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Archives & Manuscripts

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript entitled "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc." There is an illegible author's name on the cover of the manuscript, and it has been dated 1863. The volume is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, the volume provides brief descriptions...
Dates: 1863

"Hole in the Wall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."
Dates: 1828

Anonymous papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of small, anonymous quaker manuscript collections.
Dates: Undated

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript of Francis Anscombe's dissertation, written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of History and Government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and Maryland, and focuses on the...
Dates: 1926

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.
Dates: Undated

"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.
Dates: Undated

Roland Herbert Bainton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton.
Dates: Undated

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher. The autobiography describes Willa's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as he time as a teacher and later a Principal at various schools in California.
Dates: 1948

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four volumes of Robert Barclay's "Apology," translated into French by Georges Liens. The Apology summarized the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by Fox and other influential Friends.
Dates: Undated

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683 to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011