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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA21/2/1/2
TitleCorrespondence relating to work for the Free Church Council and the Society of Friends
Extent1 volume; 159 items
Date1871-1914
DescriptionAlbum of correspondence, articles, pamphlets, and press cuttings relating to Helen Balkwill Harris's membership of the Society of Friends; her work promoting the public ministry of women; and her views on women's suffrage:
/1 Programme for the funeral of Helen Balkwill Harris, 1914
/2 Article by HBH entitled 'Birthright Membership,' 1871
/3 Pamphlet by HBH entitled 'An Appeal to Christians on the Subject of Vivisection,' nd
/4 Article by HBH entitled 'A Visit to Indianapolis,' nd
/5 Press cutting reporting on a Women's Meeting chaired by HBH, nd
/6 Invitation to tea from HBH and James Rendel Harris to the young Quakers of Hendal, 1892
/7-/10 Various invitations to religious meetings, 1890s
/11-/12 Letters relating to HBH's resignation from the Hitchin Society of Friends, 1894
/13-/15 Letters relating to HBH's rejoining the Society of Friends, 1903
/16-/35 Cuttings from Out and Out of articles by HBH, late nineteenth/early twentieth century
/36 Cutting from The Bible Society Gleanings of an article by HBH entitled 'With the Bible - II In Jerusalem,' May 1890
/37 Cutting from The Lark of an article by HBH entitled 'The Vision of God,' 1899
/38 Cutting from The Illustrated Missionary News of an article by HBH entitled 'The Outlook in Armenia. Who Will Stand in the Breach?' 1899
/39 Cutting from The Puritain of an article by HBH entitled 'The Patience of Jesus,' 1900
/40 Cutting from The Christian Endeavour of an article by HBH entitled 'Spontenaiety in Confessing Christ,' 1900
/41 Cutting from The King's Highway of an article by HBH entitled 'Shut Up to One Road,' 1901
/42-/43 Invitations to meetings of the Birmingham Free Church Council, 1906
/44 Handwritten notes made by HBH of addresses given to various meetings of the Free Church Council, nd
/45 List of Free Church Council meetings held in 1907-1908, the year James Rendel Harris was President, 1908
/46 Cutting from the Free Church Council Yearbook of an article by HBH entitled 'The Public Ministry of Women,' 1907
/47 Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Leeds Free Church Girls' Guild, 1908
/48 Invitation to the Spring Meeting of the Leeds Free Church Women's Union, nd
/49-/52 Press cuttings relating to HBH's paper 'The Public Ministry of Women,' nd
/53 Handwritten note by HBH commenting on a Free Church Council meeting in Cardiff, nd
/54 Pamphlet by HBH entitled 'The Public Ministry of Women,' printed by the Orphans Printing Press, Leominster, 1907
/55 Letter to HBH from the Bishop of Hereford, thanking her for sending him 'The Public Ministry of Women,' 1909
/56 Cutting from the Free Church Chronicle of a letter from HBH entitled 'The Public Ministry of Women,' 1908
/57 Cutting from The Friend of an article by HBH entitled 'The Public Ministry of Women,' 1907
/58 Cutting from Flying Leaves of an article by HBH entitled 'The Public Ministry of Women,' 1907
/59 Handwritten note by HBH commenting on a meeting, probably a meeting of the Free Church Council, nd
/60 Letter to HBH from HD Philips, 1907
/61 Leaflet advertising meetings of the Society of Friends, nd
/62 Press cutting reporting on an address by HBH entitled 'Women's True Place in the Church,' nd
/63-/93 Documents relating to HBH's work on the Ministry of Women, including press cuttings, invitations to meetings, and handwritten notes made by HBH describing and commenting on meetings, 1907
/94 Programme for the Annual Meeting of the Walsall Evangelical Church Council, including addresses by James Rendel Harris and HBH, 1908
/95 Leaflet advertising 'Lectures on the Fundamental Doctrines of Christianity.' Speakers include HBH and James Rendel Harris, 1908
/96 Pamphlet by HBH entitled 'New Year's Message to the Members of the Friends' Prayer League,' nd
/97 Cutting entitled 'Pulpit Sketch,' describing a meeting of the Society of Friends which included a lecture by James Rendel Harris, nd
/98 Cutting from the Daily News of an article by HBH proposing the establishment of a Women's Parliament, 1913
/99 Cutting from The Western Daily Mercury of a special feature on women's suffrage, which includes interviews with various prominent Devon and Cornwall women, including Helen Harris, 1907
/100-/101 Cuttings from The Friend - letters from Helen Harris relating to women's suffrage, 1913
/102 Cutting from The Friend reviewing HBH's 'The Basis of Membership in the Society of Friends,' 1909
