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Rowland Greene journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-029

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of ten handwritten journals of Rowland Greene. Entries largely focus on religious visits Greene made throughout New England, as well as Quaker meetings he attended, social calls, family news, deaths within the Quaker community, and passages of religious reflection.

Dates

  • 1830-1857, 1907

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Rowland Greene (1770-1859) was born in 1770 at Warwick, R.I., the son of Thomas and Sarah (Wickes) Greene. Greene became convinced at the age of 25, and was acknowledged a minister in 1803. In addition to his involvement in the Society of Friends, Greene was a practicing physician. Greene married Susanna Harris and the couple had 13 children. Greene died on August, 18, 1859 in Cranston, R.I.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (10 volumes)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related materials

  • MC 975.01.028 Anna Greene diary
  • MC 975.02.008 Rowland Greene letterbook
  • MC 975.03.016 Rowland Greene commonplace book
  • MC 975.07.036 Rowland Greene memoir

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.
Title
Rowland Greene journals, 1830-1857, 1907
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August 2015
Description rules
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Language of description note
English

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