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Samuel Parsons correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...
Dates: 1805-1831

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that the...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

Edna Postlethwaite Family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-125
Overview Edna Postlethwaite (1892-1972) graduated from Swarthmore College in 1914 and earned a masters degree from Columbia University. A Quaker and a member of New York Monthly Meeting of Friends, she was a teacher and involved in many social concerns. The collection contains the letters and diaries of Edna Postlethwaite and photocopies of the letters of G. Edmund Stratton, her uncle, and also a Swarthmore College graduate. Of particular interest is the correspondence of the former with her parents,...
Dates: 1894-1962

Purdy Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-243
Overview The collection contains account books, financial papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of William Purdy, a New York Quaker preacher, and his family. He was a member of Amawalk Monthly Meeting, attending Croton preparative and worship meetings, and traveled in the ministry, leaving an undated record of the Friends and meetings that he visited. Purdy was donated money, land, and labor towards building a new bridge and school house in Cortlandt. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1801-2004

Quaker Emergency Service records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-192
Abstract The collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project in Brazil; and writings by people outside the group. Of interest are transcript talks given by Peter F. Amoroso of the New York Department of Correction, and Austin H. MacCormick of the Osborne Association. There is also a carbon copy, attributed to John S. Gough, of the...
Dates: ca. 1941-1948

Josiah P. Marvel collected Quaker Emergency Service records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-221
Abstract Collection contains primarily Marvel's files on the wartime projects of the Quaker Emergency Service, 1942-1945, and its postwar Civilian Readjustment Committee, including typed minutes, 1947-1961. Also includes papers concerning the Spears Mobile Clinic which operated in Syria with the help of the Friends Ambulance Unit, including a typescript describing the mission; the dispersal of French funds, 1954-1958, raised by Mme. de la Noue for her Centre Guynemer and deposited with the Quaker...
Dates: 1942-1966

New York Yearly Meeting collection of Quaker poetry

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-226
Abstract Contains poetry collected by New York Yearly Meeting as a topical collection. Folder 1 contains the commonplace book by an anonymous Quaker man which contains both original and copied works [n.d.]; Folder 2 contains the commonplace book of Aaron Baker (1772-1855) containing original and copies, ca. 1799-1855; Folder 3 holds loose manuscript poems; Folder 4 contains typed and printed poems and a detailed list of all the poems in the collection; Folder 5 contains loose poems by Benjamin Burling...
Dates: 1761-1937

Collection of sufferings of Flushing Friends during the American Revolution

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-243
Abstract Contains a document listing the Sufferings of Friends belonging to Flushing Monthly Meeting given to the Committee appointed to inspect the Sufferings of Friends, 1782. Also, accounts submitted by individuals and related epistles, 1775 and 1778, from London and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1775-1789

Charles Edgar Roake family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-108
Abstract This collection includes photostatic copies of the birth certificate of Joseph Roake, and of other members of the Roake family. Also included is a photostatic copy of the journal of Joseph Roake. These materials appear in Charles Edgar Roake's book, The Journal of Joseph Roake, published in 1954.
Dates: 1739-1795

Leon A. Rushmore collection of New York Yearly Meeting miscellaneous papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-213
Abstract This collection of miscellaneous papers collected by Leon A. Rushmore includes several religious essays or sermons, a copy of Nicholas Waln's 1772 prayer, and an undated address "To the great Sachems and Chief of the [missing] sitting around the Counsill at new york" possibly transcribed from dictation.
Dates: ca. 1789-1833

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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
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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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