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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
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Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Joshua Green manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of biographies, written by Joseph John Green. One volume is the biography of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and the other volume is a biography of "Bishop" John Hall.
Dates: 1917, undated

Lida Lisle Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-085
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence between Thomas Drake and Frances B. Watland, concerning Lida Lisle Green's manuscript of a play about John Woolman, as well as the typed script for the play.
Dates: 1941

Rowland Greene memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-036
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Rowland Greene's memoir. The Memoir describes his early life, his convincement (i.e., his conversion to Quakerism) and his subsequent travel on religious visits to Quaker meetings throughout the Eastern United States.
Dates: 1844

"War Inconsistent with the Christian Character"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-037
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Thomas Greene's manuscript, entitled "War Inconsistent with the Christian Character," which discusses the "pacific sentiments" of Quakers.
Dates: 1822

Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975
Scope and Content note The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.These manuscript volumes are arranged on the shelves in 11 different record...
Dates: 1683-ongoing

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts about his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and includes both poetry and prose.
Dates: 1857

John Joseph Gurney manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of John Joseph Gurney. The single manuscript includes three parts: "Charlemania Part 1," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford." Chalmeriana Parts I & II describe Gurney and his wife's meeting with Dr. Thomas Chalmers, author of "Evidences of Christianity," "Civic Economy of Large Towns," and "Astronomical and Commercial Sermons," and their intellectual discussions."An...
Dates: 1830-1833

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines' trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874-1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings she attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history, and includes excerpts of letters and...
Dates: 1880

"Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of a paper submitted at the Yale Divinity School in 1955 by Earl G. Harrison. The paper provides a historical overview of Quakerism from the emergence of the Society of Friends to the Orthodox-Hicksite and the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations. He discusses both groups of Quakers in favor of, and opposed to, the ecumenical movement, and analyzes trends towards unity within Quakerism.
Dates: 1955

Henry Hartshorne manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-118
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.
Dates: 1845-1847