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David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Scope and Content note This collection includes the original copy of David Bacon’s journal kept during his time with the Six Nations in 1794, as well as two photocopies. 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 American and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the American Revolutionary War....
Dates: 1794

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily. The volume includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely composed of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Scope and Contents note This collection includes 43 original, bound, handwritten volumes of Joshua Baily’s personal diaries, spanning the majority of his adult life. Baily began keeping diaries at the age of nineteen and continued to write daily entries throughout his life, though diaries for the years 1857-1878 are missing. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries describe his attendance at both religious and secular lectures, and his attendance at...
Dates: 1845-1916

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
Dates: 1885-1961

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683 to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript by Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.
Dates: 1976

"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-024
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three drafts of William Wistar Comfort's manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" and promotional materials related to its publication. The book describes the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits.
Dates: 1940

"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandson's. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States," in Byberry Friends' Library.
Dates: Undated

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

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of eleven volumes of the handwritten journals of Thomas Pym Cope, as well as ten typed transcriptions of all but the first diary. Entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, discussions of international politics.
Dates: 1800-1851

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