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"The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-140

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the single copy of a typed manuscript, entitled "The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," written by Albert J. Wahl as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.

Dates

  • 1951

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Albert J. Wahl (1909-1996) taught high school (1933-1946) and history at West Chester Teachers College (1946-1951) before joining the History Department at Indiana State Teachers College. He attended Lafayette College for his bachelor's and earned his master's in 1933. After completing his Ed.D. at Temple University in 1951, Wahl was hired by the Indiana State Teachers College.

Wahl's greatest interest lay in American social and intellectual history, especially the subgroup of Quakers known as the Progressive Friends, which was the subject of his doctoral dissertation. After 20 years, he retired from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as Emeritus Professor of History in 1971. After he retired, Wahl completed his book, Jesse Hayes Holmes, 1864-1942: A Quaker’s Affirmation for Man (1979). For many years he served as the secretary of the Indiana Borough Police Commission.

Biographical information from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania finding aid for the Dr. Albert J. Wahl Papers.

Extent

2 folders

Language

English

Overview

This typed manuscript, entitled "The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," was written by Albert J. Wahl as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.

Acquisition

"The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement" was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College by Chester County Historical Society.

Related Materials

HC.MC.950.303 Essays, sermons, & lectures

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed April, 2016.

Title
"The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," 1951
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
April, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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