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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Great Britain

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...

"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis at Oxford University, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington." The thesis includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.

"Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-050
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of Paul M. James's single volume manuscript, entitled; "Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation." The manuscript compares the lives of Oliver Cromwell and George Fox, their relationship to each other, and their affect on the Puritan movement in England. The manuscript was James's thesis for his B.A. from University College, University of Wales, in 1952.

Robert Judson Leach manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-114
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscripts of Robert Judson Leach, which focus on Quaker history.

“Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-125
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five manuscript volumes of selections from Sarah lindsey's journals. The full title of the manuscripts is “Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompany her husband Robert Lindsey on a religious visit to Friends and others in Western Hemisphere including California, Oregon, British Columbia, and the Sandwich Islands, also some of the Meetings of Friends in Australia and Van Van Hierneu Land. For the Use of her Children and Friends." Entries...

London Yearly Meeting minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-031
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one volume of transcribed minutes. The minutes were transcribed by Sarah Dillwyn, and were originally from London Yearly Meeting in 1794, signed by Mary Copper.

"An Account of a Religious Visit, Made by Hannah Hall"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-133
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume oversize manuscript written by Joshua Maule, describing Hannah Hall's religious visit to England, Scotland, and Ireland. The manuscript describes her trip, including details of her travel, meetings attended, and Quaker families visited. The volume includes extracts of some of Hall's letters.

"Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-090
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings." Entries include names of British and American Quakers of note, especially artists and scientists, and provides brief biographies of them.

Anne North Hinton collection on the North family

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-141
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three folders of Anne North Hinton's research on the North family genealogy, which was originally housed in a large binder. The collection contains photocopies of letters sent by Ann North Hinton to various archives and their responses, in an effort to discover information about the North family and other families. It also includes notes on her process and which books, archives and repositories were of use. She was especially focused on George North (1711-1816)...

Parrish family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-184
Abstract Collection of family papers includes letters received by Abraham Scott, 1700-1704, a volume containing copies of letters written by George Dillwyn in relation to his wife's inheritance of part of the estate of Richard Hill, Hannah Moore, and Henry Hill, including a house in Madeira, 1799-1816, and an almanac with notations by Captain John Hollitt. Of particular interest is John Parrish's diary of his journey in the ministry from Philadelphia to Virginia in 1782. Also included are copies of...