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"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Overview

Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.

Dates: 1976

"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-024
Overview

William Wistar Comfort's draft manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" describe the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits, and the collection includes promotional materials related to the book's publication.

Dates: 1940

"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled



"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandsons. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States" in Byberry Friends' Library.

Dates: Undated.

James Pemberton biography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-075
Overview

The biography of James Pemberton includes descriptions of the Pemberton family, their history and genealogical roots, and the early life of James Pemberton, as well as his adult life. The biography includes quoted sections from Quaker meeting minutes.

Dates: Undated.

Robert Proud manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-152
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single folder collection of Robert Proud's manuscripts. The majority of the collection is comprised of notes on Robert Proud's life, presumably written by a descendant. The most significant item is titled "Notes & memorandums by Robert Proud of Philadelphia respecting his early turn of mind, education etc., anno 1786." There is also information in another hand about other Proud family members, a Robert Proud signature, and some fragments.

Dates: Undated.

Daniel B. Smith manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-086
Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of manuscripts written by Daniel B. Smith: "The History of the United States of North America" and "Ethics: Prepared for the Use of Haverford School."

Dates: Undated.