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Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690



  • Existence: 1648 - 1690

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Barclay letters

Identifier: HC.MC-909

Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th and early 19th century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.

Dates: 1688-1794

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009

Robert Barclay's "Apology for the True Christian Divinity," translated into French by Georges Liens, summarizes the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by George Fox and other influential Friends.

Dates: Undated.

Friends Barclay Society manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-950-073

This collection is comprised of the four typed manuscripts.

Dates: 1941

"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049

Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington," includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.

Dates: 1947

Collection of Quaker Poetry

 Collection — Othertype SC-098
Identifier: SFHL-SC-098
Abstract Collection of original poetry written by and/or about Quakers, their beliefs, and their places of worship. Included are poems by Rebeca Smedley, Elizabeth Biddle Conrow, and Joseph Conrow, a biography in verse of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson by their grandson Joseph J. Green, a meditation on Spruce St. Monthly Meeting by Joseph Wharton, and an account of the 1843 Women's New York Yearly Meeting by Amanda K. Clark. Also included are poems concerning J.J. Gurney, Elias Hicks, and Robert...
Dates: 1794-1922

Questions proposed by Mr. Charles Gordon concerning the Quakers principles to Robert Barclay's and his answers there-unto and Mr Charles his considerations of the said answers, 1678

Identifier: SAFE 1005
Scope and Contents

Manuscript, copied from the papers of Charles Gordon by his brother, Robert Gordon, concerning questions posted to Robert Barclay regarding the principles of Quakerism. Includes Robert Barclay's answers to Charles Gordon's questions, Charles Gordon's responses to those answers, Robert Barclay's answers to those comments, and, briefly, Robert Barclay's answers to questions posed by Robert Gordon, who transcribed the previous material.

Dates: 1678

Robert Barclay's Vindication of his Apology, 1689

Identifier: SAFE 1006

Robert Barclay's defense regarding claims against him after the publication of his "Apology," especially that he was a papist or received special favors from the King. Probably a later manuscript transcription of his vindication.

Dates: 1689

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Archival Record 2
Quakers 3
Quakers -- History 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
Quakers -- Great Britain 2
Academic writing 1