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Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Newlin family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
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.
Dates: 1839-1846

Elizabeth Nicholson manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-107
Overview These unpublished poems of John G. Whittier were compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd.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.
Dates: 1839-1843

Ann Pancoast account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-021
Overview The account book of Ann Pancoast records deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Dates: 1806-1809

Rebecca Peirce commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-028
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."
Dates: 1824

"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-076
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.
Dates: Undated.

Lora A. Perkins signature album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-007
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.
Dates: 1875-1876

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
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]

Pike family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-149
Overview Collection contains letters, memorials, commonplace books, and miscellaneous items of the Pike family, especially Sarah Pike, and letters of Thomas Scattergood to his son, Alfred Scattergood.
Dates: 1769-1902

Annie Pim commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-029
Overview The commonplace book of Annie Pim Cope, a Quaker, includes poetry and extracts of literature and correspondence, mainly religious in nature.
Dates: 1857-1864

Quaker Women's Conference on Faith and Spirituality, Midwest Region, records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-134
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.
Dates: 1999-2013