- Existence: 1624 - 1691
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.
Overview The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.
Overview Papers of Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis Professor of Divinity.
Overview This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.
Dates: 1870 - 1890
"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"
Overview The manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."
Overview This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.
Overview Includes letters, portraits, photographs, illustrations, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and a map concerning the life and times of George Fox. Topics covered include Fox's itinerary of his trip to America, the Dutch Bible Fox carried with him on his trip to Holland in 1677, pictures of places associated with Fox, birthplace, funeral, and grave of Fox. Includes material from the George Fox tercentary of 1924 (on the 300th anniversary of his birth).
Dates: 1660 - 1952
Overview C.B. Freeman's manuscript "Quaker Origins: A Quaker Bibliography of the published writings of the people called Quakers from their first appearance to the end of the year 1656" includes bibliographic entries with early Quaker authors and their works, organized monthly for the years 1652 to 1657. It includes works by Quaker authors, including George Fox, James Nayler, Richard Farnworth, William Dewsbury, Richard Hubberthorne, Edward Burrough, and Francis Howgill.
Overview The Audio-Visual Subcommittee of the Religious Education Committee of the Friends General Conference assembled this slide collection alongside a script. The purpose, according to the introduction, is "to help viewers feel better acquainted with George Fox, the period in which he lived, and to bring alive for present day Friends the feel of theh country where Quakerism began." This collection contains slides related to George Fox's life and surroundings and an accompanying script.
Dates: 1952 - 1970