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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

Achilles Pugh journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-056
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Pugh's journal, entitled, "On his visit to the Western Indians." The first pages of the volume provide records of destinations and the miles traveled, as well as a list of names and their title/position or affiliation with a certain organization or tribe. Also lists tribal populations according to the most recent census data. Entries describe Pugh's travel from St. Louis to Lawrence, Kansas, Quaker meetings attended, meetings with...
Dates: 1869

Redman family papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of William G. Rhoads. The first pages 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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-058
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single, Xerox copy of Walter Robson’s Journal of his “voyage to America and travels in the United States.” Entries describe his departure from England, his voyages to and from America, including weather, accommodations, and his fellow passengers. While in the U.S., 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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-059
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the handwritten journal, and a photocopy of the journal of Martha Routh. The 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...
Dates: 1794

Henry Russell diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Henry Russell. 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
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of four handwritten volumes of William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, but the remaining volumes are all accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe and Britain. 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
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the 13 handwritten volumes of Thomas Scantlebury. Entries describe Scantlebury's life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls. Also included is a single folder of related materials.
Dates: 1771-1990

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Scope and Contents Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress, there is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, NY in telling of his work with Corn Planter's Native Americans. As well there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853-1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.
Dates: circa 1800-1876