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Quakerism

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Barlow of Thornby Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Barlow of Thornby
Scope and Contents 1. Provenance and significance of the collectionThe papers in this collection document the varied interests of several generations of the Barlow family of Thornby, Northants, between c. 1850 and 2015, with some material going back to the 18th century.The collection is of considerable interest to a wide range of research: to social historians, as charting the rise of a yeoman and merchant family over several generations; to political historians, as covering the careers of...
Dates: 1707-2015
Conditions Governing Access: Subject to the terms of the donation, access to papers after 1969 requires the permission of Mr Henry S. Barlow (P.O. Box 10139, Postcode 50704, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or E-mail at hsbar@pc.jaring.my). Additionally, access to some items is restricted under data protection legislation. These restrictions are marked on the catalogue. Most of the papers are in good condition. In a few cases, where indicated, papers are currently awaiting conservation and therefore not available to readers.
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Diary of Mary Howard

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10413
Scope and Contents

The diary reflects the life of a young girl whose horizons were limited by social and religious constraints. She was eager for self-improvement and created for herself a series of routines and good intentions, which are inserted into the end of the diary. In the daily entries she often refers to these programmes by a system of capital letters and Roman numerals.

Dates: 1813
Conditions Governing Access: Access restricted on account of physical condition.
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Papers of Geoffrey Storrs Fry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9710
Scope and Contents

Personal and family correspondence and papers

Dates: 1796-1959
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Robert Plumstead: Letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2798
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters to Plumsteads' clients. Includes alphabetical list of addressees. See C. A. J. Skeel, 'The Letter-Book of a Quaker Merchant, 1756-8', English Historical Review (1916), 137-43.

Dates: 1756-1758
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Edward Fry Family: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9738
Scope and Contents

The letters catalogued are an autograph collection, gathered (at least in part) by Sir Edward Frys daughter Agnes. Although individually many of them are of limited historical value, being notes of thanks to Fry and his family for congratulations or donations, and social invitations and replies, the letters as a group do throw some light on Frys career: his relations with other judges, his work as an arbitrator, and his zoological interests.

Dates: 1834-1935 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Society of Friends: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8366
Dates: 1661-1814
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Sum and Substance of a Dispute between William Couch an Elder of the Baptist Congregation, and Thomas Upsher, one of those in Scorn called Quakers at Burnham in Denge Hundred, 1699

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.106
Scope and Contents

The dispute, won by the Quaker, turns chiefly upon water-baptism and the resurrection of the body. At the end is a list of names of those present. fo. 1: 'S', '585'. (pencil) hiatus between fos. 10 and 12.

Dates: 1699 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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