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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Abbie M. Crossman signature album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-002
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of signature albums of Abbie M. Crossman.

Martha L. Deed Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-285
Overview Martha Deed is a retired Quaker psychologist who wrote her 1969 PhD dissertation on patterns of religious commitment among Friends. She is a prolific writer, poet, and photographer whose beliefs inform her life and work. This collection includes papers and research materials in two areas, her dissertation and her edited publication, Fritz Kunkel - The Psychology of the Whole Man.

Elfreth family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including: Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.

Elizabeth Lloyd collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-204
Overview This collection contains a handwritten bound copy of "An Appeal for the Bond-Woman" by Elizabeth Lloyd.

Margaret Ellis memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-109
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Margaret Ellis's memoir. The volume begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends and her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of seven volumes of the handwritten diaries of Elizabeth Reeve Evans. Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Quaker meetings.

"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers. The manuscript is undated, but the story takes place circa 1680. The manuscript tells the story of Jane Fearon and James Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680. While traveling, they come upon a house and plan to stay there for the night. The family...

Female Anti-Slavery Sewing Society records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-010
Scope and Contents The collection includes one book from 1852 - 1854 which begins with the mission of the society, and otherwise includes informal minutes, listings for material and financial donations given by memberships, and the number of people at each meeting. The back pages include lists of monetary donations made to constituent members for the same years.

Mary Flowers commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Flowers. It includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (i.e. conversion) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Scope and Content This collection is composed 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, N.J., 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.