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Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Abstract

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

"An Autobiography and Family History"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-097
Abstract

In addition to providing genealogical information about his ancestors, Barclay White's family history and autobiography describes his early life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his work with various Native tribes as an "Indian Agent."

Dates: 1885

Barclay White Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-301
Abstract

This collection contains 3 diaries written by Barclay White chronicling his travels (1877-1878) as Superintendent of Indian Affairs (1871-1878).

Dates: 1877 - 1878

Thomas Wistar journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Abstract

Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C., the Seneca Nation, the Wichita Indian Agency, and other Native American Reservations. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.

Dates: 1841-1875

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Simmons, Henry 3
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
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Peirce, John, 1756-1833 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bacon, David 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coates, Isaac, d. 1809 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Haverford College 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Masters family 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Nicholson, William H. (William Hopkins), 1827-1908 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801 1
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 1
Richards, John 1
Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sharpless family 1
Smith, John, 1722-1771 1
Smith, Richard 1
Smith, Samuel, 1806-1888 1
Sniffen, Matthew K. 1
Society of Friends 1
Steere, Jonathan M. 1
Swayne, Joel 1
Taylor, Walter 1
Test, Elizabeth 1
Turner, Joseph, 1765-1841 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency 1
Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
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