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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830


Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends' letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851

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

Joshua L. Baily notes on quaker meetings

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-003
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.

Dates: 1826-1871

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-008

Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.

Dates: 1975

Commonplace book, Undated

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell and includes extracts from Elias Hicks letters and sermons, extracts of early Friends writings, bible verses, and testimonies from various Quaker individuals, including: John Grafton, Samuel Fuller, Benjamin Holme, and sermons from various Meetings for worship.

Dates: Undated

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830

Ferris Family Papers

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

Susan Foulke diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026

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

John Mietou Griscom diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-030

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

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

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

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Collection 34
Archival Record 1
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 15
Quakers -- History 10
Quakers 7
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 6
Quakers -- Diaries 5
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Society of Friends -- Doctrines 5
commonplace books 5
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 4
diaries 4
Quakers -- New York (State) 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 3
Hicksites 2
Hicksites -- 19th century 2
Quaker abolitionists 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers -- Delaware -- Wilmington 2
Quakers -- Genealogy 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Sermons 2
Sermons, American 2
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 2
genealogies (histories) 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Baal (Canaanite deity) 1
Baptism -- Society of Friends 1
Bookstores -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Business 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
England -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th century 1
Folk art -- Pennsylvania 1
Literature 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Poetry 1
Poetry -- Women authors -- 19th century 1
Progressive Quakers 1
Quaker artists 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quaker youth 1
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
Quakers -- Correspondence 1
Quakers -- Delaware 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- England -- Essex 1
Quakers -- New Jersey 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Westbury 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Poetry 1
Quakers -- Songs and music 1
Québec (Province) 1
Seneca Indians -- New York (State) 1
Slave labor 1
Slavery -- United States 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Social reform 1
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1
Society of Friends -- Clergy 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Indiana -- Epistles 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1
Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Nassau County 1
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 1
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
Spiritualism -- New York (State) 1
Spirituality -- Society of Friends 1
Underground Railroad -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- 19th century 1
Voyages and travels -- 19th century 1
Witnesses 1
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
Women and religion 1
account books 1
correspondence 1
letters (correspondence) 1
publications (documents) 1
travel literature 1
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