/103 Article by Caroline Westlake reprinted from The Friends Quarterly Review entitled 'The Greatest Need in the Society of Friends,' nd
/104-/106 Reviews of HBH's article 'The Basis of Membership in the Society of Friends,' 1909-1911
/107 Cutting from the Times of a letter from HBH giving her views on Christianity and Islam, 1909
/108 Cutting of an article by Mrs WS Caine, entitled 'What the Women of the Free Churches are Doing,' 1910
/109 Cutting of an article by HBH entitled 'Women as Preachers. What Four Eminent Women have done in the Public Ministry of the Church,' 1910
/110 Cutting of a letter from HBH to the Times, describing the death of Hannah Whitall Smith, 1911
/111 Cutting - review of HBH's 'The Greatest Need in the Society of Friends,' 1910
/112 Poem by HBH, August 1884
/113 Cutting of an article by HBH entitled 'The Petrine Element in the Epistle to the Hebrews,' 1912
/114 Letter to HBH from William Mitchell Ramsay [classical scholar and archaeologist, expert on Asia Minor] thanking her for sending him her article about the connection between 1 Peter and Hebrews, 1914
/115 Cutting of an article by William Mitchell Ramsay entitled 'Luke's Authorities in Acts I-XII,' post 1909
/116 Letter to HBH from JH Rendall, 1911
/117 List, made by HBH, of people to whom she sent a copy of her paper, nd
/118-/119 Letters to HBH from James Denney [Professor of New Testament Language, Literature, and Theology, United Free Church College, Glasgow], thanking her for sending her articles, giving his views on women preaching and on the affinities between Hebrews and Peter, 1911
/120 Letter to HBH from John ?Oman, 1911
/121 Letter to HBH from Peter Taylor Forsyth [Principal of Hackney Theological College, Hampstead], commenting on her article, 1911
/122-/124 Letters to HBH from G Campbell Morgan [Minister, Westminster Chapel, London], enclosing /123 a copy of a letter from Mary Edwards [a servant girl] discussing authorship of the Epistle to the Hebrews, 1911-1912
Letters discussing HBH's essay 'The Petrine Element in the Epistle to the Hebrews' from: /125 Margaret Dunlop Gibson [biblical scholar, orientalist, and traveller], 1911; /126 Terrot Reaveley Glover [classical scholar and historian, lecturer in Ancient History at Cambridge], 1911; /127 JH Rendall, 1911; /128 Alfred E Garrie, 1911; /129 THD, 1911; /130 James Hope Moulton [Tutor, Wesleyan College, Didsbury, Manchester], 1911; /131-132 Agnes Smith Lewis [biblical scholar, orientalist, and traveller], 1911; /133 Robert Sleighthoime Franks [Woodbrooke lecturer; Principal, Western College, Bristol], 1911
/134-135 Cuttings from the Friend of letters from HBH reporting on James Rendel Harris's travels in Asia Minor, 1912-1913
/136 Letter to HWG from David B Updegraff, saying that HBH is planning to return to England, 1879
/137 Letter from HBH to 'Beloved Sister in Jesus,' probably 1879
/138 Press cutting of David Updegraff's obituary, 1894
/139 Letter to HBH from EJC Updegraff concerning the death of David Updegraff, 1895
/140 Leaflet by John Henry Douglas entitled 'Facts and Figures,' discussing the state of the Society of Friends in England and America, 1908
/141 Letter to HBH from John Henry Douglas, enclosing /140, 1910
/142-/144 Cuttings concerning the death and funeral of David Updegraff, 1894
/145-/146 Correspondence relating to HBH's operation, 1911
/147 Letter to HBH from Geraldine S Cadbury, 1908 and /148 Letter to HBH from Barrow Cadbury, 1909, thanking her for presenting a book of flowers from the Holy Land to Uffculme Adult School.
/149 Note made by HBH entitled 'Special Nos of Gitangali's song offerings,' nd
/150 Cutting of an article by AW Crawley-Boevey entitled 'Identifying the Site of Calvary,' 1910
/151 Cutting of an article by AW Crawley-Boevey entitled 'Where was the Tomb of Our Lord,' 1910
/152 Drawing by HBH labelled 'Cross in Sepulchre on Green Hill,' nd
/153 Letter to HBH from Handley Dunelm, commenting on an article by HBH, 1909
/154 Letter to HBH from Isabel Somerset, commenting on Memoranda Sacra, 1903
/155 Christmas card from Isabel Somerset, 1909
/156 Letter to HBH from Handley Dunelm, 1901
/157 Tracing of a cross, probably the same as /152
/158 Letter to HBH from Ethel M Govan, 1915
/159 Letter to HBH from Andrew Carnegie, thanking her for sending a sketch, and sending her the International Hymn, 1911
ArrangementOriginal order
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionNeeds remounting; some documents cannot be read without tearing the pages of the album. /157 is folded