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Rowland Greene memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-036

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Rowland Greene's memoir. The memoir describes Greene's early life, his convincement (conversion to Quakerism), and his subsequent travel on religious visits to Quaker meetings throughout the eastern United States.

Dates

  • 1844

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Rowland Greene (1770-1859) was born in 1770 at Warwick, Rhose Island, the son of Thomas and Sarah (Wickes) Greene. Greene became a convinced Quaker at the age of 25, and was acknowledged a minister in 1803. In addition to his involvement in the Society of Friends, Greene was a practicing physician. Greene married Susanna Harris and the couple had 13 children. Greene died on August, 18, 1859, in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Extent

0.0625 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Rowland Greene's memoir describes Greene's early life, his conversion to Quakerism, and his subsequent travel on religious visits to Quaker meetings throughout the eastern United States.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.029 Rowland Greene journals
  • HC.MC.975.03.016 Rowland Greene commonplace book
  • HC.MC.975.02.008 Rowland Greene letterbook
  • HC.MC.975.01.028 Anna Greene diary

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
Rowland Greene memoir, 1844
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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