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Collection of Quaker Poetry

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-098

Abstract

Collection of original poetry written by and/or about Quakers, their beliefs, and their places of worship. Included are poems by Rebeca Smedley, Elizabeth Biddle Conrow, and Joseph Conrow, a biography in verse of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson by their grandson Joseph J. Green, a meditation on Spruce St. Monthly Meeting by Joseph Wharton, and an account of the 1843 Women's New York Yearly Meeting by Amanda K. Clark. Also included are poems concerning J.J. Gurney, Elias Hicks, and Robert Barclay's Apology.

Dates

  • 1794-1922

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Rebecca Longstreth. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Sue Dorothy and Virginia Keeney. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Friends Reference Library, Devonshire House, London. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Elizabeth R. Lippincott. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1943.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Williams Baldwin. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1938.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Pauline S. Keese. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1935.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Esther H. Cornell. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1922.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Mrs. C. Lupton Broomall. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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