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Archives & Manuscripts

Sermons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

"Clarke's Dialogue"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume sermon, "Clarke's Dialogue." The manuscript's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."

Commonplace book, Undated

 Item
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell and includes extracts from Elias Hicks letters and sermons, extracts of early Friends writings, bible verses, and testimonies from various Quaker individuals, including: John Grafton, Samuel Fuller, Benjamin Holme, and sermons from various Meetings for worship.

"Epistles and Sermons of George Fox"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-117
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.

Michael P. Graves manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-084
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the manuscript entitled, "A Checklist of Extant Quaker Sermons, 1653-1700."

Jesse Herman Holmes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-064
Overview Jesse Herman Holmes (1864-1942), was a Quaker philosophy professor at Swarthmore College, 1900-1937. Holmes was an active participant in AFSC relief after World War I, travelling to oversee work in reconstruction throughout Europe. Holmes was the president of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and an active member of the Socialist party. Collection contains correspondence, biographical data, writings, and sermons. Also audio cassettes of reminiscences of friends, former students, and...

"Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-053
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript entitled, "Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones," and although the author is unknown, the manuscript does contain the following note: "P.J. Butler's copy," indicating that the original manuscript may have been copied for multiple readers. The manuscript recounts a sermon given by Eli Jones, and a second sermon given by Sybil Jones (beginning on page 22) at Devonshire House, on February 17, 1869. Eli Jones's sermon focuses on 2 Thessalonians...

Abraham Pennell commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-049
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell, and contains excerpts from Elias Hicks’ letters and sermons, and from George Fox’s sermons and writings and excerpts from the bible.

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...

Elbert Russell Writings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-133
Overview Elbert Russell (1871-1951) was a Quaker teacher, historian, and writer. His was a leading voice in bringing the insights of liberal, British Friends on the primacy of revelation and the importance of scholarship in the renewal of faith into American Quakerism. He was professor of Bible at Earlham College starting in 1895 and also served as chaplain. He resigned his position in 1915, later taught at Johns Hopkins, and then became Dean at Duke University. This collection contains primarily...

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...