Society of Friends -- Correspondence
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This collection primarily contains correspondence of members of the Brown family. It also contains biographical information about some of the members of the family.
The collection contains correspondence received by Virginia Parry concerning Quaker meetings within Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The seven letters from a trustee of Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting discuss preservation of burial grounds and Quaker meeting concerns.
The collection contains family correspondence, most received by Ebenezer R. Smith, a Quaker of New York State and Iowa. Of interest is an unsent letter to Orson Squire Fowler, phrenologist and radical author, in which Ebenezer Smith expresses interest in taking Fowler's courses in order to pursue a career as lecturer and phrenologist. Letters from his parents, Barak and Mary Smith, of Springdale, Iowa, and other relations mention farm life and family concerns.
The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers compiled by Keith Wedmore concerning the preparation and publication of "Towards a Quaker View of Sex.".