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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 562 Collections and/or Records:

Israel Howell Birdsall account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Israel Howell Birdsall. The volumes includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically. Entries record amounts paid or owed, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter.
Dates: 1810-1819

"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Joseph Bolles', entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England." Bolles' manuscript was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt, at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.
Dates: 1758

Hugh Borton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed notes on Howland genealogy, and photocopied pages from a book entitled, "New Bedford of the Past."
Dates: 1965

Knud Bothen papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of handwritten notes, and a photocopy of a page entitled "Friends of Norway."
Dates: Undated

Elise Boulding Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boulding, Elise

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.
Dates: 1930-1949

Branch family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-028
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Branch family.
Dates: 1899-1921

Josiah H. Branson account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book, labeled by Branson as volume 2. The book records Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots, repairing shoes, slippers, and boots, and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.
Dates: 1860-1862

"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre." The play describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Pa. in 1683 and describes the white settlers' fear of an Indian massacre and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Indians.
Dates: 1941