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Balderston Collected Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract

This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

Dates: 1729-1895

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

Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Foulke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-045
Overview The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...
Dates: ca. 1654-1999 (bulk ca. 1750-1860)

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview 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

Collection of Isaac T. Hopper papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-058
Abstract

This collection includes Isaac T. Hopper's original and photocopied letters and his letterbook. Much of the material concerns his bookselling business and the Hicksite separation. He relates news of figures central to the controversy, including Elisha Bates, Elias Hicks, and Anna Braithwaite. Also included is Hopper's copy of the book, The History of the Life of Thomas Elwood.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1833-1902 [ 1833-1845]

Hannah Hurnard family letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 7
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 4
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
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Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Mott, John, 1783-1848 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Mather family 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Walker family 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Ford, Alice, 1906- 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Edward, 1651-1741. 1
Foulke, Elizabeth 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
French family 1
French, Robert, 1749-1811 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Hopper, Edward 1
Hough, Oliver, 1804-1855 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Imlay, Maria, d. 1829 1
Jackson family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
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