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Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Abstract

Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.

Dates: 1796-1800

Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Abstract

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

Smiley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1113
Abstract In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York state. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at the conferences was...
Dates: 1885-1983; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1930

Edith R. Solenberger papers on the Kinzua Project

 Collection — othertype: SC-122
Identifier: SFHL-SC-122
Abstract

This collection includes papers of Edith R. Solenberger, concerning her involvement in the Kinzua Project of the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Included are letters regarding the Seneca Indians, and letters regarding their legal representation.

Dates: 1961-1970

Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Abstract

Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Dates: 1798-1800

Thomas Wistar and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1188
Abstract

Papers of the Wistar family, especially concentrating on the work among Native Americans in the Central and Northern Superintendency of Indian Commissioner Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) in the mid-19th century.

Dates: 1691-1936

Jonah Thompson correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-131
Identifier: SFHL-SC-131
Abstract This collection contains correspondence received by English Quaker Jonah Thompson. The bulk of these are written by Friends in Pennsylvania, relating the developing conflict between the Pennsylvania government and the Delaware Indians, and expressing concern with the role Quakers should have in a military defense of the colony. Included is a detailed account of developments regarding this issue in the Pennsylvania government by James Pemberton. Other prominent Philadelphia correspondents...
Dates: 1756-1759

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Abstract This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Universal Peace Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-038
Abstract

The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.

Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1867-1923; Majority of material found within 1938

Vaux collection of correspondence, documents and graphics

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1167
Abstract

The collection provides insights into several issues important within the history of Quakerism, such as the abolition of slavery, education and Native American rights, as well as graphics depicting American travel views, Native American sites, Haverford College, Quaker individuals and places associated with Quakers.

Dates: 1659-1978

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 2
 
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Indians of North America 34
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 25
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travel literature 7
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manuscripts (documents) 6
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Allegany Indian Reservation (N.Y.) 1
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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
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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
Barclay, David, 1729-1809 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
Bonsall, Isaac 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
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