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William C. Allen diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview

Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Dates: 1904-1937

Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview

Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

Dates: 1755-1756

David Bacon journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview David Backon kept a journal during his time with the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confderacy) in 1974. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Haudenosaunee territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Haudenosaunee, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Haudenosaunee after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of...
Dates: 1794

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Overview

This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.

Dates: 1930-1949

George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview

Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1759-1813

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract

This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

Dates: 1729-1895

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview

William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1772-1773

Charles Evans diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-023
Overview

Charles Evans was a Quaker physician and was active in the Quaker community. His "Diary of a European Trip, 1861" details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England, including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.

Dates: 1861

Joshua Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

William Bacon Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1020
Overview

The papers of Quaker William Bacon Evans (1875-1964), a traveler to the Middle East, including Palestine, Syria and Lebanon and to Europe. His letters and journals are complemented by letters to him from a number of prominent people.

Dates: 1787-1963

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Europe 1
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American Friends Service Committee 3
Haverford College 3
Bacon, David 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
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Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Sharpless family 2
Smedley family 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Bible Society 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Carter family 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Davies family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dinsmore family 1
Emlen family 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Joshua, 1731-1798 1
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fox, George 1
Friends World Conference (5th : 1991 : The Netherlands, Honduras and Kenya) 1
Garrett, Alice H. Howland, b. 1867 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gayner family 1
Gayner, John, 1824-1911 1
Gayner, Robert Heydon , 1831-1916 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Gumbes family 1
Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865 1
Hannum, Rebecca Maery, 1889-1884 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hodgson, William 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Hornor family 1
Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
Howell family 1
Howland family 1
Howland, Abigail Hathaway, 1774-1867 1
Howland, Rachel, 1853-1934 1
Howland, Rebecca Kirby, 1825-1895 1
Howland, Weston, 1815-ca. 1901 1
Howland, Weston, 1852-1878 1
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