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Quaker women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Maule diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-045
Scope and Content note Entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.
Dates: 1866-1939

Anne Moore journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-046
Scope and Content note This collection includes a single photocopy of Anne Moore’s journal. Entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.

Included at the end of the journal are testimonies about Moore by her children, which were read at her funeral and at the Baltimore Quarterly meeting.
Dates: 1756-1786

Milcah Martha Moore commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Milcah Martha Moore. The volume includes excerpts organized by topic, including topics such as: Happiness, Supplication of a Sinner, and Affliction. The note in the front cover of the volume reads: "The Gift of Sarah Dillwyn to Martha Moore."
Dates: 1776

Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-047
Scope and Content note This collection includes the original, loose leaf copy of Elizabeth Hudson Morris’s diary, as well as a photocopy of the original, and a typed transcript. Entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the American colonies, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.
Dates: 1743-1778

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a copy of the handwritten journal pages, as well as a typed transcript, of Jane Rhoads Morris. Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describes, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and the Indians they have employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indians the group meets...
Dates: 1889

Naomi and Rayner Kelsey papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-130
Scope and Contents The papers include the correspondence of Rayner and Naomi Kelsey and letters to Wilfred and Sherma Kelsey. Correspondents include: John B. Garrett, Rayner W. Kelsey, Elizabeth B. Jones, Rufus M. Jones, J. Usang Ly, Roderick Scott, Isaac Sharpless, and Albert H. Wilson. There is a diary kept by Naomi Kelsey, probably in 1936, during a leg of a world cruise, recording events in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Hawaii and discussing people with whom she visits. There are sermons and talks of Rayner...
Dates: 1842, 1900-1952, undated

North American Quaker Tapestry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-090
Overview The collection contains the records of the North American Quaker Tapestry project which created a series of embroidered panels commemorating Quaker accomplishments in North America.
Dates: 1988-2013

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled, "Growing Up Quaker." The manuscript includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson, her grandmothers Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson, her father, I. Walter Thompson, and her sister Ruth Thompson...
Dates: Undated

Anna McCollin Potts commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-056
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Anna McCollin Potts. The volume includes illustrations and poetry concerning friendship, nature, and religion.
Dates: 1852-1876

Rosalie Regen scripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including: Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The scripts for the following plays are included in the collection: "The Seven Sisters," "Master John," "slave wedding," "Admiral Penn and Son William," and "Bewitched" "Rufus Jones and the...
Dates: 1952-1953