Henry Watson Wilbur Papers, 1879-1914

(1 box)

RG 5/ 165


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Abstract
Henry Watson Wilbur (1851-1914) was a New York Quaker minister and social reformer. The collection contains some addresses and writings on religion and the advancement of the Society of Friends, biographical and memorial items giving tribute to his work on behalf of the National Association of Religious Liberals and the Friends General Conference, and a few letters.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL Henry Watson Wilbur (1851-1914) was a New York Quaker minister and social reformer.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains some addresses and writings on religion and the advancement of the Society of Friends, biographical and memorial items giving tribute to Henry Watson Wilbur's work on behalf of the National Association of Religious Liberals and the Friends General Conference, and a few letters

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series:


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Subjects
  • Quakers -- New York
  • Quakers -- Social service
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Friends General Conference (U.S.)
  • Society of Friends
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: Before 1950
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1903-1910:

Concerning Young Friends' Movement 4/12/1903 Box 1

Concerning London Yearly Meeting 7/24/1905 Box 1

From Henry Wilbur to Edward Magill, concerning "Sixty-five Years in the Life of a Teacher" 3/8/1907 Box 1

Ser. 2. Biographical Material, 1914

Addresses given by the following, at meeting in memory of Henry W. Wilbur: 11/29/1914

Dr. Jesse H. Holmes Box 1

Dr. Isaac H. Clothier Box 1

Elizabeth Powell Bond Box 1

Jane P. Rushmore Box 1

Dr. John Clarence Lee Box 1

Rufus M. Jones Box 1

Samuel J. Bunting Jr. Box 1

O. Edward Janney Box 1

Anna T. Speakman Box 1

Ser. 3. Addresses and writings, 1907-1914, n.d.

Concerning Society of Friends:

A Forecast of the Friends' Future 9/24/1910 Box 1

The Forward Look 3/15/1907 Box 1

The Genius of the Friendly System 2/1/1914 Box 1

The Quaker Theory of the Ministry n.d. Box 1

The Society of Friends and Government n.d. Box 1

Concerning Government and politics Box 1

Other Writings:

Building Public Opinion against Tolerated Vice Box 1

Notes, pieces of manuscript and chapter headings of a book on The Development of the Spiritual Perception Box 1

The Econ. Repression of the Negro, a menace to business Box 1

The Great Illusion Box 1

The Place of the Bible in the Modern World Box 1

Notes on Lundy Box 1

Ser. 4. Printed Material, 1879-1914

Vineland Independent 1879 (3 copies) Box 1

Newspaper clippings 1913-1914 Box 1

Notice and invitation to a meeting in memory of H.W. Wilbur Box 1