Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note 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 Comfort's family.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of 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. The manuscript focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the eighteenth century, with sections on travel on foot, travel on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.
Scope and Content note 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.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten, autobiography of Henry Carter. His autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. He also included a brief history of the genealogy of his father's side of the family.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript by Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript 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.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to Catherine Brinton Cary, and includes a copy of a short book entitled "Ibaraki Here and There" about a trip to Japan, a poem composed on the death of Charles Fisher (1829), and a typed "Chronology of Her Life" by Edith Sharpless.
Dates: 1829, 1930
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Isaac Chapman. The book contains business correspondence, particularly related to the buying and selling of real estate, and information related to financial accounts and investments. All letters appear to be addressed to Wrightstown, Pa. 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...
Scope and Content note 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."