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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

Fussell-Lewis Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-045
Abstract This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate to...
Dates: 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

Longshore-Williams family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-076
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Mary W. Longshore from the family of her sister, Martha Williams, after the Williams moved from Pennsylvania to Warsaw, Ohio. Included are letters from her sister, brother-in-law, Isaac B. Williams, and nephews, Jonathon and Jeremiah. These letters relate family and local news, and news about the temperance and anti-slavery movements. A letter from Isaac B. Williams, dated 1861, relates his thoughts on the prospect of civil war. A letter from Dr....
Dates: 1840-1965-bulk 1840-1861

Collection of manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-079
Abstract This is a collection of manumissions primarily from Pennsylvania and Salem Co., New Jersey dating from 1776 to 1832. Included are both originals and photocopies.
Dates: 1776-1832

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-074
Overview The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847, financial...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)

Elijah F. Pennypacker anti-slavery correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-097
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Elijah Pennypacker concerning the anti-slavery movement. It includes correspondence from Abby Kelly and H.B. Stanton relating to the American Anti-Slavery Society, from Thomas Garrett concerning arrangements for transportation and placement of emancipated and self-emancipated people, and from William Still about a visit and lecture by William Wells Brown.
Dates: 1839-1861

Paul A. Rodebaugh collected manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-263
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Paul Rodebaugh. It includes: drafts of letters by an unknown author, 1844-1849, which express support for abolition and discuss contemporary U.S. politics; an anonymous Quaker journal of an 1817 trip from Philadelphia to Ohio; an undated journal of a sea and river journey from Philadelphia to Europe and then from Florida to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and a small number of miscellaneous letters involving the Dilworth and Sharpless...
Dates: 1809-1870

Updegraff Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

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Names
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
American Anti-slavery Society 1
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dinsmore family 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Haverford College 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Esther, 1782-1848 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Newlin family 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennypacker, E.F.(Elijah Funk), 1804-1888 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rodebaugh, Paul A. 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stanton, Henry B. (Henry Brewster), 1805-1887 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Still, William, 1821-1902 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Jonathan 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Trimble, Esther Jane, 1838-1888 1
Trimble, Rebecca F. (Rebecca Fussell), 1796-1882 1
Truman, Joseph M. 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Updegraff family 1
Updegraff, Ann Taylor 1
Updegraff, David Benjamin 1
Updegraff, David Brainerd 1
Updegraff, Jonathan Taylor 1
Updegraff, Rebecca A. 1
Updegraff, Rebecca Taylor 1
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