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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

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Overview

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates: Undated.

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

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

Jane Bettle correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Dates: 1813-1851

Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-004
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.

Dates: 1811-1852

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

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

Sarah Buckley estate account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-038
Overview

The account book of Sarah Buckley's estate records payments made by Buckley to various individuals and businesses for goods and services.

Dates: 1830-1831

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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
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Taylor, Elizabeth Shoemaker 2
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Alsop, Avis 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
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Bettle, Jane 1
Brinton, Cassandra Rigby 1
Brooks, Erica May 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Buckley, Sarah 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Cary, Catherine Brinton 1
Christ, Elizabeth Abbott 1
Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Conard, Rebecca 1
Conard, Sarah 1
Cope, Sarah Wistar 1
Dickinson, James 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Elfreth, Jane P. 1
Elfreth, Rebecca P. 1
Ellis, Margaret 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fearon, Jane 1
Female Society of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of the Poor 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Field, Hannah G. 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Flowers, Mary 1
Fogelklou, Emilia 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Fox, George 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Haines, Deborah 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hanbury, Mary 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Hartshorne, Caroline Cope Yarnall 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Heap, Alice G. 1
Hertzberg, Kathleen Schmitz- 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hinchman, Lydia Swain Mitchell 1
Hinchman, Margaretta Shoemaker 1
Hooton, Elizabeth 1
Hoskins, Jane 1
Jenkins, Hannah 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Sybil 1
Kendall, Elisabeth 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lloyd, Sarah Smith 1
Lutz, Howard 1
Masters, Margaret Parvin 1
Maule, Jane 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Mekeel, Mary 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris family 1
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Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
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