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Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fussell-Lewis Family Papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-045
Identifier: SFHL-SC-045
Abstract This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate...
Dates: 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866

Howard Malcolm Jenkins Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-074
Abstract Howard Malcolm Jenkins (1842-1902), a birthright Quaker, was a scholar of Pennsylvania history and genealogy and published many books and articles based on his research. He was an active member of the Society of Friends, editor of the Friends Intelligencer, and served on the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College. The collection contains family papers and genealogical material on the Jenkins and Foulke families, correspondence of Howard M. Jenkins, and his publications and writings....
Dates: 1724-1904

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Abstract Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

Lewis, Graceanna (Media, Pa.) to Child, Lydia Maria., 1879 09mo 14

 File — Box 31
Scope and Contents

The letter expresses admiration and appreciation for the influence that Child had on her life and members of her family especially concerning anti-slavery. Lewis had briefly met Child many years before at the home of Isaac T. Hopper. Purchase, Acc. 2002.005

Dates: 1879 09mo 14

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Archival Object 2
Antislavery movements 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
African Americans -- Education 1
China -- Description and travel 1