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William C. Allen diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview

Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Dates: 1904-1937

Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview

Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

Dates: 1755-1756

David Bacon journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, 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 Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

George Bacon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview

George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.

Dates: 1813-1829

Carman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview

Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1759-1813

Lydia Cooke diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Overview

Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.

Dates: 1800-1851

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview

William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1772-1773

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Haverford College 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Sharpless family 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Bacon, George 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton family 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Joshua, 1731-1798 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Gause family 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Green, Sadie Sharpless, 1857-1886 1
Green, Sarah Sharpless, 1819-1915 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Griscom, John Mietou 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
Hodgson, William 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, William 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jordan, Robert, 1692-1742 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
Lindley, Ruth Anna, 1768-1810 1
Lindsey, Robert 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Mather family 1
Moore, Anne, active 1756-1786 1
Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Newlin family 1
Parke, Mary Bacon, 1855-1927 1
Parke, Thomas E., M.D. (Thomas Edge), 1851-1913 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Redman family 1
Redman, John E., 1786- 1
Redman, Mercy, 1722-1778 1
Redman, Thomas, 1742-1823 1
Reeve, Anna N. (Anna N. Sharpless Reeve), 1825-1891 1
Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons 1
Russell, Henry 1
Savery, William, 1721 or 1722-1787 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Scattergood, Joseph 1
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