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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, entitled, "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker's responses to the changing social conditions in America, created by industrialization and urbanization and the increasing homogenization and...
Dates: 1976

"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