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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

China, Maine Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and friends in Nova Scotia, and a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly meeting.
Dates: 1852-1860

Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed histories of "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship," and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."
Dates: Undated

George Churchman diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of ten volumes of George Churchman's original, handwritten diaries. Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and many of his entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the...
Dates: 1759-1813

J. Churchman commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-048
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of J. Churchman, and includes "An Account of sundry Remarkable Espressions spoken by John Churchman," "Sermon delivered by Joseph White of America at Grace Church Meeting House, London, 1760," "Some Expressions dropp'd from Mordecai Yarnall," "To the Monthly and Quarterly and Particular Meetings in the County of Hertford, 1778," "The Prophecy of James Usher, 1st Lord Primate, etc. of Ireland, of the Rebellion 40 years before,"...
Dates: Undated

"Clarke's Dialogue"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume sermon, "Clarke's Dialogue." The manuscript's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."
Dates: Undated

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volume, handwritten manuscript of Thomas Clarkson's "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade." In it, Clarkson describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement....
Dates: Undated

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of original poetry, by John Clement, written from 1854-1889. His poetry covers a variety of topics, including family, and specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son, nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.
Dates: 1854-1889

Clippings

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-301
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of clippings related to Quakers, Quaker history, and Quakerism.
Dates: 1783-1957

Isaac Collins financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the financial records of Isaac Collins, and includes handwritten receipts of payments, and Samuel Allinson's account with Isaac Collins.
Dates: 1774-1776

"The Trial of William Penn"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-023
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume script of Columbia Broadcasting Company's 1950 production of "The Trial of William Penn," a dramatic retelling of the last day of Penn's trial.
Dates: 1950