Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 562 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains three bound volumes of minutes from meetings of the Business Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The group met and had presentations and programs. The minutes reflect the process of deciding on speakers, as well as membership, reports from an investigator committee, and brief descriptions of the addresses that were given at the meetings, on related topics. Included in the volumes are many transcriptions or texts of the full addresses that were given, as well.
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Overview The Calliopean Society is a literary and debating society founded at Yale College in 1819. This collection is comprised of the correspondence related to the society, "The Constitution of the Calliopean Society" (1822), and original handwritten meeting minutes.
Overview Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the 18th century, with sections about travel on foot, on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.
Overview Henry Carter's autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. Also included is a brief history of the genealogy of Carter's father's side of the family.
Overview Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.