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Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Overview Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.
Dates: 1869-1875

Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-181
Abstract Minutes, 1869-1872, of Friends' Social Union, New York City. Aaron M. Powell was one of the early chairmen, and Maria Mitchell included in the speakers. One of the group's continuing concerns was the plight of the American Indians.
Dates: 1869-1872

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

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

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Overview 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 Bonsall, a...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview 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

Correspondence concerning John Unthank Gift

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-232
Abstract Contains correspondence concerning the gift of Dr. John Unthank of Limerick, Ireland, of £1,000, to be divided between two concerns: first, to the Ohio, Indiana and Baltimore Yearly Meetings to be applied by them through their Indian committees toward promoting the so-called civilization and Christian instruction of Native Americans; and, secondly£250 each to Indiana and Ohio Yearly Meetings toward establishing boarding schools for the children of members. Samuel Parsons of New York Yearly...
Dates: 1835-1837

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Lightfoot family 1
Lightfoot, Mary B. (Mary Bonner), 1820-1907 1
Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Meeting for Sufferings 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 1
Unthank, John, 1754-1840 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
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