Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 1 of 1

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Filtered By

  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia X
  • Subject: Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy X
  • Subject: Quaker authors X