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RESEARCH IN PROGRESS Compiled by Barbara L. Curtis Rosemary Abend, a graduate student in history at the University of California at Los Angeles, is preparing a doctoral dissertation on Quaker philanthropy in the 18th century. She may be reached at her home at 158 Via Monte d'Oro, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Peter Brock, eméritas professor at the University of Toronto, is preparing a history of pacifism up to 1914. His address is 82 Moore Ave., Toronto, Ont., Canada M4T 1V3. Margaret J. Benefiel, a graduate student in history at Catholic University in Washington, D.C, is collecting material on Quaker spirituality, especially as it relates to the lives of early women Friends. Correspondence should be addressed to her at 1809 Lawrence St., NE, Washington, DC 20017. The faculty of the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia is the subject of research by H. Kenneth Bechtel, a faculty member of Wake Forest University at Winston-Salem, N.C. He is currently preparing a biographical study of Edward A. Bochet who taught at the Institute from 1876 to 1910. A. Day Bradley, emeritus professor of Lehman College of the City University of New York, is presently working on Quaker immigrants to the Redstone area in Western Pennsylvania. He is also engaged in a study of Friends in Lancaster (Pa.) gaol 1775-1781. His address is 205 Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA 18940. Sarah B. Dine, assistant editor for a complete edition of the diary of Elizabeth Drinker, has been checking data on Elizabeth and Henry Dinker and other 18th century family members for annotation purposes. Correspondence will reach her at 11 Maiden Lane, Apt. D. New York, NY 10038. A reference text entitled Out of the Garden: Lives of New Jersey Women will contain an article by Elizabeth G. Carpenter on Susan Catherine (Moore) Waters, 1823-1900, ä Hicksite Quaker of Bordentown, N.J. She was a many faceted woman artist, was recording secretary of the New Jersey women's suffrage movement, and was active in Hicksite Quaker affairs. Susan Carpenter may be addressed at P.O. Box 365, Chatsworth, NJ. 08019. A history of Birmingham PA Monthly Meeting is being proposed by the meeting in connection with the commemoration of its 300th anniversary. Jane A. Gregory, Richard Chalfont andWilliam and Sara Hodgson are covering various periods ofthe meeting's history. Correspondence relating to this project should be addressed to Box 4, Route 2, Chadd's Ford, PA 19317. J. Bernard Haviland, 115 Ridge Road, Media, PA 19063, is at work on a history ofthe Media PA Third Street Monthly Meeting. Anecdotes and general information are welcome by Haviland at the above address. A history of the Exeter PA Meeting in the period 1737-1787 is the dissertation topic of Karen Guenther, a graduate student at the University of Connecticut. Guenther may be reached at 1218 Robeson St., Reading, PA 19604. Thomas D. Hamm, a member ofthe faculty at Indiana University at Indianapolis, is preparing an account of 19th century Orthodox Quakerism for publication by the Indiana University Press. Hamm's address is 6240 Newberry Road, #802, Indianapolis , IN 46256. A University of Delaware graduate student, Judith L. Herdig, P.O. Box 216, Mendenhall, PA 19357, is doing research on the architecture of Friends meetinghouses in the Federal period. Kenneth L. Hodges of Baker and McKensie, 815 Connecticut Ave., N.W, Suite 136 Research In Progress137 1 100, Washington, DC 20006, is doing a family genealogical study of members of Dublin, Ireland, and Hardshaw, Lancashire, England Monthly Meetings in the 17th century for an article to appear in the Maryland Historical Magazine. Christine Holden of3 Summer St. , Lewiston, ME 04240, a member ofthe faculty of the University of Southern Maine, is making a study of Russian-Quaker connections during the lifetimes of William Penn and Czar Peter the Great. The intellectual and religious development of Jane Addams is the subject of research by James B. Hunt, professor of history at Whitworth College. Hunt welcomes correspondence at 9115 Mt. View Lane, Spokane, WA 99218. Richard W. Hunter, a graduate student at Rutgers University, is preparing a doctoral dissertation on the early career of Owen Biddle during the 1760s and 1770s. Biddle was active...


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