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"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

Jane Bettle correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.

Dates: 1813-1851

The Testimony of Mary Bundock

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-005
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume of Mary Bundock’s testimony of Elisabeth Kendall. The testimony describes Kendall’s convincement, her family’s negative reaction to her joining the Society of Friends, and Kendall’s personality. It also includes some extracts written by Kendall prior to her death.

Dates: Undated

Dorcassian Society of Burlington records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-008
Overview

The Dorcassian Society of Burlington, New Jersey was founded in 1839, and appears to have dissolved at the end of the minute book, in 1860. The mission of the Dorcassion Society was to provide relief work to the poor, in particular clothing. This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendence lists from 1843 - 1860.

Dates: 1843-1860

Amy Fenimore diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-025
Overview

Amy Fenimore was a Quaker from Philadelphia. Her diary entries largely focus on prayers and religious reflection, and many describe Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Entries during the years 1832-1833 discuss the Hicksite-Orthodox Quaker separation.

Dates: 1803-1840

Hannah Logan Fisher commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-057
Overview

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

Deborah Bunting Haines diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-096
Overview

Deborah Bunting Haines's diary entries describe weather, family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1860-1863

Sara Hartshorne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Overview

Sara Hartshorne's diary entries focus on illnesses and deaths within the family, but also include religious reflections, descriptions of the weather, and visits with family and friends.

Dates: 1845-1856

Lloyd family diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-043
Overview

This collection includes a variety of diaries of the Lloyd family, including three anonymous diaries, one diary written by Mary Ann Lloyd, one by Sarah Lloyd, and one by Susan Lloyd. Diary entries are generally related to religion, Quaker meetings, and social calls. Some volumes includes extracts or poetry.

Dates: 1815-1873

Jane Maule diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-045
Overview

Diary entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.

Dates: 1866-1939

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