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Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
Dates: 1841-1868

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Overview Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1781

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Overview Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, New Jersey. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, funerals of community members, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later entries tend to detail more earthly concerns,...
Dates: 1789-1829

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events during...
Dates: 1758-1800

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

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he moved his family to rural...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

Deborah Bunting Haines diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-096
Overview Deborah Bunting Haines's diary entries describe weather, family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1860-1863

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

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Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
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Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
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Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Haverford College 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Howland family 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey Family 1
Kelsey, Naomi 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Lloyd family 1
Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
Lloyd, Sarah Smith 1
Lloyd, Susan H. 1
Ly , Juwan Usang 1
Maule, Jane 1
Moore, Anne, active 1756-1786 1
Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
Morris, Jane Rhoads 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
Sharpless, Edward, 1831-1894 1
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
Smiley, Sarah Frances 1
Smith, Annie Way, 1867-1938 1
Swartz, Miriam (FHL donor) 1
Swett, Mary Howell 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Valentino, Carmen 1
Vernon, Hannah Milhous 1
Waln, Emma 1
Whitall, Ann Cooper 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith 1
Yarnall, Anna C. 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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