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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...

Allinson family scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of the Allinson family. The scrapbook is largely composed of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, and reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes twelve pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that he...

Clement family letters

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-247
Abstract Small collection of family correspondence that includes two letters that concern the Clements and Sharpless families' involvement in abolition activities. Contains a copy and typed transcript of a letter from William Lloyd Garrison Clement (1834-1889) to Gilbert Cope, historian of the Sharpless family, which describes events surrounding the formation of American Anti-Slavery Society and the Clement family's interaction with African-Americans living in the Mount Holly, N.J, area. The typed...

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1190
Overview Letters relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions written to American Quaker reformer, Benjamin Coates (1808-1887) whose work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many prominent people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume, handwritten diary of William Dillwyn, as well as a photo copy and typed transcript. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, N.J. to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina; visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.The collection also includes a copy of a New York Sun newspaper article, dated...

Emlen Family Papers

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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...

Abby Kelley Foster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1139
Scope and Contents Photocopies of letters by and to Abby Kelley Foster (1811-1887) and her husband, Stephen S. Foster (1809-1881, along with some manuscripts.

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...

Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-011
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Anti-slavery Society 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
American Peace Society 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark, Mary 1
Clement, Mary S. (Mary Sharpless), 1807-1858 1
Clement, William Lloyd Garrison, 1834-1889 1
Clements family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Coppinger, William 1
Crummell, Alex 1
Davis, Anna 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 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, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Frazier family 1
Freeman, Martin 1
Friends Boarding School Association 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garnet, Henry Highland 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 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
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jackson, E. W. 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
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