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George Bacon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview

George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.

Dates: 1813-1829

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

Barclay letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-909
Overview

Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th and early 19th century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.

Dates: 1688-1794

Eugenie Benezet journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview

This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.

Dates: 1843-1849

Edward Bettle papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-022
Overview

This collection contains papers of the Bettle family, primarily Edward and Jane Temple Bettle.

Dates: 1824-1911

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview

The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Dates: 1841-1868

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Overview

Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1781

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview

The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Dates: 1833-1834

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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Sharpless family 3
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, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Borton, Hugh 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
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Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
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Jones, James Parnell 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Jones, Virginia Costello 2
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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
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
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American Bible Society 1
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Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
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Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
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