Quakers -- Washington (D.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Overview The National Capital Area Association of Friends, an organization established to coordinate actives and resources of Friends in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, was founded in 1971. It succeeded an earlier organization, the Friends Council of the National Capital Area, which was established in 1966 by the Committee on the Organization of Friends in the Washington Metropolitan Area. This collection contains the minutes, financial and other papers concerning the National Capital Area...
Collection — Box 1
Overview The collection contains personal diaries of Julia M. Rouse Sharpless (1911-2004), a Quaker who attended Friends Boarding School in Barnesville, Ohio, and then Strayer Business College in Washington, DC. A member of the "Eye" Street Meeting, she was active in the cooperative Friends Meeting of Washington and worked in government offices until her retirement in 1969. The diaries and daybooks (with gaps) reflect her schooling and personal life, especially the years before her marriage in 1932 to...
Dates: 1925-2000 with gaps
Overview William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities.