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Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview

The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Dates: 1841-1868

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

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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

Jane Maule diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-045
Overview

Diary entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.

Dates: 1866-1939

Newlin family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.

Dates: 1839-1846

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Overview Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled "Growing Up Quaker," includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers, Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson; her grandmothers, Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson; her father, I. Walter Thompson; and her sister, Ruth Thompson Davidson. Vignettes describe Paxson's "Early Years," "Summer Days," "Twelfth Street...
Dates: Undated.

Hannah Whitall Smith correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-164
Overview

In these letters to her friend Kate, Hannah Whitall Smith relates news of her family, including Logan Pearsall Smith and Alys Smith Russell, especially regarding Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia, as well as British Women’s Meeting, temperance, living a simple Quaker life, writing of her new book, health issues, and old age.

Dates: 1899-1911, undated

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