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William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of six volumes of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from the 1904-1937. Three volumes of the collection were handwritten, and the remaining three were typed by Allen. While the diaries in this collection cover a wide range of topics, entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs in each location Allen visited. In addition, Allen describes Quaker meetings he lead, and religious and political...
Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Scope and Content This collection is composed of a single, original, handwritten copy of Peter Andrews’ journal kept during his travels in England during 1755-1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held onboard. Upon Andrews’ 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

Anonymous journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous journal. Entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, the testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.
Dates: 1784-1820

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.
Dates: 1862-1922

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

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-012
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.
Dates: 1874-1909

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two original, handwritten diaries of Francis Bacon, kept during the years 1841-1843, and 1858-1862. 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: 1841-1862

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of seventeen, handwritten volumes of George Bacon's diaries from 1813-1829. All of Bacon's diaries were written in "the Gentleman's Annual Pocket Remembrancer," which, in addition to Bacon's daily entries, includes an almanac, lists of members of the U.S. government, and a list of the Army and Navy for each year. In addition to the seventeen original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some...
Dates: 1813-1829

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

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