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Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Overview Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other religious...

Joel Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley in...

William Z. Shetter Bloomington Monthly Meeting Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-219
Overview William Z. Shetter (b. 1927) is Professor of Germanic Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He is an active member of the Society of Friends, and served as clerk of Bloomington Monthly Meeting for two terms, 1982-1985 and 1992-1995. During his first tenure as clerk, he kept a detailed personal journal, recording all that was going on in the Meeting as well as his thoughts and perceptions. During his second tenure, the Meeting decided to take under its care the marriage of a same...

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...

Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Fager Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-214
Overview Charles Eugene Fager is a Quaker writer, publisher, educator, and activist. Born in 1942, "Chuck" Fager graduated from Colorado State University and attended Harvard Divinity School. After working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Selma, Alabama, he performed Vietnam CO alternative service at Friends World College in 1966. He left FWC the following year, devoting his time to writing and freelance work. In the mid 1980s Fager started Kimo Press, a small publishing operation and...

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting informed...

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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 4
Poole, William, 1764-1829 4
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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Long Island University 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bancroft family 1
Bancroft, Joseph, 1803-1874 1
Bancroft, William P. (William Poole), 1835-1928 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bloomington Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Bloomington, Ind.) 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Edgerton, Thomas, 1823?-1847 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
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