Subject Source: Local Authority: Quaker Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A collection of papers relating to H. Mather Lippincott, Haverford College class of 1943, dating from his days as an undergraduate and through a number of class reunions, the latest being the 57th reunion in 2000. In addition, there is a cloth doll of a Quaker lady, Mrs. Phillips, created by Franklin, as well as some negatives of work accomplished by the architectural firm of Cope & Lippincott.
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950
"Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends"
Overview Frederick Charles Thum's M.F.A. thesis., entitled "Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends," explores the architectural evolution of the Quaker meeting house, and includes the following chapters: The Problem-Proper Relationship of the Needs of Man, The Key-simplicity, History of the Quakers, Quaker Simplicity, Meeting House Development in England, Plans for the Holy Experiment, James Portius and the Carpenters...