The result of a census taken by members of the Society of Friends in 1847, this work provides an examination of the socioeconomic situation of African Americans living in Philadelphia in the mid-1800s.
An autobiographical account of the life of John Woolman, describing his travels in Africa, America and England. The work focuses on Woolman's arguments against slavery and his relationship with the Society of Friends.
Ebenezer Denny gives an account of his decade and a half in uniform, from his Revolutionary War service on through the early years of the new United States. This edited volume includes a large selection of Denny 19s letters and also contains his...
Well-known college president John Franklin Goucher attends the Tokyo Conference of the World's Student Christian Federation in March 1907 and gives the keynote speech on the role of Christianity in the rise of the United States.
Retired scientist, educator, and amateur historian Charles F. Himes combines his interests with a short but studied life of Thomas Cooper, one of his famous predecessors on the Dickinson College faculty.