Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.
Photographer John Griscom Bullock (1854-1939) was a founding member of the Photo Secession along with Alfred Stieglitz, and an organizer of the Philadelphia Photographic Salon. The collection consists primarily of Bullock's photographs, but also some of his manuscripts and photographs by his son, John Emlen Bullock.
Included are letters of Friends unsigned, unattributed, and/or undated. In addition, there is a memorial to Samuel Fothergill; a letter to Phin, possibly Phineas Garrett, and two poems, one to the memory of a Richard Jordan (written in the 19th century), the other to the memory of Tacy Bates (written in the 19th century).
Born in Germany, Emmy Noether was a distinguished mathematician who immigrated to the United States as a refugee Jewish scholar in the 1930s where she took a teaching position at Bryn Mawr College. During the 1934-1935 academic year Noether taught one graduate level course in Algebra in the department of mathematics. Noether died suddenly in 1935 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. The collection consists mainly of material written about Noether and memorializing Noether.
This collection is comprised of the single volume memorial book for W.S. Sampson. The volume includes three pages of hand illustrated quotations, including a quote from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier.
The manuscripts of John Smith's "The Lives of Ministers of the Gospel Among the People called Quakers" are comprised of entries about Quaker ministers, arranged alphabetically. Entries briefly describe the life of each minister, largely relying upon quoted testimonies from Monthly and Yearly Meetings.