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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Great Britain

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
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...

"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-076
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume autobiographical manuscript of Mary Pennington. This copy is a handwritten copy of the original manuscript, though the copiest is unknown. The manuscript includes descriptions of Pennington's early life, the events leading up to her convincement (i.e. her 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),...

Quaker Ministry lists

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-067
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of seventeen anonymously hand-written volumes composed of lists of Quaker ministers from Britain and the U.S., and from the U.S. to Britain from the mid seventeenth century through the mid nineteenth century.

Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Reynolds, Reginald
Overview A British Quaker, author, journalist, field secretary for the Friends Service Committee, associate of Mohandas K. Gandhi, and conscientious objector during World War II.

Thomas Scantlebury diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-062
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the 13 handwritten volumes of Thomas Scantlebury. Entries describe Scantlebury's life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls. Also included is a single folder of related materials.

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, her attendance at meetings, and her Quaker hosts in England.

A Testimony of 29 Friends of Preston Patrick Meeting

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-048
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.

Vol. 5, Undated

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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....

Keith Wedmore Towards a Quaker View of Sex collected papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-258
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.".

Woodbrookers in America records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-184
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the records of the Woodbrookers in America, including: the organization's correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, and the records of the treasurer.