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Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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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

Rowland Greene commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-016
Overview The commonplace book of Rowland Greene includes religious extracts, religious reflections, a memorandum of James Greene, and discussion of various topics, including money, parenting, prayer, and poverty.
Dates: 1797-1854

Catherine Haines commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017
Overview The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.
Dates: 1775-1777

Sara Hartshorne diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Overview Sara Hartshorne's diary entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.
Dates: 1845-1856

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

Nonviolence and Children Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-771
Overview Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...
Dates: 1970-1997

Katherine Paxson school book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume child’s workbook of Katherine Paxson. The volume is religious in nature, and includes various moral and religious lessons, illustrated with clippings of colored images of biblical figures.
Dates: 1918-1922

Esther Pinkham copy book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Overview The copy book of Esther Pinkham includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.
Dates: 1799

Rachel Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Overview Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the 19th century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.
Dates: 1840

Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036
Overview The commonplace book of Ann Matlack Stackhouse includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848), and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included are the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in...
Dates: 1837-1845

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