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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

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney,...
Dates: 1869-1884

Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written...
Dates: 1756-1874

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Overview

The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.

Dates: 1794

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Overview

Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.

Dates: 1869-1875

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

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Names
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
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Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 2
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
Savery, William, 1750-1804 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chapin, Israel 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite). Central Executive Committee 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darby, W. Evans (William Evans), 1844-1922 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Deyo, Amanda 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Doty, Hiram, 1913-1988 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Evans, Mary Frost Ormsby, 1845-1931 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey Family 1
Kelsey, Naomi 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
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