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Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel M. Janney Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Welsh Society of Philadelphia records

Identifier: HC.MC-1186

Records of the Welsh Society of Philadelphia, a benevolent society founded in 1729 to guide and assist people of Welsh descent.

Dates: 1798-1978

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Abolitionists 1
Antislavery movements 1
Charity organization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1