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Sara Hartshorne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-034
Overview

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.

Dates: 1845-1856

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

Katherine Paxson school book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-035
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume child’s workbook of Katherine Paxson. The volume is religious in nature, and includes various moral and religious lessons, illustrated with clippings of colored images of biblical figures.

Dates: 1918-1922

Esther Pinkham copy book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Overview

The copy book of Esther Pinkham includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.

Dates: 1799

Rachel Scattergood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Overview

Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the 19th century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.

Dates: 1840

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Overview

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.

Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762

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