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Benson, Lewis

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1906 - 1986

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single letter from Lewis Benson to Henry Cadbury, and a typed manuscript of Benson's lecture on "The Christian Universalism of George Fox."

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
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.

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
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.

Henry J. Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1121
Abstract Papers of the notable 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.

Lewis and Sarah Benson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1303
Overview This collection is primarily 20th century letters from the Benson, Potts, and Rhoads families.