Showing Collections: 11 - 20 of 20
Overview This collection is comprised of essays, sermons, & lectures related to Quakers and Quaker history.
Dates: 1644-1982, undated
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overview The collection includes three unpublished stories: "The Fight for the Marsh," "The Freedom Trail," and "The Hawley House Mystery."
Dates: 1972, undated
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...
Overview This typed manuscript, entitled "The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," was written by Albert J. Wahl as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.
- Quakers -- History 17
- Quakers -- Great Britain 3
- American poetry 2
- Poetry 2
- speeches (documents) 2
- Ecumenical movement 1
- Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 1
- Industrialization -- United States 1
- Literature -- Study and teaching 1
- Pacifism 1
- Poets, American -- 20th century 1
- Puritans 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- Travel 1
- Religion 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- Urbanization -- United States 1
- War tax resistance 1
- correspondence 1 ∧ less
- Haverford College 3
- Columbia University 2
- Fox, George 2
- Aarek, Wilhelm 1
- Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
- Austin, Samuel 1
- Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
- Barton, Bernard 1
- Barton, George Aaron 1
- Benjamin, Phillip S. 1
- Campbell, Mary C. 1
- Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
- Crauderueff, Elaine 1
- Cromwell, Oliver 1
- Elser, Eugene C. 1
- Fulghum, Walter Benjamin 1
- Gummere, Francis Barton 1
- Harrison, Earl G. 1
- Ion, Robert 1
- James, Paul M. 1
- Kelly, Thomas R. (Thomas Raymond), 1893-1941 1
- Meader, Stephen W. (Stephen Warren) 1
- Mekeel, Arthur J. 1
- Ohio State University 1
- Penington, Isaac 1
- Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
- Purnell, Mildred Ayars 1
- Villanova University 1
- Whitman, Walt 1
- Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
- Yale University 1 ∧ less