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autobiographies (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

John Frederick Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-088
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the copies of the Hanson papers, the originals of which are held by his daughter, and copies are also at George Fox College, Newberg, Or. The copies in this collection were created by Errol Elliot in 1966.
Dates: Undated

"Journal of Joseph Hoag"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-044
Overview Joseph Hoag (1762-1846)is best known for his "Vision" of 1803 which predicted an American Civil War, and his Journal, the publication of which in 1860 precipitated a schism at Scipio Monthly Meeting into Otisite and Kingite groups. This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript of Joseph Hoag's journal and correspondence related to the item's donation.
Dates: Undated

"Manuscript of German Lecture: A Year in a French Prison Camp"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-047
Overview The volume, "Manuscript of German Lecture: A Year in French Prison Camp," is a manuscript of a German lecture given by Walter Horold.
Dates: 1917

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Overview The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.
Dates: Undated.

"Autobiography of Augustine Jones"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-052
Overview The autobiography of Augustine Jones describes Jones's early life in Maine, the death of his father, his early experiences growing up as a Quaker, his time spent in his uncle's house, political upheaval leading to Civil War, the free labor movement, Jones's work as a teacher at a Friends School in Maine, and a description of his experiences during the Civil War era.
Dates: 1902-1911

"The Trail of Life in the Middle Years"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-054
Overview The manuscript of Rufus M. Jones, entitled "The Trail of Life in the Middle Years," is the third volume in an autobiographical series, of which the two preceding volumes are: "Finding the Trail of Life" and "The Trail of Life in College." The narrative begins in the year 1893, when Jones became the editor of "The Friends Review" and began teaching philosophy at Haverford College. In it, he discusses the state of the Society of Friends at the time, and discusses his personal reconciliation of...
Dates: 1934

Richard Jordan autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-124
Overview This autobiography describes Richard Jordan's early life in Virginia and North Carolina, and his experiences in the Quaker community.
Dates: Undated.

Mary Garrett family papers

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Identifier: BMC-1970-01
Overview Mary Elizabeth Garrett (1854-1915), a wealthy philanthropist, championed women's education by founding the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland, helping to finance Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and ensuring that women were admitted to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her family was prominent in Baltimore society and this allowed her to pursue her philanthropic activities. She was an active suffragist and financially helped that cause until her death in 1915....
Dates: 1874 - 1915

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Overview Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled "Growing Up Quaker," includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers, Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson; her grandmothers, Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson; her father, I. Walter Thompson; and her sister, Ruth Thompson Davidson. Vignettes describe Paxson's "Early Years," "Summer Days," "Twelfth Street...
Dates: Undated.

"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-076
Overview Mary Pennington's autobiographical manuscript includes descriptions of her early life, the events leading up to her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband (Isaac Pennington), a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), a description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath, and a description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.
Dates: Undated.