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Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

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...
Dates: 1835-1884

Joseph Hoag Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-199
Overview Joseph Hoag (1762-1846) was a New York and Vermont Quaker minister who regarded himself as a traditional Friend, opposing both Elias Hicks and Joseph Gurney. He is best known for his "Vision" of 1803 which predicted an American Civil War, and his Journal, the publication of which in 1860 precipitated a schism at Scipio Monthly Meeting into Otisite and Kingite groups. His wife, Huldah Hoag (1762-1850), was also a Quaker minister, as were many of his ten children. The collection contains the...
Dates: 1813-1864

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...
Dates: 1755-1833

John Mott papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-208
Abstract Contains transcriptions of John Mott's letters to family and friends and journals, probably compiled to circulate in manuscript form. Also some original letters from John Mott to his family. Mott wrote extensively on his religious views, particularly on Quaker testimony and the issues of the Hicksite separation, as well as the conflicts within Genesee Yearly Meeting which led to the separation of Congregational (Progressive) Friends. Of special interest is a draft of responses to queries...
Dates: 1822-1851

Samuel Parsons correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...
Dates: 1805-1831

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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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)

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816

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Friends World College 3
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 3
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Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Hallock family 1
Hallock, Nicholas, 1785-1853 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hoag family 1
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Representative Meeting 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Ringenbach, Ruth P. (Ruth Pretakewitz), 1922-1999 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Shipley, Ann 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
White, George F., 1789-1847 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Woodard, Luke, 1832-1925 1
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 1
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