Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:
This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.
Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
The manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman," written by Ruth S. Abbott, describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.
"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"
This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
This manuscript reports Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. Sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."
This collection contains two copies of the Annals of Haverford, one being the original manuscript version and the other a typed copy. The Annals was a contemporary account of the history of Haverford College, from its opening in 1833 through its first four years.
These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.