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Jane Johnson papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-253
Identifier: SFHL-SC-253


This collection of miscellaneous papers includes Johnson's personal letters to fellow members of Green Street Monthly Meeting, minutes of a reading group, and copies of Quaker manuscripts: 8 ALsS, 1870-1879, to Ann Reeves; minutes of a reading circle, ca. 1870-1874 which include topics and discussions; ms copy of a vision described by Mary Levis at a Women's Yearly Meeting in 1843; ms copy by Harrison Streeter, 1868, of Joseph Hoag's 1803 vision; 2 ALsS, 1884, from Johnson to H. and K.S.; brief message from Johnson to John Dickinson[1884]; copy of the removal certificate for Letitia Penn; ALS from Joseph Livezey to Harrison Streeter, 1909.


  • Creation: 1868-1909


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1803, Jane Johnson was a minister of Green Street Monthly Meeting. She was the daughter of Jacob and Hannah T. Johnson and active in First Day schools and Quaker education. She served as an editor of Friends Intelligencer and died in 1884.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Anna Pettit Broomall. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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