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Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised 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, New Jersey, 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.

Dates

  • 1814-1840

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Susan (Susanna) Foulke (1781-1842) was born October 11, 1781, the daughter of Amos and Hannah Jones Foulke. She never married. Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. She died on February 1, 1842, at age 60.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1188 Thomas Wistar and family papers
  • HC.MC.1195 William Wistar Comfort papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Creator

Title
Susan Foulke diary, 1814-1840
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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