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Quakers -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

China, Maine Monthly Meeting records

Identifier: HC.MC-950-040
Overview Correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and Friends in Nova Scotia; a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly Meeting.
Dates: 1852-1860

Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-950-041
Overview Typed histories: "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship" and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."
Dates: Undated.

George Churchman diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary 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 Quaker community.
Dates: 1759-1813

J. Churchman commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-048
Overview The commonplace book of J. Churchman includes "An Account of sundry Remarkable Expressions 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," a letter written by Mary Peisley to John Pemberton,...
Dates: Undated.

"Clarke's Dialogue"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Overview Shortened to "Clarke's Dialogue," the sermon'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"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he 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. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
Dates: Undated.

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Overview This volume of John Clement's original poetry, written from 1854 to 1889, covers a variety of topics, including family (specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son), nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.
Dates: 1854-1889


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

Isaac Collins financial records

Identifier: HC.MC-950-042
Overview Isaac Collins (1746-1817) was a printer, publisher, and bookseller and merchant.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"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-023
Overview The script of Columbia Broadcasting Company's 1950 production of "The Trial of William Penn" is a dramatic retelling of the last day of Penn's trial.
Dates: 1950