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Francis Bacon diaries

 Collection
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

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Cope-Evans Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1242
Overview The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012, and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1683-2012

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC in...
Dates: 1778-2011

Leeds Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1284
Overview Family papers, predominantly correspondence and photographs, of the Quaker Leeds family.
Dates: 1860-2000

Matlack family notebooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-033
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of miscellaneous notebooks of the Matlack family. Included is a notebook of Asa Matlack, a notebook which includes copied inscriptions from Quaker tombstones, and a notebook with land records of the Matlack family.
Dates: 1818-1823

Mitchell Family letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-959
Overview The papers of the Mitchell family, Quakers in 19th century Philadelphia.
Dates: 1830 - 1911

Newlin family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.
Dates: 1839-1846

Potts Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1260
Overview This collection includes materials from Joseph Kirkbride Potts, Mary Potts, Anna Potts, and Elizabeth Potts. and contains materials in five series: “Journalsand Diaries,” “Commonplace Books,” “Scrapbook and Photographs,” “Estate of Joseph Potts,” and “Miscellaneous Materials.”
Dates: 1804-1908; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1880

Updegraff Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

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Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 2
Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
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Cope family 1
Cope, Annette 1
Cope, Caroline E. (Caroline Elizabeth) 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dinsmore family 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Anne Tall 1
Evans, Francis Algernon 1
Evans, J. Morris 1
Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Haverford College 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Jacob, Caroline M. 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leeds family 1
Leeds, Barclay R., 1834-1918 1
Matlack family 1
Mitchell, Anna I. 1
Mitchell, George Justice 1
Mitchell, George Lippincott 1
Mitchell, J. Howard 1
Mitchell, Mary Ella 1
Mitchell, Tracy Iredell 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Newlin family 1
Newlin, Rachel H. 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pennell family 1
Pennell, Clarence 1
Potts family 1
Potts, Anna, 1827-1905 1
Potts, Elizabeth 1
Potts, Joseph 1
Potts, Mary 1
Schneider, Rebecca Fisher 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Benjamin D. 1
Smedley, Otto, 1827-1882 1
Smedley, Sam (Samuel Fothergill), 1839-1864 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Jonathan 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Updegraff family 1
Updegraff, Ann Taylor 1
Updegraff, David Benjamin 1
Updegraff, David Brainerd 1
Updegraff, Jonathan Taylor 1
Updegraff, Rebecca A. 1
Updegraff, Rebecca Taylor 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Walter, Hannah Ann 1
Whitson family 1
Whitson, Margaret 1
Whitson, T. (Thomas Barclay), b.1894 1
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