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Fenimore, Amy



  • Existence: 1773-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Fenimore diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025

Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia. Her diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Hicksite-Orthodox Quaker separation.

Dates: 1803-1840

Hettie G. Fenimore family correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-038
Identifier: SFHL-SC-038

This collection consists primarily of letters written to Hettie Fenimore by her family, including her brother Jason, his wife Mary, their children, and Eliza Fell. The correspondence relates personal and local news. Also included are letters written by Hettie's mother, Amy, and a copy of a commencement speech given at Central High School, Philadelphia, in 1858 by her nephew, Frank. Frank's letters contain several of his poems and amusing anecdotes about Philadelphia in the 1850's.

Dates: 1832-1869

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Motherhood -- United States -- History 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Anecdotes 1
Quaker women -- United States 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- History 1