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Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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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 during...
Dates: 1758-1800

Emma Waln diary

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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

Sarah Wistar diary

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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

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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