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Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-016
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Abstract 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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Abstract 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

William Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Abstract

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

John Jackson correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-204
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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Abstract 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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-076
Abstract 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

 Collection — othertype: SC-199
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

 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

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Abstract Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

 Collection — othertype: SC-238
Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 3
Truman, George 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee 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
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 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
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Harvard University 1
Haverford College 1
Hicks, Jemima, 1750-1829 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 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
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 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
Michigan Agricultural College 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
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 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
Society of Friends 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Story, Thomas, 1662-1742 1
Stratton family 1
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