Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of commonplace books of Mary E. Warner. They include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, and notes on mathematical equations and Quaker leaders.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, typed copy of the transcript of Elizabeth Webb's diary, "A Short Account of my Viage into America with Mary Rogers my Companion" with an Introduction by Frederick B. Tolles and John Beverly Riggs. The transcript and introduction are dated 1959. The introduction provides some background about Elizabeth Webb's early life and her travels as a Quaker minister. The transcribed diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susanah Weston. The volume includes: an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1789, a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Elizabeth Wilkinson. The diary describes her religious visit to Friends in America from her home in England. Entries describe her travel from England to Boston on the ship Beulah with fellow Quakers; John Stephenson, Robert Proud, Alice Hall, and Wilkinson's "companion," Hannah Harris.Upon her arrival in America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Elizabeth U. Willis. The volume includes photos and clippings about Elizabeth U. Willis and Sarah F. Underhill, photos of the Underhill family, clippings, illustrations, and portraits of Quakers, Meeting Houses, and Quaker birthplaces. Quaker autographs and letters are included as well. Letter writers include: Samuel Fothergill, Anne Mott, David Sands, William Allinson, William Dillywn, William Rickman, J. Stephenson, George Jones,...
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed transcript of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, S.C. from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of esther Fisher wistar, and includes extracts of poetry, and an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary S. Wood. It includes reflections on Baltimore Yearly Meeting, the history of the Wood family, the opening of Western Yearly Meeting (1858), journal entries, Canada Yearly Meeting (1867), the Gale of 1821, New York Yearly Meeting (1865), New York Representative Meeting (1876), description of Meeting Houses in New York, London Yearly Meeting, letter from Josiah Forster, extracts of letters, hymns, China plate patterns, the...