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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892


Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001

Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.

Dates: Undated.

American Friends' letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Abstract Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

Collection of Signatures

Identifier: HC.MC-950-213

This collection contains various signatures.

Dates: Undated.

David Proskauer Quaker Music

Identifier: HC.MC-950-296
Abstract This collection consists of Quaker music written by David Proskauer. It contains both handwritten and printed works, notably A Young Woman's Quaker Life, which feautures the poem Barbara Fretchie by John Greenleaf Whittier, and Proskauer's Quaker Voices: A Cantata, which features poems such as First Day Thoughts by John Greenleaf Whittier, Draw Breath by Geoffrey Weedon, Psalm 139 v. 1-7, Sonnet for a Quaker Wedding by Kenneth Boulding, and Faith by John Gould Fletcher. He's also included...
Dates: 1994 - 2018

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063

John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1708-1896

Daniel Neall papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-086
Identifier: SFHL-SC-086
Abstract This collection comprises the letters and papers of Daniel Neall. Included are essays on various academic subjects, poems, and an account of the life of his father, Daniel Neall. Also included are personal letters of Daniel Neall, and papers relating to the 50th Anniversary convention of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1883. Minutes of this meeting are included, as well as letters relating to its organization, from Edward M. Davis, Mary Grew, and Dillwyn Parrish. Among these are letters...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1834-1977- 1834-1884

Elizabeth Nicholson manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-107

These unpublished poems of John G. Whittier were compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.

Dates: 1839-1843

Rosalie Regen scripts

Identifier: HC.MC-950-154

This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

Dates: 1952-1953

Reproduction pictures used in exhibitions or book illustrations

Identifier: SFHL-PA-ILL

Reproductions of photographs, documents, and objects used as book illustrations or in exhibits. Most of the original photographs, documents, and objects are at FHL but some are from other repositories.

Dates: 1981 - 1998

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Archival Object 4
Quakers 6
Poetry 5
American poetry 4
Quaker women 4
Quakers -- History 4
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Antislavery movements -- United States 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Collectors and collecting -- New Jersey 2
Manuscripts -- Collectors and Collecting 2
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Poetry 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States 2
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Education 2
correspondence 2
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania 1
Abolitionists -- United States 1
Academic writing 1
American literature -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery movements -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Autographs -- Collections 1
Book collecting -- New Jersey 1
Book collectors -- New Jersey 1
Business 1
Church conference centers 1
Constitutional law -- United States 1
Drama 1
Education 1
Indigenous rights -- Civil rights 1
Judges -- United States -- Biography 1
Literature 1
Music -- 20th century 1
Peace -- Songs and music 1
Quaker abolitionists 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker women -- United States 1
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Quaker youth 1
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Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- Scotland -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Witches 1
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
autograph albums 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
commonplace books 1
diaries 1
genealogies (histories) 1
letters (correspondence) 1
publications (documents) 1
scrapbooks 1
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