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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- New Jersey

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Matlack family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-006
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of five items, which originally came from MC 1120. The materials are all genealogical in subject, and were mostly compiled by Asa Matlack and Asa Matlack Stackhouse.

Joseph S. (Joseph Steward) Middleton Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-103
Overview Joseph Steward Middleton (1839-1928) was a member of Chesterfield Monthly Meeting (Orthodox). This collection contains genealogical materials on the Middleton, Thorne, and Steward families of New Jersey which were collected by Joseph S. Middleton from various sources. It includes notes compiled by another Middleton family genealogist, Catherine H. Middleton.

New Jersey Society of Promoting the Abolition of Slavery records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-018
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of two volumes, one from the New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and one from its Burlington County branch. They both contain minutes. The state Society provided nominations of members to the county groups, as well as created rules, by-laws, and constitutions to run those organizations. Much of their work was in the oversight of the county branches. The Burlington County branch minutes also contain the revised constitution, as well as...

Laura Lippincott Pancoast correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-091
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Laura Lippincott Pancoast regarding the movement for temperance and women's suffrage. Letters refer to Francis B. Willard, and describe in detail the activities and philosophies of J. Ellen Foster. Letters discuss the issue of the WCTU's involvement with party policies. Correspondents include Anna H. Shaw, Anna A. Gordon, and J. Ellen Foster.

Peaslee-Engle Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-273
Overview Correspondence of the related Peaslee/Peasley and Engle families, as collected by Emma P. Engle. Includes letters to her parents while she was a student at Swarthmore College.

Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-122
Overview Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell, 1832-1899, was a Quaker social reformer. The collection contains correspondence, much of it letters of condolence following the death (1867) of Powell's daughter Elizabeth, biographical materials and tributes, and mss. of his biographies of George Fox and Wendell Phillips.

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
Abstract The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.

Redman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-106
Abstract This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....

Caroline Roberts family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-152
Abstract Photocopy of a scrapbook compiled by Caroline Roberts, featuring photographs of her family and their residences, with brief genealogical notes.