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American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Joseph Brinton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-233
Overview

Joseph Brinton, an outspoken member of the Society of Friends from southeastern Pennsylvania, was active in the Wilburite schisms of the 1850s and 1860's in New England. His family papers include his own journals, as well as his extensive correspondence. This collection also includes the correspondence of his two wives, Mary H. Brinton and Anna H. Brinton.

Dates: 1758-1931

Rebecca Singer Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1196
Overview

Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Dates: 1824-1886

Fisher-Brinton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Grellet-Gurney correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-049
Abstract This collection includes correspondence of members of the Grellet and Gurney families. Letters between Stephen and Rebecca Collins Grellet to her Collins and Longstreth relations relate primarily family news. Also included are letters of the Gurneys, Joseph John and his wife, Elizabeth Paul, from William Forster, and from Stephan Grellet. These letters share news of traveling ministers and discussions of spiritual issues. Also of interest are a letter of Edward Pease, a letter from Mary Anna...
Dates: 1799-1859

Kite Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1111.5
Overview

Members of the Kite family and others discuss 19th century Quaker issues, family, and attending Meeting.

Dates: 1820-1879

Mekeel Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1138
Overview

Correspondence of Quaker Mekeel family members and relatives in New York state, Ohio, and elsewhere, 1824-1851. Predominant among them are Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850), Caleb Mekeel (1743-1859), Isaac Mekeel (1823-1844), Joshua Mekeel (b. 1795), and Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861).

Dates: 1824-1851

Richard Mott papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-961
Overview

Chiefly letters (1799-1853) by Richard and Abigail Mott addressed to Margaret Allinson (later Parker), John Cox, William Rotch, Jr., Samuel B. Toby and others, as well as letters (1799-1856) to Richard Mott from Richard Carpenter, John Cox, Jonathan and Thomas Evans, Joseph John Gurney, John Pease, William Rotch, Jr. and other. Topics discussed include Elias Hicks and the Separation of 1827-1828, John Wilbur and the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1799 - 1863

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview 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

Sheppard Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-858
Overview

The collection particularly provides connections between the Irish and Philadelphia Friends in the 18th century, especially by the Sheppard and Wansborough families who intermarried. Included are letters of John Wilbur, central in the Gurney-Wilbur controversy.

Dates: 1656 - 1887

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diaries 2
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Women authors, American -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Correspondence 1
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Names
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 4
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 3
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 2
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 2
Longstreth, Mary Anna, 1810-1884 2
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pease, John, 1797-1868 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Walton family 2
Walton, Joseph, 1817-1898 2
Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859 2
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1959: Rancocas, N.J.) 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
Cook, Martha G. 1
Dingee, Jacob, d. 1919 1
Doudna, Louisa M., 1818-1898 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Forster, William, 1784-1854 1
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 1
Gould, L.A. (Lydia Ann) 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Rebecca, 1772-1861 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hampton, William, b. 1826 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Harvey, Cassandra B., 1825-1882 1
Hazard, Rowland H. 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopkins, Mary B., b. 1831 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Howland family 1
Howland, J.W. (Joseph William), b. 1839 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
James, Ella C. 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Mary E. 1
Jones, Peace, b. 1815 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kite family 1
Kite, James, d. 1917 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Lamborn, Thomas, 1821-1892 1
Lippincot, Rebecca E.t 1
Longstreth family 1
Masters family 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joseph E., 1817-1902 1
Meader, William C. 1
Mekeel family 1
Mekeel, Arthur, 1826-1850 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Moses Brown School 1
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