Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.
Overview Born in Germany, Emmy Noether was a distinguished mathematician who immigrated to the United States as a refugee Jewish scholar in the 1930s where she took a teaching position at Bryn Mawr College. During the 1934-1935 academic year Noether taught one graduate level course in Algebra in the department of mathematics. Noether died suddenly in 1935 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. The collection consists mainly of material written about Noether and memorializing Noether.
Dates: 1885 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1935
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume memorial book for W.S. Sampson. The volume includes three pages of hand illustrated quotations, including a quote from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Overview The manuscripts of John Smith's "The Lives of Ministers of the Gospel Among the People called Quakers" are comprised of entries about Quaker ministers, arranged alphabetically. Entries briefly describe the life of each minister, largely relying upon quoted testimonies from Monthly and Yearly Meetings.