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Mary Bradway correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-013

This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.

Dates: 1829-1886

Ruth Anne Hillborn papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-012
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of enslaved people, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death...
Dates: 1806-1868

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
Abstract This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters...
Dates: 1753-1840

Patricia Loring papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-316
Overview Patricia Loring was a Quaker author, teacher, and retreat leader, most active in her related work in the 1980s and 1990s. She was the author of a widely read Quaker spiritual guide, Listening Spirituality, vols. 1 and 2. For eight years her ministry was supported by Bethesda Friends Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland. This collection includes a variety of Patricia Loring's papers, largely beginning when she joined the Religious Society of Friends. Much of the collection consists of papers from...
Dates: 1982 - 2015

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

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

Mott Manuscripts

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Baily, H. Lavinia (Hannah Lavinia), 1837-1921 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Coffin, J. Herschel (Joseph Herschel), b.1880 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Cronk, Sandra Lee, -1942 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hanson, John F. (John Frederick), 1841-1917 1
Haviland, Henry M. (Henry Morris), 1840?-1943 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hillborn, Ruth Anne, 1832-1869 1
Hobbs, L.L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kenworthy, Murray S., 1874-1951 1
Lewis family 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Loring, Patricia, 1936-2016) 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McGrew, Edwin, 1868- 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Miles, Walter R. ((Walter Richard)), b. 1885 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Price family 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
Scattergood, Sarah, 1751-1832 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
Stanley, Edmund, 1847-1928 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Stranahan, E.H. (Edgar Howard), 1875-1944 1
Tebbets, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1855- 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
White, George F., 1789-1847 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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