Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
37 items ;
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
1 folder
Shaker furniture in demand, Credence Custom Furniture & Cabinetmakers in Brown County focuses on Shaker furniture.
Ohio Wesleyan University - L.A. Beeghly Library
1 box.
Nine postcard-size photographs of various Shaker people taken in Mount Lebanon, N.Y., dated variously from 1878 to 1905.
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
ca. 94 p.
Shaker songs and hymns, compiled by Libby, with small letteral notation, chiefly from Alfred and Sabbathday Lake, Me., but also from the Shaker societies at Canterbury, N.H., and Mount Lebanon and Watervliet, N.Y. Includes family record of Orin J. Libby's family.
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
300 p.
Entries, copied by Freeman from various Shaker periodicals, chiefly relating to the history of the Sabbathday Lake Community, including "History of brick dwelling built 1883 & 4" by Elder William Dumont (copied from his diaries), note on the dwelling house, and lists of brothers and sisters moving in.
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
136 p.
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.
Fruitlands Museums
3 v.
Scrapbooks from the Harvard, Mass., community. Includes scrapbooks of Thomas Hammond, containing Shaker songs, excerpts from periodicals, an address of Henry Ward Beecher, and clippings relating to a European tour taken by a Boston journalist; and scrapbook of Eunice Bathrick, containing poetry, essays, and anecdotes, pertaining to a variety of subjects.
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
5 boxes.
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.
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
56 boxes (30 cubic ft.)
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.
Cleveland Museum of Art - Ingalls Library