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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.
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.
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.
Diary entries describe weather, Quaker meetings, family news, and births, deaths, and marriages within the family and Quaker community.
Elizabeth Hudson Morris was a Quaker minister who traveled through the United States, Ireland, and Scotland. Diary entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the British colonies in North America, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.
Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.
Anna Spencer'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.
Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.
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.
Esther Fisher Wistar's diary entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 3
- Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
- Motherhood -- United States -- History 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Women and religion 2
- Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 2
- Aging 1
- Child care 1
- Death 1
- Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 1
- Women -- Education 1
- Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1 ∧ less
- Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
- Fenimore, Amy 1
- Hartshorne, Sara 1
- Lloyd family 1
- Lloyd, Mary Ann 1