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Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The commonplace book of Susan Hilles Shearman includes extracts of poetry, hymns, prayers, newspaper clippings, quotations arranged by topics, and descriptions of Shearman's baby daughter. Inside the volume are post cards from Ephrata, and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as well as a photograph of Hepsiba Hathaway Howland.
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of the "Poems of Su-Shieh," and the labels that accompanied it during an earlier exhibit. This modern copy of the poems of Su-Shieh was produced as a copy book for practice in handwriting. The original poems of Su-Shieh, according to the introduction of the volume, were written during a party when Su-Shieh was reading ancient poetry to his guests, and suggested that they write their own poems. It was published by the “Public...
Overview The commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by" E.M.W."
Overview The volume features poems copied by various friends of Phebe Clapp Thomas, and focuses on friendship, reflection, religion, and faith. Among those extracts that were signed, signatures from the following individuals are included: Jemima Hamond, Ann M. Thorne, Elias Hicks Jr., Joseph Griffen, B. Barton, Elizabeth Wenzer, Adeline Begnor, Jane Charlotte Leach, Marcia L. Haight, and E. Mitchell. A number of extracts are unsigned, including extracts of poetry by Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott....
Overview Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."
Dates: 1941, undated
Scope and content note This volume includes correspondence related to the 150th anniversary of John G. Whittier’s birth, discussion of publication of a volume of his poetry, information on the Whittier Anniversary committee, including a list of the committee members, as well as clippings of printed poems by J.G. Whittier and hymns. The majority of correspondence is addressed to Marshall Taylor, and it is likely that it is his scrapbook, though the owner of the volume is unclear.
Overview Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Wharton's commonplace book volumes include poetry and prose.