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Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Overview

The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.

Dates: 1820

Martha Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Overview

The commonplace book of Martha Allinson includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.

Dates: 1772-1779

Erica Brooks commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Overview

The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.

Dates: 1925-1951

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Rebecca Conard commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-006
Overview

The commonplace book of Rebecca Conard includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.

Dates: 1827

Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-008
Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."

Dates: 1824

Elfreth family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-010
Overview

This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.

Dates: 1820-1853

Mary Flowers commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-013
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (conversion to Quakerism) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.

Dates: 1757-1761

Catherine Haines commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017
Overview

The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Dates: 1775-1777

Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-047
Overview

The commonplace book of Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne includes sketches, postcards, pressed flowers, and poems copied by various friends of Hartshorne, including M.A. Longstreth, S. Longstreth, Susan H. Lloyd, Hannah Whitall Smith, Alfred Cope, M. Newlin, Jane Edge, and Anna Hallowell. Poetry focuses on nature, religion, and friendship.

Dates: 1848-1868

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Allinson, Elizabeth 1
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Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
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Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Conard, Rebecca 1
Cope, Sarah Wistar 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Elfreth, Jane P. 1
Elfreth, Rebecca P. 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Flowers, Mary 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Hartshorne, Caroline Cope Yarnall 1
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Harvey, Cyril H., 1901-1981 1
Harvey, Ruth T. (Ruth Thorp), 1899-1962 1
Heap, Alice G. 1
Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
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Knight, Elizabeth Knorr, 1814-1841 1
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd, 1816-1863 1
Leadbeater, Mary 1
Leonard, Dorothy A. H. (Dorothy A. Harvey) 1
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
Lloyd, Susan H. 1
Masters, Margaret Parvin 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Mott, Abigail Field 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Newbold, Mary Ann 1
Nicholson, Elizabeth 1
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 1
Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane 1
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Regen, Rosalie 1
Rodman, Anne Eliza 1
Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
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White, Margaret 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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