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speeches (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends." The speech focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education," as well as highlighting early Quaker education and educators.

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1192
Overview The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.

Harold J. Chance papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1214
Abstract Harold J. Chance (1898-1975) worked for peace education through the American Friends Service Committee, the Peace Caravans, the Youth Section of the Emergency Peace Campaign, the Institute of International Relations, and the Friends Peace Service from 1934-1964. Included in the Harold Chance papers are correspondence, journals, writings, mailings, reports, and materials on the Friends Peace Service. Also included are Harold Haines Brinton's (1884-1973) lectures and course notes on topics such...

Darlington, Maryland Anniversary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-053
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder of papers related to the Darlington, Maryland Anniversary celebration. It includes two typed copies of the speech written by Samuel Mason Jr. It also includes a single letter concerning the speech.

Edward Bettle papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers of the Bettle family, primarily Edward and Jane Temple Bettle. This includes three of Jane's diaries and speeches and essays by Edward. Of note, the collection also includes a letter from Samuel Bettle about the 1827-1878 Separation of the Religious Society of Friends in Ohio, accounts of religious experiences, testimony for Elizabeth Fry, a fragment of a copybook containing letters and sermons by William Penn, Sophie Hume, and Samuel Fothergill, among others. It...

Essays, sermons, & lectures

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of essays, sermons, & lectures related to Quakers and Quaker history.

Mary Flowers commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Flowers. It includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (i.e. conversion) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.

"A Year in a French Prison Camp"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-047
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume "A Year in French Prison Camp," a manuscript of a German lecture given by Walter Horold.

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...

Paul M. Pearson (Paul Martin) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-121
Overview Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. The collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, personal correspondence (1894-1938), writings (published and manuscript), extensive material on the Swarthmore Chautauqua as well...