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Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Samuel Allinson. It includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, and Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.

Rowland Greene commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-016
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Rowland Greene, which includes religious extracts, religious reflections, a memorandum of James Greene, and discussion of various topics, including money, parenting, prayer, and poverty.

Catherine Haines commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Catherine Haines. The volume includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indians, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Sara Hartshorne diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Sara Hartshorne. Entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...

Nonviolence and Children Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-771
Overview Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...

Katherine Paxson school book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume child’s workbook of Katherine Paxson. The volume is religious in nature, and includes various moral and religious lessons, illustrated with clippings of colored images of biblical figures.

Esther Pinkham copy book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume copy book of Esther Pinkham. The volume includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.

Rachel Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Rachel Scattergood, for the year 1840. The first ten pages of this volume provide descriptions of Scattergood's parents, and her earliest years of childhood. As Scattergood is writing at the age of eight to nine years old, her diary provides an insight into childhood, particularly Quaker childhood, during the nineteenth century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions...

Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Ann Roberts Stackhouse. The volume includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848) and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included: the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers,...