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John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.

American Friends letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...

Joel Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley in...

Illustrations for The Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-55
Overview This collection was intended, but failed, to be included in Barbour's and Frost's book entitled The Quakers, which recounted the history of Quakerism in American from 1650 to 1987. The illustrations, reproduced by William H. Bishop Jr., include a variety of subjects and scenes, depicting individual and prominent Friends, Quaker gatherings, Quaker publications/literature, and abolitionist endeavors. All photographs in this collection are copies of original items in the...

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.

Daniel Neall papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-086
Abstract This collection comprises the letters and papers of Daniel Neall. Included are essays on various academic subjects, poems, and an account of the life of his father, Daniel Neall. Also included are personal letters of Daniel Neall, and papers relating to the 50th Anniversary convention of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1883. Minutes of this meeting are included, as well as letters relating to its organization, from Edward M. Davis, Mary Grew, and Dillwyn Parrish. Among these are letters...

Elizabeth Nicholson manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-107
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volume manuscript of unpublished poems of John G. Whittier, compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.

Rosalie Regen scripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including: Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The scripts for the following plays are included in the collection: "The Seven Sisters," "Master John," "slave wedding," "Admiral Penn and Son William," and "Bewitched" "Rufus Jones and the...

Fred Rodell Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-827
Overview The papers of Fred Rodell (1906-1980), a 1926 graduate of Haverford College and long-time professor of law at Yale University. The papers consist of correspondence, published and unpublished writing, scrapbooks of Rodell's written work, and albums of personal photographs.

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-806
Overview A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.

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