Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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.
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."
Overview This manuscript of Faith Brown Bertsche details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia.