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Essays, sermons, & lectures

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Overview This collection is comprised of essays, sermons, & lectures related to Quakers and Quaker history.
Dates: 1644-1982, undated

"Foundations of English Literature"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-135
Overview "Foundations of English Literature," written by F.B. Gummere, a professor of English at Haverford, discusses the history of the English language, and the history of various genres of English literature.
Dates: Undated.

"Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-034
Overview Walter B. Fulghum's dissertation "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought" analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious thought. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."
Dates: 1943

"Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-042
Overview The manuscript of Earl G. Harrison provides a historical overview of Quakerism from the emergence of the Society of Friends to the Orthodox-Hicksite and the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations. Harrison discusses both groups of Quakers in favor of, and opposed to, the ecumenical movement, and analyzes trends towards unity within Quakerism.
Dates: 1955

"Growing up in College: Liberal Education and Maturity"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-043
Overview Douglas Heath's "Growing up in College: Liberal Education and Maturity" expands upon Heath's work, "Explorations of Maturity," and studies a small group of young men at a single college using the "theory of maturity." The book aims to assist educators to clarify the goals of liberal education, and to explore what types of environmental determinants affect healthy development in young adults.
Dates: 1968

"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049
Overview Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington," includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.
Dates: 1947

"Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation"

 Collection
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

"The Reality of the Spiritual World"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-056
Overview "The Reality of the Spiritual World," was originally a series of lectures given by Thomas R. Kelly in New York in the Spring of 1940, and given again at Pendle Hill and published in 1942. The volume includes reflections on the nature of God and the nature of the spiritual world.
Dates: 1940

Stephen Meader manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-126
Overview The collection includes three unpublished stories: "The Fight for the Marsh," "The Freedom Trail," and "The Hawley House Mystery."
Dates: 1972, undated

“The Quakers and the American Revolution”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-112
Overview Arthur Mekeel's manuscript includes the following chapters: The Quakers in America in the eighteenth Century, The Problems of empire, The Quakers Take Alarm, The Breakdown of Non-Importation and the Challenge to Quaker Policy, The Tea Crisis and Its Sequel, The Quakers Cast Their Lot, Conciliation Efforts of the British Quakers, The First Year of War, the Quakers under the New Order, Suspicion of Quaker Treachery and the Virginia Exiles, The Later Years of the War in Pennsylvania, New Jersey...
Dates: Undated.

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