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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Date
2018

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MSS 003/002. Andrews, Edward. Journal of the life and travels, 1730.
Scope and Contents

Journal of the life and travels of Edward Andrews copies by Caleb Raper, 1730. Original and photocopy. Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975

MSS 003/001. Andrews, James. Journal, 1849-1865.
MSS 003/003. Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip from Philadelphia to Friendsville, 6mo10 - 7mo5.
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Journal of trip from Philadelphia to Friendsville

MSS 003/004. Anonymous Friend. Journal of religious visits to N.Y., N.J. and Nantucket, 1793.
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Journal of religious visits to New York, New Jersey, and Nantucket

MSS 003/005. Anonymous Friend. A journey to the Northwestern territory[sp] the 2d of the 10th mo. 1797, 1797 10mo 2.
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A journey to the Northwestern Territory. 23 pages, author unknown but home was at Ellicotts Mills, Maryland

MSS 003/006. Anonymous Friend. Journal of religious visit to Maryland, 1801.
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Journal of a religious visit to Quaker meetings in Maryland. Part of Muncy Monthly Meeting Miscellaneous Papers. Gift of Muncy Monthly Meeting

MSS 003/007. Anonymous Friend. Journal, 1806-[1809?] 6mo 21.
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AMs of an anonymous Friend, living in Delaware County, Pa. Primarily observations of the weather and notations on farm tasks completed. Gift of Media Monthly Meeting

MSS 003/008. Anonymous Friend. Diary of journey to Salem, OH, 1807 9mo10 - 10mo12.
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Account of a journey at age 53 with Nathan Harper from Philadelphia, Pa., to Salem, Ohio, to visit with friends, and some reflections on what it would be like to remove there. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting MSS, Deposit 1975

MSS 003/188. Anonymous Friend. The Defense of Abel Thomas...on a Religious Visit to Friends of New Jersey and New York Governments...1778., 1819.
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The Defense of Abel Thomas accompanied by his Friend James Thomas...on a Religious Visit to Friends of New Jersey and New York Governments...1778.A. Ms. account of his religious visit and copy of the passport granted after the defense. Transcribed from a copy taken in Philadelphia 10mo 2nd 1778 by Nathan Cleaver. Gift of Kim Brown, Acc. 2014.039.

MSS 003/010. Anonymous Friend. Accounts of religious visits to meetings in Pennsylvania by Thomas Lippincott and Ebenezer Roberts, 1820, 1821.
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Accounts of religious visits to meetings in Pennsylvania by Thomas Lippincott and Ebenezer Roberts. Two AMs telling of visits made with Enoch Roberts of Chester (Moorestown) Monthly Meeting to several Friends meetings in Pa.

MSS 003/009. Anonymous Friend. Diary, undated.
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Begins I am this day 25 years of age.

MSS 003/186. Anonymous Friend/Sarah Morgan?. Journal, 1823-1825.
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Journal about the New Light Movement. 121p. Also available on microfilm (Film MS-J Hussey Coll). Previously part of Alfred Rodman Hussey MSS/ 030

MSS 003/011. Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip to New England Y. M., 1828 6mo11-20.
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AMs. Written by a Baltimore Friend. Describes sessions of New England Yearly Meeting dealing with the problem of the Separation. Also description of Newport, Rhode Island. 8 pp Gift of Bliss Forbush.

MSS 003/012. Anonymous Friend. Diary, 1829 1mo1 - 10mo 18.
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20 page AMs on self knowledge

MSS 003/013. Anonymous Friend. Journal of Philadelphia Y. M., 1837.
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Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

MSS 003/014. Anonymous Friend. Five diaries, 1839, 1840, 1842, 1843, 1844.
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Five diaries written between the pages of almanacs: The Moral Almanac for 1839, 1840, 1842, 1844, and Poor Will's Almanac for 1843. Author is believed to be a son-in-law of Caleb Pierce and a Westtown student in 1800. Contains weather observations

MSS 003/015. Anonymous Friend. Diary regarding ministering Friends, 1840-1846.
MSS 003/016. Anonymous Friend. Journal, 1846 9mo to 9 mo 1847.
Scope and Contents

Fragment? Author, 23 years of age, attended Ohio Yearly Meeting

MSS 003/017. Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip to Ohio, 1847.
MSS 003/018. Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip to Quebec, Canada, circa 1855.
MSS 003/019. Anonymous [Truman, Mary Shaw (1824-1887)]. Diary, 1855-1870.
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Diary, 1855-1870, of a Philadelphia Hicksite woman, daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Shaw) Truman, and niece of the Hicksite minister, George Truman. Entries for 1870 include mention of Lucretia Mott and account of Yearly Meeting that includes discussion of birth control.

