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This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.
Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
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.
Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.
Anna Greene was born circa 1790, to Paul and Anna Green in Naragansett, Rhode Island. She was a Quaker preacher. Her diary entries focus on prayer and religious reflection.
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.
- Quaker women -- United States 12
- Quaker women 11
- Women and religion 10
- Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 6
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 5
- travel literature 5
- Women travelers 3
- Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
- Motherhood -- United States -- History 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Quakers -- Travel 2
- Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 2
- Aging 1
- Child care 1
- Death 1
- France 1
- Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Mental health 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Women -- Education 1
- Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
- Women -- Religious life 1
- Women dressmakers 1
- Working class writings, English -- England -- London 1 ∧ less
- English 22
- French 1
- Benezet, Eugenie 1
- Browett, Elizabeth 1
- Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
- Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
- Fenimore, Amy 1
- Foulke, Susan 1
- Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
- Hartshorne, Sara 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Lloyd family 1
- Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
- Lloyd, Sarah Smith 1
- Lloyd, Susan H. 1
- Maule, Jane 1
- Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
- Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
- Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
- Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
- Shipley, Ann 1
- Smiley, Sarah Frances 1
- Stokes, Janet 1
- Waln, Emma 1
- Webb, Elizabeth 1
- Whitall, Ann Cooper 1
- Wilkinson, Elizabeth 1
- Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775 1
- Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith 1
- Yarnall, Anna C. 1 ∧ less