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John Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-780
Overview Records of the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs, and its predecessor, the Indian Committee (1837-1850) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Also includes the letter books of John Saunders of Philadelphia, Secretary of the Joint Committee, and correspondence of Barclay White, Jesse W. Griest, Thomas Lightfoot, Samuel M. Janney, Levi K. Brown, Samuel Jeanes, and Albert Lamborn Green. Reports include information about the Senecas, the Otos and the Otoe Agency, the Santees and the Santee...
Dates: 1838-1901

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-046
Overview The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).
Dates: 1836-1850

John Letchworth papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1198
Scope and Contents The John Letchworth papers (1749-1870) contain various materials related to and written by John Letchworth. There are biographical materials (1749-1843), which include a manuscript entitled "Some Account of John Letchworth, 1749-1843" with information taken mainly from letters and memoranda. There is also fairly extensive correspondence (1801-1870), consisting of letters from John Letchworth to his family as well as miscellaneous letters not written by John Letchworth, but related to his life...
Dates: 1755-1870

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Overview The Lightfoot family was a Pennsylvania Quaker family descended from Thomas Lightfoot, a Quaker minister who emigrated from Ireland to Kennett Monthly Meeting in 1716 with his family. The collection includes three journals which have been attributed to his grandson Thomas on the basis of contextual detail. These accounts document visits to meetings in the mid Atlantic region, New Jersey to Virginia, from 1757 to 1760. Jacob Lightfoot, a son of Thomas and Sarah Lightfoot, married Mary Bonsall, a...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a copy of the handwritten journal pages, as well as a typed transcript, of Jane Rhoads Morris. Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describes, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and the Indians they have employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indians the group meets...
Dates: 1889

Naomi and Rayner Kelsey papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-130
Scope and Contents The papers include the correspondence of Rayner and Naomi Kelsey and letters to Wilfred and Sherma Kelsey. Correspondents include: John B. Garrett, Rayner W. Kelsey, Elizabeth B. Jones, Rufus M. Jones, J. Usang Ly, Roderick Scott, Isaac Sharpless, and Albert H. Wilson. There is a diary kept by Naomi Kelsey, probably in 1936, during a leg of a world cruise, recording events in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Hawaii and discussing people with whom she visits. There are sermons and talks of Rayner...
Dates: 1842, 1900-1952, undated

Native American speeches

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-135
Scope and Content note The majority of this collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of speeches made by Native American leaders, as well as a single letter addressed to "Friends residing among the Indians." Though the materials are undated, they likely date to the 1790s-1810s, and the majority of the speeches make mention of the Seneca tribe, and refer to the Seneca leader, Cornplanter. The speeches include both those given by Quakers to Native American audiences and those made by Native American leaders....
Dates: Undated

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-285
Overview Fragments and copies of manuscripts concerning Quaker (probably Philadelphia Yearly Meeting) activities relating to Native American. Some of these may be contemporary manuscript copies of documents in the Friendly Association or the Indian Committee records.
Dates: 1761 - 1839

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Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 5
Simmons, Henry 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 4
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Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Sharpless, Joshua 4
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 3
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Haverford College 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 3
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 3
Savery, William, 1750-1804 3
Bacon, David 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 2
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Smith, John, 1722-1771 2
Society of Friends 2
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 2
Vaux, George, III, 1909-1996 2
Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927 2
Vaux, George, 1832-1915 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Association of Retired Persons 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Aslan, Ana 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Indian Concerns 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Bassett family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brandt, Carl, 1892-1957 1
Brandt, Zelma Corning, 1891-1990 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes) 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chapin, Israel 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Cincinnati Book Association of Friends 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cloud , Henry Roe 1
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