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Quakers -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Stephenson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-076
Overview Isaac Stephenson was a British Quaker minister who went on religious visits throughout Great Britain and the United States. His diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or with whom he visited, and Meetings attended.
Dates: 1823-1824

Janet Stokes diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-077
Overview Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.
Dates: 1996-1997

Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Overview Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of the chief, “Cornplanter,” the chief’s family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.
Dates: 1798-1800

Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Overview Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.
Dates: 1797-1799

Anna Braithwaite Thomas Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-148
Overview Anna Braithwaite Thomas (1854-1947) was a British American Quaker, of Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains correspondence, drawings, notes, albums, poems, and photos, and eight volumes of diaries (1894-1896, 1936-1944). The earlier diaries describe a trip to England and Europe taken by Anna Thomas and her husband, Richard Henry Thomas (1854-1904), a Baltimore physician. Also included is a notebook (1869-1871) of Richard Henry Thomas while a student at Haverford College, Haverford,...
Dates: 1869-1943

William Thompson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-080
Overview Diary entries are largely related to William Thompson's family's grocery business, family news, illness, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended. He occasionally also describes Quakers from England and Ireland making religious visits to America.
Dates: 1860

Updegraff Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

Emma Waln diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1890-1891

Joseph Walton diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Overview Joseph Walton's diary entries focus on his various religious visits in the United States, and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.
Dates: 1875-1894

Ann Warder diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-082
Overview This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written between 1786 and 1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.
Dates: 1786-1789