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Rebecca Singer Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1196
Overview

Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Dates: 1824-1886

Howard Comfort diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-012
Overview

Howard Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes, and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1867-1870

Lydia Cooke diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1180
Overview

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

Gilbert Cope papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-044
Overview

Gilbert Cope (1840-1928) was a historian, genealogist, and photographer. He was born and raised in West Chester, Pa. and was a Quaker who spent his life researching, recording and photographing life in Chester County.This collection is comprised of the typed diary transcript of entries dated 1869, as well as the Genealogy of Kirk-Price and Cox-Garrett ancestors, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the Gilbert Cope foundation of genealogy and historical research.

Dates: 1869

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Overview

Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.

Dates: 1800-1851

Joshua Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-098
Overview

The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Dates: 1793, undated

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Overview Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, New Jersey. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, funerals of community members, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given. 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 entries tend to detail more earthly concerns,...
Dates: 1789-1829

Samuel C. Davis diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-016
Overview

Samuel Cole Davis’s diary details his illness with “cancer of the lip,” as transcribed by Steven E. Kagle. Davis’s diary entries include the particulars of his medical condition and the treatments that various doctors attempted to cure the cancer or alleviate pain. Later entries especially focus on his attempt to atone for his sins and seek salvation as he approaches his death.

Dates: 1807-1809

William Dillwyn diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview

William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1772-1773

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Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
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Harvard University 3
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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
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Sharpless, Joshua 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
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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
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Allison family 1
Alsop family 1
American Bible Society 1
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Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
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Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
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