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Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death of...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830
Abstract This collection contains the research notes made by Alice Ford for her book, Edward Hicks Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom. These notes include genealogical information on the Hicks family and on several of his correspondents. Also included are typescripts of letters of Edward Hicks and his family. Among the correspondents are Emmor Kimber, John Comly, Elias Hicks, Benjamin and Richard Price, Elias Hicks, and Thomas McClintock. Topics include family news, issues of Quaker Spirituality, and the...
Dates: c. 1952
Abstract This collection is composed of miscellaneous papers concerning Edward Hicks. Included are a draft of the first pages of his memoirs, later published, and contura prints of letters and sermons of Hicks, relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death of Edward Hicks, concerning the...
Overview Eleanore Price Mather (1910-1985) was a Quaker writer and editor from Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Walter Ferris and Felicia Thomas Price. She married Robert Worrell Mather and was a member of Providence Monthly Meeting. This collection contains primarily papers concerning Eleanore Price Mather's book, lectures, and articles on the Quaker painter, Edward Hicks.
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Rachel Hunt and her husband, John. Among these are letters from other Quaker ministers on the topic of Quaker spirituality. A letter from Rachel Hunt's brother, John Gibbons, discusses the issue of self will in religion. Other correspondents include Thomas Scattergood, Mary S. Lippincott, Edward Hicks, and Jesse Kersey.
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical material,...
Abstract This collection includes letters of Benjamin and Jane Price, among their family and with other Quakers. Also included are letters received by Benjamin's brother Eli K. Price regarding his legal practice, and by Benjamin's daughter-in-law Lydia H. Price, regarding family news. Bound volumes of letters record the correspondence of Benjamin and Jane Price while one or the other travelled in Quaker ministry. Of particular interest are : letters of Edward Hicks, regarding the Hicksite controversy ;...
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of David Seaman, primarily relating to the Hicksite controversy. Correspondents include Edward Hicks, Samuel Mott, Halliday Jackson, and John Comly.
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
- Quaker artists 3
- Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 3
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
- Ministers -- Quaker 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
- Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Art, Quaker 1
- Arts, Quaker -- Pennsylvania 1
- Baal (Canaanite deity) 1
- Canada -- Description and Travel 1
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Diaries 1
- Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Folk art -- Pennsylvania 1
- Hicksites 1
- Hicksites -- 19th century 1
- Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker artists -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quaker businesspeople 1
- Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Correspondence 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- Westbury 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Songs and music 1
- Québec (Province) 1
- Quietism -- Society of Friends 1
- Sermons, American 1
- Society of Friends -- Clergy 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Nassau County 1
- Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
- Voyages and travels -- 19th century 1
- diaries 1 ∧ less