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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This...

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.

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single handwritten manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman." The manuscript describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single bound volume. The original account was written in 1798 & 1799. This copy, in an unknown hand, was likely written in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Hans Albrecht manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript report of Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. The sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Allinson and Taylor family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of the Allinson and Taylor families. The collection includes a handwritten biography of Hannah Taylor, a pamphlet and poem about William J. Allinson, and the monthly reports and notebook of Gertrude Allinson from the Friends' School Rhode Island.

"Memorials"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including: Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

"War Unlawful to Christians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten, anonymous manuscript entitled, "War unlawful to Christians." The volume argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript entitled "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc." There is an illegible author's name on the cover of the manuscript, and it has been dated 1863. The volume is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, the volume provides brief descriptions...

"Hole in the Wall"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."

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