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"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.

Dates

  • 1976

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Phillip S. Benjamin received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1967. In addition to his dissertation, "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," he also published an article entitled "Gentleman Reformers in the Quaker City, 1870-1912" (1970) in Political Science Quarterly, an academic journal.

Extent

0.69 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards, describe and analyze Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," 1967
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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