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Emily Howland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Abstract Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

Caleb McComber correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-260
Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

Tallcot Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1015
Abstract

Primarily the correspondence of Joseph Tallcot (ca. 1768-1853) and other Quakers on topics relating to religious education, the Hicksite-Orthodox schism of 1827-1828, the Wilburite separation, slavery, and the African American colony at Wilberforce, Canada.

Dates: 1724-1857

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-186
Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract

Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.

Dates: 1814-1824

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