garrett, Margaret Malin Garrett, Thomas Garrett, Anna Garrett McCollin, James Garrett McCollin, John McCollin, Anna Garrett Vail and Benjamin Vail. One letter to Margaret Malin Garrett from William Biddle includes an (undated) account of a Quarterly Meeting in which he offers quick reviews of those who spoke, including Mary Ann Loyd, whose "ministry is far from edifying to...
Dates: 1820-1920

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-017
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker slaveholders in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for owning slaves, and whether or not they were determined to maintain ownership, or could be persuaded to set them free.
Dates: 1776

Benjamin S. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-105
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of one folder of correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.
Dates: 1840, 1938-1948

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American Colonization Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Clark, Mary 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coppinger, William 1
Crummell, Alex 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Freeman, Martin 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Garnet, Henry Highland 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Newlin family 1
Parker, WIlliam 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Pease, Elizabeth 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Pillsbury, Parker 1
Pinney, John Brooke 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Richie, Edward 1
Richie, Sarah A. 1
Roberts, Joseph Jenkins 1
Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody 1
Savery, Thomas H. 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Richie 1
Taylor, Hubert Richie 1
Taylor, Jonathan 1
Tracy, Joseph 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Updegraff family 1
Updegraff, Ann Taylor 1
Updegraff, David Benjamin 1
Updegraff, David Brainerd 1
Updegraff, Jonathan Taylor 1
Updegraff, Rebecca A. 1
Updegraff, Rebecca Taylor 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Van Buskirk, Mary L. 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whipper, William 1
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