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Martha Routh's journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes her Quaker hosts there, and the burial of a man who died on board the ship.
Ann Shipley accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824, and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting. Her diary entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.
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.
Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.
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.
Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.
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.
Elizabeth Wilkinson's diary describes her religious visit to Friends in the colonies in North America from her home in England. Entries describe her religious visit to Boston. Upon her arrival in North America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, and Pennsylvania. Entries also describe Wilkinson's concerns in the ministry.
Rachel Wilson was a Quaker minister who made a religious visit to the British colonies in North America in 1768, and attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in the fall of 1769, where she addressed John Woolman. The diary of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, South Carolina, from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.
- 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