Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937
Overview Elbert Russell (1871-1951) was a Quaker teacher, historian, and writer. His was a leading voice in bringing the insights of liberal, British Friends on the primacy of revelation and the importance of scholarship in the renewal of faith into American Quakerism. He was professor of Bible at Earlham College starting in 1895 and also served as chaplain. He resigned his position in 1915, later taught at Johns Hopkins, and then became Dean at Duke University. This collection contains primarily...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of photos, and illustrations of the following Quakers: William Penn, James Naylor, James Logan, Richard Reynolds, James Pemberton, Nicholas Waln, Lindley Murray, George Dillwyn, Jonathon Dymond, Moses Brown, Bernard Barton, Anna Braithwaite, Dan Wheeler, William Allen, Samuel Gurney, Josiah Forster, Mary Ann Schimmelpenninck, Elisha Tyson, John Bright, Stephen Grellet, Enoch Lewis, George Fox, and Hannah Lloyd Neall. Clippings include...
Scope and Content note This volume, entitled the "Quaker Pictures Scrapbook" is comprised of the single volume anonymous scrapbook of Quaker images and includes portraits of Quakers, locations where Quakers lived or preached, Quakers schools in the U.S. and Britiain, meeting houses in the U.S. and Britain, and facsimilies of Quaker autographs.Includes portraits of the following Quakers: George Fox, John Bright, Joseph Pease, Jane Sandwith Wakefield, Theodore Neild, Joseph Storrs Fry, Jonathon Dymond, Dr....