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Sarah Frances Smiley diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-074
Overview

Sarah Frances Smiley was a Quaker minister. Her diary entries describe Quaker meetings, ongoing struggles with her religious conviction, and her dedication to God.

Dates: 1857-1859

Anna Spencer diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-075
Overview

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.

Dates: 1855-1905

Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Overview

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

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.

Dates: 1890-1891

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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