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Anna Gillingham Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-051
Overview Anna Gillingham (1878-1964) was a prominent Quaker educator and author. She taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia from 1901-05, was school psychologist in the Ethical Culture School in New York City from 1905-36, directed the remedial reading program at the Punahon School in Honolulu from 1936-38, and was a consultant on remedial reading after 1938. She also co-authored a book on remedial training for children with Stillman. She was co-founder of the Orton Society, a national...
Dates: 1849-1962

Heacock Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

Emily Howland Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

Lindley Murray Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-198
Overview Lindley Murray, Quaker author and grammarian, was born in 1745 in Pennsylvania and resided in England for many years while publishing grammar books and religious tracts. The collection is primarily composed of letters written by Lindley Murray and other family members between 1785 and 1822.
Dates: 1785-1830

New York Female Association records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-095
Overview Formed in 1798 to give aid to the sick poor, the New York Female Association created the first public female school in New York in 1800. Until 1845, it worked with the Free School Society to establish and maintain public schools in New York while also continuing its efforts to help the indigent. Since 1845, the association has been a small gift-giving committee. The collection includes minutes and financial records.
Dates: 1798-1988

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.
Dates: 1814-1824

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Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Ackworth School 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
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Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
Gillingham family 1
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 1
Gillingham, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hancock), 1837-1929 1
Gillingham, Theodore T. (Theodore Tyson), 1836-1923 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hoag, May 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Benjamin, 1837-1882 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Howland, Hannah T. (Hannah Tallcot), 1796-1867 1
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881 1
Howland, William, 1823-1905 1
Lindley Murray Fund (Organization) 1
Longstreth family 1
Ludlam, Sarah, d. 1841 1
Minturn, Mary 1
Murray family 1
Murray, Catherine Bowne 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Female Association (Society of Friends) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Orton Dyslexia Society 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Penrose family 1
Putnam, Caroline F., 1826-1917 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1886-1924 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Scipio Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1886 : Scipio, N.Y.) 1
Sherwood Select School (Sherwood, N.Y.) 1
Strange, Edward, d. 1872 1
Swarthmore College 1
Taber, Anna F. 1
Taber, Elizabeth W. 1
Talcott family 1
Tallcot, Phebe F., 1799-1870 1
Tallcot, Richard, b.1791 1
Underhill, Hannah 1
Underhill, Sarah F. 1
Waring, Eileen B. 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
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