Articles on the Library OPAC

As well as books and periodicals the library online catalogue includes details of around 3600 articles. This all includes articles which have appeared in Quaker Studies and Quaker Theology, all articles in Quaker Religious Thought going back to 1990, all articles in Friends’ Quarterly going back to 1960, all articles in Quaker History and its predecessor The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association (Philadelphia) going back to 1953 and all articles in the Journal of Friends’ Historical Society going back to 1948. Further retrospective cataloguing of the Journal of Friends’ Historical Society, Friends’ Quarterly and Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association is ongoing. In addition, around 250 articles have been catalogued as part of the peace cataloguing project. These articles appeared in The Friend, Friends’ Intelligencer, American Friend, Friends’ Quarterly Examiner and Friend (Philadelphia) between the 1910s and 1950s. They cover topics such as conscription, alternative service and the peace movement. As well as reportage, these articles include official statements from organisations such as the AFSC and London Yearly Meeting and articles by figures such as Henry J. Cadbury on historical aspects of Friends and peace. Items such as letters to the editor also serve as an important record of debate amongst Friends about the meaning of the peace testimony and appropriate action by Friends in war time. es on the Library OPAC As well as books and periodicals the library online catalogue includes details of around 3500 articles. This includes all articles which have appeared in Quaker Studies and Quaker Theology, all articles in Quaker Religious Thought going back to 1990, all articles in Friends’ Quarterly going back to 1960, all articles in Quaker History and its predecessor The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association (Philadelphia) going back to 1953 and all articles in the Journal of Friends’ Historical Society going back to 1935. Further retrospective cataloguing of the Journal of Friends’ Historical Society, Friends’ Quarterly and Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association is ongoing. In addition, around 250 articles have been catalogued as part of the peace cataloguing project. These articles appeared in The Friend, Friends’ Intelligencer, American Friend, Friends’ Quarterly Examiner and Friend (Philadelphia) between the 1910s and 1950s. They cover topics such as conscription, alternative service and the peace movement. As well as reportage, these articles include official statements from organisations such as the AFSC and London Yearly Meeting and articles by figures such as Henry J. Cadbury on historical aspects of Friends and peace. Items such as letters to the editor also serve as an important record of debate amongst Friends about the meaning of the peace testimony and appropriate action by Friends in war time.

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1 Comment

  1. March 23, 2010 at 9:17 am

    Congratulations on setting up the blog! Looking forward to reading your thoughts on each week’s Things. What did you think about weeks 2 and 3? Do web feeds appeal to a serials librarian?


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