Skip to main content Skip to search results
Archives & Manuscripts

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 64

Alsop Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a letter...

Mary Bradway correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
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.

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...

Committee on the Religious Life of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-507
Overview In 3mo 1944, Rufus Jones published an article, "Are We Ready," in Friends Intelligencer. In response to his concern for deepening the spiritual life of the Religious Society of Friends, members of both the Race Street and Arch Street Philadelphia Yearly Meetings gathered six months later in the meeting house at 15th and Race Streets. Records include minutes, correspondence, and publications.

Conrow-Hunt Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-203
Abstract Contains three letters, 1786-1787, with later manuscript copies, to Quaker minister and diarist, John Hunt, from Darling Conrow. John Hunt added a biographical note concerning Conrow to the final letter. Also contains a letter, 1886, concerning Hunt genealogy.

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
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...

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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...

Eyre Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the George...

Filtered By

  • Subject: Lay ministry -- Society of Friends X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 61
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
∨ more
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 4
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
Mott, James, 1788-1868 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Truman, George 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting 2
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 2
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Fritchley Monthly Meeting of Friends (England) 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hunn family 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Basine, Robert (Robert Basine and Melissa Basine) (FHL donors) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1959: Rancocas, N.J.) 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
California Yearly Meeting 1
Canadian Yearly Meeting 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carter, Jessie Gidley, 1876-1946 1
Central Yearly Meeting 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin family 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Congenies Two Months Meeting 1
Conrow, Darling 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Cooper, David 1
Cope, Caleb B., 1805-1879 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Crewdson family 1
Crewdson, Wilson, b. 1856 1
∧ less