Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Amelia Mott Gummere papers (1831, 1881-1937) consist of Mott’s research and writing focused mainly on Quaker topics and John Woolman. The John Woolman series (1831, 1889-1890, 1901-1937) consists of primary source documents both original and reproductions related to John Woolman, including legal records, personal documents, photos, portraits, drawings, reproductions of journal pages, and his published and unpublished works, as well as the Gummere’s research on John Woolman, including...
Dates: 1681-1961; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1937
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of records, mostly minutes from the John Woolman Memorial Association. It spans from its start in 1915, finishing with dedication to the death of Amelia Mott Gummere, founder of the Association, in 1937. It includes the minutes from the organization of the Association, along with by-laws (both from the start, and revised). It also includes reports to the trustees, including financial, and the state of the house, and affairs of the house. Interspersed in the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains two copies of the Constitution for the New Jersey Association for Helping Indians, 1757. One copy has signatures of subscribers who gave money for the cause, including John Woolman. The other copy was found among records at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single photocopy of John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York. Entries discuss Woolman's travel with Samuel Emlen, including preparations for the voyage, description of weather conditions, conditions on board, religious reflection and reflection on the slave trade.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of John Woolman's papers, and includes a single handwritten copy and a single photocopy of "A Word of Rememberance & Caution to the Rich" by John Woolman, and a deed passing land from Samuel Woolman to John Woolman, signed by John Woolman.