MSS 003/021. Anonymous Friend. Diary, 1859 1mo1 - 1862 6mo9.
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Diary, 1859-1862

MSS 003/020. Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip to Niagara Falls, 1857 (?).
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Journal of trip to Niagara Falls. 12 pages

MSS 003/022. Anonymous Friend. Journal of Salem N.J. area farmer, 1858-1870.
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AMs, containing brief daily entries by a Quaker farmer in the Salem, N.J., area concerning farm activities, trips to meeting and Quarterly Meeting, with some farm accounts

MSS 003/023. Anonymous Friend. Diary of religious visit to Charleston, undated [pre-Civil War?].
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Diary of religious visit to Charleston, (S.C.?). AMs concerned with Friends enslaving people.

MSS 003/024. Anonymous Friend. Journal ...visit to Iowa and Kansas [typed transcript], 1864 2mo 18 to 4mo 22 1865.
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Journal of a companion of John Jones of Poplar Grove Meeting, Indiana. Visits to Iowa and Kansas. Typescript, 30 pp. Gift of Whittier Collection, 1956

MSS 003/201. Anonymous Friend. Diary [photocopy], 1896-1903.
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Diary of a Quaker woman of southern Montgomery County, Pa. - possibly Abington Monthly Meeting. Mention of attending monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings, students from Carlisle Indian School, and many local Quaker families including Tomlinson, Lippincott, Wood, Mather, Stackhouse. Source unknown, author unknown.

MSS 003/203. Anonymous Friend. Ecumenical Thoughts for the Times, 1978.
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AMs compiled by an Indian member of the Wider Quaker Fellowship. Signature is indecipherable, but sent to a niece in NYC and found in FWCC records 2017.

MSS 003/025. Ashbridge, Elizabeth. Some Account of the forepart of the life of Elizabeth Ashbridge [Ms copies], 1713-5mo 16 1755.
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3 AMss, copied after her death, and all appear to postdate its first publication inf 1744. See FHL printed editions 1807-1994. Copy 1: AMs by Abigail Mott, 1784-85,also includes an essay by Aaron Ashbridge, husband of Elizabeth Ashbridge, which is included in the published version. Copy 2: dated 1781, does not include essay. Copy 3: Incomplete, pp 31-63, telling of her conversion to Quakerism and includes part of the essay.

MSS 003/026. Atherton, Charles (1803-1864). Journal, 1851 3 mo 4- 1861 5 mo 4.
MSS 003/027. Atkinson, Lydia Townsend (later Comly). Journal of a visit to Washington, DC, 1864, 1865.
Scope and Contents

AMs , Diary of a visit to Washington, D.C., July 1864, and journal entries April 1864 to September 1865. Entries in 1865 concern end of the War and death of Lincoln. Gift of Helen Bacon, 1964.

MSS 003/028. Atkinson, Lydia Townsend (later Comly). Excerpts from Diary of Lydia Atkinson [photocopies and transcript], 1864, 1865.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript and photocopies of excerpts of original MSS, July 1864 and April 1865.

MSS 003/029. Baker, Dobel (1789-). Memorandum, 1802-1869.
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Four volumes, 1802-24; 1824-40; 1841-55; 1856-69. Memoranda including remarks on Civil War and Lincoln, 1861-66.

MSS 003/182. Baker, John (1807-1891). Diary of a trip through Upstate New York and Canada, 1832 [typed transcript], 1832.
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Typed transcript edited by John and Barbara Baker, 1983. 2 copies. A native of Yorkshire, England, Baker emigrated to the U.S. with his wife Elizabeth Hall Baker, in 1833. They settled in Macedon where they were received on certificate at Farmington Monthly Meeting. Baker's diary describes his trip through Albany to Buffalo and Canada, with travel descriptions and attendance at Quaker meetings. Gift of NYYM, 1997.

