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Branson-Jackson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...

Circle of the King's Daughters

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-099
Overview Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The...

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...

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Theodore Foulk Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Foulk, Theodore and Mabel

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.

Friends' Employment Society Record

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-098
Overview The Friends Employment Society was founded in 1862 in New York City by Hicksite women as the Women's Association of Friends for the Employment and Relief by Clothing of the Suffering Poor. Incorporated in 1902, it provided employment for the working poor by providing sewing projects. In 1948 it revised its charter to state its purpose of giving help to needy people, through contributions to other charitable organizations. This collection contains minutes and...

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.

Friends Literary and Library Association of New York

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-096
Overview The Friends Literary and Library Association was a Hicksite Quaker organization formed in New York City in 1880 to provide the opportunity for mutual improvement in religious and literary subjects. Records from 1880 to 1906 include minutes, treasurers' records, and library catalogues.

Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-181
Abstract Minutes, 1869-1872, of Friends' Social Union, New York City. Aaron M. Powell was one of the early chairmen, and Maria Mitchell included in the speakers. One of the group's continuing concerns was the plight of the American Indians.

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 38
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Friends World College 3
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 3
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 3
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Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
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Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Cox, John, 1860-1951 2
Gibbons family 2
Hopper family 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Friends Group 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Branson family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carpenter family 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. 1
Circle of the King's Daughters (New York, N.Y.) 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Davis, Mary E., d. 1879 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Downing family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Edwards, Martha 1
Emerson family 1
Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Foulk, Mabel P. 1
Foulk, Theodore 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Employment Society 1
Friends Equal Rights Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends Literary and Library Association of New York 1
Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
Gaskell family 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 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
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Samuel B. (Samuel Bowne), 1834-1913 1
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hawkins, Harry A., b. 1860 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Benjamin D. (Benjamin Doughty), 1836-1906 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
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