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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 587 Collections and/or Records:

John Woolman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-092
Abstract

John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York, United Kingdom. Entries discuss Woolman's travel with Samuel Emlen, including preparations for the voyage, description of weather conditions, conditions on board, religious reflection, and reflection on the slave trade.

Dates: 1772

John Woolman Memorial House records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-103
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, notes, and photographs of the John Woolman Memorial House.

Dates: 1924-1942

John Woolman papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-185
Abstract

The collection contains some papers of John Woolman, an American Quaker minister.

Dates: 1749

Rebecca Wright diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-093
Abstract

Entries in Rebecca Wright's diary of her religious visit to England and Ireland provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, and attendance at meetings throughout England.

Dates: 1784, Undated

Anna Yarnall diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-094
Abstract

Anna Yarnall's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1856-1885

Emma C. Yarnall commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-043
Abstract

The commonplace book of Emma C. Yarnall includes quotations on religious subjects, excerpts of letters, and excerpts of poetry and literature.

Dates: 1878

Young American Literary Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-028
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one collection of minutes from the Young American Literary Association. The minutes describe debates on literary themes, including the topic, who presented on what side, the moderator, and the chosen winner. It often includes who the next moderator and topic will be.

Dates: 1867-1868