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Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview

The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Dates: 1841-1868

Stephen G. Cary collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview

This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.

Dates: 1714-2003

Lydia Cooke diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Overview

Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.

Dates: 1800-1851

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...
Dates: 1758-1800

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-019
Overview

Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,

Dates: 1814-1870

Friends Hospital records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1261
Overview

Records of Friends Hospital from before its founding in 1813 through the late 20th century. Records include administrative, financial, hospital, published, and visual information.

Dates: 1812-2000

Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

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