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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Great Britain

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Charles Evans diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-023
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten volume of Charles Evans's "Diary of a European Trip, 1861." The diary details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.
Dates: 1861

"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers. The manuscript is undated, but the story takes place circa 1680. The manuscript tells the story of Jane Fearon and James Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680. While traveling, they come upon a house and plan to stay there for the night. The family...
Dates: Undated

Friends World Conference minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-078
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on arrangements for the London Conference.
Dates: 1920

Robert Heydon Gayner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-048
Overview Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.
Dates: 1927-1932

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox," transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.
Dates: Undated

Map of Great Britain and Ireland

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-022
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single map of Great Britain and Ireland, with Quaker meetings marked on the map by Joseph Pease, Jr.
Dates: 1823

Joseph Joshua Green manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of biographies, written by Joseph John Green. One volume is the biography of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and the other volume is a biography of "Bishop" John Hall.
Dates: 1917, undated

John Joseph Gurney manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of John Joseph Gurney. The single manuscript includes three parts: "Charlemania Part 1," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford." Chalmeriana Parts I & II describe Gurney and his wife's meeting with Dr. Thomas Chalmers, author of "Evidences of Christianity," "Civic Economy of Large Towns," and "Astronomical and Commercial Sermons," and their intellectual discussions."An...
Dates: 1830-1833

"Corrections of Journey in North America"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Joseph John Gurney, which lists corrections to the published manuscript, “Journey in North America, described in familiar letters to Amelia Opie.” Each page of the volume is numbered so that the corrections on each page match the corresponding page of the published version.
Dates: Undated