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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
Overview Charles Evans was a Quaker physician and was active in the Quaker community. His "Diary of a European Trip, 1861" 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
Overview The manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers, tells the story of Fearon and Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680.
Dates: Undated.

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Overview This copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox" was transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.
Dates: Undated.

Friends World Conference minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-078
Overview 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

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-038
Overview The biographies written by Joseph John Green include that of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and of "Bishop" John Hall.
Dates: 1917, undated

John Joseph Gurney manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-040
Overview The manuscript of John Joseph Gurney includes three parts: "Charlemania Part I," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford."

According to notes from the curator of Haverford College's Quaker and Special Collections, the manuscript is in the hand of Joseph John Gurney, but is "possibly written in the hand of Anna Gurney, who gave it to Ann Hodgkin, possibly as a wedding present."
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