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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Abigail Field Mott commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-027
Overview Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. Her commonplace book includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.
Dates: Undated.

Mary Ann Newbold commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-059
Overview The commonplace book of Mary Ann Newbold contains extracts concerning nature, religion, and friendship.
Dates: 1824-1829

Elizabeth Nicholson manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-107
Overview These unpublished poems of John G. Whittier were compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.
Dates: 1839-1843

Charles Palmer Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material relating...
Dates: 1829-1942

Annie Pim commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-029
Overview The commonplace book of Annie Pim Cope, a Quaker, includes poetry and extracts of literature and correspondence, mainly religious in nature.
Dates: 1857-1864

Anna McCollin Potts commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-056
Overview The commonplace book of Anna McCollin Potts includes illustrations and poetry concerning friendship, nature, and religion.
Dates: 1852-1876

Anne Eliza Rodman commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-030
Overview The commonplace book of Anne Eliza Rodman includes poetry and quotations, largely religious or historical in nature.
Dates: 1823

W.S. Sampson Memorial Book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-046
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume memorial book for W.S. Sampson. The volume includes three pages of hand illustrated quotations, including a quote from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Dates: 1878

Sallie Satterthwaite commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-031
Overview The commonplace book of Sallie Satterthwaite includes excerpts of poetry and prose, a copy of a "marriage letter," and a description of Girl's School Room at Westtown.
Dates: Undated.

Rebecca Sharpless commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-034
Overview The commonplace book of Rebecca Sharpless includes excerpts of poetry and quotations from various Quaker women, including Mary Cresson Emlen, Hannah Scattergood, Jane Cope, Mary E. Scattergood, Lydia Fisher, and Beulah Morris.
Dates: 1839-1845