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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...

Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
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.

David Bacon journal

 Collection
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....

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.

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...

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...

Eugenie Benezet journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenia Benezet, with entries dating between 1843-1849. 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.

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten volume of Sarah Upton Bowerman's diary. The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, and descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single original, handwritten copy of the diary of Hannah (Peters) Bringhurst. Entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Elizabeth Browett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Elizabeth Browett. The cover of the diary reads: “Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

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Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
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Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
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Andrews, Peter 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bacon, George 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Barnard College 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Benezet, Eugenie 1
Bertrand family 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braithwaite family 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton family 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Brown family 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Bushong family 1
Bushong, Edith K., 1836-1914 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
Cadbury, Benjamin 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
Cadbury, John Warder 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
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Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Champney, Mary 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Cock, George D., 1816-1872 1
Cock, Marion, d. 1938 1
Cocke family 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Dannett, Sylvia G. L, -1909 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
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