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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Dorcassian Society of Burlington records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-008
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendence lists from 1843 - 1860. The minutes describe the work of the organization, including reports from their relief work and financial reports.
Dates: 1843-1860

John Henry Douglas papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-058
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three folders of typed transcripts of Douglas' correspondence, manuscripts related to Douglas, and portrait photographs.
Dates: 1906-1933

Dover Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-059
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the records of Dover Monthly Meeting, including meetings and certificates of removal.
Dates: 1737-1801

Henry Drinker papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-061
Scope and Content note The correspondence, 1785-1840, primarily concerns lands belonging to Henry Drinker (1734-1809) near Southport, PA and with financial matters, though there is also a letter from John Pemberton to Drinker in 1792 inviting him to dine with Indians. Letter writers include George Churchman, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, David Sands, Samuel Fisher, George Dillwyn, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker and others. One letter is from William Alexander to Nathan Kite in 1840.
Dates: 1785-1808

Earnest Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.
Dates: 1901-1904

Edward Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-192
Scope and Contents This collection includes six notebooks created by Edward Rhoads, primarily on physics. Also includes a photograph and a book of sketches.
Dates: 1892-1895, undated

Thomas Drake Edward papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-060
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two folders of correspondence and notes of Thomas Drake Edward.
Dates: 1932-1933

Edwards family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-064
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence among members of the Edwards family. Letters are primarily written by Samuel H. and William L. Edwards and contain family news.
Dates: 1829-1845

Elfreth family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including: Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.
Dates: 1820-1853

Jacob R. Elfreth account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-009
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume account book of Jacob R. Elfreth, who served for many years as the treasurer of the Darby Preparative Meeting. This volume was the record kept by Elfreth as treasurer of the meeting and includes names of members and their occupations, and cash balances for each member.
Dates: 1877-1906