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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 587 Collections and/or Records:

Joshua L. Baily commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-005
Abstract

Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916) was a Quaker merchant in the dry goods business, and was involved in African American causes, peace issues, and temperance. Volume 1 contains extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 contains extracts of essays on literature and copied poems.

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

Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-013
Abstract

This collection contains the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1909

"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.

"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

Bartlett Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-014
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, school records, financial records, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Bartlett family.

Dates: 1842-1859

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

James Bean papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-016
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two folders of the correspondence and notes of James Bean.

Dates: 1909-1911