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Robert Barclay Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-050
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-050
Overview

Robert Barclay (1648-1690) was a Scottish Quaker and arguably the most influential theologian in the history of the Religious Society of Friends. This small collection consists of manuscript documents by or about Robert Barclay and his works, written during his lifetime.

Dates: 1678 - 1704

Elbert Russell Writings

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-133
Overview Elbert Russell (1871-1951) was a Quaker teacher, historian, and writer. His was a leading voice in bringing the insights of liberal, British Friends on the primacy of revelation and the importance of scholarship in the renewal of faith into American Quakerism. He was professor of Bible at Earlham College starting in 1895 and also served as chaplain. He resigned his position in 1915, later taught at Johns Hopkins, and then became Dean at Duke University. This collection contains primarily...
Dates: 1893-1951

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-115
Identifier: SFHL-SC-115
Abstract

This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.

Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Daniel P. Whitley correspondence with New York Yearly Meeting Friends

 Collection — othertype: SC-242
Identifier: SFHL-SC-242
Abstract

The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1988-1991

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

 Collection — othertype: SC-220
Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955), Representative Meeting session concerning Luke Woodard

 Collection — othertype: SC-216
Identifier: SFHL-SC-216
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and notes concerning the special session of New York Yearly Meeting, Representative Meeting, held 4 mo. 28, 1881.

Dates: 1881

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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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