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Charles Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1006
Overview

Jonathan Evans's papers, ca. 1818-38, shed light on the religious, doctrinal controversies, and differences arising among the members of the Society of Friends related to the preachings of Elias Hicks, Nicholas Brown, and Elisha Bates. There are also letters of the Cope and Evans families relating to the Hicksite Separation.

Dates: 1681 - 1860

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

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

Joseph Fisher manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-129
Overview

This poem, written by Joseph Fisher to Carmel Friends, is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation. It is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.

Dates: 1833

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)

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

Rowland Greene journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-029
Overview

Rowland Greene was a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. His diary entries focus largely on religious visits Greene made throughout New England, as well as Quaker meetings he attended, social calls, family news, deaths within the Quaker community, and passages of religious reflection.

Dates: 1830-1857, 1907

John Mietou Griscom diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-030
Overview

John M. Grisom was a physician who lived and practiced in Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey. His diary focuses on his attendance at "Friendly Study Group" meetings, a group, according to Griscom, that gathers for "the study of the influences and causes leading to the separation of 1827." Entries describe discussions had at these meetings.

Dates: 1912-1914

Alice Ford research notes for the biography of Edward Hicks

 Collection — othertype: SC-040
Identifier: SFHL-SC-040
Abstract This collection contains the research notes made by Alice Ford for her book, Edward Hicks Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom. These notes include genealogical information on the Hicks family and on several of his correspondents. Also included are typescripts of letters of Edward Hicks and his family. Among the correspondents are Emmor Kimber, John Comly, Elias Hicks, Benjamin and Richard Price, Elias Hicks, and Thomas McClintock. Topics include family news, issues of Quaker Spirituality, and...
Dates: c. 1952

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection — othertype: MSS-016
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

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 41
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Subject
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 61
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 12
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 12
Quakers -- History 12
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 10
Quakers 9
Quakers -- Diaries 8
diaries 7
Quakers -- New York (State) 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 5
manuscripts (documents) 5
Quakers -- Virginia 4
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 4
Society of Friends -- Sermons 4
Abolitionists 3
Hicksites -- 19th century 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quaker women 3
Quakers -- Correspondence 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 3
Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation 3
Society of Friends -- History 3
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 3
Society of Friends -- Reunification 3
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century 3
correspondence 3
Diaries 2
Hicksites 2
Indians of North America 2
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 2
Quaker artists 2
Quaker authors 2
Quaker deeds 2
Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 2
Quaker women -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Delaware -- Wilmington 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Quakers -- United States 2
Quakers -- Virginia -- Diaries 2
Sermons, American 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 2
Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 2
Society of Friends -- Correspondence 2
Society of Friends -- Delaware 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century 2
Society of Friends -- Maryland 2
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
account books 2
albums (books) 2
biographies (documents) 2
travel literature 2
Academic writing 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Architects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Art, Quaker 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Baal (Canaanite deity) 1
Baltimore (Md.) 1
Bookstores -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Capital punishment 1
Children's literature 1
Children's poetry 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Congregational Friends 1
Conscientious objectors -- Virginia 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
England -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th century 1
Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Folk art -- Pennsylvania 1
Freed persons -- Virginia 1
Freed persons -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 1
Indians of North America -- Missions 1
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 1
Jewish women 1
Justice family 1
Land titles -- Pennsylvania 1
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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 17
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 4
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Jones, Ann, 1774-1846 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Mott, John, 1783-1848 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Ford, Alice, 1906- 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 2
Roberts family 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Walker family 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 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
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 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
Evans family 1
Evans, Charles, 1870- 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 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
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
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