Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Many of the letters are addressed to or from Allen C. Thomas and Kirk Brown.
"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period"
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frank O. Wargny's 1947 M.A. thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled, "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period." The manuscript describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. It provides a brief history of Philadelphia area Quakers' abolition efforts prior to the Civil War, including the...