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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous recipe book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of an anonymously written single volume recipe book. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves (jams/jellies), and preserving foods like oysters, nuts, tomatoes, cabbage, etc. The volume also includes recipes for dying cloth various colors, household tips like removing ink stains, and recipes for tooth powder, white wash, paint, soap, and treatments for various illnesses. Additionally, this volume includes advertisements and newspaper...
Dates: 1862

Anonymous religious notebook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of an anonymous Quaker. The notebook includes discussions of religious doctrines, scriptures, and religious topics like, atonement, and the trinity.
Dates: Undated

“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-122
Scope and Content note This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial America in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.
Dates: 1772

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript of Francis Anscombe's dissertation, written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of History and Government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and Maryland, and focuses on the...
Dates: 1926

Takeo Arishima correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, and a single portrait photograph of him.
Dates: 1903-1907

Thomas Arnold correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.
Dates: 1837-1848

Edward Ash letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook with copies of the letters of John Thirnbeck. The volume includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions, and family news. Letter writers include: Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox.

A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.
Dates: Undated

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862, written during his senior year at Providence Friends Boarding School (later Moses Brown School) ; letters concerning Brown University from which Atwater graduated in 1865, including from Caroline Hazard, W.H.P. Faunce, and William R. Harper ; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.
Dates: 1862-1922

William Aubrey correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.
Dates: Undated

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends." The speech focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education," as well as highlighting early Quaker education and educators.
Dates: Undated