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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

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

Reproduction pictures used in exhibitions or book illustrations

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-ILL
Overview

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

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1233
Overview

This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.

Dates: 1737-1999

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  • Names: Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 X
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