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Archives & Manuscripts

Women -- Religious life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single original, handwritten copy of the diary of Hannah (Peters) Bringhurst. Entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Sarah Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of the unbound photocopy of the single volume diary of Sarah Cresson. The majority of entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given, and funerals of community members. Philadelphia monthly and yearly meetings are described as well. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later...

Anna Greene diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-028
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Anna Greene. Entries focus on prayer and religious reflection.

Katherine T. Paxson journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Scope and Content note This collection consists of 15 volumes of Katherine Paxson’s journals. Included inside the journals are pamphlets from Lansdowne Meeting, to-do lists, descriptions of dreams, and excerpts of poems. 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, including preparations for holidays and meal preparation.

Sarah D. Wilt diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-01-001
Overview This collection contains a diary created by Sarah D. Wilt between the years 1864-1872. In her entries she wrote about traveling with her family.