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"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Dr. Gregory A. Barnes (1934-) is a Quaker author, historian, and member of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He was a former Peace Corpsman in Sierra Leone and Nigeria, received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, and spent many years at Drexel University, directing the English Language Center and publishing academic materials for international learners of English.

This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript 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.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, 2011.
Volume 1

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