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Anonymous journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Overview Diary entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, 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

Bacon Family papers

 Collection
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

 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

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

Eugenie Benezet journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
Dates: 1843-1849

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.
Dates: 1833-1834

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Dates: 1835-1865

George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1759-1813

Howard Comfort diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-012
Overview Howard Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes, and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1867-1870

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Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
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Cope, Gilbert 1
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Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
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Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
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Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
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Lippincott, Thomas 1
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Lloyd, Susan H. 1
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Maule, Jane 1
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Morris, Samuel B., 1868-1886 1
Newit, Samuel 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
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Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
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