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"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated.

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

Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs

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Identifier: HC.MC-1003
Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Iowa, Modoc, Kickapoo, Oto, Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize the Native Americans, improve living conditions, Native American education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Native American dances, conflicts with other...
Dates: 1758-1929

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney, M.B....
Dates: 1869-1884

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Overview The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.
Dates: 1794

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Zebedee Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

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Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 16
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 13
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 29
Quakers -- History 9
Indians of North America 8
Indians of North America -- Missions 6
Seneca Indians 6
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Indians of North America -- Government relations 5
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 5
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 5
diaries 5
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 4
Quakers -- Diaries 4
Quakers -- New York (State) 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- Social life and customs 4
Quakers -- Social service -- United States 4
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 3
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 3
Kickapoo Indians -- History 3
Osage Indians -- History 3
Oto Indians 3
Quakers 3
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 3
Society of Friends -- Missions -- United States 3
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 3
correspondence 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Fox Indians 2
Indian agents -- United States 2
Indians of North America -- Education 2
Kinzua Dam (Pa.) 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quakers -- Correspondence 2
Quakers -- Maryland 2
Quakers -- Nebraska 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Quakers -- Relations with Indians 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Santee Indians 2
Sauk Indians 2
Society of Friends -- Clergy 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Education 2
travel literature 2
African Americans -- Education 1
Agriculture -- Maryland 1
Allegany Indian Reservation (N.Y.) 1
Baal (Canaanite deity) 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Business 1
Charities -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Church work with Indians 1
Clergy -- New York (State) 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Epistles 1
Indian land transfers 1
Indian land transfers -- New York (State) 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 1
Indians of North America -- History 1
Indians of North America -- Nova Scotia 1
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma 1
Indians of North America -- Treaties 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Iowa Indians 1
Land use -- New York (State) 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Modoc Indians -- History 1
Omaha Indians 1
Oto Indians -- History 1
Pawnee Indians 1
Quaker abolitionists 1
Quaker church buildings 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quaker women 1
Quaker women -- New York (State) -- Mount Kisco 1
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Maryland -- Kent County 1
Quakers -- Nova Scotia 1
Quakers -- Ohio 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Relations with Indians -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Seneca Indians -- Treaties 1
Quakers -- Travel 1
Quakers -- United States 1
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 1
Real property -- New York 1
Seneca Indians -- Education 1
Seneca Indians -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 1
Seneca Indians -- New York (State) 1
Seneca Indians -- Treaties 1
Seneca Indians -- Land tenure 1
Seneca Indians -- Reservations 1
Shawnee Indians -- History 1
Six Nations -- History 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Society of Friends -- Africa 1
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1
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Names
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 2
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bacon, David 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Indian Concerns 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Griest, Jesse W., 1837-1885 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Haines, Anna P. (Anna Philips), 1849-1924 1
Haines, Mary Elizabeth, 1886-1920 1
Haines, T. Harvey (Thomas Harvey), b. 1871 1
Haines, Zebedee, 1843-1923 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jones, Esther B., approximately 1890-1967 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Lightfoot family 1
Lightfoot, Mary B. (Mary Bonner), 1820-1907 1
Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
Masters family 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
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