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Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs

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Identifier: HC.MC-1003
Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Iowa, Modoc, Kickapoo, Oto, Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize the Native Americans, improve living conditions, Native American education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Native American dances, conflicts with other...
Dates: 1758-1929

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney, M.B....
Dates: 1869-1884

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

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Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

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

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

Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-293
Overview This small collection contains letters and reports concerning Friends work with Native Americans in Nebraska during the era of Grant's Peace Policy.
Dates: 1793, 1867-1885 and undated; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1888

John Richards letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-016
Overview Each volume of John Richards's letterbooks contains business correspondence related to his work as an Indian Agent in Kansas. All letters are written by John Richards, and the majority of letters are addressed to Enoch Hoag, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In addition to Enoch Hoag, correspondence in Richards's letterbooks is addressed to the following: Dunlap & Flora, Russell Shlickler, James Haworth, F. Buckley, Robert Ferris, George P. Laflin, Henry Breiner, General Davidson, R.S....
Dates: 1870-1876

Edith R. Solenberger papers on the Kinzua Project

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-122
Abstract This collection includes papers of Edith R. Solenberger, concerning her involvement in the Kinzua Project of the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Included are letters regarding the Seneca Indians, and letters regarding their legal representation.
Dates: 1961-1970

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
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Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite). Central Executive Committee 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Lightfoot family 1
Lightfoot, Mary B. (Mary Bonner), 1820-1907 1
Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Indian Committee 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Richards, John 1
Roberts, Benjamin Rush 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Sniffen, Matthew K. 1
Society of Friends 1
Solenberger, Edith R. (Edith Reeves), 1886-1976 1
Steere, Jonathan M. 1
Taylor, Walter 1
Test, Elizabeth 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 1
Webster, Joseph (Indian Quaker agent) 1
Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
White, Howard, 1844-1916 1
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
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