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Archives & Manuscripts

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
Scope and Content note 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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-018
Scope and Content note 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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenia Benezet, with entries dating between 1843-1849. 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.
Dates: 1843-1849

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation for Columbia University, 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. Benjamin's dissertation describes and analyzes Quaker's responses to the changing social conditions in America, created by industrialization and urbanization and the increasing homogenization and...
Dates: 1976

"The White Quakers Dublin, 1842-1858"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-136
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume excercise book, in which is a copy of an essay entitled "The White Quakers of Dublin, 1842-1848" by Ernest H. Bennis. The essay focuses on Joshua Jacob, an Irish Quaker who began his own branch of Quakerism, called the "White Quakers."
Dates: Undated

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single 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"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Scope and Content note Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

"The History of Augusta Quakers: A Bicentennial Presentation"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript written by Faith Brown Bertsche. The manuscript details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia. It includes a description of Quakers movement south to Georgia from North Carolina, John Woolman's abolition efforts, and the history surrounding the process of creating a recognized Friends Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1976

Bettle family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-024
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three folders of the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.
Dates: 1825-1890

Jane Bettle correspondence

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