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Mary Bradway correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract

This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.

Dates: 1829-1886

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

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

Friends Historical Library collection of memorials

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-056
Overview Memorials are brief biographical essays which testify to the spiritual values of a Quaker's life. Early meetings only wrote memorials for ministers, but today some meetings continue the practice to memorialize all deceased members. In the 19th century, in particular, some Yearly Meetings periodically published compilations of memorials. This collection consists of miscellaneous memorials, from various meetings and regarding various Friends, collected by the Friends Historical Library over...
Dates: 1760 - 1920

Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-293
Overview

This small collection contains letters and reports concerning Friends work with Native Americans in Nebraska during the era of Grant's Peace Policy.

Dates: 1793, 1867-1885 and undated; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1888

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Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 3
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Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brown, Gould 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 1
Walton, Margaretta, 1829-1904 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775 1
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