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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Lindsey journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal pages of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and Lindsey's various travels throughout Iowa to visit various Iowa Quaker families.

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings in 1946. The collection...

Lloyd family diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-043
Scope and Content note This collection includes a variety of diaries of the Lloyd family, including three anonymous diaries, one diary written by Mary Ann Lloyd, one by Sarah Lloyd, and one by Susan Lloyd. Diary entries are generally related to religion, Quaker meetings, and social calls. Some volumes includes extracts or poetry.

Morris Lloyd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-091
Overview Morris Lloyd (1856-1932) was a Philadelphia Quaker and the nephew of Elizabeth Lloyd Jr. Collection includes genealogical chart of descent from Robert Lloyd and Lowry Jones of Merion; diary (1832) of Mary Beans, a Bucks County school teacher; commonplace books of Elizabeth Lloyd, Jr.; Morris Lloyd's diaries (1880) of a trip to California. and printed material kept by the family.

Matlack Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1120
Scope and Contents These papers include journals, diaries, account books, commonplace books and poetry of the Matlack family, as well as some other families (Roberts and Stackhouse among others) plus 3 boxes of letters, genealogical materials, and other papers. Included among the papers is "Notes Taken from Samuel Spavold's Testimony," signed by Anthony Benezet (n.d.); a copy of George Keith's Journal of Travels...on the Continent of North America, printed in London, 1706; an announcement of a visit he will pay...

Mordecai Matlack diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-044
Scope and Content note This collection includes three volumes of the diaries of Mordecai Matlack. The first volume is an unbound diary, and the remaining two diaries in the collection are bound. The majority of entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.

Jane Maule diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-045
Scope and Content note Entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.

Anne Moore journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-046
Scope and Content note This collection includes a single photocopy of Anne Moore’s journal. Entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.

Included at the end of the journal are testimonies about Moore by her children, which were read at her funeral and at the Baltimore Quarterly meeting.

Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-047
Scope and Content note This collection includes the original, loose leaf copy of Elizabeth Hudson Morris’s diary, as well as a photocopy of the original, and a typed transcript. Entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the American colonies, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a copy of the handwritten journal pages, as well as a typed transcript, of Jane Rhoads Morris. Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describes, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and the Indians they have employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indians the group meets...