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Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Abstract

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
Abstract

The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.

Dates: 1932-1986

British Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-861
Abstract

Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history as well as religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends.

Dates: 1650 - 1985

Henry J. Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1121
Abstract

Papers of Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis Professor of Divinity.

Dates: 1910-1974

De Armand Family Album

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-049
Abstract

This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.

Dates: 1870 - 1890

"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-028
Abstract

The manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."

Dates: 1972

"The Short Journal of George Fox"

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

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.

"Epistles and Sermons of George Fox"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-117
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten volume of the epistles and sermons of George Fox, ca. 1683. The inside cover of a later binding attributes the volume to Thomas Richardson, dated 1714. However, it has been speculated that the volume may have been written originally by one of George Fox’s secretaries.

Dates: 1683

George Fox's 'Book of Miracles'

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-058
Abstract This collection contains a 1948 copy of George Fox's 'Book of Miracles' as well as various corresponding items. This includes a letter from Douglas G. Lister to Henry J. Cadbury, multiple letters from Janet F. Rice of the Cambridge University Press Subsidiary Rights Department confirming that Cadbury will recieve two complimentary copies of the reprinted book once published in 1973, a letter directly from Octagon Books's Editor-In-Chief Henry G. Schlanger, and many more materials related to...
Dates: 1881 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1974

George Fox papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-862
Abstract

Includes letters, portraits, photographs, illustrations, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and a map concerning the life and times of George Fox. Topics covered include Fox's itinerary of his trip to America, the Dutch Bible Fox carried with him on his trip to Holland in 1677, pictures of places associated with Fox, birthplace, funeral, and grave of Fox. Includes material from the George Fox tercentary of 1924 (on the 300th anniversary of his birth).

Dates: 1660 - 1952

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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Story, Thomas, 1662-1742 2
American Bible Society 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barrow, Robert, -1697 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
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Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Bright, John, 1811-1889 1
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
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Freeman, C.B. 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 1
Fuchs, Emil, 1874-1971 1
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Goodbody, Olive C. 1
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Hamilton family 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
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Milligan, Edward H. ( Edward Hyslop) 1
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
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New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Nickalls, John L. 1
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Ohio State University 1
Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853 1
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Penington, Isaac 1
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Penney, Norman 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Powell, Elizabeth, -1867 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Richardson, Thomas 1
Ross, Isabel 1
Scantlebury, Thomas 1
Sellers, Charles Coleman 1
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941. 1
Tangye, Richard, Sir 1
Thompson, Jonah, 1702 or 1703-1780 1
Trotter, Elizabeth Stanley 1
Truman, George 1
Webster family 1
Westchester County Bible Society (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
Wood, James, 1839-1925 1
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