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Quaker women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher. The autobiography describes Willa's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as he time as a teacher and later a Principal at various schools in California.

Jane Bettle correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten volume of Sarah Upton Bowerman's diary. The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, and descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single original, handwritten copy of the diary of Hannah (Peters) Bringhurst. Entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

The Testimony of Mary Bundock

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Mary Bundock’s testimony of Elisabeth Kendall. The testimony describes Kendall’s convincement, her family’s negative reaction to her joining the Society of Friends, and Kendall’s personality. It also includes some extracts written by Kendall prior to her death.

Lucy Perkins Carner Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Carner, Lucy Perkins
Overview Lucy Perkins Carner served on the board of such organizations as the American Friends Service Committee, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the War Resisters League, and the United World Federalists. She also joined the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. In many ways Carner worked for civil rights, protesting discrimination in businesses, and joining organizations such as the Congress on Racial Equality and the NAACP. She was also a war tax resister and protested against the...

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of the unbound photocopy of the single volume diary of Sarah Cresson. The majority of entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given, and funerals of community members. Philadelphia monthly and yearly meetings are described as well. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later...

Mary Davis letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Mary Davis. Correspondence within is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to her Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. The letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as...

Dorcassian Society of Burlington records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-008
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendence lists from 1843 - 1860. The minutes describe the work of the organization, including reports from their relief work and financial reports.