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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159
Overview Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.
Dates: 1812-1961

Mary E. Warner commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-062
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of commonplace books of Mary E. Warner. They include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, and notes on mathematical equations and Quaker leaders.
Dates: 1868

Elizabeth Webb diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, typed copy of the transcript of Elizabeth Webb's diary, "A Short Account of my Viage into America with Mary Rogers my Companion" with an Introduction by Frederick B. Tolles and John Beverly Riggs. The transcript and introduction are dated 1959. The introduction provides some background about Elizabeth Webb's early life and her travels as a Quaker minister. The transcribed diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and...
Dates: 1697-1699

Susanah Weston commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-039
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susanah Weston. The volume includes: an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1789, a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.
Dates: 1796

Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of Deborah Fisher Wharton. Volumes include poetry and prose.
Dates: 1808-1814

Margaret White commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of Margaret White's commonplace books, which include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1780-1833

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Elizabeth Wilkinson. The diary describes her religious visit to Friends in America from her home in England. Entries describe her travel from England to Boston on the ship Beulah with fellow Quakers; John Stephenson, Robert Proud, Alice Hall, and Wilkinson's "companion," Hannah Harris.Upon her arrival in America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts,...
Dates: 1761-1763

Elizabeth U. Willis scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Elizabeth U. Willis. The volume includes photos and clippings about Elizabeth U. Willis and Sarah F. Underhill, photos of the Underhill family, clippings, illustrations, and portraits of Quakers, Meeting Houses, and Quaker birthplaces. Quaker autographs and letters are included as well. Letter writers include: Samuel Fothergill, Anne Mott, David Sands, William Allinson, William Dillywn, William Rickman, J. Stephenson, George Jones,...
Dates: 1850-1898

Rachel Wilson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-086
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed transcript of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, S.C. from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.
Dates: 1768-1769

Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-066
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of esther Fisher wistar, and includes extracts of poetry, and an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.
Dates: 1846