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Friends General Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/
Dates: 1867-2013

Jerome D. Gorman and Donna Gorman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gorman, Jerome and Donna
Abstract Collection contains extensive correspondence between the Gormans and VEPCO, the Virginia Electric and Power Company; also includes information about the organizations Penny Resistance and People Abolish the Death Penalty, and about Jerome Gorman's interest in attempts to extradite Jens Söring to Europe and his work to improve conditions for Death Row prisoners in Virginia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984-1991

Josiah W. Leeds scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1102
Overview Twenty-two scrapbooks of correspondence (circa 2,000 letters) of Josiah Woodward Leeds (1841-1908) with persons involved in the social reform movements of the late 19th century as well as tracts and clippings of articles and editorials written by Leeds and articles on topics of interest to him.
Dates: 1872-1907

Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty
Abstract Collection consists of printed correspondence, leaflets, and newsletters.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2003-2007

Resolution commending the Brooklyn police for apprehending a murderer

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-003
Overview This highly-decorated certificate commemorates Brooklyn police officers involved in the apprehension of Charles McElvaine, the murderer of Christian W. Luca.
Dates: 1889

Société de la Paix de Genève Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-Societe de la Paix de Geneve
Abstract Printed materials: periodicals and pamphlets; all materials in this collection are in French.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1830-1839

Elizabeth and Leon Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1282
Overview Elizabeth Gertrude Stern (1889-1954) was an author, educator, and social worker. Leon Thomas Stern (1887-1980) was a noted penologist and prison reformer. Materials in the collection reflect their careers and interests.
Dates: 1920-1968

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

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