Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
1 folder.
Shaker furniture in demand, Credence Custom Furniture & Cabinetmakers in Brown County focuses on Shaker furniture.
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
37 items ;
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.
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Special Collections
2 ft. (1 box, ca. 123 items) ;
Kentucky State Archives Guide Project
10 v.
These are official spiritual and financial records, and personal journals from the Shaker community at Pleasant Hill. The earliest record documents the origin and progress of the Pleasant Hill community (1 v.; 1805-ca. 1855). Others list the daily activities and domestic duties of members (2 v.; 1843-1868). Church records detail covenants and give lists of members, including biographical information (3 v.; 1845-1894). A spiritual journal describes worship services (1 v.; 1843-1846), and an account book documents taxes paid and communal funds (1 v.; 1885-1896).
Fruitlands Museums
ca. 60 items. 3 v.
Correspondence from Mount Lebanon and Watervliet, N.Y., Shirley and Harvard, Mass., Canterbury, N.H., Sabbathday Lake, Me., and other Shaker communities from many individuals. Includes letters from Harvard, Mass., covering many topics including the death of Brother John Orsment, a missionary tour to Vermont, and the exemption from bearing arms during the Civil War; letters from Mount Lebanon, N.Y., including correspondence from Eldress M. Catherine Allen to Clara Endicott Sears detailing Allen's contributions to the Fruitlands Shaker museum, letters from Josephine Jilson to Sears discussing the Harvard Shaker cemetery and the relocation of Shaker sisters, and letters from some of the relocated sisters discussing M. Catherine Allen, Shaker songs, and the departure of Sister Lottie Tremper from the Mount Lebanon community; and letters (1932-1938) from Prudence Stickney, of Sabbathday Lake, Me., to Clara Endicott Sears, chiefly concerning donations to the Fruitlands Museums.
Maine Historical Society
7 items.
Five bill heads from the Shakers of Sabbathday Lake, Me., and one from West Gloucester, Me. Includes the name of their agent, D.C. Wilson, and an illustrated blotter with a country scene and advertisement for Shaker souvenirs.
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.
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.