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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

Anthony Benezet letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-852
Abstract A collection of letters of Anthony Benezet (1713-1784), a prominent Friend, philanthropist and teacher. These letters, which are addressed to various persons, reflect cultural and religious aspects, the efforts of Friends to abolish slavery, interest in education, opposition to intolerance and war, missionary work, and observations on the Indians. Mention is made in the letters of Conrad Weiser, George Whitfield, Samuel Wetherill, and others; and there are frequent references to publications in...
Dates: 1750 - 1936

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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

Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-043
Abstract Correspondence, including that with civil and military authorities, accounts of preliminary meetings with Indian delegates, and invoices, relating to the Treaty of Easton.
Dates: 1758-1762

Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Overview Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.
Dates: 1869-1875

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

Enoch Hoag letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-1104
Overview Letters to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, letters to Indian Agents under the jurisdiction of Hoag, and letters characterized as "Individual letters" from 1870 to 1878.
Dates: 1870-1878

Enoch Hoag papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1034
Overview This collection includes correspondence, financial papers, and an account book concerning the finances of the Central Superintendency and Quaker work with Native Americans.
Dates: 1865-1883

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Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency 3
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American Friends Service Committee 2
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
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884 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 (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Society of Friends 2
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
American Association of Retired Persons 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Aslan, Ana 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Indian Concerns 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brandt, Carl, 1892-1957 1
Brandt, Zelma Corning, 1891-1990 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Brown, Gould 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes) 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cloud , Henry Roe 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Davis, George W. (George Whitefield ) 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Dewey, George 1
Doe Run Valley Books (Dealer) 1
Dole, Sanford B. (Sanford Ballard) 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eastman, Charles Alexander 1
Eliot, Charles William 1
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) 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
Gray Panthers 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gulick, Luther Halsey 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
International League for the Rights of Man 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
Kalanianaole, Jonah Kuhio 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
La Flesche, Francis 1
Lake Mohonk Conference of Friends of the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples 1
Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples 1
Lake Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question 1
League of Women Voters (U.S.) 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
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