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Overview Amelia Mott Gummere (1859-1937) was a noted writer on Quaker subjects. Her published works include The Quaker: a Atudy in Costume, 1901; The Journal and Essays of John Woolman, 1922; Witchcraft and Quakerism, 1908; and several other works. She was editor of the Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association and President of the John Woolman Association.
Dates: 1681-1961; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1937
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and clippings of the Gummere family.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of records, mostly minutes from the John Woolman Memorial Association. It spans from its start in 1915, finishing with dedication to the death of Amelia Mott Gummere, founder of the Association, in 1937. It includes the minutes from the organization of the Association, along with by-laws (both from the start, and revised). It also includes reports to the trustees, including financial, and the state of the house, and affairs of the house. Interspersed in the...
- American literature -- Quaker authors 1
- Clubs 1
- Historic house museums 1
- New Jersey 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- New Jersey 1
- correspondence 1
- letters (correspondence) 1
- photographs 1 ∧ less
- Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
- Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
- Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
- Gummere, Francis Barton 1
- Penney, Norman 1
- Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1 ∧ less