Quakers -- Great Britain
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Overview Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington," includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.
Overview Paul M. James's manuscript, entitled "Cromwell and the Quakers: A Historical Dissertation," 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 bachelor's from University College, University of Wales, in 1952.
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.
Overview This manuscript, written by Joshua Maule, describes 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"
Overview 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.
Overview This collection is composed of three folders of Anne North Hinton's research on the North family genealogy. She was especially focused on George North (1711-1816), who emigrated from the United Kingdom to the colonies.
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...