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Rebecca Singer Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1196
Overview

Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Dates: 1824-1886

Lydia Cooke diaries

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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

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Overview Cresson was a Quaker minister who was born in Philadelphia and later moved to Haddonfield, New Jersey. The majority of her diary entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, funerals of community members, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later entries tend to detail more earthly concerns,...
Dates: 1789-1829

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

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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

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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

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

Susan Foulke diary

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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

Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

Anna Greene diary

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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

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Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
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Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
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Brown, Mary Farnum 1
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Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
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