Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.
Overview The scrapbook of Jonathan Evans was originally used as an account book, circa 1775-1782, and was later used as a scrapbook. The volume includes newspaper clippings, which generally focus on poetry, philosophy, and politics, pasted in over the original financial records.
Overview This poem, written by Joseph Fisher to Carmel Friends, is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation. It is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.
Overview The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (conversion to Quakerism) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.
Overview Walter B. Fulghum's dissertation "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought" analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious thought. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."