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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

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 Indians. 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 Indians, improve living conditions, Indian education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Indian dances, conflicts with other religious denominations, protection of the...
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

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

John B. Garrett papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-903
Scope and Contents John B. Garrett (1836-1924) was an original member of the Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs. Topics discussed include appointment of agents, missionary work, Indian education and citizenship, use of military force, annuity goods, opening of Indian Territory to settlement by whites, etc. Includes minutes of the committee for 1871; letter of Garrett to his family telling of visit to Fort Smith, Arkansas as part of the Grand Indian Council in 1865, also 17 photographs of...
Dates: 1853 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1872

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

Halliday Jackson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-101
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence and a handwritten copy of the manuscript "Some Account of my Journey Among the Seneca" by Halliday Jackson.
Dates: 1799-1808

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

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

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Cornplanter, Seneca chief 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 3
Simmons, Henry 3
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Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 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). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 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
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 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
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Garrett, John Biddle 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 1
Letchworth, John 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
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Pennock, John 1
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Roberts, Benjamin Rush 1
Scattergood family 1
Scattergood, Joseph 1
Sniffen, Matthew K. 1
Steere, Jonathan M. 1
Swayne, Joel 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. 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
Waln, Joseph 1
Webster, Joseph 1
Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Howard, 1844-1916 1
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 1
Wistar, Thomas 1
Women's National Indian Association (U.S.) 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
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