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Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
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.
Dates: 1932-1986

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
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.
Dates: 1932-1986

Henry J. Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1121
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.
Dates: 1910-1974

"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-028
Overview The manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."
Dates: 1972

"Epistles and Sermons of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-117
Overview 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.
Dates: 1683

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Overview This copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox" was transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.
Dates: Undated.

George Fox papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-862
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

"Quaker Origins: A Chronological Bibliography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-032
Overview C.B. Freeman's manuscript "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" includes bibliographic entries with early Quaker authors and their works, organized monthly for the years 1652 to 1657. It includes works by Quaker authors, including George Fox, James Nayler, Richard Farnworth, William Dewsbury, Richard Hubberthorne, Edward Burrough, and Francis Howgill.
Dates: Undated.

"George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wesen und Seine Leben"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-033
Overview Emil Fuch's manuscript "George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wesen un Seine Leben" is written in German. In English, the title of the manuscript is "George Fox, his Message, his Essence, and his Life."
Dates: Undated.

"Quaker Lines"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-113
Overview Walter J. Homan's pamphlet describing Quaker beliefs includes sections on: Historical Background, George Fox, Membership, Associate Membership vs. Birthright Membership, Organization of the Society of Friends, Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quakerism as a Way of Life.
Dates: Undated.

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