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Overview Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965), a birthright Quaker, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture in 1913 and was later Dean of Western Reserve University's School of Architecture. He married Edith Melrose Farquhar in 1915, and in the early 1920's they participated in the AFSC child feeding programs in Germany and Russia. This collection primarily includes correspondence, notes, photographs, and other materials related to Francis R. Bacon's research on 17th century...
Overview Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.
Abstract This collection primarily includes correspondence related to Frederick Tolles' article "Emerson and Quakerism" and to Henry Cadbury's article " Quakerism in Friedrichstadt.". Correspondents include Frederick Tolles, Bliss Perry, R.L. Rusk, Jessie Carter, and others.
Overview The primary activity of the Friends' Publishing Corporation is Friends Journal, a Quaker periodical. The latter was the successor to The Friend, the serial published by the Orthodox Quakers (1827-1955) and Friends Intelligencer, published by the Hicksite Quakers (1844-1955). It was established as a result of the merger of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings, and the first consolidated issue was dated July 2, 1955. Originally published weekly and then bi-weekly, it became a monthly periodical...
Overview William Hubben (1895-1974) was a prominent Quaker educator, speaker, editor, and author. Born in Germany in 1895, William Hubben joined the small but growing movement of German Quakers in 1923 and participated in a number of international religious and peace conferences. His political involvement with the Social Democratic Party caused his dismissal in 1933 by Hitler's government. He emigrated to the United States with his wife, Maria, and children soon afterward, and went on to be heavily...
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010
Abstract This collection includes a 1939 article published by Grace A. Thomas in The Friend, entitled "The Quaker Attitude Toward War." Also included are letters from Henry J. Cadbury and E. S. Palmer regarding this article.
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
- Quaker church buildings 2
- Quakers -- Germany 2
- American fiction 1
- American periodicals 1
- Architecture -- Great Britain 1
- Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century 1
- Catholic Church -- Germany 1
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Friends Journal 1
- Friends Journal -- Archives 1
- Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 1
- Land titles -- Pennsylvania 1
- Pageants 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quaker authors -- 20th century 1
- Quaker church buildings -- Great Britain 1
- Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Albums (Books) 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 1
- Real property -- Pennsylvania 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
- Society of Friends -- Periodicals 1
- Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace 1 ∧ less