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Quaker women ministers

Subject Source: Local Authority: Quaker Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Marie Ogden Francke "My Little Talks with You" collection

 Collection — Othertype SC-235
Identifier: SFHL-SC-235

The collection contains a signed typescript of short religious messages addressed to "Our separate but united meeting." These apparently were part of an informal group which worshipped together and prepared inspirational "messages" for distribution among the group and for institutions.

Dates: 1933-1948

Friends Historical Library collection of memorials

 Collection — Othertype MSS-056
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-056
Overview Memorials are brief biographical essays which testify to the spiritual values of a Quaker's life. Early meetings only wrote memorials for ministers, but today some meetings continue the practice to memorialize all deceased members. In the 19th century, in particular, some Yearly Meetings periodically published compilations of memorials. This collection consists of miscellaneous memorials, from various meetings and regarding various Friends, collected by the Friends Historical Library over...
Dates: 1760 - 1920

Morris Family Items

Identifier: HC.MC-950-277
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Golden Wedding commemoration booklet, with poetry written by Thomas Wistar, marking the 50th anniversery of Isaac C. Jones and Sarah W. Jones in 1890. In addition, the collection also features Hannah Perot Morris's journal from her voyage to England and France in 1904 with her father, Samuel Morris.

Dates: 1890 - 1904

Public Friends manuscripts collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-045
Overview While the Society of Friends is a "ministry of all believers," historically certain members have been recognized for their spiritual gifts. Those who undertake to travel and preach with the approbation of their home meeting are known as Public Friends. Especially in the 17th, 18th, and 19th century, traveling ministers served a key role in forming Quaker social and theological networks, fostering unity within the Society of Friends, and providing spiritual enrichment to Quakers across the...
Dates: 1656 - 1899

Travilla-Speakman Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-352
Overview The collection is composed largely of correspondence and related papers of Anna Travilla Speakman and her husband William Williams Speakman, Quakers of Swarthmore and Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania. Also represented is Anna's mother, Martha Newport Travilla, a Quaker minister who corresponded regularly with Samuel Willets. The Speakmans had a wide circle of friends in the extended Quaker community, particularly in Swarthmore College. The collection contains family photographs, some...
Dates: ca 1850-1950

Alson D. Van Wagner New York Yearly Meeting Papers

 Collection — Othertype RG5-274
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-274

Contains research, drafts and correspondence collected by Alson D. Van Wagner concerning two New York Yearly Meeting publications, Quaker Crosscurrents: Three Hundred Years of Friends in the New York Yearly Meeting, published in 1995, and New York Yearly Meeting Directory 1993. Of particular interest is the research done on identifying New York Yearly Meeting women ministers.

Dates: 1992 - 1994

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159

Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.

Dates: 1812-1961