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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 245 Collections and/or Records:

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Abstract

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

George A. Barton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-015
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the two copies of the manuscripts of George Aaron Barton, as well as correspondence related to the collection.

Dates: 1951

"The Boston Broad Brim"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-011
Abstract The manuscript of George A. Barton, entitled "The Boston Broad Brim," appears to be satirical in nature, and, according to the introduction supplied by the manuscript, "The Boston Broad Brim is published Semi-Occasionally for the benefit of the Boston Meeting. It is the official organ of the Whittier Association," and was previously called the "Highland Hall News, and was a weekly paper." This volume provides a brief satirical history of Quakers, particularly their move from Switzerland to...
Dates: 1884

"The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-012
Abstract

Phillip S. Benjamin's dissertation, entitled "The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age: 1865-1920," and materials related to the manuscript, including an undated draft and Benjamin's notes for his dissertation, which are kept on notecards, describe and analyze Quaker responses to the changing social conditions in the United States created by industrialization, urbanization, and the increasing homogenization and secularization of United States culture.

Dates: 1976

"The White Quakers Dublin, 1842-1858"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-136
Abstract

"The White Quakers of Dublin, 1842-1848," an essay by Ernest H. Bennis, focuses on Joshua Jacob, an Irish Quaker who began his own branch of Quakerism, called the "White Quakers."

Dates: Undated.

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-020
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Lewis Benson to Henry Cadbury and a typed manuscript of Benson's lecture on "The Christian Universalism of George Fox."

Dates: 1959

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Abstract

Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Dates: 1941

"The History of Augusta Quakers: A Bicentennial Presentation"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-013
Abstract

This manuscript of Faith Brown Bertsche details the history of Quakers in Georgia, particularly Augusta Meeting in Augusta, Georgia.

Dates: 1976

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Abstract Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-014
Abstract

The manuscript of Joseph Bolles, entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England," was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.

Dates: 1758