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"Charismatic Communication: A Critical Analysis of the Rhetorical Behaviors of George Fox, Founder of the Society of Friends"


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

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Eugene Conrad Elser (1944-) was a professor of law at Regent University School of Law in Virginia. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on May 22, 1944. Elser graduated with his bachelor's (1968) from Roberts Wesleyan College, his master's (1970) and Ph.D. (1972) from Ohio State University, and his J.D. (1979) from the University of Tennessee.

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Eugene C. Elser's dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at Ohio State University. The manuscript analyzes the rhetoric of George Fox in his journal entries and analyzes George Fox as a "charismatic communicator."


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 Part 1, 1972.
Box 2
Manuscript Part 2, 1972.
Box 2

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