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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

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.

Dates: 1765

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview

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.

Dates: Undated.

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Overview

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.

Dates: 1924

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview

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.

Dates: Undated.

الحوض. al-Ḥawḍ, 1794 C.E.; 1208 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 68
Overview

Copy of a set of works on Islamic theology and ritual practice written in Tashelhit (Shilha) in Arabic letters.

Dates: 1794 C.E.; 1208 A.H.

المزامير المقدسة. al-Mazāmīr al-muqaddasah, 916-917 C.E.; 304 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 47
Overview

Copy of the Psalms with 9 other prayers at the end. Leaves are missing at the beginning; the first complete Psalm is number 4.

Dates: 916-917 C.E.; 304 A.H.

القرآن. al-Qurʼān, 1700-1850 C.E.; 1111-1266 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 60
Overview

Copy of most of Juzʼ 8 of the Qurʼān. The text begins with the last two words of verse 112 of al-Anʻām, and ends with the penultimate word of verse 78 of al-Aʻrāf.

Dates: 1700-1850 C.E.; 1111-1266 A.H.

القرآن. al-Qurʼān, 1754-1755 C.E.; 1168 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 52
Overview

Nearly complete copy of the Qurʼān. The first two folios are missing, so the text begins with verse 17 of al-Baqarah and one folio is missing from the end, so the last complete sūrah is al-Māʻūn.

Dates: 1754-1755 C.E.; 1168 A.H.

القرآن. al-Qurʼān, 1775-1850 C.E.; 1188-1266 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 70
Overview

Complete copy of the Qurʼān; two pages at the front detached (f. 1-2).

Dates: 1775-1850 C.E.; 1188-1266 A.H.

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Overview

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."

Dates: 1926