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Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview

Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.

Dates: 1796-1800

Edward Smedley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-073
Overview

Diary of Edward Smedley, written while at the conscript barracks in Philadelphia after being drafted for the American Civil War. Entries describe Smedley's experiences as a drafted soldier and non-combatant prisoner in Philadelphia, including religious reflection, visits from family members, and military preparations.

Dates: 1863

Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Overview

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Spencer diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Overview

Anna Spencer's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1855-1905

Isaac Stephenson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-076
Overview

Isaac Stephenson was a British Quaker minister who went on religious visits throughout Great Britain and the United States. His diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or with whom he visited, and Meetings attended.

Dates: 1823-1824

Stokes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-050
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Stokes family, and includes diaries, a notebook from Joseph Stokes' time at Westtown School, and an autograph album.

Dates: 1839-1887

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

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

Hannah Milhous Vernon papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-173
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

Dates: 1855-1889

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Barclay, Rachel, 1743-1792 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830 1
Benezet, Eugenie 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Cresson, Joshua 1
Davis, Samuel C. 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Gould, Stephen, 1781?-1838 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Griscom, John Mietou 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Hacker, Isaac 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Haines, John S. 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Haverford College. Quaker Collection 1
Hodgson, William 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jenkins, Margaret 1
Jones, Charles, M., 1844-1896 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Ellen Maxfield, 1853-1904 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
Jones, Sybil 1
Jones, Virginia Costello 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
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Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
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Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Lindsey, Robert 1
Lippincott, Thomas 1
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Maule, Jane 1
McGrew, Samuel 1
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Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
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Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
Selleck, George A. 1
Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 1
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