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Collection of papers concerning John Jackson

 Collection — othertype: SC-064
Identifier: SFHL-SC-064
Abstract This is an artificial collection of papers concerning John Jackson, his spiritual teachings, and his religious mission to the West Indies. Included are essays by an unknown author, regarding John Jackson's views on Quaker ministry and doctrine as presented in his work"A Dissertation.. on Christian Ministry." An eight part manuscript entitled "Some account of the life and labors of John Jackson" is also unsigned. Also included is a bound volume of copies of letters written by John Jackson to...
Dates: 1840-1900

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Abstract Dr. O. Edward Janney was a prominent Quaker doctor from Baltimore who was active in many of the social reform movements of his time. He worked with the Society for the Suppression of Vice in Baltimore and labored in the causes of temperance, woman suffrage, inter-racial relations, peace, and other reforms. In 1907, Dr. Janney gave up the practice of medicine to devote his energies full time to reform activities. The collection contains correspondence (1874-1945), diary (1914), memoirs,...
Dates: 1874-1945

Collection of Rufus Jones papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-066
Identifier: SFHL-SC-066
Abstract This collection includes letters and printed materials relating to Rufus Jones. Included are photocopies of letters commenting on or criticizing The American Friend of which Rufus Jones was editor. Among these are a letter from Henry Stanley Neuman, editor of The Friend, regarding the state of the Society in England, and a letter from Walter Malone relating events at Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1894. Letters from R.L. Kelly, Joseph Moore, David Hadley, and Thomas Newlin discuss The American...
Dates: 1894-1947?

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

 Collection — othertype: RG5-298
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Abstract

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

George M. Justice papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-068
Identifier: SFHL-SC-068
Abstract This collection includes various business correspondence, including a letter and testimony by John Comly encouraging changes in the Quaker discipline regarding marriage. Also contained are extracts of minutes from Abington Quarterly Meeting discussing marriage, a letter from George M. Justice to his sons, and a hymn printed in raised type for the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Also included are unsigned writings on the subjects of a possible war between the U.S....
Dates: 1818-1853

Lippincott-Dillwyn papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-028
Identifier: SFHL-SC-028
Abstract

This collection includes a daily journal and spiritual essays by William Lippincott and extracts on theological themes by George Dillwyn. Also included is the copy book of Edward Randolph, dated 1822, and a bound manuscript entitled The Experiences of Margret Bispham, of Mount Holly, 1769. This manuscript reflects the influence of Quakerism and spirituality on the choices of an 18th century Quaker woman.

Dates: 1738-1824

Walter R. Miles correspondence concerning Why be loyal to the Society of Friends?

 Collection — othertype: SC-081
Identifier: SFHL-SC-081
Abstract In April of 1911, Walter R. Miles, then professor at Iowa State University, posed this query to other Quakers: Why be loyal to the Society of Friends as a distinct denomination? This collection includes responses he received over the next year from prominent Friends across the nation, particularly educators from the Midwest. The letters present their spiritual and doctrinal philosophies. Authors include J. Herschell Coffin, H. Lavinia Bailey, O. Edward Janney, Edward Grubb, Joseph Elkinton,...
Dates: 1911

Carol R. Murphy Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-195
Abstract Carol R. Murphy (1916-1994) was a Quaker writer. She was the daughter of Mildred Knight Murphy (1889-1974) and Charles R. Murphy (1884-1936) who were convinced Friends. Carol R. Murphy was a member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and active at Pendle Hill Quaker Study Center, Wallingford, Pennsylvania. The papers of Carol R. Murphy, late twentieth century Quaker writer, are organized into two series. Series 1 contains autobiographical material and memorabilia, literary manuscripts, published...
Dates: 1918-1993

Samuel Parsons correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-229
Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...
Dates: 1805-1831

William Poole letters to Benjamin Ferris

 Collection — othertype: SC-100
Identifier: SFHL-SC-100
Abstract

This collection includes photocopies and typed transcripts of letters from William Poole to his relation, Benjamin Ferris. The letters primarily concern the Letters of Paul and Amicus, by Primitive Friend, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Poole's views on the issues of Quaker doctrine, including the divinity of Christ and baptism. Poole also relates his opinions on Elias Hicks and the developing controversy in New York.

Dates: 1821-1825

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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Swarthmore College 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Baily, H. Lavinia (Hannah Lavinia), 1837-1921 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barclay, Robert, 1672-1747 1
Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830 1
Bennet, Thomas, 1673-1728 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bispham, Margaret, -1783 1
Bloomington Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Bloomington, Ind.) 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Coffin, J. Herschel (Joseph Herschel), b.1880 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Frazer, Solomon, 1816- 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Advancement and Outreach Committee 1
Friends University (Wichita, Kan.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gibbons, William, 1781-1845 1
Gilbert, E. W. (Eliphalet Wheeler), 1793-1853 1
Gordon, Charles, approximately 1615- 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hadley, David, 1842- 1
Hallock family 1
Hallock, Nicholas, 1785-1853 1
Hanson, John F. (John Frederick), 1841-1917 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Haviland, Henry M. (Henry Morris), 1840?-1943 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hoag family 1
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Hobbs, L.L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janney, Anne W. (Anne Webb), 1861-1933 1
Jesus Christ 1
Kelly, Robert Lincoln, 1865-1954 1
Kenworthy, Murray S., 1874-1951 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Lippincott, William, 1755- 1
Malone, J. Walter 1
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 1
Marriott, Charles 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
McGrew, Edwin, 1868- 1
Miles, Walter R. ((Walter Richard)), b. 1885 1
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 1
Moore, Joseph, 1832-1905 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Murphy family 1
Murphy, Carol R. 1
Murphy, Charles R., 1884-1936 1
Murphy, Mildred K., 1889-1974 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Representative Meeting 1
Newlin, Thomas, 1855- 1
Newman, Henry Stanley 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church (Evangelical : 1854-1971) 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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