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"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Overview

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,

Dates: 1814-1870

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-042
Abstract

This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.

Dates: 1864-1865

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Robert Heydon Gayner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-048
Overview

Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.

Dates: 1927-1932

Ruth Anne Hillborn papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-012
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of enslaved people, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death...
Dates: 1806-1868

Asa M. Janney family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Overview T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

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Egypt -- description and travel 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Sharpless family 2
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Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Crenshaw, John Bacon, 1820-1889 1
Davies family 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dinsmore family 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Earlham College 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Frazer, Solomon, 1816- 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends World Conference (1st : 1920 : London, England) 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Friends’ Freedmen’s Association 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gayner family 1
Gayner, John, 1824-1911 1
Gayner, Robert Heydon , 1831-1916 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Guilford College 1
Hacker family 1
Hacker, Jeremiah, 1801-1895 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hillborn, Ruth Anne, 1832-1869 1
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jackson family 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Charles, M., 1844-1896 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Ellen Maxfield, 1853-1904 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jones, Sybil 1
King, Francis T., 1817-1891 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Lupton family 1
Lupton, David, 1757-1822 1
Lupton, Hugh S. (Hugh Sidwell), 1845-1919 1
Lupton, Joel, 1804-1883 1
Lupton, Jonah H., 1795-1870 1
Lupton, Mary S. (Mary Speckman), 1856-1928 1
Lupton, Mary W., 1841-1890 1
Lupton, Nathan, 1792-1843 1
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