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Janet Stokes diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-077
Abstract

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

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Abstract

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

Florence E. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-145
Abstract Florence E. Taylor was the descendant of a Quaker family whose roots went back to the settlement of Pennsylvania. Her parents were Frederick W. Taylor (1848-1919) and Emily Hunt Taylor (d. 1942). Fred Taylor, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman and philanthropist to the Society of Friends, was the son of Charles Maus Taylor and Anna E. W. Sterling Taylor. His grandfather was Israel Taylor (1782-1850). The collection includes correspondence of Israel Taylor (1782-1850) and Charles M. Taylor...
Dates: 1806-1995

Charles and Priscilla Townsend Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-350
Abstract

Members of the Charles and Priscilla Townsend family were active in the Society of Friends in Philadelphia and in Quaker concerns, especially penal reform, abolition, and the natural sciences. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings in addition to transcripts and reference material on family members. Much of the material is available in published form.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1811 - 1858; 1793-2020

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Abstract The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Abstract This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Hannah Milhous Vernon papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-173
Abstract

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

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Abstract The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers,...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

Emma Waln diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Abstract

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159
Abstract

Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.

Dates: 1812-1961

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