Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 11 - 20 of 76

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-M92
Abstract Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Abstract This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his...
Dates: 1797-1919

Clendenon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-339
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, journals, and other papers of the Robert and Elizabeth Clendenon family who served as Quaker missionaries to the Native Americans in Tunesassa, Cattaraugus County, New York, in 1812-1816 and were early settlers of Ceres, McKean County, Pennsylvania. Of special note are the diary and correspondence of Robert Clendenon. The bulk of the correspondence was received by Lydia Clendenon Chevalier and includes two letters dictated by Jacob Johnson, a member...
Dates: 1789 - 1975

Coffin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-029
Abstract The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence, journals, business papers, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1797-1932

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Abstract The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney,...
Dates: 1869-1884

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1180
Abstract

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

Frederica de Laguna papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1975-06
Abstract

The papers of Frederica de Laguna consist of family and personal photographs, collections of clippings, typescripts, and publication materials of this Bryn Mawr College professor and scholar in anthropology, who studied Arctic cultures.

Dates: 1922 - 1975
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

 Collection — othertype: SC-029
Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written...
Dates: 1756-1874

Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-999
Abstract

This collection includes various documents relating to the The Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian descent, including business correspondence (chiefly on financial matters), treasurer's accounts and reports, receipts, bills, inventories, trustees minutes. Also a printed copy of will of Samuel Emlen and deed to land in Warminster, Bucks Co., 1765 (recorded 17[8]7).

Dates: 1765 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1956

James Emlen journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Abstract

The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.

Dates: 1794

Filtered By

  • Subject: Indians of North America X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 42
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 27
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 3
Bryn Mawr College 2
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 2
 
Subject
Indians of North America 33
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 25
Indians of North America -- Missions 18
correspondence 15
diaries 15
∨ more
Quakers -- History 14
Seneca Indians 14
Indians of North America -- Government relations 12
Quakers -- Diaries 11
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 10
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 10
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 9
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 7
travel literature 7
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 6
Quakers 6
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
manuscripts (documents) 6
Indians of North America -- Education 5
Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania 5
Kickapoo Indians -- History 5
Osage Indians -- History 5
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Quakers -- Social service -- United States 5
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 5
photographs 5
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 4
Delaware Indians 4
Indians of North America -- Treaties 4
Quaker women 4
Quakers -- New York (State) 4
Quakers -- Relations with Indians 4
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 4
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 4
Indian agents -- United States 3
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 3
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma 3
Oto Indians 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Quakers -- Maryland 3
Quakers -- Nebraska 3
Quakers -- Travel 3
Seneca Indians -- Education 3
Shawnee Indians -- History 3
Six Nations -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Missions 3
Society of Friends -- Missions -- United States 3
letters (correspondence) 3
African Americans -- Education 2
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Corporate minutes 2
Delaware Indians -- Government relations 2
Diaries 2
England 2
Fox Indians 2
Indian land transfers 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 2
Indians of North America -- History 2
Iowa Indians 2
Kinzua Dam (Pa.) 2
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Mexico 2
Modoc Indians -- History 2
Oneida Indians 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women -- United States 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- United States 2
Reports 2
Santee Indians 2
Sauk Indians 2
Seneca Indians -- New York (State) 2
Seneca Indians -- Reservations 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- Clergy 2
Society of Friends -- Delaware 2
Society of Friends -- History 2
Society of Friends -- Maryland 2
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 2
Temperance 2
Travel 2
Treaties 2
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
commonplace books 2
photograph albums 2
Abolitionists 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Africa 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- Charities 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- History 1
Agriculture -- Maryland 1
Allegany Indian Reservation (N.Y.) 1
Anthropology 1
+ ∧ less
 
Names
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 5
Simmons, Henry 5
∨ more
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 4
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 4
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 4
Sharpless, Joshua 4
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Fothergill, Samuel 3
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Haverford College 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 3
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 3
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 3
Savery, William, 1750-1804 3
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency 3
Wistar, Thomas 3
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 2
Bacon, David 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Borton, Hugh 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 2
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884 2
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 2
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Smith, John, 1722-1771 2
Society of Friends 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Teedyuscung, Delaware chief, 1700-1763 2
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 2
Vaux family 2
Vaux, George, III, 1909-1996 2
Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927 2
Vaux, George, 1832-1915 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Wills family 2
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Allinson, William, 1766-1841 1
Allison family 1
American Association of Retired Persons 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Aslan, Ana 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Bassett family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brandt, Carl, 1892-1957 1
Brandt, Zelma Corning, 1891-1990 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Burlington Company Association 1
+ ∧ less