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Woolman, John, 1720-1772

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Amelia Mott Gummere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1005
Overview

Amelia Mott Gummere (1859-1937) was a noted writer on Quaker subjects. Her published works include The Quaker: a Atudy in Costume, 1901; The Journal and Essays of John Woolman, 1922; Witchcraft and Quakerism, 1908; and several other works. She was editor of the Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association and President of the John Woolman Association.

Dates: 1681-1961; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1937

John Woolman Memorial Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-014
Overview The John Woolman Memorial Association was founded in 1915 by Amelia Mott Gummere. It operates out of a historic house in Mount Holly, New Jersey, where John Woolman's family lived, and where their apple orchard once existed. According to its by-laws, its purpose was "the preservation of John Woolman's house [...], for the purpose of social service in the spirit of John Woolman and for antiquarian interest." It is still a working organization today. This collection contains one volume of...
Dates: 1915-1937

New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-019
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two copies of the Constitution for the New Jersey Association for Helping Indians, 1757. One copy has signatures of subscribers who gave money for the cause, including John Woolman. The other copy was found among records at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Dates: 1757

John Woolman diary

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

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
Overview

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
Overview

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

Dates: 1749