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Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract

This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.

Dates: 1834-1854

Frost family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview

The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.

Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

Emily Howland Family Papers

 Collection
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

New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated, list of members

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-212
Abstract

Contains a membership list providing names, addresses, and year joined. Also a statement of the number of Africans and their descendants who had been freed and the number attending the free school in New York City, 1791-1814. The list was kept by Isaac T. Hopper.

Dates: 1787-1827

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-051
Overview

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of Free People of Color was a Quaker society in New York City, organized in 1839. Its purpose was to support the abolition of slavery and educational charities for blacks. This small collection contains a minute book (6/1839-5/1843) and loose minutes (1844).

Dates: 1839-1844

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Names
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Emlen family 1
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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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 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
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Putnam, Caroline F., 1826-1917 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
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Strange, Edward, d. 1872 1
Talcott family 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Tallcot, Phebe F., 1799-1870 1
Tallcot, Richard, b.1791 1
The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
White, George F., 1789-1847 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
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