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Anna C. Betts and Lettie K. Betts Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1029
Overview

Letters from Hicksite Quaker Anna Betts to members of her family. Topics include religion, wedding invitations, and daily life.

Dates: 1898-1903; Majority of material found within 1898-1900

Louise Heron Blair Daura collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M12
Overview Louise Heron Blair Daura (Bryn Mawr College 1927) was married to the Catalan painter Pierre Daura. He joined the Spanish Republican Army in 1937, and Louise wrote a series of letters to her family about going to visit Pierre while he was on leave in Barcelona in 1938. These letters vividly describe the living conditions and damage done to the towns of Spain during the Spanish Civil War. The collection includes letters to Louise while she was at Bryn Mawr as well as letters written to her...
Dates: 1918 - 1927
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Overview While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White, or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.Sarah Cleveland Dodge, related to President Cleveland, is the mother of Mary Dodge, who married Norman White. Their...
Dates: 1941-ca. 1950

Clara Cary Case Edwards papers, 1909-1966

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M4
Overview Clara Cary Case Edwards was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (class of 1904). She married Cecil Edwards, a worker for The Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd. and the author of “The Persian Carpet: A Survey of the Carpet Weaving Industry of Persia” (1953). Clara and her husband traveled throughout the Middle East; they spent several years living in Iran where Clara spent a period of time teaching at The American Boys' School at Hamadan. This collection primarily consists of letters between...
Dates: 1909 - 1966
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Jacqueline Pascal Morris Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M91
Overview

Jacqueline Pascal Morris (later Evans) (1886-1947) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1908. Following her graduation, she and two cousins, Agnes and Alida, travelled through Europe for three months. Their route took them from Paris into Switzerland, and then down the Italian peninsular. They returned the same way, travelling along the French Riviera before their return from London. This collection contains 26 letters, written to Jacqueline’s father over the course of her travels.

Dates: 1908 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1909
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Anne Guthrie Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Guthrie, Anne
Abstract

Collection includes 18 letters written between 1932 and 1947 from Anne Guthrie to "Dear Friends Everywhere" giving accounts of her travels. Two letters are typewritten, 16 are mimeographed.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1932-1947

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Overview

Mary Rhoads Haines's memoir details her trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874 and 1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history. Includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.

Dates: 1880

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Overview

The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Dates: Undated.

Margaret Jenkins journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-095
Overview

This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.

Dates: 1875-1912

Mary Hoxie Jones collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1310
Overview

The Mary Hoxie Jones collection includes genealogy and history materials on the Jones and Cadbury families, photo albums and scrapbooks of travel by Mary Hoxie Jones, and personal correspondence and poetry.

Dates: 1915-2002

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