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Amy Fenimore diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025
Overview

Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia. Her diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Hicksite-Orthodox Quaker separation.

Dates: 1803-1840

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Hannah Logan Fisher commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-057
Overview

The commonplace book of Hannah Logan Fisher includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of letters, hymns, and religious poems. Notes on the inside covers of the volume describe that Fisher gave the volume to Rebecca Byrd Young in 1796, upon Young's departure for America from England.

Dates: 1796

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview

The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1783-1788

Friends' Opportunity in the Orient

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-036
Overview

Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s. The collection contains primarily correspondence with Margaret Hallowell Riggs, who was sponsored to teach at Canton Christian College and Canton Hospital.

Dates: 1923-1924

Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

Deborah Bunting Haines diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-096
Overview

Deborah Bunting Haines's diary entries describe weather, family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1860-1863

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

Sarah Coates Harris scrapbooks

 Collection — othertype: MSS-067
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-067
Abstract The collection is composed of three scrapbooks compiled by Sarah Coates Harris, Quaker reformer and naturalist of Galena, Illinois. Scrapbook 1 contains newspaper clippings that reflect Harris' activities in horticultural, temperance, suffrage, and other civic endeavors as well as biographical information about her husband and local history. Scrapbook 2 contains botanical cards organized by the month of flowering and a small number of images of the Gould Mine in Nevada. Scrapbook 3 contains...
Dates: 1865-1880

Sara Hartshorne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Overview

Sara Hartshorne's diary entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.

Dates: 1845-1856

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Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Swarthmore College 2
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Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
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All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
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Center on War and the Child 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
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Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
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Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
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Davis, Mary Howland 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
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Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Donlevy, Alice 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
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