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Joshua P. Blanchard Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blanchard, Joshua Pollard
Abstract Joshua Pollard Blanchard was born in 1782 [1783?]. His "Quaker" principles led him into being an important nineteenth century peace leader (and abolitionist). Blanchard was an absolute pacifist who was a conscientious objector during the war of 1812, and was tried in New York. He joined the Massachusetts Peace Society in 1816 and was very active for many years in the American Peace Society [APSl].
Dates: 1819-1868

"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Joseph Bolles', entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England." Bolles' manuscript was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt, at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.
Dates: 1758

Gidley and Carter family papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-309
Overview Contains correspondence of Job Scott Gidley, Wilburite minister, of New England Yearly Meeting, (2) notebooks of notes taken by Jessie Gidley Carter during London Yearly Meeting and Friends Service Council in 1938, and miscellaneous Carter property records and family papers.
Dates: 1843 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1938

Isaac Hacker diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-032
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three bound, handwritten volumes of Isaac Hacker’s diaries. Entries describe the weather, Hacker’s attendance at Quaker Meetings, social calls from friends and family, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1809-1818

Howland-Kirby Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-067
Overview Howland and Kirby families were Quakers of Dartmouth, Fairhaven, and New Bedford, Mass. The collection contains primarily transcripts and photocopies of their papers. Of particular interest are dairies of Weston Howland, Jr., with notes on the arrival of whaling ships in New Bedford and details of a controversy over the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge; those of Abby S., and Rachel, which describe a trip taken by Abby to New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. (1888) and women preaching at Friends...
Dates: circa 1790-circa 1973

Howland-Shearman Family Correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-303
Overview The collection is composed of correspondence of the family of David Sands Shearman and his wife, Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Poughkeepsie, New York. The Shearman and Howlands were prominent New England Quaker merchant and whaling families, intertwined by business and marriage. Much of the correspondence is directed to Hepsa, largely from her children who pursued a range of careers. Early correspondence is with her husband Captain David Sands Shearman,...
Dates: 1800 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1832 - 1899

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1708-1896

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Overview The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

William Leddra court records

Identifier: HC.MC-950-115
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed transcripts, and photocopies of the original court documents of William Leddra's arrest in 1660. The documents describe Leddra's arrest by the Last Court of Assistants at Boston, after returning to an area he had previously been banished from.
Dates: 1660

Collection on the New Light Movement at Lynn, Massachusetts

Identifier: SFHL-SC-078
Abstract This is a collection of papers relating to the troubles over the New Light faction in Lynn Monthly Meeting, Massachusetts. Included are copies of letters and articles, and personal written accounts of the events at Lynn Monthly Meeting from 1822-1826 that led to the trial of New Lights, including Jonathon Buffum, John Alley, Jr., and Mary Newhall. Included are accounts by Stephen Oliver and Micajah Collins, as well as a letter from Mary Newhall, written to Stephen Gould, an elder of Newport...
Dates: 1822-1826

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 13
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alley, John, b. 1777 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barrow, Robert, -1697 1
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Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Blanchard, Joshua P. (Joshua Pollard), 1782-1868 1
Bolles, Joseph 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Buffum, Jonathan, 1793-1868 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carter, Jessie Gidley, 1876-1946 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Crosbie, Archibald, 1830-1912 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dizard, Robin (FHL donor) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Garrett, Alice H. Howland, b. 1867 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gidley, Job Scott, 1844-1928 1
Gould, Stephen, 1781?-1838 1
Hacker, Isaac 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Abigail Hathaway, 1774-1867 1
Howland, Rachel, 1853-1934 1
Howland, Rebecca Kirby, 1825-1895 1
Howland, Weston, 1815-ca. 1901 1
Howland, Weston, 1852-1878 1
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 1
Kirby family 1
Kirby, Abigail H. Smith, 1798-1861 1
Kirby, George, 1794-1882 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
Kite, James, 1808-1856 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Leddra, William 1
Lynn Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Masters, Rebecca K. (Rebecca Kite), 1843-1895 1
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Papers (Book dealer) 1
Newhall, Anna G. (Anna Greene), fld 1824-1863 1
Newhall, Mary, 1785-1829 1
Oliver, Stephen, 1785- 1
Osborne, Henry T., 1868-1896 1
Otis, Mary G. ((Mary Green)), 1847- 1
Otis, Sarah H. (Sarah Harris), 1828- 1
Otis, Susannah I., d. 1897 1
Otis, Thomas, 1822-1882 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox: 1827-1955) 1
Rodman family 1
Rodman, Elizabeth Rotch, 1757-1856 1
Rodman, Samuel, 1753-1835 1
Rodman-Rotch family 1
Rotch family 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Russell, Henry 1
Selleck, George A. 1
Sharp, Benjamin, 1858-1915 1
Sharp, Rebecca, 1823-1853 1
Sharp, Virginia Mae Guild 1
Shearman, Alice Delano, 1840-1931 1
Shearman, David Sands, 1802-1852 1
Shearman, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Shearman), 1842-1922 1
Shearman, Hepsa Hathway Howland, 1806-1892 1
Shearman, Joseph Tucker, 1834-1894 1
Shearman, Mary Eliza (Mary Eliza Shearman Kimber), 1838-1921 1
Smedley, Jacob, 1835-1893 1
Smedley, Ruth K. (Ruth Kite), 1838-1914 1
Spavold, Samuel 1
Stern, Katherine Kirk, -1915 1
Stern, T. Noel (Thomas Noel), -1913 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Allen C. 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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