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Lucy Evans Chew diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M90
Overview Lucy Evans Chew graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. Shortly after her graduation, she married Samuel Chew, an English professor at Bryn Mawr. For the majority of their married life, the Chews remained in the area surrounding Bryn Mawr. The Lucy Evans Chew Collection is primarily comprised of 58 volumes of her diaries from the years from 1920 to 1968. The diaries include descriptions of her daily life, her association with the college, her travels, and her reflections on her...
Dates: 1912 - 1967
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview

Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1759-1813

Clendenon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-339
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals, and other papers of the Robert and Elizabeth Clendenon family who served as Quaker missionaries to the Native Americans in Tunesassa, Cattaraugus County, New York, in 1812-1816 and were early settlers of Ceres, McKean County, Pennsylvania. Of special note are the diary and correspondence of Robert Clendenon. The bulk of the correspondence was received by Lydia Clendenon Chevalier and includes two letters dictated by Jacob Johnson, a member...
Dates: 1789 - 1975

George D. Cock Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-174
Identifier: SFHL-SC-174
Abstract

This small collection includes George D. Cock's journal in two bound volumes of his trip in 1843 from his home in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, through Quaker communities in the East, including Philadelphia and Baltimore. The journal includes comments on his courtship of Susan W. Smith, who he married in 1845. The collection also includes a balance sheet from 1843 on freight carried, his marriage certificate, and a letter from his daughter, Marion Cock, which includes family information.

Dates: 1843-1932-bulk 1843

Collins Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1237
Overview

Though much of the contents of the journals contain commentary that is mundane and seemingly trivial, this set of works offers broad social history and insight into the imagination and perceptions of primarily 20th-century middle-class American women, probably Quaker, as they perceive the world beyond their own spheres of reference. (Written by Emma Lapsansky-Werner)

Dates: 1780-1965

Collins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-173
Overview The Collins family was a Quaker family of New England and New York City. Abel Collins (1770-1834) was a birthright Quaker and a minister recorded by Hopkinton Monthly Meeting. He married Mary A. Wilbur (d. 1858) of Hopkinton in 1790, and they had eight children. One of their sons, Abel Francis Collins, was clerk of South Kingston Monthly Meeting. He had three sons who attended Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island, and continued their studies at Brown University. The collection...
Dates: 1797-1937

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

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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

Comly-White Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen...
Dates: 1771-1961

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

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