J. William Frost, Senior Research Scholar and Emeritus Professor, Swarthmore College, will give the Honorary Curator’s lecture at Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Monday, April 17, at 7:30 pm in Sheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall. The title of the lecture is “The Enigma of William Penn: A Biographer’s Dilemmas.”
The author of many books and articles on Quaker history and peace studies, including The Quaker Family in Colonial America: A Portrait of the Society of Friends (1973), The Quakers (1988), A Perfect Freedom: Religious Liberty in Pennsylvania (1990) and A History of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim Perspectives on War and Peace (2004), Jerry Frost’s work has profoundly influenced the understanding of Quaker history. In addition to his publications and teaching, J. William Frost also served as Director of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 2001.
Free and Open to the Public
For information, contact Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081-1399, 610-328-8498 or firstname.lastname@example.org.