Quakers -- Great Britain
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters from...
Overview Mary Pennington's autobiographical manuscript includes descriptions of her early life, the events leading up to her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband (Isaac Pennington), a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), a description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath, and a description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.
Overview This collection is comprised of 17 anonymously hand-written volumes comprised of lists of Quaker ministers from Britain and the United States, and from the United States to Britain from the mid 17th century through the mid 19th century.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Reynolds, Reginald
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten copy of a paper from the Monthly Meeting Book at Kendal, England. The full title of the volume is: "A Testimony of 29 Friends of Preston Patrick Meeting Against that Paper which John Storye's Party gave forth, 28th of the 2nd month, 1678." The date at which the copy was made is unknown.
Scope and Content note This volume, entitled the "Quaker Pictures Scrapbook" is comprised of the single volume anonymous scrapbook of Quaker images and includes portraits of Quakers, locations where Quakers lived or preached, Quakers schools in the U.S. and Britiain, meeting houses in the U.S. and Britain, and facsimilies of Quaker autographs.Includes portraits of the following Quakers: George Fox, John Bright, Joseph Pease, Jane Sandwith Wakefield, Theodore Neild, Joseph Storrs Fry, Jonathon Dymond, Dr....
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers compiled by Keith Wedmore concerning the preparation and publication of "Towards a Quaker View of Sex.".
Overview The collection is comprised of the records of the Woodbrookers in America, and includes the organization's correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, and the records of the treasurer.