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Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Many of the letters are addressed to or from Allen C. Thomas and Kirk Brown.

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1116
Scope and Contents Includes Minutes and statistics of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and all of its subsidiaries in Maryland and Virginia. Also, material concerning Friends in Barbados and Europe, conscientious objectors the Separation of 1827-1828, slavery, reconstruction in the Southern states after the Civil War, Indians, Quaker education, memorials extracts from the Journal of Thomas Story, the letterbook of Robert Pleasants, and records of the Lynch family.

Carroll T. Sinclair papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1117
Scope and Contents These papers consist of materials collected by Carroll T. Sinclair for a book on Friends' Meetings in Maryland, unfinished because of his death. They include notebooks of extracts from the minutes of Monthly and Quarterly Meetings (photocopies, with manuscript notes); a notebook containing a photocopy of a book by Levi K. Brown, An Account of the Meetings... within the Limits of Baltimore Yearly Meeting (Phil., 1875); a notebook of photostats of extracts from...

"Some Account of Baltimore Yearly Meeting 1825"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-003
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the single, handwritten document by an unknown author. It reads similiarly to minutes that may have been taken. It also includes a note on the inside that "The Individuals to whose names the * is attached in the following sheets were acive and influential "Hicksites" at the time or afterwards" [Emphasis theirs].

"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-094
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frank O. Wargny's 1947 M.A. thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled, "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period." The manuscript describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. It provides a brief history of Philadelphia area Quakers' abolition efforts prior to the Civil War, including the...

Yearly and Monthly Meeting minute extracts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-033
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed research notes by an unknown person. Previously they were referred to as extracts, however they are not formal printed extracts. The notes are from Yearly and Monthly Meetings, including Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Ohio Yearly Meeting. Many of the notes either are categorized by topic, or include topical indices.

Yearly Meeting Epistles

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Identifier: HC.MC-971-1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Epistles from England, Ireland, and the United States. Some are printed and some are handwritten. The printed Epistles are sometimes reprinted in other cities. Each Epistle is usually signed by one member of the meeting, the Clerk.

Yearly Meeting Epistles and Extracts

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Identifier: HC.MC-971
Scope and Content note This collection consists of Epistles from England, Ireland, and the United States. Some are printed and some are handwritten. The printed Epistles are sometimes reprinted in other cities. Each Epistle is usually signed by one member of the meeting, the Clerk.