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All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Abstract

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Abstract

The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.

Dates: 1820

Martha Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Abstract

The commonplace book of Martha Allinson includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.

Dates: 1772-1779

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Abstract

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Abstract Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Abstract Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Abstract

The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Dates: Undated.

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1156
Abstract

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276
Abstract

Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.

Dates: 1947-2007

Bailey-Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-250
Abstract This collection contains papers of the Bailey and Wood families, including diaries and school lesson books of Edith M. B. Wood and an account book kept by her husband, Herbert W. Wood, a Quaker pastor. Also family correspondence, 1847-1859, primarily to Edith's mother, and a small number of miscellaneous Quaker-related items. Edith Maria Bailey, a Gurneyite Friend, was born in 1877. In 1901, she married Herbert Wilbur Wood. Herbert Wood was born in 1881 and served as pastor at Unadilla...
Dates: 1847-1957

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