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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Joel Bean papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-017
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Joel Bean, and includes notes, clippings, and printed photographs of various quakers.
Dates: 1914

Gustave Auguste de Beaumont papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-018
Overview This collection is comprised of the single letter from Gustave de Beaumont to Samuel Wood, as well as clippings from the Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, regarding Tocqueville and Beaumont in Philadelphia.
Dates: 1831, 1952

Eugenie Benezet journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
Dates: 1843-1849

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Overview Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards, describe and analyze Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.
Dates: 1976

"The White Quakers Dublin, 1842-1858"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-136
Overview "The White Quakers of Dublin, 1842-1848," an essay by Ernest H. Bennis, focuses on Joshua Jacob, an Irish Quaker who began his own branch of Quakerism, called the "White Quakers."
Dates: Undated.

Lewis Benson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-020
Overview This collection contains a letter from Lewis Benson to Henry Cadbury and a typed manuscript of Benson's lecture on "The Christian Universalism of George Fox."
Dates: 1959

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Overview Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

"The History of Augusta Quakers: A Bicentennial Presentation"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-013
Overview This manuscript of Faith Brown Bertsche details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia.
Dates: 1976

Bettle family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-024
Overview This collection contains the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.
Dates: 1825-1890

Jane Bettle correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.
Dates: 1813-1851