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Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.
Dates: 1854 - 1935

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.
Dates: 1929

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson. Includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, Susanna Bigg.
Dates: 1820

Martha Allinson commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.
Dates: 1772-1779

Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.
Dates: 1818-1862


Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including: Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.
Dates: Undated

Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Overview Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.
Dates: Undated

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization that...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

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Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 3
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Evans, William, 1787-1867 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
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Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
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Harvard University 2
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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
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Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 2
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Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 2
Lloyd, Susan H. 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Moore family 2
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Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
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Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 2
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
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Tierney, Agnes L. ((Agnes Leo)), 1868-1947 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Walton, Margaretta, 1829-1904 2
Warner, Mary E. 2
Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775 2
Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Adede, Rose 1
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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
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All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
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