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Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends' letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Emma Cadbury papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1017

The papers of Emma Cadbury (1875-1965), a Quaker social worker, consist of correspondence, programs, essays, notebooks, and clippings. These papers were kept by Cadbury while attending Quaker Women's Yearly Meetings and summer schools at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges and the George School (Pennsylvania), during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1894-1963

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1190

Letters relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions written to American Quaker reformer, Benjamin Coates (1808-1887) whose work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many well-known people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.

Dates: 1848-1880; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1869

Joseph Sturge Mission School Opening and Friends' Freedmen's Relief Association Funds Request

Identifier: HC.MC-950-280
Abstract This collection contains a leaflet regarding the opening of Joseph Sturge's First Day School at the Friends Locust St. Mission House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1865. The school was established as First Day school for poor African Americans and immigrants. The school later merged and formed the Benezet House Association to provide education and relief to African Americans. Lack of demanding and funding led to the school's demolishment in 1945. There is also a letter from...
Dates: December 1862 and September 1874

Winston-Clark Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1165

Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.

Dates: 1814-1900

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letters (correspondence) 3
Business 2
Slavery 2
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States 2
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
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clippings (information artifacts) 2
Abolitionists 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
African American social reformers 1
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Education 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Charities 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Death 1
Education 1
Education -- Virginia 1
Farm life 1
Health 1
Indigenous rights -- Civil rights 1
Lay ministry 1
Liberia -- History 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Photography 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Prisons -- United States 1
Quaker abolitionists 1
Quaker philanthropists 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quaker women 1
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Education -- 19th century 1
Quakers -- Family relationships 1
Quakers -- Indiana 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 19th Century 1
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 1
Quakers -- Virginia 1
Religion 1
Religion and politics 1
Research notes 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Civilian relief 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Quakers 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects 1
Virginia 1
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
bibliographies 1
membership lists 1
notebooks 1
notes 1
pamphlets 1
poems 1
postcards 1
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