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Committee on Philanthropic Labor Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-759
Overview The Committee on Philanthropic Labor was appointed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) in 1892, merging the existing committees of Indian Concerns, Temperance and Intoxicating Beverages, and Colored People of the South. The Committee coordinated Philadelphia Hicksite Quaker activity in a number of social concerns, including race relations, Indian affairs, temperance and peace. In 1892, Subcommittees included Peace and Arbitration, Improper Publications, the Colored People,...
Dates: 1892-1937

Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Overview

Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.

Dates: 1869-1875

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-780
Overview Records of the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs, and its predecessor, the Indian Committee (1837-1850) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Also includes the letter books of John Saunders of Philadelphia, Secretary of the Joint Committee, and correspondence of Barclay White, Jesse W. Griest, Thomas Lightfoot, Samuel M. Janney, Levi K. Brown, Samuel Jeanes, and Albert Lamborn Green. Reports include information about the Senecas, the Otos and the Otoe Agency, the Santees and the Santee...
Dates: 1838-1901

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-046
Overview

The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).

Dates: 1836-1850

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Overview The Lightfoot family was a Pennsylvania Quaker family descended from Thomas Lightfoot, a Quaker minister who emigrated from Ireland to Kennett Monthly Meeting in 1716 with his family. The collection includes three journals which have been attributed to his grandson Thomas on the basis of contextual detail. These accounts document visits to meetings in the mid Atlantic region, New Jersey to Virginia, from 1757 to 1760. Jacob Lightfoot, a son of Thomas and Sarah Lightfoot, married Mary...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 3
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Griest, Jesse W., 1837-1885 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Lightfoot family 1
Lightfoot, Mary B. (Mary Bonner), 1820-1907 1
Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Child Welfare Sub Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936). Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on Temperance and Intoxicating Beverages (1881-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on the Education of the Colored People of the South (1887-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Social Service Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee of Mission Work Among Women & Children 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Books of the Temperance branch 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Improper Publications 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Purity 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
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