MSS 003/030. Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Committee on Indian Concerns. [Report of George Ellicott and Gerard T. Hopkins], 1804 10mo 15.
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[Report of George Ellicott and Gerard T. Hopkins] 10th, 15th, 1804, at a meeting of the Committee on Indian Concerns

MSS 003/178. Biddle, William Canby (1816-1887). Erodelphian Gazette, 1843-1844.
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Literary journal (MS), co-edited with D. Neall, Jr., and A.B. Justice. Wm. C. Biddle attended the University of Pa. Gazette contains essays and poetry, issues 28-34. (Acc. 2004-04). Bound volume

MSS 003/183. Bills, Catherine (b. 1800). Journal, 1824-1826, undated.
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AMs , describing New York Yearly Meeting at Hester Street, 1824, with visits from prominent ministers (with typed transcript). Also account of her mother's death in 1826 and draft (?) of letter concerning her two brothers, Nathan and David, who had not been in contact for many years. She was born under Rahway-Plainfield, and then the family moved to Farmington MM and subsequently Rochester MM. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/031. Blackwell, Henry B.. Journal, 1877.
MSS 003/167. Boles, Abigain. Journal [transcript and photocopy], 1725-1727.
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Journal of a Quaker, journey between Dublin-Philadelphia-Salem-Cork. Typed transcript and photocopy.

MSS 003/SAFE. Bownas, Samuel. Journal, including first and second trips to America, 1676-1749.
Scope and Contents

Four volumes, Journal, including first and second trips to America

MSS 003/165. Bowne, John (1627–1695). Journal [photocopy], 1650-1694.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy. Original in collections of NY Historical Society. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/161. Brinckerhoff, Martha H. [Seaman] (1834-1931). Life on an Indian Reservation, 1869, undated.
Scope and Contents

She served as matron to Winnebago tribe in Nebraska in 1869. Account presented to the Woman's Club of Jamaica, NY. AMs and typed copy. She was the daughter of John and Amy (Pearsall) Seaman and member of New York Monthly Meeting (H). She married George S. Brinckerhoff in 1878. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/032. Bringhurst, Hannah. Spiritual diary, 1781 3mo 25-9mo 19 1781`.
Scope and Contents

A spiritual diary, Philadelphia. MS copy made by James Bringhurst. 60 pp.

MSS 003/189. Brookhouse, Kathleen M. [Schmitz-Hertzberg, Kathleen (1916- )]. Report of a Visit to Germany, 1939.
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Typescript. Recollections of Kathleen M. Brookhouse, a young English Quaker woman, about her life and work in Germany on the eve of World War II. She describes the influence of Nazi ideology in universities and churches; various kinds of Nazi propaganda; her meetings with Quakers in Germany; and the effect of the Munich and Czechoslovakian crises. Brookhouse visited many Jewish families, and was in Stuttgart during Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 1938); she describes the terror and suffering of the Jews, and saw them being taken away to concentration camps; she also discusses the German people's fear of speaking openly of these matters.

MSS 003/033. Brown, Joshua (1717-1798). Journals, 1756-1790.
Scope and Contents

AMss, journals of religious visits throughout the colonies that bear witness to his testimony against slavery and war. Also an autobiography. Brown was a recorded minister of Nottingham, Pa. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/034. Bunting, Samuel. Journals and commonplace book, 1810-12 mo 12 1864.
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Samuel Bunting of Darby, Pa. Collection of 18 AMss volumes and commonplace book with detailed entries. A small volume "Humble Life from 1810 to 1823 both included" which contains early memories written in 1846 was transcribed in 2016. Typed copy, not edited, stored with original and second copy in PG 7.

MSS 003/035. Burns, John. Journal, 1837 8mo - 5 mo 1838.
Scope and Contents

Journal

MSS 003/208. Calhoun, Mary Roberts, 1907-1985 (Class of 1929). Calhoun, Mary Roberts (1907-1985). Notes on the Roberts family of Moorestown Monthly Meeting, 1976. 1 items.
Scope and Contents

Mary Roberts Calhoun was the granddaughter of Emmor Roberts (1831-1908) and Martha Lippincott Roberts (d. 1918.) Emmor served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers, and many generations of the family attended Swarthmore College. Mary Calhoun (1907-1985) was the daughter of Horace Roberts (1868-1937) and his second wife She and her husband were both Swarthmore College Class of 1929. Emmor's wife, Martha Roberts, helped Horace at home with his young children, and Mary knew her grandparents well and their home.

