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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Elliston P. Morris letter

Identifier: HC.MC-950-227

This collection contains a letter written to Elliston P. Morris by T. Edmund Harvey.

Dates: 1921

John Pemberton diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-055

John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.

Dates: 1750-1778

Polychronicon, 1375 - 1400

Identifier: Gordan MS 64
Overview Table of contents: Title page written in an ornate nineteenth-century gothic hand; Prologus primus super historiam policronicam Capitulum Primum; alphabetical subject index to article 2 beginning with "Abraham ii octauo" and ending at "de zorobabel iii x;" a brief description of the six ages of man added at the end of the index; two short lists added later: an excerpt from the Domesday Book:: Eratta de Domesday Regis. . . and a list of English kings: Reges Anglie ab aduentu dacorum usque ad...
Dates: 1375 - 1400

C.B. Rhodes papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-218

This collection contains the papers of C.B. Rhodes.

Dates: 1895

William Savery diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061

William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Dates: 1794-1798

Thomas Scantlebury diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-062

Thomas Scantlebury's diaries describe his life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls.

Dates: 1771-1990

George A. Selleck diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-066

The diary of George A. Selleck's trip from his home in Kansas to England to attend the Friend's Peace Conference as a delegate. Entries detail Selleck's travel by train from Kansas to Philadelphia and on to New York, his voyage from New York to Liverpool, and his travels within England. Upon his arrival in England, entries describe sight seeing, largely in Devonshire, as well as Friends visited and Meetings attended.

Dates: 1920

"English Fairies, A History of Belief"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-088

Joseph Hutchinson Smith's "English Fairies, A History of Belief" explores the history of English belief in fairies. The manuscript is divided into two sections: "The origin and development of the belief" and "The literary expression of the belief." The manuscript includes illustrations from early sources to be included in the published volume, as well as minor edits and annotations.

Dates: 1932

Speculum humanae salvationis, 1400 - 1450

Identifier: Gordan MS 24

ff. 1r-2v [Alphabetical index:] Absalon suspenditur 24. . . Christus superauit diabolum 29. ff. 3r-7v [Heading in upper margin:] Prohemium ff. 8r-84r [Text:] Incipit speculum humane saluacionis./

Dates: 1400 - 1450

Rebecca Wright diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-093

Entries in Rebecca Wright's diary of her religious visit to England and Ireland provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, and attendance at meetings throughout England.

Dates: 1784, Undated