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"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Overview

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates: Undated.

Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Overview

The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Dates: Undated.

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

Elizabeth Abbott Christ manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-041
Overview

Typed histories: "Florida's First Two Friends Meetings for Divine Worship" and "Orlando-Winter Park Friends Meeting."

Dates: Undated.

Margaret Ellis memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-109
Overview

Margaret Ellis's memoir begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends, her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.

Dates: 1739-1752

"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-029
Overview

The manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers, tells the story of Fearon and Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Overview

Mary Rhoads Haines's memoir details her trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874 and 1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history. Includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.

Dates: 1880

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Overview

The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Dates: Undated.

"Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-053
Overview

The manuscript entitled, "Sermons by Eli and Sybil Jones," recounts a sermon given by Eli Jones, and a second sermon given by Sybil Jones (beginning on page 22) at Devonshire House, on February 17, 1869. Eli Jones's sermon focuses on 2 Thessalonians 3:1, and Sybil Jones's sermon focuses on Isaiah 21:11.

Dates: 1869

Mary Hoxie Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-107
Overview

This collection is comprised of the typed scripts of a play written by Mary Hoxie Jones, entitled "The King's Missive," as well as two copies of the program of the Annual Business Meeting and Entertainment of Friends Historical Association, and a reproduced letter with a wax seal addressed to "Carles R." and signed by "William Morris," and was presumably used as a prop in a production of "The King's Missive."

Dates: 1930-1931

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