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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.

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript of Francis Anscombe's dissertation, written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of History and Government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and Maryland, and focuses on the...

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends." The speech focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education," as well as highlighting early Quaker education and educators.

George A. Barton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two copies of the manuscripts of George Aaron Barton, as well as correspondence related to the collection.

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, entitled, "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker's responses to the changing social conditions in America, created by industrialization and urbanization and the increasing homogenization and...

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Scope and Content note Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.

"The Difficulties and Dangers of Eighteenth Century Travel as Revealed in Quaker Journals"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-016
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. The manuscript focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the eighteenth century, with sections on travel on foot, travel on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.

Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-025
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of manuscripts by Wilmer A. Cooper, and includes his Master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper written while at Yale University Divinity School.

"War Taxes: The Experience of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers, 1681-1800"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-027
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Elaine Crauderueff's thesis for the Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Villanova University. The manuscript provides an overview of religious background of Quaker pacifism, including Quaker's relationships with government authorities and the Peace Testimony of 1660. Also describes Quakers in the legislature, consequences of Quaker pacifism, and war taxes from 1750-1800, particularly war taxes in Pennsylvania, and war taxes in...

"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-028
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at Ohio State University. The manuscript analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."