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Penn, William, 1644-1718


Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106

The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Dates: 1863

"Massacre: A Play"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

"The Trial of William Penn"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-023

The script of Columbia Broadcasting Company's 1950 production of "The Trial of William Penn" is a dramatic retelling of the last day of Penn's trial.

Dates: 1950

William Wistar Comfort papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1195

Papers of William Wistar Comfort (1876-1955), president of Haverford College in a particularly sensitive time between two world wars and scholar of French literature. Comfort was a prolific writer and speaker on Quaker topics, but also on such diverse subjects as William Cowper, children's stories, education and music.

Dates: 1867-1941

De Armand Family Album

Identifier: SFHL-PA-049

This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.

Dates: 1870 - 1890

Deed, 1681

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: 7
Scope and Contents

Detail of deed granted by William Penn, 1681

Dates: 1681

Deed 2, 1681

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: 8
Scope and Contents

Detail of deed granted by William Penn, 1681

Dates: 1681

William Hepworth Dixon holographic manuscript of William Penn biography

 Collection — Volume MSS-014
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-014
Scope and Contents

William Hepworth Dixon's manuscript, in his own handwriting, of his book "William Penn : an historical biography, from new sources."

Dates: 1850

William I. Hull Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Abstract William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

"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

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Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- World War, 1914-1918 1
Delaware Indians 1
Disarmament -- Netherlands 1
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Friesland (Netherlands) -- History 1
Gentle Persuaders. Motion picture 1
Horticulture -- Pennsylvania 1
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Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace Movements -- Congresses 1
Pennsylvania -- History 1
Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government 1
Poetry 1
Quaker women -- United States 1
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