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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847

 Person

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract

Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.

Dates: 1975

Cope Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-178
Overview

The Cope family was a Quaker family of Chester County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains family correspondence, genealogical papers and legal papers, a journal (1823) of Ann (Shoemaker) Janney, and other papers of the Cope and related Shoemaker, Yarnell, and Janney families. Individuals represented include Mahlon Day, Joseph John Gurney, and John Janney.

Dates: 1792-1877

Mahlon Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1129
Overview

The Mahlon Day papers center on the West Indies journals kept by Day on his spiritual trip with Joseph John Gurney in 1839-1840, and his letters which touch on a range of topics from religious to political to business to family.

Dates: 1787-1936

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Grellet-Gurney correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-049
Abstract This collection includes correspondence of members of the Grellet and Gurney families. Letters between Stephen and Rebecca Collins Grellet to her Collins and Longstreth relations relate primarily family news. Also included are letters of the Gurneys, Joseph John and his wife, Elizabeth Paul, from William Forster, and from Stephan Grellet. These letters share news of traveling ministers and discussions of spiritual issues. Also of interest are a letter of Edward Pease, a letter from Mary Anna...
Dates: 1799-1859

John Joseph Gurney manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-040
Overview

The manuscript of John Joseph Gurney includes three parts: "Charlemania Part I," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford."

According to notes from the curator of Haverford College's Quaker and Special Collections, the manuscript is in the hand of Joseph John Gurney, but is "possibly written in the hand of Anna Gurney, who gave it to Ann Hodgkin, possibly as a wedding present."

Dates: 1830-1833

"Corrections of Journey in North America"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-014
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Joseph John Gurney, which lists corrections to the published manuscript, “Journey in North America, described in familiar letters to Amelia Opie.” Each page of the volume is numbered so that the corrections on each page match the corresponding page of the published version.

Dates: Undated

Gurney, Joseph John (Eastham) to Mott, William F., NYC (autograph copy), 1844-11-26

 File — Box: 26
Scope and Contents

Gurney visited the United States in 1837-1840 in an effort to advance Orthodox Quakerism, focused on Scriptures and contrary to preaching of John Wilbur of Rhode Island. Autograph copy with typed cover letter from bookseller describing contents.

Dates: 1844-11-26

Mary B. Parson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-014
Abstract

This collection includes personal correspondence between Mary B. Parsons and members of the Braithwaite family, primarily Anna and Isaac Braithwaite. Letters concern family matters and, occasionally, meeting activities at Flushing and Kendal and news of Joseph Gurney and Elizabeth Fry. Other correspondents include J. Bevan Braithwaite and Martha G. Braithwaite.

Dates: 1843-1878

Collection of Quaker Poetry

 Collection
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

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Subject
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 3
Quaker authors 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Great Britain 2
Quakers -- History 2
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Philadelphia County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Poetry -- Women authors -- 19th century 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker deeds 1
Quaker publishers 1
Quaker women 1
Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 1
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women ministers -- 19th century 1
Quaker youth 1
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
Quakers -- England 1
Quakers -- Maryland 1
Quakers -- New York (State) 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Poetry 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Travel 1
Slave labor 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County 1
Society of Friends -- West Indies 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
genealogies (histories) 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
publications (documents) 1
scrapbooks 1
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