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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Elfreth family commonplace books

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-010
Overview This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.
Dates: 1820-1853

Jonathan Evans scrapbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-022
Overview The scrapbook of Jonathan Evans was originally used as an account book, circa 1775-1782, and was later used as a scrapbook. The volume includes newspaper clippings, which generally focus on poetry, philosophy, and politics, pasted in over the original financial records.
Dates: 1817

Joseph Fisher manuscript

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-129
Overview This poem, written by Joseph Fisher to Carmel Friends, is related to the religious tensions among Quakers during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation. It is addressed to a meeting in Carmel, to which Joseph Fisher used to belong. The original poem was written in 1832, and this copy was made by Lydia Morlan in 1833.
Dates: 1833

Thomas Fisher commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-011
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.
Dates: Undated.

Thomas Fisher manuscript

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-119
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Thomas Fisher. Poems included in the volume are largely related to related to American history.
Dates: Undated.

John Fling commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-012
Overview The commonplace book of John Fling includes poetry and extracts arranged by topic. Some of the later extracts are signed by Hannah Fling.
Dates: 1786-1816

Mary Flowers commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-013
Overview The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (conversion to Quakerism) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.
Dates: 1757-1761

"Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-034
Overview Walter B. Fulghum's dissertation "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought" analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious thought. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."
Dates: 1943

Miranda Gibbons commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-015
Overview The commonplace book of Miranda Gibbons contains poetry, extracts, a memorandum for Henry G. Williams, and extracts from speeches.
Dates: Undated

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Overview Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts detail his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and include both poetry and prose.
Dates: 1857