Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there are...
Overview The Cope family's financial records include an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Overview Gilbert Cope (1840-1928) was a historian, genealogist, and photographer. He was born and raised in West Chester, Pa. and was a Quaker who spent his life researching, recording and photographing life in Chester County.This collection is comprised of the typed diary transcript of entries dated 1869, as well as the Genealogy of Kirk-Price and Cox-Garrett ancestors, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the Gilbert Cope foundation of genealogy and historical research.
Overview This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."
Overview This collection contains materials related to the settlement of Thomas P. Cope's estate. Included are letters and documents of Edward Evans, Walter Penn Shipley, and members of the United States Treasury and United States District Attorney's office.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript which lists the printing mistakes and corrections of the published work by Daniel Leeds, entitled "News of a Trumpet sounding in the Wilderness, or the Quakers Ancient Testimony Revived, Examined and Compared with itself, and also with their New Doctrine. Whereby the Ignorant may learn Wisdom, and the Wise advance in their Understandings."