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Quail family papers -- 1722, 1791-1906 (bulk 1814-1861) Creator: Quail family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, financial records, and documents related to members of the Quail family of Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Quaker Advices from Burlington (N.J.) and Philadelphia (Pa.) -- 1682-1762 Creator: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains "advices" from the annual meetings of the Society of Friends for Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Most of the resolutions concern administrative and procedural matters. The volume also includes an essay about the history and beliefs of the Society of Friends.
Quaker collection -- 1700-1888 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 113 items
Abstract: The Quaker Collection consists of miscellaneous letters, diaries, and documents relating to the religious and social history of the Society of Friends in America during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Edmund Quincy letters -- 1757-1777 (bulk 1775-1777) Creator: Quincy, Henry, d. 1780
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: Of the Edmund Quincy letters, 7 are personal letters that Quincy wrote to his son Henry from Lancaster, Massachusetts, about the first years of the American Revolution. Quincy also wrote a letter to Dr. Cotton Tufts about personal matters.
Leslie W. Quirk and Walker H. Mills correspondence -- 1926-1931 Creator: Mills, Walker H., 1893-1962
Extent: 18 items
Abstract: This collection contains eight typed letters by author Leslie W. Quirk to his friend, fellow World War I veteran Walker H. Mills, and retained copies of Mills's nine responses to Quirk. Mills and Quirk served together in the American Field Service on the Western Front, Réserve Mallet, Motor Transport Company 839. Quirk struck up the correspondence in 1926 as he began writing a juvenile novel about the war, which he eventually published as Jimmy Goes to War (1931). They discussed the potential contents of the book, what parts of the story it would leave out or keep in, and descriptive details (such as insignia colors, the text of French signs, and other minutia). An inscribed copy of Jimmy Goes to War to Walker Mills accompanies the letters. The volume contains manuscript notations that appear to be an effort to identify the real names of fictionalized characters in the story.