- Existence: 1616 - 1679
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis at Oxford University, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington." The thesis includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume autobiographical manuscript of Mary Pennington. This copy is a handwritten copy of the original manuscript, though the copiest is unknown. The manuscript includes descriptions of Pennington's early life, the events leading up to her convincement (i.e. her conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband, Isaac Pennington, a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother),...