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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 245 Collections and/or Records:

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Abstract

Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.

Dates: 1976

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019
Abstract

This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

Dates: 1757

Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-041
Abstract

Typed histories: "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship" and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."

Dates: Undated.

"Clarke's Dialogue"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Abstract

Shortened to "Clarke's Dialogue," the sermon's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."

Dates: Undated.

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Abstract

This volume of John Clement's original poetry, written from 1854 to 1889, covers a variety of topics, including family (specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son), nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.

Dates: 1854-1889

"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-024
Abstract

William Wistar Comfort's draft manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" describe the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits, and the collection includes promotional materials related to the book's publication.

Dates: 1940

"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled



"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandsons. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States" in Byberry Friends' Library.

Dates: Undated.

Joseph Conrad collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M7
Abstract

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), a novelist and short story writer, was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in 1886. Best known for his short story "Heart of Darkness" (1902), Conrad also wrote a number of novels on his travels. The collection includes letters from Conrad and third party letters, as well as three corrected typescript drafts.

Dates: 1898 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

David Cooper memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-108
Abstract

David Cooper wrote his memoir during his later years, when his health was failing, so that his children would be able to reference an account of his life after his death. A note on the inside cover reads: "A Gift of David Cooper to his daughter Martha Allinson." In the memoir, Cooper recounts his early life, his family history, his marriage, the birth of his children, his Quakerism, his struggles with his faith, his work as a representative in 1761, and his attendance at Quaker Meetings.

Dates: 1724-1795

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1180
Abstract

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979