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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Erica Brooks commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five volumes of commonplace books of Erica May Brooks. The majority of the volumes are composed of poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and WWII, and includes both copied poem and originals written by Brooks.
Dates: 1925-1951

Elizabeth Browett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Elizabeth Browett. The cover of the diary reads: “Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.
Dates: 1833-1834

Brown family history

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.
Dates: 1833

Sarah Buckley estate account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Sarah Buckley's estate, and records payments made by Sarah Buckley to various individuals and businesses for goods and services.
Dates: 1830-1831

The Testimony of Mary Bundock

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Mary Bundock’s testimony of Elisabeth Kendall. The testimony describes Kendall’s convincement, her family’s negative reaction to her joining the Society of Friends, and Kendall’s personality. It also includes some extracts written by Kendall prior to her death.
Dates: Undated

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Samuel J. Bunting. The volume includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on WWI from "The Christian Century."
Dates: 1924-1940

Benjamin Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-033
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Benjamin Cadbury, and includes Cadbury's correspondence, photographs, school records.
Dates: 1884-1945

Henry Joel Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-034
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Henry J. Cadbury, and includes research notes and correspondence.
Dates: 1947-1973

Henry J. Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1121
Abstract Papers of the notable Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis professor of divinity.
Dates: 1910-1974

Sarah Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the photocopied manuscript of "Letters from Slabtown Virginia," as well as a folder of the original, handwritten letters of Sarah Cadbury.
Dates: Undated