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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Dates: 1835-1865

Calliopean Society records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-036
Overview The Calliopean Society is a literary and debating society founded at Yale College in 1819. This collection is comprised of the correspondence related to the society, "The Constitution of the Calliopean Society" (1822), and original handwritten meeting minutes.
Dates: 1822

"The Difficulties and Dangers of Eighteenth Century Travel as Revealed in Quaker Journals"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-016
Overview Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the 18th century, with sections about travel on foot, on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.
Dates: 1946

Carolina Friends School records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-037
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence and reports of the Carolina Friends School, particularly related to issues the school had with the State of North Carolina.
Dates: 1977-1979

Henry Carter autobiography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-017
Overview Henry Carter's autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. Also included is a brief history of the genealogy of Carter's father's side of the family.
Dates: Undated.

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Overview Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.
Dates: 1976

Catherine Brinton Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-187
Overview The collection contains papers related to Catherine Brinton Cary.
Dates: 1829, 1930

Certificates of Removal

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-300
Overview This collection is comprised of original and photocopied Quaker certificates of removal.
Dates: 1667-1845

Isaac Chapman letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-003
Overview Contains business correspondence, particularly related to the buying and selling of real estate, and information related to financial accounts and investments. Letter writers include Henry R. Fell, James Buchanan, Edward Roberts, James Barten, E.W. Clark, Joseph Satterthwaite, Thomas Miller, Ellwood Lewis, Charles Meyers, Benjamin Scattergood, and William Hill.
Dates: 1874-1904

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019
Overview This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."
Dates: 1757