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Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

Hannah Logan Fisher commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-057

The commonplace book of Hannah Logan Fisher includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of letters, hymns, and religious poems. Notes on the inside covers of the volume describe that Fisher gave the volume to Rebecca Byrd Young in 1796, upon Young's departure for America from England.

Dates: 1796

John Fling commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-012

The commonplace book of John Fling includes poetry and extracts arranged by topic. Some of the later extracts are signed by Hannah Fling.

Dates: 1786-1816

Mary Flowers commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-013

The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (conversion to Quakerism) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.

Dates: 1757-1761

James R. Frorer papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1308

Materials relating to James Frorer's book collections.

Dates: 1920-2002

Samuel Garrigues commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-014

The commonplace book of Samuel Garrigues includes extracts of minutes by Thomas Brown, Quaker testimonies, memorandum of Thomas Brown's last illness, and an Account of Ann Parrish. The volume also contains copies of letters written by Samuel Fothergill, Frances Dodshon, Thomas Lloyd, and Samuel Neale.

Dates: 1757-1820

Charles Edward Gause papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-082

This collection is comprised mostly of journals that Charles Edward Gause wrote, including during travels with friends. There are also some letters.

Dates: 1883-1940

Miranda Gibbons commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-015

The commonplace book of Miranda Gibbons contains poetry, extracts, a memorandum for Henry G. Williams, and extracts from speeches.

Dates: Undated

Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series

Identifier: HC.MC-975
Scope and Content note The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.These manuscript volumes are arranged on the shelves in 11 different record...
Dates: 1683-ongoing

Catherine Haines commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017

The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry (including three poems by Phillis Wheatley), extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Dates: 1775-1777

Deborah Haines commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-018

The commonplace book of Deborah Haines includes poetry, short stories, and hymns, all religious in nature.

Dates: 1753