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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Abstract

The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Dates: 1863

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Abstract

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.

Dates: Undated.

"Hole in the Wall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."

Dates: 1828

Anonymous papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-003
Abstract

This collection is comprised of small, anonymous quaker manuscript collections.

Dates: Undated

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Abstract Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Abstract

The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Dates: Undated.

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Abstract

The typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education." It also highlights early Quaker education and educators.

Dates: Undated.

Roland Herbert Bainton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-011
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton, a Protestant church historian and professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale University.

Dates: Undated.

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Abstract

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Abstract

Robert Barclay's "Apology for the True Christian Divinity," translated into French by Georges Liens, summarizes the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by George Fox and other influential Friends.

Dates: Undated.