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Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Abstract 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

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-046
Abstract

The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).

Dates: 1836-1850

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Abstract The Lightfoot family was a Pennsylvania Quaker family descended from Thomas Lightfoot, a Quaker minister who emigrated from Ireland to Kennett Monthly Meeting in 1716 with his family. The collection includes three journals which have been attributed to his grandson Thomas on the basis of contextual detail. These accounts document visits to meetings in the mid Atlantic region, New Jersey to Virginia, from 1757 to 1760. Jacob Lightfoot, a son of Thomas and Sarah Lightfoot, married Mary...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

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

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

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

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

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

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
Abstract

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

Achilles Pugh journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-056
Abstract

Journal entries describe Pugh's travel from St. Louis, Missouri, to Lawrence, Kansas, Quaker meetings attended, meetings with "Indian agents" and officials, and visits to tribes and make payments.

Dates: 1869

John Richards letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-016
Abstract Each volume of John Richards's letterbooks contains business correspondence related to his work as an Indian Agent in Kansas. All letters are written by John Richards, and the majority of letters are addressed to Enoch Hoag, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In addition to Enoch Hoag, correspondence in Richards's letterbooks is addressed to the following: Dunlap & Flora, Russell Shlickler, James Haworth, F. Buckley, Robert Ferris, George P. Laflin, Henry Breiner, General Davidson,...
Dates: 1870-1876

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

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Society of Friends 2
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 2
American Association of Retired Persons 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Aslan, Ana 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brandt, Carl, 1892-1957 1
Brandt, Zelma Corning, 1891-1990 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Brown, Gould 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes) 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cloud , Henry Roe 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite). Central Executive Committee 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Davis, George W. (George Whitefield ) 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Dewey, George 1
Doe Run Valley Books (Dealer) 1
Dole, Sanford B. (Sanford Ballard) 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eastman, Charles Alexander 1
Eliot, Charles William 1
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
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Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
International League for the Rights of Man 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
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Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kalanianaole, Jonah Kuhio 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
La Flesche, Francis 1
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Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Mabie, Hamilton Wright 1
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