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"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated.

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Overview The typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education." It also highlights early Quaker education and educators.
Dates: Undated.

George A. Barton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-015
Overview This collection is comprised of the two copies of the manuscripts of George Aaron Barton, as well as correspondence related to the collection.
Dates: 1951

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Overview Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards, describe and analyze Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.
Dates: 1976

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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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 Difficulties and Dangers of Eighteenth Century Travel as Revealed in Quaker Journals"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-016
Overview Mary C. Campbell's thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, focuses on analyzing first-hand travel accounts from Quaker travelers in the 18th century, with sections about travel on foot, on horseback, by carriage, and by sea.
Dates: 1946

Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-025
Overview The manuscripts of Wilmer A. Cooper include his master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper he wrote while at Yale University Divinity School.
Dates: 1948-1950

"War Taxes: The Experience of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers, 1681-1800"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-027
Overview The manuscript of Elaine Crauderueff's thesis for a Master of Arts in religious studies provides an overview of religious background of Quaker pacifism, including Quaker relationships with government authorities and the Peace Testimony of 1660. It also describes Quakers in the legislature, consequences of Quaker pacifism, and war taxes from 1750 to 1800, particularly those in Pennsylvania and in the colonies during the Revolutionary War period.
Dates: 1986

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

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-028
Overview 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

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