Woolman Research Papers, 1965-1988

(2 boxes; 0.75 linear feet)

RG 5/196


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Abstract
Phillips P. Moulton (b.1909) edited The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman which was published by Oxford University Press in 1971. The collection consists of Moulton's card files, correspondence, and other papers related to the editing of John Woolman's Journal.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Phillips P. Moulton (1909-), Quaker scholar, edited The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman which was published by Oxford University Press in 1971 as an edition of its Library of Protestant Thought. He was a professor at Adrian College.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection consists of Moulton's card files, correspondence, and other papers related to the editing of John Woolman's Journal.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Society of Friends -- Controversial literature
  • Society of Friends -- Lay ministry.
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Woolman, John, 1720-1772.
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: 1993
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
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1965-1988

Correspondence re: project and notes 1965-1968 Box 1: 1

Correspondence 1968-1969 Folder 2

Correspondence 1976-1988 Folder 3

Correspondence on NEH grant 1977-1978 Folder 4

Correspondence and MS of play by Earlene Hawley
re: her incomplete drama about John Woolman
n.d. Folder 5

Ser. 2. Research Notes and Papers

Outline for Introduction and Rational, Mss for Appendix
Appendix not included in final copy
Folder 6

Notes on comparisons of editions Folder 7

Notes and ms comparing MSS A and MSS B Folder 8

Notes on Biblical references, textual notes and variants Folder 9

Photocopy of Woolman manuscript
from Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Folder 10

Rough notes, on index cards Box 2