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Balderston Collected Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683 to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The book contains minutes of the "transactions of the committee of the Bristol Friends School," and describes the opening of the school, including hiring and salary of faculty and staff, and other pertinent information. It includes two items that are tipped in: 2 sheets of paper in the front describing purchases, and a set of papers in the back with attendance...

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.

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

John Comly Separation papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
Abstract The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.

Committee on Cooperation with Arch Street Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-364
Overview In 5mo 1930, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) appointed a committee "for the development of closer cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street Yearly Meetings, and to consider also whether the time of our Yearly Meeting might be changes so that the sessions of the two Meetings would at least in part overlap." Includes records of this Committee, 1930-1935. Of particular interest are surveys of cooperation between the two Philadelphia Quaker bodies to that point, as well as histories of...

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.

Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of two original, handwritten volumes of Lydia Cooke's diaries. Entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children's health. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the seperation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 15
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Mott, John, 1783-1848 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 2
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Ford, Alice, 1906- 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 2
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 2
Roberts family 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Walker family 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Barnsley, Edward R. (Edward Roberts), 1906-1989 (FHL donor) 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Coles, William C., Jr. (FHL donor) 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Evans, C. 1
Evans, Charles, 1870- 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 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
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
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