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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- New England -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This...

China, Maine Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and friends in Nova Scotia, and a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly meeting.

Dover Monthly Meeting records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-059
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the records of Dover Monthly Meeting, including meetings and certificates of removal.

Augustine Jones indexes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the indexes of Augustine Jones. Jones' indexes were recorded in the "Index Rerum," created by John Todd, D.D., subtitled "Or, Index of Subjects, Intended as a Manual to aid the Student and the Professional man in Preparing himself for Usefulness. With an introduction Illustrating its Utility and Method of Use." The Index Rerum was first published in 1833, again in 1861, and in 1883. A note on the inside cover of the second volume...

New England Yearly Meeting school record book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume school record book of the New England Yearly Meeting. The record book records names of individuals, date of birth, kind of school attended, and whether taught by a friend, whether or not the student is receiving collegiate education, whether or not the student was desirous of collegiate education, the institution at which students are receiving higher education, and whether or not the students are engaged in Teaching. The records are organized...

Dorcas Weston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-178
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of loose, handwritten notes made by Dorcas Weston. The notes focus on the family history and genealogy of Quaker families in the U.S., including the Wing family in Massachusetts, the Sisson family in Rhode Island, and the Gifford family in Massachusetts.