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Dorothea Johnson Blom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-241
Overview Dorothea Johnson Blom (1911-1991) was a Quaker writer, artist, and teacher. She became a member of the Society of Friends in 1937 at Chappaqua Monthly Meeting, subsequently transferring to Purchase Monthly Meeting. She co-authored nine books and taught courses at Pendle Hill and other schools in art history and art appreciation with an emphasis on the Jungian concept of growth and spiritual needs. The collection contains her letters to her friend Liza B. ("Betty") Lewis, 1961-1975, reflecting...
Dates: 1961-1975

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Carman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Circle of the King's Daughters

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-099
Overview Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The...
Dates: 1892-1975

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.
Dates: 1946 - 1968

Carolyn V. Cutler correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-082
Abstract This collection primarily includes letters received by Carolyn V. Cutler and Serena A. Minard. The letters relate local and family news. One letter, addressed from Paris, describes a meeting of the Prison Reform Association. Also included are letters from Quaker ministers Jonathon D. Noxon and Isaac Wilson. These letters relate personal news and advice about farming.

Dates: 1880-1911

Martha L. Deed Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-285
Overview Martha Deed is a retired Quaker psychologist who wrote her 1969 PhD dissertation on patterns of religious commitment among Friends. She is a prolific writer, poet, and photographer whose beliefs inform her life and work. This collection includes papers and research materials in two areas, her dissertation and her edited publication, Fritz Kunkel - The Psychology of the Whole Man.
Dates: 1942-1999

Elsie K. Powell House Records

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Identifier: QM-NYy-530
Overview The Elsie K. Powell House is a Quaker retreat and conference center located in Old Chatham, New York. The collection contains materials relating to the establishment of the Powell House and its function as a Quaker retreat and conference center.
Dates: 1927-2017

Emlen Family Papers

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

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Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 2
Women and peace 2
Women in charitable work -- New York (State) -- New York 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
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diaries 2
Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
African Americans -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
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Authors and publishers -- United States 1
Baptism -- Society of Friends 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Bookstores -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Boycotts -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Charity-schools -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Church work with Indians 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Church work with the poor -- New York (State) 1
Clergy -- New York (State) 1
Clothing and dress 1
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) 1
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Corporate minutes 1
Cortlandt (N.Y.) -- History 1
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Draft -- United States 1
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Names
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 5
Friends World College 3
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 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.) 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 (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 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
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 2
Hallock family 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 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
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Ackworth School 1
American Friends Service Committee 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
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Carpenter family 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Circle of the King's Daughters (New York, N.Y.) 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Cutler, Carolyn V., 1848-1899 1
Davis, Mary E., d. 1879 1
Davis, Timothy 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Deed, Martha, 1941- 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorothea Johnson Blom 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Emlen family 1
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
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Fowler, Orson Squire, 1809-1887 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
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