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Joshua Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Marshall Fell writings

 Collection — othertype: SC-256
Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract

The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.

Dates: 1880-1890

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends' Opportunity in the Orient

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-036
Overview

Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s. The collection contains primarily correspondence with Margaret Hallowell Riggs, who was sponsored to teach at Canton Christian College and Canton Hospital.

Dates: 1923-1924

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

William Hobson Papers

 Collection
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

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Overview T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

Ann Jones Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-251
Identifier: SFHL-SC-251
Overview

This collection contains letters and other manuscripts relating to visits of English Friends to America in the 1820s and the controversies which led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation. Also included are letters from Elizabeth Rathbone, Liverpool, England, to "My Beloved Uncle;" Joseph Bringhurst, Philadelphia, to "My Esteemed Friend;" also Abel Thomas to Thomas and Mary Wistar (copy) as well as some miscellaneous Quaker papers.

Dates: 1793 - 1831

Jones Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1009
Abstract

The papers of Eli and Sybil Jones, 19th century Quaker missionaries, most notably to the Middle East where they established missions on Mt. Lebanon and in Ramallah, Palestine; the correspondence of Charles and Ellen Jones, also 19th century Quaker missionaries in Ramallah; and the letters of Quaker James Parnell Jones, son of Eli and Sybil Jones, who fought in the Civil War.

Dates: 1821-1918

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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
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letters (correspondence) 3
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Lakey, George 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lippincott family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Newton, Ray 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Arnold family 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends (Stony Run) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bissell, Faith 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brayley, Miriam E. 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Francis G., 1917-2012 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter family 1
Cary, John R. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chapman family 1
Chapman, Ann B. (Ann Baldwin), 1788-1854 1
Chapman, T. Ellwood 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Edward M. 1
Clark, Lucy S. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Comfort family 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Davidov, Marv 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
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