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Quaker scientists

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Churchman papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-019

The papers, including correspondence from scientific societies in Europe, principally concern the new method of observation used in the magnetic atlas prepared by Churchman. Also included are his biography by Hannah P. Chandlee, color photographs of a reproduction of Joshua Reynolds portrait of John Churchman, and an inventory of the papers by Mary L. Bryan. Correspondents include Owen Biddle and Caesar Rodney.

Dates: 1778-1804

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-087
Overview Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker minister who married Rebecca Bond at Abington Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting of Friends at his death in 1838. The couple had eight children, viz. Esther, William, Sarah, Joseph, Jacob, Bartholomew, Rebecca, and Solomon. Esther married John Lewis in 1818, and they had four children, among whom was Graceanna Lewis, Quaker scientist and humanitarian. Joseph Fussell married Elizabeth Moore in 1814, and their...
Dates: 1698-1978

"Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-090

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the United States, or Distinguished in Other Callings." Entries include names of British and American Quakers of note, especially artists and scientists, and provides brief biographies of them.

Dates: Undated.

“Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the U.S. Or Distinguished in Other Callings.”

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-126

This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript which provides lists and descriptions of Quaker scientists and artists.

Dates: Undated.

Samuel C. (Samuel Copeland) Palmer Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-114
Overview Samuel Copeland Palmer (1874-1961) was Professor of Botany at Swarthmore College, Pa., from 1909 to 1942 and a lifelong member of the Society of Friends. In 1929, he served as botanist in Bowdoin-Baffin Land expedition under the command of Donald B. MacMillan, and after his retirement from teaching, he worked on a project to illustrate all plant species in Delaware County, Pa. This collection contains biographical material, writings, correspondence, and Swarthmore College memorabilia. It is...
Dates: 1895-1957

Quaker Sociologists and Anthropologists records

Identifier: SFHL-SC-103

This collection includes the correspondence and newsletters of the Quaker Sociologists and Anthropologists. Included are addresses of members, program schedules, and queries.

Dates: 1963-1986

Richard Sutton papers

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-040
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of Richard Sutton's Register of Quaker Scientists, his notes for the Ward lecture on Quaker Scientists at Guilford College in 1963, and a folder of related correspondence.

Dates: 1962-1963