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Elizabeth Drinker diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

George A. Dunlap, Spike's Diary

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Identifier: HCS-003-111
Overview

Spike's Diary is a memoir written in the third person by George A. Dunlap (Class of 1916) about his experiences with various staff and faculty members during and after his time at Haverford.

Dates: 1916-1968

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Overview

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,

Dates: 1814-1870

Joseph Elkinton journal transcript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-101
Overview

Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.

Dates: 1816

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Overview

The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.

Dates: 1794

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Overview

Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817-1818

Charles Evans diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-023
Overview

Charles Evans was a Quaker physician and was active in the Quaker community. His "Diary of a European Trip, 1861" details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England, including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.

Dates: 1861

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Overview

Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1882-1899

Families of Philadelphia papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview

Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Dates: 1700-1942

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Westtown Boarding School 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
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Harvard University 3
Haverford Loganian Society 3
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
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Sharpless, Joshua 3
Shipley family 3
Simmons, Henry 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
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Bacon, George 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Borton, Hugh 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Carter family 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
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Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
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Jones, Eli 2
Jones, James Parnell 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Jones, Virginia Costello 2
Kelsey Family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Ly , Juwan Usang 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Morris family 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 2
Rhoads family 2
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Seebohm, Benjamin 2
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 2
Shinn family 2
Smedley, Edward 2
Stokes family 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Warder, Ann Head 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allen family 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson family 1
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Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
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