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Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Overview This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC in...

Longstreth family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-120
Scope and Content note This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of the Longstreth family. Approximately two-thirds of the letters were written by William C. Longstreth to his mother while he was a student at Westtown School in the 1890s. Some few were written from Haverford College and from Back Log Camp, etc.

Other letters are from Thomas K. Longstreth to Lucy Branson during their courtship and early marriage. A few letters are from relatives and friends to Lucy Branson Roberts.

Thomas Wistar journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of five bound, handwritten journals by Thomas Wistar. Each volume includes daily entries interspersed with correspondence. Journal entries largely describe Wistar’s work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C. and various trips to Indian Reservations, and Indian Agencies including the Seneca Nation and the Wichita Indian Agency. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of...

Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1254
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials of several generations of American Quaker families. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and his wife, Nancy Morris; Richard's father, Edward S. Wood; and Richard's grandfather and grandmother, Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood. Other Quaker families represented in the collection are Acton, Carpenter, Clark, Ellicott and Evans.