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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Lydia Swain Hinchman letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-028
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Lydia Swain Hinchman. Each volume includes both business and personal correspondence and letters are addressed to both Lydia Swain Hinchman and her husband, Charles Shoemaker Hinchman. Generally, personal correspondence is addressed to Lydia Swain Hinchman, while business correspondence is addressed to Charles Shoemaker Hinchman.
Dates: 1867-1916

Margaretta Hinchman letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-027
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three volumes of Margaretta Hinchman's letterbooks. Each volume is organized alphabetically by the last name of the letter writer, and each contains personal correspondence related to social events and social calls.
Dates: 1922-1942

Hadassah M.L. Holcombe essays

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-185
Abstract Four manuscript essays by Hadassah Moore Leeds on education and other topics, written for presentation at various Quaker groups.
Dates: 1933-1938

Elizabeth Hooton receipt books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-012
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of Elizabeth Hooton's receipt books. Entries include payments made by Hooton, who they were paid to, and for what. The majority of expenses recorded in the volumes are payments for rent, monthly washing, and yearly taxes.
Dates: 1794-1818

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins." The autobiography details her early life, an account of her convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.
Dates: Undated

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with freed slaves in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a contraband camp in Virginia,...
Dates: 1763-1929

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript...
Dates: 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]

Patience Hunn Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-288
Overview Patience Hunn Jenkins (1805-1884) was a Quaker minister of Camden Monthly Meeting, Delaware. The collection contains journals, a letter book, and miscellaneous correspondence reflecting her life in the ministry and social concerns. Her brother, John Hunn (1818-1894) with whom she was very close, was a major participant in the Underground Railroad.
Dates: 1841-1860