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"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates

  • 2011

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Dr. Gregory A. Barnes (1934-) is a Quaker author, historian, and member of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He was a former Peace Corpsman in Africa, received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, and spent many years at Drexel University, directing the English Language Center and publishing academic materials for international learners of English.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

HC.MC.950.132 Morris-Libby papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography," 2011
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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