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"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"
This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
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.
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.
This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript, "The Friends of Jakob Boeheme," an essay describing a visit to former Nazis interned after the war, and correspondence in both German and English.
This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's master's thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.
The biographical account of Thomas Kite describes Kite's early life, his convincement (conversion to Quakerism), and his testimonies against Elias Hicks during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.
Edward A. Manice's "George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados 1671-1675" describes the ways in which Quakers in Philadelphia and surrounding areas engaged with slavery in Barbados in the 17th century. The manuscript was written as an essay for Manice's senior history class at Yale University.
In his essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," John Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in the United States, as well as a short history of slavery in the United States, and the responsibilities of the United States government to those they are oppressing through slavery.
- Quakers 12
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
- Academic writing 2
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
- biographies (documents) 2
- correspondence 2
- Antislavery movements -- History 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Education -- United States 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Japan 1
- Poetry 1
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Slavery -- Barbados 1
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Barbados 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 1
- Society of Friends -- Japan 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
- Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Witnesses 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 1
- research notes 1 ∧ less
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
- Sharpless, Joshua 2
- Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
- Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
- Fisher, Joseph 1