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Janet Stokes diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-077
Overview

Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.

Dates: 1996-1997

Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Overview

Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Dates: 1798-1800

Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Overview

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

William Thompson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-080
Overview

Diary entries are largely related to William Thompson's family's grocery business, family news, illness, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended. He occasionally also describes Quakers from England and Ireland making religious visits to America.

Dates: 1860

Updegraff Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1031
Overview

Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.

Dates: 1810-1929; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1896

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

Joseph Walton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Overview

Joseph Walton's diary entries focus on his various religious visits in the United States, and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.

Dates: 1875-1894

Ann Warder diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-082
Overview

This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written between 1786 and 1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.

Dates: 1786-1789

Elizabeth Webb diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Overview

Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.

Dates: 1697-1699

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Overview

Ann Cooper Whitall's diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within her family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.

Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762

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Bacon, David 2
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Jones family 2
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Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Seebohm, Benjamin 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Warder, Ann Head 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bacon, George 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Benezet, Eugenie 1
Bertrand family 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Brown family 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
Cadbury, Benjamin 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
Cadbury, John Warder 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Carter family 1
Champney, Mary 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Dorothy Nyhart, 1898-1990 1
Cooper, E. Newbold, 1898-1957 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 1
Davis, Samuel C. 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Faulk family 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Gause, Charles Edward, Jr 1
Girard College 1
Gould, Stephen, 1781?-1838 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Griscom, John Mietou 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Hacker, Isaac 1
Haines, John S. 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Hodgson, William 1
Howard family 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
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Jones, Eli 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
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Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
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Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
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Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
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