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Jean Scobie Davis papers

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Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....
Dates: 1892 - 1985
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Samuel C. Davis diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-016
Scope and Content note This collection includes a bound typed transcript of Samuel Cole Davis’s diary of his illness with “cancer of the lip,” as transcribed by Steven E. Kagle. The diary was written during the last months of Davis’s life. Entries begin on April 1st of 1808, and continue until July 18, 1809, just a few days before Davis’s death. Davis’s diary entries detail not only the particulars of his medical condition and the treatments that various doctors attempted to cure the cancer or alleviate pain, but...
Dates: 1807-1809

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume, handwritten diary of William Dillwyn, as well as a photo copy and typed transcript. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, N.J. to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina; visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.The collection also includes a copy of a New York Sun newspaper article, dated...
Dates: 1772-1773

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Scope and Content note The collection includes unbound typed transcripts of Drinker’s original diaries, from 1758-1800, though the diaries from 1787-1788 are missing. The diaries are composed of Elizabeth’s 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...
Dates: 1758-1800

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death of...
Dates: 1836 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1849

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of 64 volumes of the bound, handwritten diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth, Jr. Early diaries, from 1861-1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to day activities; family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births,...
Dates: 1861-1924

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of 45 handwritten, bound volumes of the diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth, Sr. The majority of entries detail family news, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, Quaker meetings, and Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company.Diaries from 1860-1866 include entries and newspaper clippings that discuss issues related to the American Civil War, including slavery, movements of the Union and Confederate troops, battles between the two, and...
Dates: 1814-1870

Joseph Elkinton journal transcript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-101
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single photocopy of a typed transcript of the journal of Joseph Elkinton. The entries describe Elkinton's trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York, in 1816. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal in unknown. This item is foldered.
Dates: 1816

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Scope and Content note This collection contains a single photocopy of James Emlen's journal, dated 1794. The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between the white settlers and the Native American populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.
Dates: 1794

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of two handwritten diaries by Samuel Emlen Jr.

The first diary, dated 1794, is called "A Memorandum on a Journey into Maryland" by Emlen himself, and entries record his journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there.

The second diary, dated 1817-1818 includes entries that describe discussions of international politics had with friends, particularly concerning Russia, social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1818

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