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Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Overview Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other religious...
Dates: 1868-1989 [bulk, 1868-1914]

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley in...
Dates: 1825-1914

William Z. Shetter Bloomington Monthly Meeting Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-219
Overview William Z. Shetter (b. 1927) is Professor of Germanic Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He is an active member of the Society of Friends, and served as clerk of Bloomington Monthly Meeting for two terms, 1982-1985 and 1992-1995. During his first tenure as clerk, he kept a detailed personal journal, recording all that was going on in the Meeting as well as his thoughts and perceptions. During his second tenure, the Meeting decided to take under its care the marriage of a same...
Dates: 1982-1993

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting informed...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

Gove-Meader Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-294
Overview This collection contains letters and miscellaneous papers of members of the Gove and Meader family, New England Wilburite Quakers.
Dates: 1803-1927

Nicholas Hallock papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted by...
Dates: 1835-1884

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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bancroft family 1
Bancroft, Joseph, 1803-1874 1
Bancroft, William P. (William Poole), 1835-1928 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bloomington Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Bloomington, Ind.) 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown, Gould 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Edgerton, Thomas, 1823?-1847 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fletcher family 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Conference (3rd : 1952 : Oxford, England) 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
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