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Overview The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.
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.
Overview Papers of Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis Professor of Divinity.
Overview This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.
Dates: 1870 - 1890
"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at Ohio State University. The manuscript analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the "Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism." The volume was originally written by Thomas Richardson in 1714, with copied epistles of George Fox. These manuscripts are typed transcripts of the original document, as compiled by Thomas Richardson's descendants: Edward Wanton Smith, Esther Morton Smith, and Anna Wharton Wood. The manuscript includes an introduction which discusses the history of Thomas Richardson's volume of the...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.
Overview Includes letters, portraits, photographs, illustrations, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and a map concerning the life and times of George Fox. Topics covered include Fox's itinerary of his trip to America, the Dutch Bible Fox carried with him on his trip to Holland in 1677, pictures of places associated with Fox, birthplace, funeral, and grave of Fox. Includes material from the George Fox tercentary of 1924 (on the 300th anniversary of his birth).
Dates: 1660 - 1952
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of C.B. Freeman's "Quaker Origins: A Quaker Bibliography of the published writings of the people called Quakers from their first appearance to the end of the year 1656." The volume includes bibliographic entries with early Quaker authors and their works, organized monthly for the years 1652-1657. Includes works by Quaker authors such as: George Fox, James Naylor, Richard Farnworth, William Dewsbury, Richard Hubberthorne, Edward...
Overview The Audio-Visual Subcommittee of the Religious Education Committee of the Friends General Conference assembled this slide collection alongside a script. The purpose, according to the introduction, is "to help viewers feel better acquainted with George Fox, the period in which he lived, and to bring alive for present day Friends the feel of theh country where Quakerism began." This collection contains slides related to George Fox's life and surroundings and an accompanying script.
Dates: 1952 - 1970
- Names: Fox, George X
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 19
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
- Quakers 15
- Quakers -- History 15
- manuscripts (documents) 11
- Quakers -- Great Britain 3
- letters (correspondence) 3
- Academic writing 2
- Church -- Apostolicity 2
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
- Mysticism 2
- New Foundation Fellowship 2
- Sermons 2
- Society of Friends -- Barbados 2
- Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 2
- Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
- biographies (documents) 2
- clippings (information artifacts) 2
- commonplace books 2
- lecture notes 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Agriculture 1
- American poetry 1
- Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
- Bible. Gospels 1
- Bible. Luke 1
- Christianity -- Study and teaching 1
- Church work -- Society of Friends 1
- Drama 1
- Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 1
- Haverford (Pa.) 1
- Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Mount Kisco (N.Y.) 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) -- History -- Sources 1
- Poetry 1
- Prison reformers 1
- Puritans 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker church buildings 1
- Quaker women -- United States 1
- Quakers -- New Jersey 1
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- Quakers -- United States 1
- Religion 1
- Sheep 1
- Slavery -- Barbados 1
- Social reformers -- United States 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- England 1
- Society of Friends -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- History -- 17th century 1
- Society of Friends -- Sermons 1
- Travel 1
- autobiographies (documents) 1
- awards 1
- bibliographies 1
- bookkeeping records 1
- business records 1
- correspondence 1
- diaries 1
- essays 1
- financial records 1
- pamphlets 1
- photograph albums 1
- photographs 1
- scrapbooks 1
- trade catalogs 1
- travel photography 1 ∧ less