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Abstract This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.
Overview Reproductions of photographs, documents, and objects used as book illustrations or in exhibits. Most of the original photographs, documents, and objects are at FHL but some are from other repositories.
Dates: 1981 - 1998
Abstract This collection includes papers and speeches written by Agnes L. Tierney. Subjects include John Woolman, Quakers in social reform, women's rights, and Quaker education.
Dates: 1885-1935 and n.d
Overview John Woolman (1720-1772) was one of the most influential ministers in the history of the Religious Society of Friends. He was particularly active in opposing slavery and encouraging Quakers to disavow the practice. His journal, published posthumously, is still considered an important document in the fields of religion, history, and literature. The Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College holds several versions of Woolman's manuscript journal, letters written by Woolman, and other...
Dates: 1720 - 1939
Overview Phillips P. Moulton (b.1909) edited The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman which was published by Oxford University Press in 1971. The collection consists of Moulton's card files, correspondence, and other papers related to the editing of John Woolman's Journal.
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
- Quaker women 2
- Oaths -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quaker social reformers 1
- Quaker youth 1
- Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- New Jersey 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- Society of Friends -- Controversial literature 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- Sufferings 1
- Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
- Women's rights 1
- publications (documents) 1 ∧ less