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Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830

Collection of Edward Hicks papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-056
Abstract This collection is composed of miscellaneous papers concerning Edward Hicks. Included are a draft of the first pages of his memoirs, later published, and contura prints of letters and sermons of Hicks, relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death of Edward Hicks, concerning the...
Dates: 1836-1849

William Hobson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Overview

William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.

Dates: 1851-1891

Jesse Herman Holmes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-064
Overview Jesse Herman Holmes (1864-1942), was a Quaker philosophy professor at Swarthmore College, 1900-1937. Holmes was an active participant in AFSC relief after World War I, travelling to oversee work in reconstruction throughout Europe. Holmes was the president of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and an active member of the Socialist party. Collection contains correspondence, biographical data, writings, and sermons. Also audio cassettes of reminiscences of friends, former students,...
Dates: 1905-1973

John Jackson correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-204
Abstract

Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.

Dates: 1834-1835

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Jennings-Clark-Eldridge Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-076
Overview Hannah A. Jennings was the daughter of Phebe (Glover) and John Clark of Gloucester, N.J. She married Levi Jennings, a bricklayer, in 1832. The collection contains correspondence (1805-1861), household accounts, and miscellaneous papers of Hannah A. Jennings, her husband, Levi Jennings, and her mother, Phebe (Glover) Clark Eldridge. Includes a manuscript account of a sermon by Priscilla Hunt at Merion in 1823, the renunciation of Maria Emily (Imlay) by Ann Jones in 1826, and letters...
Dates: 1768-1871

Jesse Kersey papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-199
Abstract

Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1824-1841

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

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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 3
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Truman, George 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Arnold family 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carpenter family 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Ford, Alice, 1906- 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Fox, George 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends World College 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Griscom, Sarah M., 1839-1895 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hicks, Jemima, 1750-1829 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Imlay, Maria, d. 1829 1
Irish, William B. 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jennings family 1
Jennings, Hannah A., 1803-1853 1
Jennings, Levi, b. 1799 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Ann, 1774-1846 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 1
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Roosevelt University 1
Rushmore, Leon A., . 1910-2001 1
Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Seaman, Valentine, 1770-1817 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Story, Thomas, 1662-1742 1
Stratton family 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Thompson, Jonah, 1702 or 1703-1780 1
Truman, Catherine 1
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