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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Allinson family scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview

The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.

Dates: 1829-1870

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

Clement family letters

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-247
Abstract Small collection of family correspondence that includes two letters that concern the Clements and Sharpless families' involvement in abolition activities. Contains a copy and typed transcript of a letter from William Lloyd Garrison Clement (1834-1889) to Gilbert Cope, historian of the Sharpless family, which describes events surrounding the formation of American Anti-Slavery Society and the Clement family's interaction with African-Americans living in the Mount Holly, N.J, area. The typed...
Dates: 1857-1912

Benjamin Coates African Colonization collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1190
Overview

Letters relating to the emigration of free Blacks to the West African colony of Liberia and establishment of Liberian institutions written to American Quaker reformer, Benjamin Coates (1808-1887) whose work toward the abolition of slavery led to a relationship with many prominent people connected to Liberia, a colony established to offer a new home and a fresh start away from slavery to free Blacks in the mid-19th century.

Dates: 1848-1880; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1869

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview

William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1772-1773

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

Emlen Family Papers

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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

Abby Kelley Foster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1139
Overview

Photocopies of letters by and to Abby Kelley Foster (1811-1887) and her husband, Stephen S. Foster (1809-1881), along with some manuscripts.

Dates: 1837-1887

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...
Dates: 1769-1914 (bulk 1807-1848)

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Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 13
Quakers 10
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 9
Slavery -- United States 9
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Quakers -- History 7
Abolitionists 6
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Quaker women 5
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diaries 5
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Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- Social life and customs 4
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- United States 3
Society of Friends 3
Temperance 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
African Americans -- Education 2
African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Antislavery movements -- History 2
Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 2
Haverford (Pa.) 2
Indians of North America -- Missions 2
Poetry 2
Quaker abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Slave labor 2
Slave labor -- United States 2
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 2
Social reformers 2
Social reformers -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 2
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
Society of Friends -- History 2
Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public Opinion 2
Wills 2
Women's rights -- United States 2
commonplace books 2
deeds 2
estate records 2
family papers 2
genealogies (histories) 2
scrapbooks 2
Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Virginia -- Alexandria 1
Agriculture -- United States 1
American literature -- Quaker authors 1
American poetry 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery Movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Baptists 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Boycotts -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Capital punishment 1
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 1
China -- Description and travel 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Education 1
Education -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Feminism -- United States 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Free produce movement 1
Freedmen -- Virginia 1
Freedmen -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hicksites -- 19th century 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish women 1
Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- History 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Liberia -- History 1
Linguists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Naturalists -- United States 1
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Names
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4
Haverford College 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Allinson family 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Anti-slavery Society 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
American Peace Society 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Blyden, Edward 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clement, Mary S. (Mary Sharpless), 1807-1858 1
Clement, William Lloyd Garrison, 1834-1889 1
Clements family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Coppinger, William 1
Crummell, Alex 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Frazier family 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Freeman, Martin, 1826?-1889 1
Friends Boarding School Association 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909 1
Fussell, Henry B. (Henry Bartholomew), 1815-1890 1
Fussell, Henry M. (Henry Moore), d.1917 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Fussell, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lewis), 1820-1893 1
Garnet, Henry Highland 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
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