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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

"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

George A. Barton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two copies of the manuscripts of George Aaron Barton, as well as correspondence related to the collection.
Dates: 1951

"The Boston Broad Brim"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume manuscript of George A Barton's, entitled "The Boston Broad Brim." The piece appears to be satirical in nature, and, according to the introduction supplied by the manuscript, "The Boston Broad Brim is published Semi-Occasionally for the benefit of the Boston Meeting. It is the official organ of the Whittier Association," and was previously called the "Highland Hall News, and was a weekly paper." This volume provides a brief ...
Dates: 1884

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, entitled, "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker's responses to the changing social conditions in America, created by industrialization and urbanization and the increasing homogenization and...
Dates: 1976

"The White Quakers Dublin, 1842-1858"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-136
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume excercise book, in which is a copy of an essay entitled "The White Quakers of Dublin, 1842-1848" by Ernest H. Bennis. The essay focuses on Joshua Jacob, an Irish Quaker who began his own branch of Quakerism, called the "White Quakers."
Dates: Undated

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single letter from Lewis Benson to Henry Cadbury, and a typed manuscript of Benson's lecture on "The Christian Universalism of George Fox."
Dates: 1959

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Scope and Content note Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

"The History of Augusta Quakers: A Bicentennial Presentation"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript written by Faith Brown Bertsche. The manuscript details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia. It includes a description of Quakers movement south to Georgia from North Carolina, John Woolman's abolition efforts, and the history surrounding the process of creating a recognized Friends Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1976

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Overview Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002

"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Joseph Bolles', entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England." Bolles' manuscript was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt, at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.
Dates: 1758