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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection is comprised of the single volume of the facsimiles of the papers of William and Hannah Penn, including correspondence and deeds.
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.
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.
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.
- Quakers -- History 8
- Quakers 7
- manuscripts (documents) 4
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
- Drama 2
- Quakers -- Education 2
- Quakers -- Great Britain 2
- Academic writing 1
- American poetry 1
- Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Christian literature for children 1
- Delaware Indians 1
- Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Pennsylvania -- History 1
- Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government 1
- Poetry 1
- Quaker women -- United States 1
- Quakers -- Books and reading 1
- Quakers -- Correspondence 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Germantown (Philadelphia) 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Radio programs 1
- Reports 1
- Schools -- Quakers 1
- Schools -- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- correspondence 1
- deeds 1 ∧ less
- Benezet, Anthony 2
- Fox, George 2
- Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
- Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
- Brate, Charlotte 1
- Bronner, Edwin B., 1920- 1
- Carter, W. (William), 1651-1739 1
- Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
- Comfort, William Wistar 1
- Cowper, William, 1731-1800 1
- Cromwell, Oliver 1
- Fraser, David W. 1
- Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
- Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
- Gummere, Richard M. (Richard Mott), 1883-1969 1
- Haverford College 1
- Ion, Robert 1
- Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
- Myers, Albert Cook 1
- Penington, Isaac 1
- Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726 1
- Regen, Rosalie 1
- Trotter, Elizabeth Stanley 1
- Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
- William Penn Charter School 1 ∧ less