Quakers -- New Jersey
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection of typed transcribed letters written by Emmor Robert, New Jersey Quaker farmer, to his son, Israel Roberts, a student at Swarthmore College, Class of 1878. Contains descriptions of daily life on the farm, family and Quaker local news.
Dates: Transcript not dated. Original letters dated 1875-1877
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed autobiography or memoir of Ruth Abbott Rogers. Roger's structured the manuscript to act as a tour of the family home, called Quillity, outside of Philadelphia. In Roger's words, "I will start at the top of the house under the slate roof and wander down room by room going over the accumulation of a family from colonial times in America." The manuscript therefore acts as both an autobiography of Roger's own life in the house, and as a...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of manuscripts written by Asa Matlack Stackhouse. The volumes largely focus on Quaker history, particularly during the colonial period in and around Burlington, Co., N.j.
Overview The Stackhouse family was a Pennsylvania and New Jersey Quaker family with roots in the earliest settlement of America. The papers include diaries, ledgers, correspondence and other family papers and voluminous genealogical research conducted by Powell Stackhouse, Jr. They were united by the descendants of two sons of Amos and Mary (Powell) Stackhouse who shared an interest in family history. Powell Stackhouse, Jr., (1827-1900) was a real estate lawyer and conveyancer who pursued a...
Dates: 1804 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1820-1916
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Benjamin Swett. The first half of the volume is composed of business correspondence concerning merchant's orders and the status of shipments. The second half of the volume is composed of personal correspondence, chiefly letters from Swett to his wife.Business correspondence is addressed to the following: William Johnson, Isaac Milnor, Harper & Hartshorne, John Wickman & Sons, Barclay & Sons, Richard Mayhew,...
Overview C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor (1884-1957) was a Quaker businessman and book collector, of Montclair, New Jersey. The collection contains papers relating to Taylor's activities as collector of the books and manuscripts of John Greenleaf Whittier, and correspondence reflecting Taylor's advocacy of liberal Quakerism.
Abstract This collection contains the completed questionnaires and related correspondence which were the basis for C. Marshall Taylor's Trends amongst Friends : Study which was made as a result of a questionnaire sent to pastors of Friends churches in U.S.A. The study was made independently by Taylor to survey the reaction of Friends pastors concerning the possibility of unification of all American Friends.
Overview The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.
Overview This collection contains the administrative minutes and records, financial records, publications, and media of Friends Academy of Westampton, formerly known as Rancocas Friends School, in New Jersey, spanning the years of 1984 and 2016. The collection includes documents relating to the administration and finances of the school, including documents regarding the closing of the school in 2016, and documents relating to the day to day affairs of the school, including student and teacher handbooks,...