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Samuel Allinson commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
Dates: 1761

Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 1

Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 1
Overview This addition consists of over 240 letters between Caroline Cadbury (1851-1914) and Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929) during their engagement. There are also letters between Caroline's parents Richard Cadbury (1825-1897) and Lydia Comfort Shinn (1828-1904) during their own engagement, as well as later letters from Caroline to her family.
Dates: 1849-1919

Rowland Greene letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-008
Overview This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene, a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. The volume contains personal correspondence; the majority of letters are addressed to Greene's wife and children while he was away from home on religious visits. Topics covered in Greene's correspondence include descriptions of his travels, meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.
Dates: 1809-1833

Seiju Hirakawa commonplace books

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-058
Overview The commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary. Excerpts and quotations are arranged by topic, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, and pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.
Dates: Undated

Hannah M. Jones index

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-018
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of an index created by Hannah M. Jones, given to her aunt, Mary Ann Jones. The indexes include the deaths and marriages of Quakers, copied from The Friend, and arranged alphabetically.
Dates: 1827-1914

Marriage Certificates

Identifier: HC.MC-950-307
Overview This collection is comprised of Quaker marriage certificates from various Quaker families.
Dates: 1600s-1898, undated

"Indian Summer of the Heart"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-069
Overview Daisy Newman's novel, "Indian Summer of the Heart," is the sequel to "I take thee, Serenity," and focuses on two entwined love stories. The first story is that of the continuing story of Peter and Serenity Holland, married at the end of the earlier book, as they face the difficult stresses of building two careers while also trying to meet the needs of Ross, their little boy. The other love story is that of Oliver Otis, a 78 year old widower, and Peter and Serenity's mentor, and Loveday Mead,...
Dates: 1982

Henry Russell diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060
Overview Henry Russell's diary entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.
Dates: 1858-1861

Richard Tangye scrapbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-014
Overview This scrapbook is comprised of reports from Quarterly Meetings, copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and articles written by George Fox.
Dates: Undated.

Taylor Family materials

Identifier: HC.MC-950-246
Overview This collection contains materials belonging to the Taylor family.
Dates: 1870-1938

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