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Archives & Manuscripts

Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

John Josselyn commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-03-001
Overview Manuscript commonplace book by John Josselyn, dealing mostly with religious subjects.

Howard Brinton recordings

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Identifier: HC.MC-1318
Overview This collection contains recordings of lecures compiled by Howard Brinton.

"The Reality of the Spiritual World"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-056
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of "The Reality of the Spiritual World," including both a typed manuscript and the handwritten draft of the volume. The volume was originally a series of lectures given by Thomas R. Kelly in New York in the Spring of 1940, and given again at Pendle Hill and published in 1942. The volume includes reflections on the nature of God and the nature of the spiritual world.

John Letchworth Kite journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-040
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of the original, handwritten, single volume journal of John Letchworth Kite. Journal entries largely describe Quaker Meetings in detail, including the names of each person who spoke at meeting, what their message was, and how Kite felt about each particular message. In addition to detailed descriptions of Meetings, Kite's entries also include his own personal spiritual and religious reflections.

"The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-085
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet," published by the Education Department Bulletin of the New York State Museum. Handsome Lake's 'Code' attempted to simplify the spiritual practices of the Iroquois, preaching temperance, a strict moral code, and self-determination. It also contains the prophecies of Handsome Lake, who believed the world would end (by fire) in the year 2100. The manuscript also contains descriptions of...

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...