Church work -- Society of Friends
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.
Letters and journal entries of John Letchworth (1749-1843) of Pennsylvania, a minister in the Society of Friends who is called to journey in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky to attend various Friends' Meetings, as well as to be present at Native American Councils.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members (1974-1998)
The collection particularly provides connections between the Irish and Philadelphia Friends in the 18th century, especially by the Sheppard and Wansborough families who intermarried. Included are letters of John Wilbur, central in the Gurney-Wilbur controversy.