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Carman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

Collins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-173
Overview The Collins family was a Quaker family of New England and New York City. Abel Collins (1770-1834) was a birthright Quaker and a minister recorded by Hopkinton Monthly Meeting. He married Mary A. Wilbur (d. 1858) of Hopkinton in 1790, and they had eight children. One of their sons, Abel Francis Collins, was clerk of South Kingston Monthly Meeting. He had three sons who attended Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island, and continued their studies at Brown University. The collection...
Dates: 1797-1937

Anna Gillingham Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-051
Overview Anna Gillingham (1878-1964) was a prominent Quaker educator and author. She taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia from 1901-05, was school psychologist in the Ethical Culture School in New York City from 1905-36, directed the remedial reading program at the Punahon School in Honolulu from 1936-38, and was a consultant on remedial reading after 1938. She also co-authored a book on remedial training for children with Stillman. She was co-founder of the Orton Society, a national...
Dates: 1849-1962

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

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

Stabler Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-234
Overview Contains the papers of the Stabler family of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Greenwich, Ct., and their collateral lines. The collection spans six generations of a Quaker family and includes diaries, daybooks, albums, pictures, and voluminous correspondence concerned primarily with family issues. Louisa Merritt Field (1826-1914) married Edward Hartshorne Stabler (1813-1877) in 1859. He was the son of Edward Stabler (1769-1831), an Alexandria, Virginia, druggist, by his second wife, Mary Hartshorne. They had...
Dates: 1835-1955(bulk)

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

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Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
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Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Collins family 1
Collins, Abel, 1770-1834 1
Collins, Francis W., 1845-1887 1
Field family 1
Field, Hannah, 1804-1903 1
Field, Sarah, 1797-1879 1
Gillingham family 1
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 1
Gillingham, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hancock), 1837-1929 1
Gillingham, Theodore T. (Theodore Tyson), 1836-1923 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Howland, Hannah T. (Hannah Tallcot), 1796-1867 1
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881 1
Howland, William, 1823-1905 1
Longstreth family 1
Morse, Margaret B. (Margaret Brooks), 1917-1997 1
Moses Brown School 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Orton Dyslexia Society 1
Parker, George Howard, 1864-1955 1
Parker, Louise M. (Louise Merritt), 1868-1954 1
Penrose family 1
Postlethwaite family 1
Postlethwaite, Charlotte L. (Charlotte Lewis), 1865-1948 1
Postlethwaite, Edna, 1892-1972 1
Providence Friends Boarding School (Providence, R.I.) 1
Putnam, Caroline F., 1826-1917 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1886-1924 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Scipio Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1886 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Sherwood Select School 1
Stabler family 1
Stabler, Edward H. (Edward Hartshorne), 1813-1877 1
Stabler, Edward L. (Edward Lincoln), 1865-1959 1
Stabler, Elizabeth T. (Elizabeth Tubby), 1866-1951 1
Stabler, Louisa M. (Louisa Merritt), 1826-1914 1
Strange, Edward, d. 1872 1
Stratton, G. Edmund (George Edmund), 1873-1942 1
Talcott family 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Tallcot, Phebe F., 1799-1870 1
Tallcot, Richard, b.1791 1
Tubby family 1
Tubby, Josiah T., 1828-1909 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
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