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Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975
Scope and Content note The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.These manuscript volumes are arranged on the shelves in 11 different record...
Dates: 1683-ongoing

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

 Collection
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

 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

Hartshorne, Haines & Rodman family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-019
Overview

The commonplace book of the Hartshorne, Haines, and Rodman families includes quotes and extracts related to religion and morals, including extracts of the Pilgrim's Progress. The specific author is unknown.

Dates: Undated.

Hill family commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-020
Overview

This commonplace book is attributed to an unknown member of the Hill family, and includes extracts of "Extraordinary Escape" and a copied letter from the Bishop of London to George the Third at his accession to the Throne. It also includes extracts on various topics, including hypochondriacs, dependents, despair, death, spring, learning, poets, fiction, friends, pride, ambition, religion, retirement, adversity, affectation, and war.

Dates: 1769

Seiju Hirakawa commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-058
Overview

The commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary. Excerpts and quotations are arranged by topic, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, and pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.

Dates: Undated

Emily Jermyn commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-021
Overview The commonplace book of Emily Jermyn features hand copied excerpts from manuscripts in the Friends Reference Library, London. It is largely comprised of the letters and journal entries, religious in nature, of the following Quakers: Christopher Taylor, Henry Fell, Bridget Fell, Margaret Fell, John Rous, John Abraham, Leonard Fell, Ann Cleaton, Edward Burrough, Thomas Taylor, James Nayler, George Fox, Francis Howgill, Gervase Benson, John Lawson, Mary Pease, Joshua Nicholson, Thomas...
Dates: Undated.

Rebecca Jones commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-022
Overview

The commonplace book of Rebecca Jones includes extracts from H.F.'s manuscript, Samuel Fothergill's remarks upon Cornelius Cayley's application to Friends of Leed's Meeting, the manuscript found among the papers of Thomas Wilson, a sermon preached by Luke Cock at York, the Vision of William Bayley, and the Quaker testimonies of Samuel Fothergill and Rachel Wilson. The volume also includes copied letters to Friends of the Women's Meeting in Dublin, and a letter to Catherine Payton.

Dates: 1786

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

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Fox, George 2
Haverford College 2
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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
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Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
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Conard, Rebecca 1
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Cooper, Dorothy Nyhart, 1898-1990 1
Cooper, E. Newbold, 1898-1957 1
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Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
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Haines, Catherine 1
Haines, Deborah 1
Hartshorne family 1
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Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
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Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
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Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
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Nicholson, Elizabeth 1
Peirce, Rebecca 1
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