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Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-235
Abstract The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.
Dates: 1933-1948

Stephen Grellet travel papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-234
Abstract The collection contains travel minutes for Stephen Grellet's ministry in 1800-1805 in the northeastern U.S., a copy of Stephen Grellet's account of the religious conversion of a Swede who was called upon to preach to pirates, and the original and a manuscript copy of Grellet's religious epistle dated 24, 6mo, 1813, to New York Monthly Meeting, sent from Morlaix, France.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800-1813

Nicholas Hallock papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted by...
Dates: 1835-1884

Howland-Shearman Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-303
Overview The collection is composed of correspondence of the family of David Sands Shearman and his wife, Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Poughkeepsie, New York. The Shearman and Howlands were prominent New England Quaker merchant and whaling families, intertwined by business and marriage. Much of the correspondence is directed to Hepsa, largely from her children who pursued a range of careers. Early correspondence is with her husband Captain David Sands Shearman,...
Dates: 1800 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1832 - 1899

Hull family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-255
Abstract The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1910-1930

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

Arthur Lyon Mitchell family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-158
Abstract Includes: Letters written by or to family members, including Peter Lyon, 1815 and 1849; John Lyon, 1849; Asahel Lyon (d. 1830), n.d.; Amelia Coffin, 1864 (2); and Mary Lyon, 1827. Also: Hannah Lyon's notes on Quaker meetings, n.d.; death notice of Joseph Mitchell, 1786; statement of Charles Coffin's inability to serve in the military, 1837; Amelia Coffin's teacher certificate, 1861; program for Nine Partners School, 1861; grant of property, Mary Lyon to Peter Lyon, 1833; grant of property,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1989-1815-1861

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
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Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
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Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin family 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Hallock, Nicholas, 1785-1853 1
Hannah Lyon, b. 1813 1
Hartland Monthly Meeting of Friends (1955- : Gasport, N.Y.) 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hull, George, 1853-1922 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
John Lyon, 1815-1884 1
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lyons family 1
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 1
Mitchell family 1
Mitchell, Arthur Lyon, 1916- 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Oakwood School (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Peter Lyon, 1784-1870 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Purdy family 1
Purdy, William, d. 1847 1
Rushmore, Leon A., . 1910-2001 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Shearman, Alice Delano, 1840-1931 1
Shearman, David Sands, 1802-1852 1
Shearman, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Shearman), 1842-1922 1
Shearman, Hepsa Hathway Howland, 1806-1892 1
Shearman, Joseph Tucker, 1834-1894 1
Shearman, Mary Eliza (Mary Eliza Shearman Kimber), 1838-1921 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Tingue, Arthur M. 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Vlaskamp, Joseph A., 1929-2001 1
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitley, Daniel P., 1945- 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Wood family 1
Wood, Adelaide Hallock, 1846-1899 1
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