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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Henry J. Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1121
Abstract Papers of the notable Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis professor of divinity.
Dates: 1910-1974

"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

"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

"George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wese und Seine Leben"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-033
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Emil Fuch's "George Fox, Seine Botschaft, Seine Wesen un Sein Leben," in German. In English, the title of the manuscript is: "George Fox, his Message, his Essence, and his Life."
Dates: Undated

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox," transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.
Dates: Undated

"Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-050
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Paul M. James's single volume manuscript, entitled; "Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation." The manuscript compares the lives of Oliver Cromwell and George Fox, their relationship to each other, and their affect on the Puritan movement in England. The manuscript was James's thesis for his B.A. from University College, University of Wales, in 1952.
Dates: 1952

"George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados, 1671-1675"

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-063
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single carbon copy manuscript of Edward A Manice's "George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados 1671-1675." The manuscript describes the ways in which Quakers in Philadelphia and surrounding areas engaged with slavery in Barbados in the seventeenth century. The manuscript was written as an essay for his senior history class at Yale University.
Dates: 1946

Abraham Pennell commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-049
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell, and contains excerpts from Elias Hicks’ letters and sermons, and from George Fox’s sermons and writings and excerpts from the bible.
Dates: 1826-1827