Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.
Overview These unpublished poems of John G. Whittier were compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.
Overview The commonplace book of Rebecca Peirce includes excerpts of letters on friendship, prayers, extracts from the writing of William Grover, extracts of a letter from Samuel Fothergill, and extracts from Sherwood's "Lady of the Manor."
Overview Mary Pennington's autobiographical manuscript includes descriptions of her early life, the events leading up to her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband (Isaac Pennington), a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), a description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath, and a description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.
Overview The signature album of Lora A. Perkins includes signatures accompanied by inscriptions, quotes, and small sketches. Signers include F.P. Woodbury, Wesley K. Bell, John G. Whittier, Etta Peters, Lovina W. Averill, George Jackson, John P. Loving, Jennie M. Cook, and A. Marie Dearborn.
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]
Overview The Quaker Women's Conference on Faith and Spirituality, Midwest Region, was formed in 1999, drawing Friends from South Central Yearly Meeting, Great Plains Yearly Meeting, and Mid America Yearly Meeting. They met biennially until 2011. The records include minutes from planning sessions, printed programs, evaluations, other Conference materials, and some photographs.