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Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Overview Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, New Jersey. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, funerals of community members, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later entries tend to detail more earthly concerns,...
Dates: 1789-1829

Mary Davis letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-004
Overview Correspondence is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to Mary Davis's Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. Letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as news of family and friends. A number of letters dated 1838 are related to...
Dates: 1838-1849

Dorcassian Society of Burlington records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-008
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendence lists from 1843 - 1860. The minutes describe the work of the organization, including reports from their relief work and financial reports.
Dates: 1843-1860

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events during...
Dates: 1758-1800

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1841-1873

Amy Fenimore diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025
Overview Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia. Her diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Hicksite-Orthodox Quaker separation.
Dates: 1803-1840

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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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 moved his family to rural...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Hannah Logan Fisher commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-057
Overview The commonplace book of Hannah Logan Fisher includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of letters, hymns, and religious poems. Notes on the inside covers of the volume describe that Fisher gave the volume to Rebecca Byrd Young in 1796, upon Young's departure for America from England.
Dates: 1796

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1783-1788

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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Boulding, Elise 2
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
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Alice Gitchell 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Davis, Mary Howland 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiBrazza-Savorgnan, Cora Slocomb 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Douglas, Alice May 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Duryea, Anne Sturges, -1940 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Female Society for the Relief and Employment of the Poor 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fisher, Sarah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Fox, George 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gjermoe, Johanne Ruetz 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Harris, Sarah Coates, 1824-1886 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Haverford College 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
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Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
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Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Isono, Fujiko, 1918- 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Peter D. 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey Family 1
Kelsey, Naomi 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
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