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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Overview

The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Dates: 1863

“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-122
Overview

This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial United States in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.

Dates: 1772

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview David Backon kept a journal during his time with the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confderacy) in 1974. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Haudenosaunee territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Haudenosaunee, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Haudenosaunee after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of...
Dates: 1794

Bacon family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1226
Overview

Included are letters to the Bacons from family and friends; biographical and genealogical materials; travel letters; Margaret Hope Bacon's diaries of her trip to China under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee, 1972; to Australia, 1989 and Galapagos, 1992; to Costa Rica and Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1988; and Egypt, 1990; Margaret Hope Bacon's letters; Allen Bacon's letters; stories by Norman Borchardt (M.H. Bacon's father); Francis Bacon in Germany.

Dates: 1725-1993

Francis Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview

Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

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Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Taylor, George Washington 2
William Penn Charter School 2
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Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bacon, David 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bacon, S. Allen 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carter family 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Carter, W. (William), 1651-1739 1
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Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chapman, Isaac 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
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Collins, Julia Cope 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
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Conowingo & Stafford Flint and Feldspar Mills and Quarries 1
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