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 two volumes of Joshua Baily's commonplace books. Volume 1 is composed of extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 is composed of extracts of essays on literature, and copied poems.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher. The autobiography describes Willa's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as he time as a teacher and later a Principal at various schools in California.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Many of the letters are addressed to or from Allen C. Thomas and Kirk Brown.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four volumes of Robert Barclay's "Apology," translated into French by Georges Liens. The Apology summarized the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by Fox and other influential Friends.
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683 to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume manuscript of George A Barton's, entitled "The Boston Broad Brim." The piece appears to be satirical in nature, and, according to the introduction supplied by the manuscript, "The Boston Broad Brim is published Semi-Occasionally for the benefit of the Boston Meeting. It is the official organ of the Whittier Association," and was previously called the "Highland Hall News, and was a weekly paper." This volume provides a brief ...