Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ann Shipley accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824, and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting. Her diary entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.
Overview The commonplace books of the Shoemaker family include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Elizabeth Shoemaker. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves, recipes for salves and other remedies, and tips for cleaning.
Dates: circa 1818
Overview In these letters to her friend Kate, Hannah Whitall Smith relates news of her family, including Logan Pearsall Smith and Alys Smith Russell, especially regarding Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia, as well as British Women’s Meeting, temperance, living a simple Quaker life, writing of her new book, health issues, and old age.
Dates: 1899-1911, undated
Overview The commonplace book of Ann Matlack Stackhouse includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848), and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included are the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in...
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...
Overview Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944
Overview The commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by" E.M.W."