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Mary E. Warner account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-037
Overview

The household account book of Mary E. Warner records the worth of various household items.

Dates: Undated.

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Overview

Ann Cooper Whitall's diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within her family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.

Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762

Esther Fisher Wistar diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-087
Overview

Esther Fisher Wistar's diary entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.

Dates: 1866-1892

Sarah Wistar diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-088
Overview

Early diary entries describe Sallie's classes and studies in her efforts to earn her high school diploma, while later entries describe social calls, illnesses in the family, and other family news, as well as Sallie's responsibilities as the eldest daughter living at home.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Yarnall diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-094
Overview

Anna Yarnall'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: 1856-1885

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