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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Overview

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"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Overview

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"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-023
Overview

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

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Identifier: HC.MC-1195
Scope and Contents

Papers include such biographical information as provided in William Wistar Comfort’s autobiography, a small amount of correspondence, as with his father, Howard Comfort, Comfort’s writings on French topics, Friends’ stories for children, on William Cowper and primarily on Quaker topics, including on William Penn, Anthony Benezet and Stephen Grellet. Comfort spoke publicly on many occasions, specifically at schools and colleges as well as in France during his stay there in 1937.

Dates: 1867-1941

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049
Overview

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

Albert Cook Myers collection survey

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-027
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume "Report of a Survey," of the Albert Cook Myers collection of William Penn Material in the Chester County Historical Society, and was compiled by Mary Maples, Joseph E. Illick, and Frederick B. Tolles. The Report includes a descriptive survey of the materials in the collection, the procedure the group used in the survey, their findings, and their recommendations for the publication of the William Penn materials from the Wlbert Cook Myers...
Dates: 1959

William Penn facsimilies

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-030
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume of the facsimiles of the papers of William and Hannah Penn, including correspondence and deeds.

Dates: Undated

William Penn: A Bibliography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-283
Overview

This collection consists of a book, compiled of all the sources used in the making of The Papers of William Penn Volume 5 by Edwin B. Bronner and David Fraser. Compilation and formatting was done by Sylvia T. Bronner and Dr. Isabel Kenrick. There is also a copy of the acknowledgements page from The Papers of William Penn Volume 5 by Edwin B. Bronner and David Fraser.

Dates: 1997

William Penn papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-853
Overview

A collection of letters and deeds of William Penn (1644-1718), along with biographical and historical material, graphic representations of Penn and photographs of pages from published works.

Dates: 1673 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1673 - 1925

Rosalie Regen scripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Overview

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

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