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Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

John Jackson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-204
Abstract

Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.

Dates: 1834-1835

Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-024
Overview

The commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.

Dates: 1807-1823

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical...
Dates: 1732-1938

David Seaman correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-114
Abstract

This collection includes the correspondence of David Seaman, primarily relating to the Hicksite controversy. Correspondents include Edward Hicks, Samuel Mott, Halliday Jackson, and John Comly.

Dates: 1808-1843

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Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1