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Benjamin H. Miller, U.S. Indian Inspector transcribed letters,1889-1890.

 Collection — othertype: SC-250
Identifier: SFHL-SC-250
Overview

The collection consists of typed transcripts of letters published in a local newspaper. They describe the places and people visited during Benjamin H. Miller's tenure as Indian Agent in South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and elsewhere. The nineteen clippings, 1889-1890, were transcribed by William T. Thom, 3rd, a great-grandson. Also includes a typed manuscript introduction that describes Miller's farm, Mt Airy, Montgomery County, Maryland, and a typed index to the letters, 1974-1975.

Dates: ca. 1974-1975

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview

Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.

Dates: 1889

Native American speeches

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-135
Overview The majority of this collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of speeches made by Native American leaders, as well as a single letter addressed to "Friends residing among the Indians." Though the materials are undated, they likely date to the 1790s-1810s, and the majority of the speeches make mention of the Seneca nation, and refer to Cornplanter, a Seneca leader. The speeches include both those given by Quakers to Native American audiences and those made by Native American...
Dates: Undated.

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

 Collection — othertype: SC-285
Identifier: SFHL-SC-285
Overview

Fragments and copies of manuscripts concerning Quaker (probably Philadelphia Yearly Meeting) activities relating to Native American. Some of these may be contemporary manuscript copies of documents in the Friendly Association or the Indian Committee records.

Dates: 1761 - 1839

Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

 Collection — othertype: SC-293
Identifier: SFHL-SC-293
Overview

This small collection contains letters and reports concerning Friends work with Native Americans in Nebraska during the era of Grant's Peace Policy.

Dates: 1793, 1867-1885 and undated; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1888

New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-019
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two copies of the Constitution for the New Jersey Association for Helping Indians, 1757. One copy has signatures of subscribers who gave money for the cause, including John Woolman. The other copy was found among records at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Dates: 1757

"Among the Red Indians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-070
Overview Henry Stanley Newman's "Among the Red Indians" provides a narrative of Newman's travels among Native Americans west of the Mississippi River in 1889. The manuscript was prepared for Mary S. Kimber when she was proposing to write a book on the work that American Friends did with indigenous peoples, which was published in 1917 and entitled "Friends and the Indians." Newman's manuscript was never published. The manuscript describes the various settlements that Newman and his wife visited on...
Dates: Undated.

Levinus King Painter Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-209
Overview Levinus King Painter (1889-1983) was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, New York, in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-56. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. Papers...
Dates: 1960-1983

"The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-085
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet," published by the Education Department Bulletin of the New York State Museum. Handsome Lake's 'Code' attempted to simplify the spiritual practices of the Iroquois, preaching temperance, a strict moral code, and self-determination. It also contains the prophecies of Handsome Lake, who believed the world would end (by fire) in the year 2100. The manuscript also contains descriptions of...
Dates: 1912

Pemberton Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1036
Overview

Correspondence (personal and business) and other papers of Israel Pemberton (1715-1779), James Pemberton (1723-1809) and John Pemberton (1727-1795), the sons of Israel Pemberton (1684-1754) and Rachel Read Pemberton of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1741-1789

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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
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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
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