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Quakers -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

John Pemberton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-055
Overview John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.
Dates: 1750-1778

Achilles Pugh journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-056
Overview Journal entries describe Pugh's travel from St. Louis, Missouri, to Lawrence, Kansas, Quaker meetings attended, meetings with "Indian agents" and officials, and visits to tribes and make payments.
Dates: 1869

Redman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-106
Abstract This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.
Dates: 1760-1806

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

William G. Rhoads diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Overview The first pages of William G. Rhoads's diary ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.
Dates: 1858

Walter Robson journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-058
Overview Walter Robson's journal is entitled “Voyage to America and travels in the United States.” Its entries describe Robson's departure from England and his voyages to and from the United States, including weather, accommodations, and fellow passengers. While in the United States, Robson traveled to various Friends and meetings in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, Indianapolis, Baltimore, North Carolina, and New York.
Dates: 1877-1878

Martha Routh journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-059
Overview Martha Routh's journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes her Quaker hosts there, and the burial of a man who died on board the ship.
Dates: 1794

Henry Russell diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060
Overview Henry Russell's diary entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.
Dates: 1858-1861

William Savery diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061
Overview William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.
Dates: 1794-1798

Thomas Scantlebury diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-062
Overview Thomas Scantlebury's diaries describe his life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls.
Dates: 1771-1990