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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

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract

Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.

Dates: 1841-1873

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

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

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

Sarah Logan Fisher letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-006
Overview

The letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother, Charles Fisher, and her cousin, Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins. Letters largely concern family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1783-1788

Alice Gitchell journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

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

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Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
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Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
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Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Davis, Mary Howland 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorcassian Society 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
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Emlen, Samuel 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Female Society of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of the Poor 1
Fenimore, Amy 1
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Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Logan 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Fox, George 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Haines, Deborah Bunting 1
Harris, Sarah Coates, 1824-1886 1
Hartshorne, Sara 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
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Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Kendall, Elisabeth 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
Lloyd, Sarah Smith 1
Lloyd, Susan H. 1
Maule, Jane 1
McDowell, Mary S. 1
Miller, Rebecca Thomas, 1864-1938 1
Moore, Anne, active 1756-1786 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris, Beulah Sansom 1
Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
Morris, Jane Rhoads 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
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Quaker United Nations Office 1
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Reeve, Mary Offley, 1861-1947 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
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