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Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 1

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 1
Overview

This addition consists of over 240 letters between Caroline Cadbury (1851-1914) and Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929) during their engagement. There are also letters between Caroline's parents Richard Cadbury (1825-1897) and Lydia Comfort Shinn (1828-1904) during their own engagement, as well as later letters from Caroline to her family.

Dates: 1849-1919

Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 2

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 2
Overview

Much of this addition is comprised of letters from Caroline Cadbury Brown (1851-1914) to her parents, husband, and children. Additionally, there are letters from her mother, Lydia Comfort Shinn Cadbury (1828-1904), her husband Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929), and all six of their surviving children.

Dates: 1850-1914

Emma Cadbury Jr. Correspondence, 1893-1923

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1019
Overview

This collection consists primarily of letter between Emma Cadbury Jr. and other members of the Cadbury family and friends. Letters cover the affairs of family and friends, such as marriages, purchases, and general correspondances. Additionally, there are two pocket diaries and meeting programs.

Dates: 1893-1923; Majority of material found within 1900-1923

Mitchell Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-959
Overview

The papers of the Mitchell family, Quakers in 19th century Philadelphia.

Dates: 1830 - 1911

Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-018
Overview

Hanry Hale G. Sharpless's letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence. The majority of the correspondence is personal, addressed to friends and family during Sharpless's travels. The letters include topics such as descriptions of the cities and towns he visits, as well as discussion of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.

Dates: 1851-1864

John S. Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-091
Overview

Whitall kept this diary for his sister, to whom he addresses the majority of his entries. Entries include quotes from scripture, Quaker sermons, and poetry, as well as descriptions of his voyage from New York to France by sea. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux, as well as visits with Friends in France.

Dates: 1785