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Committee on Alcohol Problems, Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs, and the Committees on Temperance of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-Phy-750
Scope and Contents

Records of the Committee on Alcohol Problems of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors, Friends Temperance Committee and the Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia. Includes minutes, financial records, copies of literature, clippings, and other materials.

Dates: 1881-1968

Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.)

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-094

Records of the Friends Temperance Union of New York, a Quaker organization which promoted abstinence from all alcohol. It was founded in 1876 and ceased to meet after 5/1898. Includes Minutes, Executive Committee minutes, a Treasurer's book, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1876-1905

Friends Temperence Association Records

Identifier: QM-Phy-749
Scope and Contents

Records of the Friends Temperence Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1883-1943, include those of its Main Committee (1925-1939) and Executive Committee (1881-1925), as well as other Miscellaneous Papers (1893-1921) and its publication, "The Outlook" (1892-1898).

Dates: 1881-1943

Longshore-Williams family correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-076
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Mary W. Longshore from the family of her sister, Martha Williams, after the Williams moved from Pennsylvania to Warsaw, Ohio. Included are letters from her sister, brother-in-law, Isaac B. Williams, and nephews, Jonathon and Jeremiah. These letters relate family and local news, and news about the temperance and anti-slavery movements. A letter from Isaac B. Williams, dated 1861, relates his thoughts on the prospect of civil war. A letter from Dr....
Dates: 1840-1965-bulk 1840-1861

Laura Lippincott Pancoast correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-091

This collection includes letters received by Laura Lippincott Pancoast regarding the movement for temperance and women's suffrage. Letters refer to Francis B. Willard, and describe in detail the activities and philosophies of J. Ellen Foster. Letters discuss the issue of the WCTU's involvement with party policies. Correspondents include Anna H. Shaw, Anna A. Gordon, and J. Ellen Foster.

Dates: 1888-1917

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-115

This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.

Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

Sharpless-Reeve family papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-325
Overview The collected papers of the Sharpless and Reeve family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Much of the correspondence is between Edward Sharpless (1831-1894), a New Jersey Quaker minister, and his sister, Anna N. Sharpless, who married John Newbold Reeve in 1857. Their daughter, Mary Offley Reeve, worked as a school teacher when young and became involved in temperance and evangelical Christianity. She shared these interests, reflected in diaries and other writings, with Annie Way Smith, a...
Dates: 1852 - 1957

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Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
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Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Foster, J. Ellen (Judith Ellen), 1840-1910 1
Friends Temperance Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris) 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 1
Pancoast, Laura Lippincott, 1860-1927 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on Temperance and Intoxicating Beverages (1881-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Powell, Anna Rice, 1834-1915 1
Rees, Jonah L., 1843-1915 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Sellers family 1
Sellers, Elizabeth, 1821-1898 1
Sharpless, Edward, 1831-1894 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Skinner, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1857-1919 1
Smith, Annie Way, 1867-1938 1
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Isaac B. (Isaac Burson), 1794- 1
Williams, Jeremiah, 1825- 1
Williams, Joseph, b.1827 1
Williams, Martha, 1788-1856 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
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