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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”

 Collection
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

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

 Collection
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

Benjamin S. Jones papers

 Collection
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

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
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

William Parker scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook which is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a former slave who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania, and was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and described his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.
Dates: 1910

"Thoughts on Slavery"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-071
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript of John Parrish's essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," in which Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in America, as well as a short history of slavery in America, and the responsibilities of the American government to those they are oppressing through slavery.
Dates: 1800

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)

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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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

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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
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Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Anti-slavery Society 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 Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 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
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, Anna 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Frazier family 1
Freeman, Martin 1
Friends Boarding School Association 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garnet, Henry Highland 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 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
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 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
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jackson, E. W. 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
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