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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

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.

Mary Davis letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Mary Davis. Correspondence within is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to her Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. The letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as...

Amy Fenimore diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025
Scope and Content note This collection consists of the single original, handwritten copy of Amy Fenimore’s diary for the years 1803-1840. 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 Quaker separation between Quaker and Hicksite, or as Fenimore refers to it, the separation between “Friends and orthodox.” Illnesses and medical treatments are also described.

Susan Foulke diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Scope and Content This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Susan Foulke. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, N.J., and Births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community. Foulke also describes the sermons of Elias Hicks, which she heard at various Meetings.

Anna Greene diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-028
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Anna Greene. Entries focus on prayer and religious reflection.

"Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-053
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript entitled, "Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones," and although the author is unknown, the manuscript does contain the following note: "P.J. Butler's copy," indicating that the original manuscript may have been copied for multiple readers. The manuscript recounts a sermon given by Eli Jones, and a second sermon given by Sybil Jones (beginning on page 22) at Devonshire House, on February 17, 1869. Eli Jones's sermon focuses on 2 Thessalonians...

Rebecca Jones letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Rebecca Jones. Included in the volume is a brief account of Jones' convincement. The volume includes personal correspondence between Jones and Leonard Snowdon. Letters describe meetings Jones attended, discussions of the abolition of slavery, and news of friends and family.

“Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-125
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five manuscript volumes of selections from Sarah lindsey's journals. The full title of the manuscripts is “Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompany her husband Robert Lindsey on a religious visit to Friends and others in Western Hemisphere including California, Oregon, British Columbia, and the Sandwich Islands, also some of the Meetings of Friends in Australia and Van Van Hierneu Land. For the Use of her Children and Friends." Entries...

Howard Lutz manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-062
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of manuscripts concerning Emilia Fogelklou's life, writing, and involvement with the Society of Friends, written by Howard Lutz during his time as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow at Haverford College during the 1973-1974 academic year. The manuscripts included selected translations of Fogelklou's writing, as well as biographical information about her, and Lutz's report on his fellowship.