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Quakers -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.
Dates: 1889

Margaret Hill Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-049
Overview Margaret Hill Morris was a colonial Quaker woman who lived outside of Philadelphia during the American Revolutionary War. The entries detail Morris’s experiences during the early years of the war, including her fears for her family, the movement through her town of various military groups, and her treatment of the sick and injured at surrounding military camps.
Dates: 1776-1778

Samuel B. Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-050
Overview Samuel B. Morris's diary entries describe his time at Haverford College, including classes he attended, meals, sporting events, socializing with friends, and family news and events.
Dates: 1885-1886

E. Mae Myers papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-301
Overview The collection contains diaries and memorabilia of E. Mae Myers (1879-1953), a Quaker educator and graduate of the Martin Academy and Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1896 - 1942

Samuel Newitt journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-051
Overview Travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.
Dates: circa 1792

Ella Bowles Newlin journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Overview Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.
Dates: 1921

Painter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Parke Family diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-318
Overview The collection contains diaries and daybooks of Dr. Thomas E. Parke and his wife, Mary Bacon Parke, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania. They reflect the life and activities of 20th century Quakers, active in the Society of Friends and other philanthropic activities.
Dates: 1911 - 1927

John Parrish diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Overview John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1796-1805

Katherine T. Paxson journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Overview Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.
Dates: 1971-1995