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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.
Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

James A. Babbitt photograph album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-002
Overview This collection includes photographs from World War I Europe. Photographs include those taken on a ship to Europe, at a hospital in France, and at a number of battlefields throughout Europe. This volume includes graphic images of war casualties.
Dates: Undated.

James A. Babbitt scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-003
Overview James Babbitt's scrapbooks are comprised of pamphlets and clippings related to collegiate sports and a variety of organizations that Babbitt belonged to.
Dates: 1894-1910, undated

David Bacon financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-009
Overview This collection is comprised of the financial records of David Bacon, a Philadelphia hatter and Quaker elder. Also includes financial materials related to his will.
Dates: 1809

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-012
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.
Dates: 1874-1909

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

Joshua L. Baily notes on quaker meetings

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.
Dates: 1826-1871

Joshua L. Baily account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-001
Overview This volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794 to 1795, and was later repurposed as a diary or timeline of events, dated from 1826 to 1915. The section of the volume that acts as an account book includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically, and entries record amounts paid or owned, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and lumber, including: flour, "middling" (bulk goods of medium grade), hog feed, cornmeal,...
Dates: 1794-1915