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William Savery diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061
Overview

William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Dates: 1794-1798

Thomas Scantlebury diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-062
Overview

Thomas Scantlebury's diaries describe his life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls.

Dates: 1771-1990

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Overview

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Joseph Scattergood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063
Overview

Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Dates: 1792-1820

Rachel Scattergood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Overview

Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the 19th century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.

Dates: 1840

Rebecca Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-065
Overview

The diary of Rebecca Scattergood's trip to Nantucket from the fall of 1774 to the spring of 1775. Entries describe travel to Nantucket from Philadelphia, remedies for various illnesses, attendance at meetings, and social calls.

Dates: 1774-1775

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Benjamin Seebohm diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-067
Overview

Benjamin Seebohm's diary of his trip to the United States. Entries describe Seebohm's voyage from England to Boston, travel from Boston to Philadelphia, and visits to Friends and attendance at Meetings during his time in the United States.

Dates: 1846-1847

George A. Selleck diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-066
Overview

The diary of George A. Selleck's trip from his home in Kansas to England to attend the Friend's Peace Conference as a delegate. Entries detail Selleck's travel by train from Kansas to Philadelphia and on to New York, his voyage from New York to Liverpool, and his travels within England. Upon his arrival in England, entries describe sight seeing, largely in Devonshire, as well as Friends visited and Meetings attended.

Dates: 1920

Sharpless Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

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Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
Bacon, David 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
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Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
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Scattergood, Joseph 2
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Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
Bacon, George 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
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Benezet, Anthony 1
Benezet, Eugenie 1
Bertrand family 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
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Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braithwaite family 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
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Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
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Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
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Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
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Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
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Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
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Comfort, Howard 1
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Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Dorothy Nyhart, 1898-1990 1
Cooper, E. Newbold, 1898-1957 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
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