Quakers -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Irwin Abrams Collected Papers
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick Collected Records
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.
Dates: 1959-1961; 1971-1973
Joshua Evans Papers
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804
Nine Partners Boarding School papers
Collection — Othertype SC-246
Wing family papers
Collection — Othertype SC-239
Abstract The collection contains journals and two commonplace books, business papers, and a few family letters. It includes a small journal written by a young woman (unknown) on a trip from New York City to Poughkeepsie, 6 month 1835; an album, 1834, which contains a list of the scholars and teachers at Nine Partners Boarding School, and an undated commonplace book containing copies of Quaker sermons and other writings. A Friends Pocket Almanac for the year 1857 contains brief notes concerning family...