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John Comly papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-023
Abstract This collection includes printed and manuscript materials concerning the publication and sale of Comly's books, his probate records, and other papers relating to John Comly and his family. Also includes records of the Byberry & Andalusia (Turnpike) Road Company.
Dates: 1830-1884

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.
Dates: 1946 - 1968

John Cox Genealogical research letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-177
Abstract This small collection contains the genealogical research letters of John Cox, who was a Custodian of Records for the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a professional genealogist.
Dates: 1942-1945

"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of John Bowne's single volume typed manuscript biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr. The biography of John Bowne Flushing is based on his letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage and his convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakersim).
Dates: Undated

Carolyn V. Cutler correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-082
Abstract This collection primarily includes letters received by Carolyn V. Cutler and Serena A. Minard. The letters relate local and family news. One letter, addressed from Paris, describes a meeting of the Prison Reform Association. Also included are letters from Quaker ministers Jonathon D. Noxon and Isaac Wilson. These letters relate personal news and advice about farming.

Dates: 1880-1911

Martha L. Deed Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-285
Overview Martha Deed is a retired Quaker psychologist who wrote her 1969 PhD dissertation on patterns of religious commitment among Friends. She is a prolific writer, poet, and photographer whose beliefs inform her life and work. This collection includes papers and research materials in two areas, her dissertation and her edited publication, Fritz Kunkel - The Psychology of the Whole Man.
Dates: 1942-1999

Elsie K. Powell House Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NYy-530
Overview The Elsie K. Powell House is a Quaker retreat and conference center located in Old Chatham, New York. The collection contains materials relating to the establishment of the Powell House and its function as a Quaker retreat and conference center.
Dates: 1927-2017

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.
Dates: 1933-1948

Frazer-Willets Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-208
Overview The Willets family were members of Westbury Monthly Meeting and lived at their farm, Homewood, from the mid 19th century until 1965. Eliza K. Willets, the last resident, was the daughter of Thomas Whitson Willets and Hannah Keese; known affectionately as Aunt Lila, she graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. Her sister, Anna, married Edward Morgan Lapham of Chicago in 1908. In 1940, their daughter, Anne Willets Lapham, married E. Wayne Frazer, the son of John E. and Elizabeth Gamber Frazer,...
Dates: ca. 1763-1995

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 13
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 5
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Swarthmore College 5
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Friends World College 3
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 3
Long Island University 3
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Gibbons family 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gillingham family 2
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopper family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Moses Brown School (Providence, R.I.) 2
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 2
New York Friends Group 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Wood, William, 1797-1877 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922 1
Ackworth School (Ackworth, England) 1
Adams, Martha D. 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albertson family 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bajer, Fredrik, 1837-1922 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brainerd, Cephas, 1831-1910 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Branson family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
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