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Society of Friends -- England

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

British Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-861
Overview Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history as well as religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends.
Dates: 1650 - 1985

Friends General Conference slide show on "George Fox Country"

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-040
Overview The Audio-Visual Subcommittee of the Religious Education Committee of the Friends General Conference assembled this slide collection alongside a script. The purpose, according to the introduction, is "to help viewers feel better acquainted with George Fox, the period in which he lived, and to bring alive for present day Friends the feel of theh country where Quakerism began." This collection contains slides related to George Fox's life and surroundings and an accompanying script.
Dates: 1952 - 1970

Lindley Murray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-198
Overview Lindley Murray, Quaker author and grammarian, was born in 1745 in Pennsylvania and resided in England for many years while publishing grammar books and religious tracts. The collection is primarily composed of letters written by Lindley Murray and other family members between 1785 and 1822.
Dates: 1785-1830

Vipont-Brown-Crowley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-157
Overview The Vipont, Brown, and Crowley families were active Quakers in England and were particularly involved in Mount Street Monthly Meeting.
Dates: 1802-1993

Nicholas Waln Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-966
Overview Correspondence, portraits, photographs, poetry, genealogy, and miscellaneous papers related to Nicholas Waln and the Waln family. Bulk of the material consists of correpsondence related to Nicholas Waln's journeys as a Quaker minister in England and Ireland. Topics discussed include news of family, activities of Friends, travel, friendship, spiritual matters, and ministry. Includes a chart of Waln family genealogy.
Dates: 1783 - 1895; Majority of material found within 1783 - 1819

John Whiting Severall Book and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-146
Abstract This collection contains a bound volume of manuscript essays by early English Quaker John Whiting, most written during his imprisonment for failing to pay tithes. These essays include accounts of his confinement, testimonies on tiths, and accounts of Mary Whiting and of William Penn. Also included is typescript of a 1955 article written for the Journal of the Friends Historical Society by Frederick B. Tolles which describes the contents and significance of the volume.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1679-1695; 1679-1695, 1955