Ohio Wesleyan University - L.A. Beeghly Library
Nine postcard-size photographs of various Shaker people taken in Mount Lebanon, N.Y., dated variously from 1878 to 1905
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
Shaker furniture in demand, Credence Custom Furniture & Cabinetmakers in Brown County focuses on Shaker furniture
Western Reserve Historical Society
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Brooklyn Museum
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
History and genealogy of the Sabbathday Lake and Alfred, Me., communities. Includes information relating to the trading of lands owned by Jabez Ricker and Eliphaz Ring in Poland and Alfred, Me.; list of Shaker societies with dates, missions, branches, families, and short-lived communities; excerpts from The American Shakers and their furniture by John G. Shea; Alonzo Hollister's description of the square order shuffle, a dance used in Sunday afternoon meetings; and a list of symbols in Shaker spirit drawings
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Consists of a letter written by "Eliab" from New Lebanon, NY (Shakertown) to Elder Benjamin S. Young, of South Union, Logan County, Kentucky, dated April 22, 1816. The letter gives recipes for numerous medicines, some of which had been purchased from patent holders, on the condition that they be used for "the benefit of believers only and not to communicate them to the world." An additional four pages of remedies are included. The letter was given to W.A. Provine by Elder Jane Cowan of Shakertown, Kentucky in August 1900
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
Manuscripts include: covenants, laws, indentures and other legal documents; account books and other financial records; membership and vital records; correspondence; diaries and journals; testimonies and biographies; addresses, sermons, and essays; inspired writings; school records and instructional materials; music; poetry; recipes and prescriptions. The bulk of these manuscripts relate to the Watervliet and New Lebanon communities that were situated in New York State. Other communities documented in this collection are Groveland, New York, Enfield, Connecticut, Harvard, Shirley, and Tyringham, Massachusetts, Canterbury and Enfield, New Hampshire
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
A collection of individual items gathered to document the Shakers. Included are broadsides, booklets, catalogs and other printed materials. Also included are letters, 1839-1879; records of School District Number 14 in the town of Watervliet, 1845-1857; list of members of the South Family at Enfield Conn, 1886; an arithmatic notebook of D.A. Buckingham, 1825-1826; and one brief booklet on changes in dress