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The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
This poem, written by Joseph Fisher to Carmel Friends, is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation. It is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.
The biographical account of Thomas Kite describes Kite's early life, his convincement (conversion to Quakerism), and his testimonies against Elias Hicks during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.
This typed manuscript, entitled "The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," was written by Albert J. Wahl as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.
- biographies (documents) 2
- Academic writing 1
- Poetry 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
- Witnesses 1 ∧ less
- Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
- Fisher, Joseph 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1