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Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.
Dates: 1815-1829

Amy Fenimore diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025
Overview Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia. Her diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Hicksite-Orthodox Quaker separation.
Dates: 1803-1840

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1783-1788

Anne Moore journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-046
Overview Anne Moore was a Quaker minister from 1738 to 1783. Journal entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.
Dates: 1756-1786

Katherine T. Paxson journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Overview Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.
Dates: 1971-1995

Shoemaker commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-035
Overview The commonplace books of the Shoemaker family include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.
Dates: 1794-1839

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Overview Ann Cooper Whitall's diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within her family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.
Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762