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"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Overview

Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Dates: 1941

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Overview

This volume of John Clement's original poetry, written from 1854 to 1889, covers a variety of topics, including family (specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son), nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.

Dates: 1854-1889

Joseph Fisher manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-129
Overview

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.

Dates: 1833

Thomas Fisher manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-119
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Thomas Fisher. Poems included in the volume are largely related to related to American history.

Dates: Undated.

"Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-034
Overview

Walter B. Fulghum's dissertation "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought" analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious thought. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."

Dates: 1943

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Overview

Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts detail his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and include both poetry and prose.

Dates: 1857

Henry Hartshorne manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-118
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.

Dates: 1845-1847

Benjamin S. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-105
Overview

This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.

Dates: 1840, 1938-1948

"Essays in Prose and Verse"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-068
Overview According to the note on the inside cover of "Essays in Prose and Verse," the essays and poetry inside were written by Samuel Morris when he was 13, and again later when he was a student at Haverford College in 1843. This volume is a copy of the original, and is copied by Beulah S. Morris, who wrote this copy as a gift for her father, on his 55th birthday, in 1846. The volume is largely comprised of poetry, but also includes short stories and personal essays related to family, nature,...
Dates: 1840-1844

"The Children of Light"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-093
Overview

Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."

Dates: 1941, undated