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Eugenie Benezet journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview

This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.

Dates: 1843-1849

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview

The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Dates: 1833-1834

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

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

Amy Fenimore diary

 Collection
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

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

Anna Greene diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-028
Overview

Anna Greene was born circa 1790, to Paul and Anna Green in Naragansett, Rhode Island. She was a Quaker preacher. Her diary entries focus on prayer and religious reflection.

Dates: 1809-1819

Deborah Bunting Haines diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-096
Overview

Deborah Bunting Haines's diary entries describe weather, family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1860-1863

Sara Hartshorne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Overview

Sara Hartshorne's diary entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.

Dates: 1845-1856

Mary Kite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates: 1831-1851

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Benezet, Eugenie 1
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Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1