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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Cromwell family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-051
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single folder of the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a nineteenth century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.
Dates: 1832-1842

William Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-052
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to William Curtis, and includes a printed portrait, obituary, and clipped 1946 article on Curtis from "Nature."
Dates: 1946

Darlington, Maryland Anniversary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-053
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder of papers related to the Darlington, Maryland Anniversary celebration. It includes two typed copies of the speech written by Samuel Mason Jr. It also includes a single letter concerning the speech.
Dates: 1937-1938

Samuel C. Davis diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-016
Scope and Content note This collection includes a bound typed transcript of Samuel Cole Davis’s diary of his illness with “cancer of the lip,” as transcribed by Steven E. Kagle. The diary was written during the last months of Davis’s life. Entries begin on April 1st of 1808, and continue until July 18, 1809, just a few days before Davis’s death. Davis’s diary entries detail not only the particulars of his medical condition and the treatments that various doctors attempted to cure the cancer or alleviate pain, but...
Dates: 1807-1809

William P. Dewee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-054
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of William P. Dewee and the handwritten manuscripts of essays he wrote for The Friend.
Dates: 1860-1864

Dillwyn & Hill family wills

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of George Dillwyn, and is chiefly comprised of copies of the wills of many members of his wife Sarah Hill Dillwyn’s family. The notebook also includes notes concerning family estates, brief genealogical information for the family, maps for partitioning of land according to the deceased’s will, and Dillwyn’s notes concerning actions taken in his role as executor. Included in the notebook are the wills of Richard Hill Sr, Richard Hill...
Dates: 1762-1801

George Dillwyn financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of financial records of George Dillwyn, including a receipt book and an account book.
Dates: 1761-1820

George Dillwyn commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of George Dillwyn. It includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.
Dates: Undated

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume, handwritten diary of William Dillwyn, as well as a photo copy and typed transcript. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, N.J. to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina; visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.The collection also includes a copy of a New York Sun newspaper article, dated...
Dates: 1772-1773

Dolobran Mining Company records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-057
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the legal papers, correspondence, and financial records of the Dolobran Mining Company. It includes deeds of title and lease, charter (April 11, 1881), survey of claim (Aug. 11, 1882), mineral and other patents, letters, and legal document signed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of PA (Oct. 21, 1881) authorizing the "foreign" company, The Dolobran Mining Co. to do business in Pennsylvania as well as transfers or sale of shares in the company and...
Dates: 1880-1908