Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 563 Collections and/or Records:
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem" describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835, founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840, and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of health and family, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.
Overview Elizabeth U. Willis's scrapbook includes photos and clippings about her 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, Lindley Murray, Richard Mott, and John Barrow. Confederate money, fractional...
Overview This collection is comprised of a single folder of the articles of Norman H. Wilson, typed and xeroxed, many of which focus on education in the United States and abroad. Also includes brochures for the First and Second Annual Normal Wilson Memorial Conferences. The collection also includes an itemized index of each article.
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Wistar. The majority of the letters copied in this volume are personal correspondence between John Wistar and various family members and friends. A few letters included are letters of sympathy from friends and family written upon the death of Thomas Wistar in January, 1876.
Overview Charles Wood was born a Quaker and later became a Presbyterian minister. This collection is comprised of eight volumes of his compiled correspondence. Each volume contains personal correspondence from family and friends related to Wood's education, news of his family, and discussions of social outings and cricket.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1862-1869; 1862-1928
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of the Wood family, and includes primarily sketches made by various family members, and engravings of Quaker leaders, though it also includes a single letter to Richard D. Wood, two unidentified photographs and the Will of Julianna R. Wood.