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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret MacInstosh signature album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Margaret MacIntosh and includes signatures on individual cards, a letter from the Diocese of the Arctic to the Helping Hands Sewing Circle, and a letter from the secretary of state in reference to MacIntosh's request for a signature.
Dates: 1911-1944

Margaret Mary Clark Haines papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-096
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials written by Margaret Mary Clark Haines, an English Quaker who moved to the Philadelphia area, letters written to her, minutes of the Philadelphia Mission Board, activities she was involved in, among other materials.
Dates: 1896-1946

Margaret Parvin Masters commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-045
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Margaret Parvin Masters. The volume is composed of poetry copied by various Friends, including: Jane Edwards, Rebecca B. Johnson, Amy Eastlack, Susanna Lightfoot, Anna Mendenhall, Sidney Stevenson, and James Emlen. The poetry included in the commonplace book generally relates to friendship and faith.
Dates: 1838-1841

"An Account of a Religious Visit, Made by Hannah Hall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-133
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume oversize manuscript written by Joshua Maule, describing Hannah Hall's religious visit to England, Scotland, and Ireland. The manuscript describes her trip, including details of her travel, meetings attended, and Quaker families visited. The volume includes extracts of some of Hall's letters.
Dates: 1872-1873

Morris family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume commonplace book of the Morris family. It includes copied extracts from the journals of margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.
Dates: Undated

Margaret Hill Morris recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-024
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Margaret Hill Morris. This recipe book includes multiple recipes for pickling, drying, or otherwise preserving meat, eggs, and cream. A large number of recipes in this volume are for various ailments and illnesses, from adults to infants.
Dates: Undated

Abigail Field Mott commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-027
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Abigail Field Mott. It includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.
Dates: Undated

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Mary Ann Newbold commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-059
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Ann Newbold, and contains extracts concerning nature, religion, and friendship.
Dates: 1824-1829

Ella Bowles Newlin journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of typed transcript of excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. The transcript was prepared by Newlin's granddaughter, Vesta Newlin Hansen. Newlin's trip begins by taking a train from her home in Iowa to Philadelphia, where she and her husband attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, after which the two traveled to New York, where they spent two weeks visiting friends. The couple took...
Dates: 1921