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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
Dates: Undated.

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1772-1773

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-011
Overview The Free Produce Assocation of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was a Quaker organization, founded in 1845 in Philadelphia, PA. The free produce association was a boycott movement against "produce," anything produced by slave labor. This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from...
Dates: 1845-1852

Frost family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.
Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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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

Mott Manuscripts

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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

Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-074
Overview The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847, financial...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)

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Names
Taylor, George Washington 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
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Haverford College 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Graeff, Abraham Isacks op den 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 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
Hendericks, Gerret 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
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