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Moses Bailey papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-205
Identifier: SFHL-SC-205


Contains miscellaneous papers relating to Moses Bailey, including his draft essay on Alexander C. Purdy, a letter to him from Rufus Jones concerning an Arabic translation by George Keith, and a mimeographed draft of Hannah J. Bailey's 1902 annual address to the Winthrop Women's Christian Temperance Union with her editing.


  • Creation: 1902-ca.1950


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Biographical / Historical

Moses Bailey was a biblical scholar, educator, and lifelong Quaker. Following World War I, he served as principal of the Friends School in Ramallah, Palestine. Subsequently he taught at Wellesley College and then on the faculty of Hartford Seminary for thirty years. He was a recorded minister with New England Yearly Meeting and the grandson of Quaker pacifist, suffragist, and temperance proponent Hannah J. Bailey.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Cornell University Library. Method of acquisition--Transfer from; Date of acquisition--1998.

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