Found in 204 Collections and/or Records:
Sarah Cresson diary
Jean Scobie Davis papers
Samuel C. Davis diary
Samuel Cole Davis’s diary details his illness with “cancer of the lip,” as transcribed by Steven E. Kagle. Davis’s diary entries include the particulars of his medical condition and the treatments that various doctors attempted to cure the cancer or alleviate pain. Later entries especially focus on his attempt to atone for his sins and seek salvation as he approaches his death.
William Dillwyn diary
William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Elizabeth Drinker diaries
George A. Dunlap, Spike's Diary
Spike's Diary is a memoir written in the third person by George A. Dunlap (Class of 1916) about his experiences with various staff and faculty members during and after his time at Haverford.
Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries
Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries
Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,
Joseph Elkinton journal transcript
Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.
James Emlen journal
The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.