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Archives & Manuscripts

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

James Bringhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst.
Dates: 1780-1802

Brown family history

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.
Dates: 1833

Sarah Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the photocopied manuscript of "Letters from Slabtown Virginia," as well as a folder of the original, handwritten letters of Sarah Cadbury.
Dates: Undated

"The Difficulties and Dangers of Eighteenth Century Travel as Revealed in Quaker Journals"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-016
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. The manuscript focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the eighteenth century, with sections on travel on foot, travel on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.
Dates: 1946

Henry Carter autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-017
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten, autobiography of Henry Carter. His autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. He also included a brief history of the genealogy of his father's side of the family.
Dates: Undated

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript by Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.
Dates: 1976

"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."
Dates: 1757

Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed histories of "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship," and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."
Dates: Undated

"Clarke's Dialogue"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume sermon, "Clarke's Dialogue." The manuscript's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."
Dates: Undated

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of original poetry, by John Clement, written from 1854-1889. His poetry covers a variety of topics, including family, and specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son, nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.
Dates: 1854-1889