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Christopher Densmore Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-333
Overview Christopher Densmore served as Curator of Friends Historical Library, retiring in 2018. This collection includes his raw research materials as well as completed papers.
Dates: 1980-2017

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

Zebedee Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

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Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

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

Halliday Jackson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-101
Overview This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence and a handwritten copy of the manuscript "Some Account of my Journey Among the Seneca" by Halliday Jackson.
Dates: 1799-1808

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

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-046
Overview The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).
Dates: 1836-1850

Henry Simmons journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca tribes.
Dates: 1796-1800

Henry Simmons letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Overview Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.
Dates: 1797-1799, undated

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Simmons, Henry 4
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Haines, Anna P. (Anna Philips), 1849-1924 1
Haines, Mary Elizabeth, 1886-1920 1
Haines, T. Harvey (Thomas Harvey), b. 1871 1
Haines, Zebedee, 1843-1923 1
Haverford College 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt family 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Indian Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Sharon Female Academy 1
Society of Friends 1
Solenberger, Edith R. (Edith Reeves), 1886-1976 1
Stabler, Amna C. 1
Swayne, Joel 1
Taylor, Walter 1
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Wistar, Thomas 1
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