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

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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.

"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.

"Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-050
Overview Paul M. James's manuscript, entitled "Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation," compares the lives of Oliver Cromwell and George Fox, their relationship to each other, and their affect on the Puritan movement in England. The manuscript was James's thesis for his bachelor's from University College, University of Wales, in 1952.
Dates: 1952

"George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados, 1671-1675"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-063
Overview Edward A. Manice's "George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados 1671-1675" describes the ways in which Quakers in Philadelphia and surrounding areas engaged with slavery in Barbados in the 17th century. The manuscript was written as an essay for Manice's senior history class at Yale University.
Dates: 1946

"Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-031
Overview These manuscripts of "Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism," which was originally written in 1714 by Thomas Richardson, 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 epistles of George Fox and its inheritance to subsequent generations, and provides biographical...
Dates: 1937-1938

"The Children of Light"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-093
Overview Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."
Dates: 1941, undated

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