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Anna Yarnall diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-094

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 43 volumes of the handwritten diaries of Anna Yarnall. Entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates

  • 1856-1885

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Unknown.

Extent

1.16 Linear Feet (43 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Anna Yarnall's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Acquisition

The Anna Yarnall diaries were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1941 by Margaret Loring Thomas and Edward Thomas.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.03.043 Emma C. Yarnall commonplace book
  • HC.MC.1184 Families of Philadelphia collection
  • HC.MC.1191 Morris-Shinn-Maier collection
  • HC.MC.1192 William Warder Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Anna Yarnall diaries, 1856-1886
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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