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diaries

 Subject
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Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Abstract Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Abstract

Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.

Dates: 1796-1800

Edward Smedley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-073
Abstract

Diary of Edward Smedley, written while at the conscript barracks in Philadelphia after being drafted for the American Civil War. Entries describe Smedley's experiences as a drafted soldier and non-combatant prisoner in Philadelphia, including religious reflection, visits from family members, and military preparations.

Dates: 1863

Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Abstract

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Benjamin Hayes Smith diary

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-002
Abstract

The diary covers Benjamin Hayes Smith’s time at Haverford and his expereinces during the American Civil War. Entries include informaiton on the Haverford Loganian Society (1856-1859), Haverford Euethean Association (1856-1859), the Haverfod Athenaeum (1856-1859), and the Battle of Stones River (December 31, 1862), in Tennessee.

Dates: 1856-1863

Anna Spencer diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Abstract

Anna Spencer's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.

Dates: 1855-1905

Spencer Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-963
Abstract

The 19th century correspondence and commonplace books of members of the Quaker Spencer family.

Dates: 1729 - 1905; Majority of material found within 1812 - 1905

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Isaac Stephenson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-076
Abstract

Isaac Stephenson was a British Quaker minister who went on religious visits throughout Great Britain and the United States. His diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or with whom he visited, and Meetings attended.

Dates: 1823-1824

Stokes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-050
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Stokes family, and includes diaries, a notebook from Joseph Stokes' time at Westtown School, and an autograph album.

Dates: 1839-1887