Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 563 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection is comprised of the clippings, illustrations, and correspondence of Opal Thornburg, related to her research on Marcus Mote. The collection includes biographical sketch of Marcus Mote.
"Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends"
Overview Frederick Charles Thum's M.F.A. thesis., entitled "Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends," explores the architectural evolution of the Quaker meeting house, and includes the following chapters: The Problem-Proper Relationship of the Needs of Man, The Key-simplicity, History of the Quakers, Quaker Simplicity, Meeting House Development in England, Plans for the Holy Experiment, James Portius and the Carpenters...
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning Tinkcom's research on the Friends Select School.
Overview Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."
Dates: 1941, undated
Overview Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896
Overview The Vaux family was deeply involved with Quaker and Native American affairs throughout much of the 19th and early 20th centuries. George Vaux, Sr. was involved in Quaker activity through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker meetings throughout the world (including Antigua and London). Both George Vaux, Jr. and Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, his sister, served as commissioners for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners. This organization was established by the United States Congress in...
Dates: 1708-1995; Majority of material found within 1912-1932
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.
Abstract Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902-1999) was an author of children’s books and served as the tutor to the crown prince of Japan, Akihito, from 1946 to 1950. The collection consists of correspondence, materials regarding books authored by Vining, articles, lectures and addresses, photographs, and information documenting her and her family's lives.