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"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

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.

Dates: 2011

"John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-026
Overview

John Bowne's biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr., is based on Bowne's letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage, and his conversion to Quakersim.

Dates: Undated.

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-134
Overview

This copy of "The Short Journal of George Fox" was transcribed from the original by Emily Jermyn. The manuscript describes the life of George Fox.

Dates: Undated.

Joseph Joshua Green manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-038
Overview

The biographies written by Joseph John Green include that of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, and of "Bishop" John Hall.

Dates: 1917, undated

"The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-045
Overview

William Hodgson Jr. (1804-1878) published a number of pieces related to the Society of Friends. This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript, "The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton," written by William Hodgson, Jr.The manuscript recounts his early life, first journey in Europe with John Churchman, excerpts of diary kept during revolutionary war, his second visit to Europe, and his travel in England and Scotland.

Dates: 1842

"Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-046
Overview

This manuscript, entitled "Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought," edited by Francis Doan Hole, includes a description of his early life, attendance at Earlham College, and essays written by Allen David Hole, which include "The Prophet," "Fundamental Concepts," "Real Safeguards for Individuals and Nations," and "He doeth all things well."

Dates: 1945

"Members of the Prison Society: Biographical Vignettes"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-102
Overview This collection is comprised of the two volume manuscript by Peter P. and Elizabeth W. Jonitis, entitled "Memoirs of the Prison Society: Biographical Vignettes of the Managers of the Philadelphia Society for Assisting Distressed Prisoners and the Members of the Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons, 1787-1830." The biographical sketches were compiled in order to determine how many of the 344 members of the organizations were Quakers, so as to study Quaker...
Dates: 1982

"A Brief Account of Thomas Kite"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-057
Overview

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.

Dates: Undated.

Benjamin Seebohm biography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-081
Overview

The biography of Benjamin Seebohm describes his early life and education in Germany, and the influence of Quakerism in his young life, particularly the religious visit of Stephen Grellet. The biography also describes Seebohm's travels as a Quaker minister throughout Europe and Great Britain, and includes quoted extracts from Seebohm's journals and letters.

Dates: Undated.