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Joseph Elkinton journal transcript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-101
Overview

Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.

Dates: 1816

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Overview

The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.

Dates: 1794

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Overview

Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817-1818

Charles Evans diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-023
Overview

Charles Evans was a Quaker physician and was active in the Quaker community. His "Diary of a European Trip, 1861" details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England, including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.

Dates: 1861

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Overview

Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1882-1899

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Families of Philadelphia papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview

Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.

Dates: 1700-1942

Amy Fenimore diary

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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

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

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

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Moore family 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Walker family 4
Brinton family 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Brown family 3
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Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Shinn family 3
Shipley family 3
Simmons, Henry 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Valentino, Carmen 3
Walton family 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
Allen family 2
Bacon family 2
Bacon, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Carter family 2
Coates family 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cooper family 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Foulke family 2
Gibbins family 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopewell Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Howland family 2
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Eli 2
Jones, James Parnell 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Jones, Virginia Costello 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lippincott family 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Matlack family 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Potts, Anna, 1827-1905 2
Potts, Joseph 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood family 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Seebohm, Benjamin 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Shoemaker family 2
Society of Friends 2
Stokes family 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Taylor family 2
Turner family 2
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Warder, Ann Head 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
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