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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 (including three poems by Phillis Wheatley), 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

Deborah Haines commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-018
Overview

The commonplace book of Deborah Haines includes poetry, short stories, and hymns, all religious in nature.

Dates: 1753

Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne commonplace books

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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

Mary Kite commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates: 1831-1851

Lloyd family commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-023
Overview

The Lloyd family commonplace books include extracts, poetry, and literary quotes.

Dates: 1815-1858

Margaret Parvin Masters commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-045
Overview

The commonplace book of Margaret Parvin Masters includes poetry copied by various Friends, including Jane Edwards, Rebecca B. Johnson, Amy Eastlack, Susanna Lightfoot, Anna Mendenhall, Sidney Stevenson, and James Emlen. The poetry included in the commonplace book generally relates to friendship and faith.

Dates: 1838-1841

Milcah Martha Moore commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-025
Overview

Milcah Martha Moore, a poet, created a commonplace book featuring the women writers in her social circle. The commonplace book of Milcah Martha Moore includes excerpts organized by topic, including topics such as: Happiness, Supplication of a Sinner, and Affliction. The note in the front cover of the volume reads: "The Gift of Sarah Dillwyn to Martha Moore."

Dates: 1776

Morris family commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Overview

The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.

Dates: Undated.

Abigail Field Mott commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-027
Overview

Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. Her commonplace book includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Ann Newbold commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-059
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Ann Newbold contains extracts concerning nature, religion, and friendship.

Dates: 1824-1829

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Elfreth, Jane P. 1
Elfreth, Rebecca P. 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Flowers, Mary 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Haines, Deborah 1
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Haverford College 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
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Lloyd, Susan H. 1
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Potts, Anna McCollin 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Rodman, Anne Eliza 1
Satterthwaite, Sallie 1
Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 1
Scattergood, Rachel 1
Sharpless, Rebecca 1
Shearman, Susan Hilles 1
Shoemaker, Margaret Wood 1
Stackhouse, Ann Matlack 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Shoemaker 1
Taylor, Sallie M. 1
Thomas, Phebe Clapp 1
Vernon, Hannah Milhous 1
Warner, Mary E. 1
Weston, Susanah 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 1
White, Margaret 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Yarnall, Emma C. 1
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