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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Shipley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-070
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Ann Shipley. Entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.

Shoemaker commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of the common place books of various members of the Shoemaker family, including Margaret Wood Shoemaker and Elizabeth Shoemaker. The volumes include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, and poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.

Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-031
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Elizabeth Shoemaker. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves, recipes for salves and other remedies, and tips for cleaning.

Sarah Frances Smiley signature album

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autograph book of Sarah Frances Smiley.

Hannah Whitall Smith correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-164
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a group of 55 letters addressed during 1899-1911 by Hannah Whitall Smith to her dear friend Kate, whom she always referred to as “sister.” In addition, there are two poems and one Christmas card. The letters are often religious in tone. Smith relates news of her family, including Logan (Pearsall Smith) and Alys (Smith Russell), especially re Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia,...

Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Ann Roberts Stackhouse. The volume includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848) and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included: the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers,...

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...

Janet Stokes diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-077
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of two volumes of Janet Stokes's diaries. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...

Sallie M. Taylor commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-037
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor. The volume includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by E.M.W.