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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 587 Collections and/or Records:

Israel Howell Birdsall account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-002
Abstract

Entries in the account book of Israel Howell Birdsall record amounts paid or owed, goods purchased, and currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter. The volume includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically.

Dates: 1810-1819

"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

Hugh Borton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-025
Abstract

This collection is comprised of typed notes on Howland genealogy, and photocopied pages from a book entitled, "New Bedford of the Past."

Dates: 1965

Knud Botnen papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-026
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of handwritten notes, and a photocopy of a page entitled "Friends of Norway."

Dates: Undated.

Branch Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-028
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Branch family.

Dates: 1899-1921

Josiah H. Branson account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Abstract

This account book records Josiah H. Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots; repairing shoes, slippers, and boots; and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.

Dates: 1860-1862

"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Abstract

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

James Bringhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant.

Dates: 1780-1802

Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-004
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.

Dates: 1811-1852

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Abstract

This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1875-1880