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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

China, Maine Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-040
Overview

Correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and Friends in Nova Scotia; a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1852-1860

Dover Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-059
Overview

This collection is comprised of the records of Dover Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1737-1801

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Fisher-Brinton family papers

 Collection
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 assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Gove-Meader Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-294
Overview

This collection contains letters and miscellaneous papers of members of the Gove and Meader family, New England Wilburite Quakers.

Dates: 1803-1927

Augustine Jones indexes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the indexes of Augustine Jones. Jones' indexes were recorded in the "Index Rerum," created by John Todd, D.D., subtitled "Or, Index of Subjects, Intended as a Manual to aid the Student and the Professional man in Preparing himself for Usefulness. With an introduction Illustrating its Utility and Method of Use." The Index Rerum was first published in 1833, again in 1861, and in 1883. A note on the inside cover of the second volume...
Dates: 1833

New England Yearly Meeting school record book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume school record book of the New England Yearly Meeting. The record book records names of individuals, date of birth, kind of school attended, and whether taught by a friend, whether or not the student is receiving collegiate education, whether or not the student was desirous of collegiate education, the institution at which students are receiving higher education, and whether or not the students are engaged in Teaching. The records are...
Dates: 1876

Oliver Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W....
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Dorcas Weston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-178
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single folder of loose, handwritten notes made by Dorcas Weston. The notes focus on the family history and genealogy of Quaker families in the U.S., including the Wing family in Massachusetts, the Sisson family in Rhode Island, and the Gifford family in Massachusetts.

Dates: Undated

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Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Brinton family 1