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"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-094
Abstract Frank O. Wargny's 1947 master's thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period," describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. It provides a brief history of Philadelphia area Quakers' abolition efforts prior to the Civil War, including the work of Benezet and Woolman, but the majority of the manuscript focuses on...
Dates: 1947

Mary E. Warner account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-037
Abstract

The household account book of Mary E. Warner records the worth of various household items.

Dates: Undated.

Mary E. Warner commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-062
Abstract

The commonplace books of Mary E. Warner include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, notes on mathematical equations, and notes on Quaker leaders.

Dates: 1868

Webb and Price family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-176
Abstract

The collection contains photos and genealogical information on the Webb and Price families.

Dates: 1703-1961

Elizabeth Webb diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Abstract

Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.

Dates: 1697-1699

"Hegel's Theory of Positivity: An Application to Two Quaker Sects"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-096
Abstract Mark Webster's academic paper applies Hegel's theory of positivist Christian religions to two sects of Quakers, which Webster calls the Evangelical Friends and the Liberal Friends, and which Webster sees as the two least positivist Quaker groups. In the paper, Webster describes Hegel's theory of positivity, examines the history of Quakers through this theory, applies the theory to the two Quaker sects, and examines how different degrees of positivity in the two groups affected their...
Dates: 1984

Dorcas Weston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-178
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single folder of loose, handwritten notes made by Dorcas Weston. The notes focus on the family history and genealogy of Quaker families in the U.S., including the Wing family in Massachusetts, the Sisson family in Rhode Island, and the Gifford family in Massachusetts.

Dates: Undated

Susanah Weston commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-039
Abstract

The commonplace book of Susanah Weston includes an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders (1789), a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.

Dates: 1796

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Abstract Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816

Charles Wharton receipt book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-033
Abstract

The receipt book of Charles Wharton records payments made by Wharton for goods and services.

Dates: 1767-1771

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