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William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.
Dates: 1755-1756

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Eugenie Benezet journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
Dates: 1843-1849

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
Dates: 1841-1868

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Overview Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1781

Elizabeth Browett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.
Dates: 1833-1834

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Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
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Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
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Bertrand family 1
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Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
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Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Davis, Samuel C. 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
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Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Faulk family 1
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Foulke, Susan 1
Gause, Charles Edward, Jr 1
Gould, Stephen, 1781?-1838 1
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Gummere, Samuel James 1
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Hodgson, William 1
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Jackson, William 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
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Jones, Susan Taber 1
Jones, Sybil 1
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Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
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