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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
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Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-024
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three drafts of William Wistar Comfort's manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" and promotional materials related to its publication. The book describes the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits.
Dates: 1940

"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandson's. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States," in Byberry Friends' Library.
Dates: Undated

Joseph Conrad collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M7
Overview Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), a novelist and short story writer, was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in 1886. Best known for his short story "Heart of Darkness" (1902), Conrad also wrote a number of novels on his travels. The collection includes letters from Conrad and third party letters, as well as three corrected typescript drafts.
Dates: 1898 - 1943

David Cooper memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-108
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the original single volume memoir of David Cooper, and a photocopy. Cooper wrote the manuscript during his later years, when his health was failing, so that his children would be able to reference an account of his life after his death. A note on the inside cover reads: "A Gift of David Cooper to his daughter Martha Allinson." In the memoir, Cooper recounts his early life, his family history, his marriage, the birth of his children, his Quakerism, his struggles...
Dates: 1724-1795

Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-025
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of manuscripts by Wilmer A. Cooper, and includes his Master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper written while at Yale University Divinity School.
Dates: 1948-1950

Thomas Cope legal papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-045
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the court documents and papers related to the settlement papers of Thomas P. Cope's estate.
Dates: 1911-1912

"Corrections of News of a Trumpet Sounding in the Wilderness"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-034
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript which lists the printing mistakes and corrections of the published work by Daniel Leeds, entitled "News of a Trumpet sounding in the Wilderness, or the Quakers Ancient Testimony Revived, Examined and Compared with itself, and also with their New Doctrine. Whereby the Ignorant may learn Wisdom, and the Wise advance in their Understandings."
Dates: Undated

"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of John Bowne's single volume typed manuscript biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr. The biography of John Bowne Flushing is based on his letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage and his convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakersim).
Dates: Undated

"War Taxes: The Experience of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers, 1681-1800"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-027
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Elaine Crauderueff's thesis for the Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Villanova University. The manuscript provides an overview of religious background of Quaker pacifism, including Quaker's relationships with government authorities and the Peace Testimony of 1660. Also describes Quakers in the legislature, consequences of Quaker pacifism, and war taxes from 1750-1800, particularly war taxes in Pennsylvania, and war taxes in...
Dates: 1986

Frederick Creedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-047
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the chapter synopses for Frederick Creedy's book, "The Plain Speaking of a Quaker Scientist," and a letter from Frederick Creedy to Samuel Cooper.
Dates: 1949