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Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s 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

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

Joseph Elkinton journal transcript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-101
Overview Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.
Dates: 1816

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Overview Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817-1818

Families of Philadelphia papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.
Dates: 1700-1942

Charles Edward Gause papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-082
Overview This collection is comprised mostly of journals that Charles Edward Gause wrote, including during travels with friends. There are also some letters.
Dates: 1883-1940

Samuel Gummere diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-031
Overview Diary of Samuel Gummere's 1854 trip to England. Early entries describe the ten day voyage by steamship, including descriptions of passengers, accommodations on board, and sea sickness. Later entries describe Gummere's exploration of England, including visits to Liverpool and London.
Dates: 1854

Francis A. Harvey Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-246
Overview This collection contains 18 diaries/daybooks kept by Francis A. Harvey, a birthright Quaker. Harvey lived in many parts of the United States as part of his work for the S.S. Kresge Company. The diaries detail the lives and travels of Francis Harvey and his Mennonite wife, Elsie Harvey.
Dates: 1928-1942, 1962-2001

William Hodgson Jr. diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-035
Overview William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.
Dates: 1827

Margaret Jenkins journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-095
Overview This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.
Dates: 1875-1912

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Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
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Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
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Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
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Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
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Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
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Harvey, Francis A. (Francis Adolphus), 1905- 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hodgson, William 1
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Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
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Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
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