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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Rhode Island

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Allinson and Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of the Allinson and Taylor families. The collection includes a handwritten biography of Hannah Taylor, a pamphlet and poem about William J. Allinson, and the monthly reports and notebook of Gertrude Allinson from the Friends' School Rhode Island.
Dates: 1876-1912

“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-122
Scope and Content note This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial America in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.
Dates: 1772

Joseph Brinton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-233
Overview Joseph Brinton, an outspoken member of the Society of Friends from southeastern Pennsylvania, was active in the Wilburite schisms of the 1850s and 1860's in New England. His family papers include his own journals, as well as his extensive correspondence. This collection also includes the correspondence of his two wives, Mary H. Brinton and Anna H. Brinton.
Dates: 1758-1931

Collins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-173
Overview The Collins family was a Quaker family of New England and New York City. Abel Collins (1770-1834) was a birthright Quaker and a minister recorded by Hopkinton Monthly Meeting. He married Mary A. Wilbur (d. 1858) of Hopkinton in 1790 and they had eight children. One of their sons, Abel Francis, was clerk of South Kingston Monthly Meeting. He had three sons who attended Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island, and continued their studies at Brown University. The collection contains...
Dates: 1797-1937

Foster-Meyers family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-103
Overview The Meyers-Foster family are Quakers with close ties to Pennsylvania and in particular Westtown School. This collection consists primarily of color slides, card photographs, and loose photographs, both of the Foster-Meyers family and of organizations they were involved with.
Dates: 1865 - 1985

King Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-226
Overview The King family was a Quaker family of Rhode Island and New York. The collection contains genealogical and miscellaneous family papers of the Kings and the related Buffum and Bowne families.
Dates: 1773-1878

Samuel Newitt journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-051
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends, and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.
Dates: circa 1792