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Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

Hull family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-255
Abstract

The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1910-1930

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript...
Dates: 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]

Friends Historical Library collection of memorials

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-056
Overview Memorials are brief biographical essays which testify to the spiritual values of a Quaker's life. Early meetings only wrote memorials for ministers, but today some meetings continue the practice to memorialize all deceased members. In the 19th century, in particular, some Yearly Meetings periodically published compilations of memorials. This collection consists of miscellaneous memorials, from various meetings and regarding various Friends, collected by the Friends Historical Library over...
Dates: 1760 - 1920

Levinus King Painter Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-209
Overview Levinus King Painter (1889-1983) was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, New York, in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-56. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. Papers...
Dates: 1960-1983

Anna S. Palmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-304
Overview

Family and Quaker papers collected by Anna S. Palmer (1881-1973), a member of Falls Monthly Meeting. Included is a manuscript volume containing copies of letters, genealogical information, and memorials concerning John Simpson (1739-1811), Quaker minister; collected postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and other miscellaneous Quaker manuscripts.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

Public Friends manuscripts collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-045
Overview While the Society of Friends is a "ministry of all believers," historically certain members have been recognized for their spiritual gifts. Those who undertake to travel and preach with the approbation of their home meeting are known as Public Friends. Especially in the 17th, 18th, and 19th century, traveling ministers served a key role in forming Quaker social and theological networks, fostering unity within the Society of Friends, and providing spiritual enrichment to Quakers across the...
Dates: 1656 - 1899

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Thorne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-191
Overview

This collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of a New York City Quaker family. It includes some writings by Phebe Anna Thorne (1828-1909), a Quaker minister, and travel correspondence from various family members.

Dates: 1848-1909

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Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Blunston family 1
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Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Ford, Alice, 1906- 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hartland Monthly Meeting of Friends (1955- : Gasport, N.Y.) 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Hull, George, 1853-1922 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Monkton Monthly Meeting of Friends (approximately 1925-1996 : Monkton, Vt.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Palmer, Anna S., 1881-1973 1
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 1
Pearson family 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Rotch, Thomas, 1767-1823. 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Rushmore, Stephen 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 1
Thorne family 1
Thorne, Phebe Anna, 1828-1909 1
Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
Vlaskamp, Joseph A., 1929-2001 1
Walton, Margaretta, 1829-1904 1
Whitley, Daniel P., 1945- 1
Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
Yarnell family 1
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