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Jane Rhoads Morris journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview

Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.

Dates: 1889

E. Mae Myers papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-301
Overview

The collection contains diaries and memorabilia of E. Mae Myers (1879-1953), a Quaker educator and graduate of the Martin Academy and Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1896 - 1942

Ella Bowles Newlin journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Overview

Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.

Dates: 1921

Oliver Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W....
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Katherine T. Paxson journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Overview

Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.

Dates: 1971-1995

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

Reinhardt, Hawley and Hewes family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1216
Abstract The Reinhardt, Hawley, Hewes and Meredith families are tied together through marriage and their Quaker faith across multiple generations. William Dell Reinhardt, a University of Pennsylvania graduate and doctor, married Rebecca Hawley, a teacher. They had six children: Jesse Hawley Reinhardt, Mary Bailey Reinhardt, Esther Meredith Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christina Reinhardt, and David Jones Reinhardt. David Jones Reinhardt married Anna Margaret Hewes in 1896. These...
Dates: 1762-1955

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

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Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
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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, Moses, 1793-1879 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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Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
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Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
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