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Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Vaux Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1217
Overview The Vaux family was deeply involved with Quaker and Native American affairs throughout much of the 19th and early 20th centuries. George Vaux, Sr. was involved in Quaker activity through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker meetings throughout the world (including Antigua and London). Both George Vaux, Jr. and Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, his sister, served as commissioners for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners. This organization was established by the United States Congress in...
Dates: 1708-1995; Majority of material found within 1912-1932

Thomas Wistar journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Overview Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C. and various trips to Native American Reservations and Indian Agencies, including the Seneca Nation and the Wichita Indian Agency. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.
Dates: 1841-1875

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 9
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Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 7
Indians of North America -- Missions 7
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Quakers -- Social service -- United States 5
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 4
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 3
Kickapoo Indians -- History 3
Osage Indians -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Missions -- United States 3
correspondence 3
Indian agents -- United States 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 2
Kinzua Dam (Pa.) 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers -- History 2
Quakers -- Nebraska 2
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Seneca Indians 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
diaries 2
photographs 2
Abolitionists 1
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Antislavery movements 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Charities -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Fox Indians 1
Freedmen -- Virginia 1
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Indian land transfers 1
Indian land transfers -- New York (State) 1
Indians of North America -- History 1
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Indians of North America -- Treaties 1
Iowa Indians 1
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Modoc Indians -- History 1
Oto Indians 1
Oto Indians -- History 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Progressive Quakers 1
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Quakers 1
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Santee Indians 1
Sauk Indians 1
Seneca Indians -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 1
Seneca Indians -- New York (State) 1
Seneca Indians -- Treaties 1
Seneca Indians -- Land tenure 1
Seneca Indians -- Reservations 1
Sermons, American 1
Shawnee Indians -- History 1
Slavery -- United States 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Social reformers -- 19th century 1
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clippings (information artifacts) 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 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
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 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
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 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
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 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, Edward, 1822-1872 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
Quimby, Daniel 1
Richards, John 1
Roberts, Benjamin Rush 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 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
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 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. Board of Indian Commissioners 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
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