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Archives & Manuscripts

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-028
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at Ohio State University. The manuscript analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."
Dates: 1972

Essays, sermons, & lectures

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of essays, sermons, & lectures related to Quakers and Quaker history.
Dates: 1644-1982, undated

"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers. The manuscript is undated, but the story takes place circa 1680. The manuscript tells the story of Jane Fearon and James Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680. While traveling, they come upon a house and plan to stay there for the night. The family...
Dates: Undated

Joseph Fisher manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-129
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of a poem to Carmel Friends, written by Joseph Fisher.The poem is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation, and is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.
Dates: 1833

Thomas Fisher manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-119
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Thomas Fisher. Poems included in the volume are largely related to related to American history.
Dates: Undated

"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-030
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the final draft and manuscript of Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses." The manuscript describes the history of 17th-18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.
Dates: 1966

"Foundations of English Literature"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-135
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript entitled "Foundations of English Literature," written by F.B. Gummere, a professor of English at Haverford. The manuscript discusses the history of the English language, and the history of various genres of English literature.
Dates: Undated

"Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-031
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the "Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism." The volume was originally written by Thomas Richardson in 1714, with copied epistles of George Fox. These manuscripts are typed transcripts of the original document, as compiled by Thomas Richardson's descendants: Edward Wanton Smith, Esther Morton Smith, and Anna Wharton Wood. The manuscript includes an introduction which discusses the history of Thomas Richardson's volume of the...
Dates: 1937-1938

"Epistles and Sermons of George Fox"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-117
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.
Dates: 1683

"Quaker Origins: A Chronological Bibliography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of C.B. Freeman's "Quaker Origins: A Quaker Bibliography of the published writings of the people called Quakers from their first appearance to the end of the year 1656." The volume includes bibliographic entries with early Quaker authors and their works, organized monthly for the years 1652-1657. Includes works by Quaker authors such as: George Fox, James Naylor, Richard Farnworth, William Dewsbury, Richard Hubberthorne, Edward...
Dates: Undated