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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 562 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Samuel Allinson. It includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, and Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
Dates: 1761

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.
Dates: 1855

American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single news letter, and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1942-1947

American Young Friends Commitee collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-002
Scope and Contents note This collection contains minutes of the American Young Friends Committee from 1947-1950. It is missing minutes 1-15. It also contains two types of pamphlets with information about the committee, one with mission information and how to become involved, and the other are a history of the organization.
Dates: 1947-1950

Anna Scattergood Hoag visitor register

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-235
Overview This collection contains a visitor book from the home of Anna Scattergood Hoag.
Dates: Unknown

Anonymous journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous journal. Entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, the testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.
Dates: 1784-1820

Anonymous scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of five volumes of anonymous scrapbooks related to Quakers and Quakerism.
Dates: 1894

"War Unlawful to Christians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten, anonymous manuscript entitled, "War unlawful to Christians." The volume argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.
Dates: Undated

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript entitled "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc." There is an illegible author's name on the cover of the manuscript, and it has been dated 1863. The volume is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, the volume provides brief descriptions...
Dates: 1863

"Hole in the Wall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."
Dates: 1828