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manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 245 Collections and/or Records:

Devotional book, 1771-1772 C.E.; 1158 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 53
Abstract

Devotional book containing selections from the Qurʼān, several illuminated seals (muhr), and calligraphic drawings with the names of God, the Prophet Muḥammad, other Imams and family members. Three blank pages at the end have been prepared for drawing but left unfilled (f. 69v-70v).

Dates: 1771-1772 C.E.; 1158 A.H.

Devotional book, 1777 C.E.; 1191 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 48
Abstract

Devotional book containing selections from the Qurʼān, other short prayers and illuminated panels and calligraphic drawings. Several pages of prayers in a different hand at the end with the last page inverted (f. 71v-76v). Some titles in Ottoman Turkish.

Dates: 1777 C.E.; 1191 A.H.

Devotional book, 1725-1825 C.E.; 1137-1241 A.H.

 Item
Identifier: BV 71
Abstract

Devotional book containing selections from the Qurʼān, beginning with Sūrat Yūsuf and ending with a prayer. The entire text is written inside gilt pear-shapes with illuminated margins.

Dates: 1725-1825 C.E.; 1137-1241 A.H.

William P. Dewee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-054
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of William P. Dewee and the handwritten manuscripts of essays he wrote for The Friend.

Dates: 1860-1864

John Henry Douglas papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-058
Abstract

This collection is composed of three folders of typed transcripts of correspondence, manuscripts, and portrait photographs relating to John Henry Douglas (1832-1919).

Dates: 1906-1933

C. Willis Edgerton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-063
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts collected by C. Willis Edgerton.

Dates: Undated.

“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-123
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.

Dates: ca. 1916-1917

J.P. Elkinton autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-116
Abstract

J. P. Elkinton’s autobiography describes his childhood and family, his attendance at Haverford College, from which he graduated in 1908. He also describes his experiences with the Society of Friends, particularly his travels on religious visits, and his adult life with his wife, Mary Bucknell, and their children. In addition to stories from various periods of his life, he provides biographical sketches of his family members.

Dates: 1966

Errol T. Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-065
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the photocopied letters and manuscripts of Errol T. Elliott.

Dates: 1849-1966

Margaret Ellis memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-109
Abstract

Margaret Ellis's memoir begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends, her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.

Dates: 1739-1752