Visit the reconstructed home of Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn (born on October 14, 1644). This was William and Hannah Penn's country estate. Learn more about the estate at http://www.pennsburymanor.org/
This event took place on October 21, 2021
This session was recorded and has been added to the State Library's Lunch-and-Learn archive online .
Murphy, Andrew R. “2018 George Richardson Lecture: William Penn after 300 Years: Paradoxes and Legacies of a Boundary Spanner.” Quaker Studies (Liverpool University Press / Journals), vol. 24, no. 1, June 2019, pp. 5–23. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3828/quaker.2019.24.1.2. Academic Search Main Edition. Available through the Power Library
Frost, J.William. “William Penn: Quaker Humanist.” Quaker Studies (Quaker Studies Research Association), vol. 16, no. 2, Mar. 2012, pp. 174–189. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3828/quaker.16.2.174. Available Full text through the Power Library
Palmer Jr., T.Vail. “Did William Penn Diverge Significantly from George Fox in His Understanding of the Quaker Message?” Quaker Studies (Quaker Studies Research Association), vol. 11, no. 1, Sept. 2006, pp. 59–70. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=asm&AN=23041380&site=ehost-live. Available full text through the Power Library
Quaker studies : the journal of the Quaker Studies Research Association and The Centre for Quaker Studies, University of Sunderland. Available through the several sources State Library catalog listing for Quaker Life
The following subject headings and/or keyword searches may help you locate materials about William Penn and Quaker Society in colonial Pennsylvania using the State Library catalog or your local library catalog.
Penn, William (1644-1718)
Penn, William (1644-1718)-- Biographies
Pennsbury Manor (Pa)
Pennsbury Manor (Morrisville, Pa) -- History
Pennsybury Manor (Morrisville, Pa) -- Guidebooks
Society of Friends -- History
Quakers -- History