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John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview

John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1708-1896

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-806
Overview

A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.

Dates: 1800-1911

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1233
Overview

This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.

Dates: 1737-1999

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  • Subject: Abolitionists X
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  • Names: Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 X

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