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George B. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-292
Overview George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a New York Quaker businessman. A member of New York Monthly Meeting, he was interested in family history and compiled the collection which contains farm daybooks of his great grandfather James M. Jackson of Quakertown and the memoirs of his grandfather, William Morris Jackson, Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. The collection also contains genealogical information on the Jackson, Bacon, Chapin and Morris...
Dates: 1694-1986

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

John Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

King Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-226
Overview The King family was a Quaker family of Rhode Island and New York. The collection contains genealogical and miscellaneous family papers of the Kings and the related Buffum and Bowne families.
Dates: 1773-1878

Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-054
Abstract This collection documents the annual conference (1895-1916) held at Mohonk Mountain House, Ulster County, New York; conference for 1917 was planned but not held; at their height, the conferences attracted 300 leaders of government, business, religion, the press, and education; the purpose of the conferences was to create and direct public sentiment in favor of international arbitration, arbitration treaties, and an international court.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1895-1918

John Lockwood correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-074
Abstract This collection includes the letters of John Lockwood, received primarily from Aaron Leggett in 1827-28. Leggett, a Hicksite, relates business, news, and personal opinions concerning the Hicksite controversy in New York Yearly Meeting. His letters contain heated attacks on Orthodox Quakers, including Samuel Parsons, the Clerk of New York Monthly Meeting, Richard Mott, and Anna Braithwaite. He also gives news of Elias Hicks and of the progress of the Indiana Epistle.
Dates: 1827-1828

Mekeel Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1138
Scope and Contents The collection revolves around the New York Quaker Mekeel family of the 19th century. With Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850) at the core of the collection, letter writers include his parents, Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861) and Isaac Mekeel (1797-1880) as well as Caleb Mekeel (1793-1859), Joshua Mekeel (1795-?) and others.Letters often detail issues of family, health and Meeting, but also about farming and business and the Quaker boarding school, Nine Partners in Poughkeepsie, NY. and...
Dates: 1824-1851

Jesse Merritt Family

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-101
Overview Jesse Merritt (1889-1957) was a Quaker historian of Nassau County, New York, and President of Bethpage Press of Farrnlngdale, N. Y. The Merritt family settled on Long Island, NY, in the mid-18th century. This collection contains the papers of Jesse Merritt including biographical and genealogical material, correspondence, writing, legal papers, and memorabilia. In addition to the information on Nassau County, NY, of particular note is a letter collected by Jesse Merritt from Isaac T. Hopper...
Dates: 1838-1949

John J. Merritt Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-102
Overview John J. Merritt (1804-1871) was a New York City Hicksite Quaker businessman. He was the son of John and Phebe J. Brown and in 1827, married Hannah Brown of Amawalk Monthly Meeting. This collection primarily contains John J. Merritt's correspondence with Hannah Brown during their courtship and after their marriage. The letters describe life in New York City and travel in New York State, Canada, and Michigan.
Dates: 1818-1871

Arthur Lyon Mitchell family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-158
Abstract Includes: Letters written by or to family members, including Peter Lyon, 1815 and 1849; John Lyon, 1849; Asahel Lyon (d. 1830), n.d.; Amelia Coffin, 1864 (2); and Mary Lyon, 1827. Also: Hannah Lyon's notes on Quaker meetings, n.d.; death notice of Joseph Mitchell, 1786; statement of Charles Coffin's inability to serve in the military, 1837; Amelia Coffin's teacher certificate, 1861; program for Nine Partners School, 1861; grant of property, Mary Lyon to Peter Lyon, 1833; grant of property,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1989-1815-1861

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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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