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Jesse Merritt Family

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-101
Overview Jesse Merritt (1889-1957) was a Quaker historian of Nassau County, New York, and President of Bethpage Press of Farrnlngdale, N. Y. The Merritt family settled on Long Island, NY, in the mid-18th century. This collection contains the papers of Jesse Merritt including biographical and genealogical material, correspondence, writing, legal papers, and memorabilia. In addition to the information on Nassau County, NY, of particular note is a letter collected by Jesse Merritt from Isaac T. Hopper...
Dates: 1838-1949

John J. Merritt Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-102
Overview

John J. Merritt (1804-1871) was a New York City Hicksite Quaker businessman. He was the son of John and Phebe J. Brown and in 1827, married Hannah Brown of Amawalk Monthly Meeting. This collection primarily contains John J. Merritt's correspondence with Hannah Brown during their courtship and after their marriage. The letters describe life in New York City and travel in New York State, Canada, and Michigan.

Dates: 1818-1871

Arthur Lyon Mitchell family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-158
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

Moore-Haines family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-083
Identifier: SFHL-SC-083
Abstract This collection is composed of papers and correspondence of several generations of the Moore and Haines family. Included is genealogical data, correspondence between Lindley Moore and Abigail Mott Moore at Nine Partners and Abby's mother Ann Mott, recounting details of the Hicksote controversy, and letters written by Abby Moore to her daughter Mary H. Moore at Westtown School. An account of the life and death of Mary H. Moore is also included, as well as a letter from Lindley Moore to Elba...
Dates: 1812-1886

John Mott papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-208
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

Lindley Murray Papers

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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 Swarthmoor Community Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-028
Overview

The New Swarthmoor Community was founded in 1969 and located in Clinton, New York. The New Swarthmoor Community was a communal household which worship, simplicity, strong nonviolent opposition to war, and a radical return to early Friends' (Quakers), principles and practices. Additional households were established in Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Ohio, Michigan and Sumneytown, Pennsylvania. The community was formally laid down in 1974.

Dates: 1969-1996

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

 Collection — othertype: SC-214
Identifier: SFHL-SC-214
Abstract

The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.

Dates: 1816-1817

New York Female Association records

 Collection
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

New York Friends Center records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-135
Overview Established in 1938 by the New York Monthly Meetings (Hicksite and Orthodox) at the 20th Street meeting house, the New York Friends Center was created initially to provide a meeting place for Quakers and to serve as a Quaker information and reception center in New York City. Lectures and social events were held. Sponsorship of service projects began in the 1940’s. In November 1962, the American Friends Service Committee assumed responsibility for the programs of the New York Friends...
Dates: 1938 - 1964

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Quakers -- New York (State) 74
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 37
Quakers -- Social life and customs 27
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 17
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 13
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Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 6
Quaker women 6
Quakers -- Education 6
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 5
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Omaha Indians 2
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Quaker abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 2
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Quakers -- Rhode Island 2
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Seneca Indians 2
Slave labor -- United States 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Social reformers 2
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Names
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 17
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 5
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Swarthmore College 5
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Friends World College 3
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 3
Long Island University 3
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 2
Gibbons family 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gillingham family 2
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 2
Hallock family 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopper family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Moses Brown School 2
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 2
New York Friends Group 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1958-1974 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Oakwood School (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Wood, William, 1797-1877 2
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922 1
Ackworth School 1
Adams, Martha D. 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albertson family 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bajer, Fredrik, 1837-1922 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brainerd, Cephas, 1831-1910 1
Braithwaite family 1
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