Physical Description

1 items

MSS 003/036. Christ, Elizabeth Abbott. Journal of European trip, 1920 7mo 9 -9mo 11 1920.
Scope and Contents

Journal of European trip, including attendance at Conference of All Friends, London (8mo 12-20) and a summary of the Conference written 5 mo 30 1921

MSS 003/037. Clark, Jane (Bonsall) (1734-1785). Memorandums and remarks, 1772 12 mo - 1 mo 1785.
Scope and Contents

Compiled by Samuel Clark, husband. Contains reflections on events in Philadelphia, Pa., 1772-1785 and memorials of Friends. 92 pp., indexed. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/191. Cleaver, Florence Nightengale. Fabric diary, 1890-1904.
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"Samples of my dresses and when first worn. F. N. Clearver." Fabric samples with ms descriptive entries glued into book Master Thoughts of Master Minds. Purchase Acc. FHL 2015.004.

MSS 003/153. Coates, Moses (1746-1816). Journal of a trip through Indian country [transcript], 1805, 1806.
Scope and Contents

Transcript of Journal of two trips through "Indian country." Describes the economic prospects of the area and visits among Friends. Transcript (computer printed) by W. J. D. Kennedy with photocopies of first two pages of the original. Gift of W. J. D. Kennedy, 1997

MSS 003/SAFE. Comfort, Samuel. Journal, 1776-1855, 1855-1859.
Scope and Contents

Bound volume, 295 pp. Continuation of journal in separate folder, also memorial to Rebecca Comfort

MSS 003/038. Comfort, Samuel (not John Woolman's son-in-law). Journal of a Bucks Co., Pa., Quaker, 1861 7mo 23 - 2mo 27 1866.
Scope and Contents

AMsS, describing the daily life of a Quaker in Lower Bucks Co., Pa. with references to Quaker meetings, anti-slavery testimony, assassination of Lincoln

MSS 003/039. Comly, E (1811-1889). Some memorandums of a visit through the state of New Jersey in the winter of 1854, 1854.
Scope and Contents

AMs ., 58 pp. Companions: Catharine P. Foulke and Caroline S. Comly

MSS 003/039. Comly, E. Some memorandums. . .Bristol, Penn., 1871 3 mo 18 - 2 mo 29 1876.
Scope and Contents

Some memorandums. . .Bristol, Penn. A.D., 299 pp.

MSS 003/040. Comly, Joseph. Journey from Byberry to Indian River, New York, 1812.
Scope and Contents

The Retrograde, or a history of a journey from Old Sod to Indian River, in the state of New York". AMsS

MSS 003/041. Comly, Watson (1809-1876). Journal, 1828-1829.
Scope and Contents

Journal of the Passing Events. Piece book containing his journal relating daily activities of a young Quaker farmer living in Byberry, Philadelphia Co., Pa.

MSS 003/177. Conlon, Daniel R.. Memoirs [photocopy of typescript], 1992.
Scope and Contents

Spiral-bound photocopy of typed memoirs. A chemist, founder of Instruments for Research and Industry, and member of Abington Monthly Meeting, Pa. Acc. 2000-017

MSS 003/042. Cook, Margaret (1734-1806). Journals [transcript], 1734-1801.
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies, 154 pp. Transcribed by Albert Cook Myers. Published version appeared in Friends Intelligencer, vol. 54, p. 289, pp. 309-661.

MSS 003/043. Coope, Rachel. Journal, 1805 5mo20 - 6mo14 1805.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Some notes kept of a Journey from Bradford, the place of our late residence, to Tunecesah on the Allegheny River in York State. Letter at end from Rachel Coope to her parents. Two copies, one is probably original draft (scan 9507). Both are scanned.

MSS 003/043. Coope, Rachel. Some account of Rachel Coope, 1805-1806.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Some Account taken from notes that she preserved, from her letters, and from personal knowledge. Tells of her life among the Indians on the Allegheny River. Scan 9506. See also another copy in Foster Meyers Papers, RG 5/221.

MSS 003/044. Cooper, James. Journal of visit to the Oneida, Stockbridge and Brotherton Indians, 1796.
Scope and Contents

Journal of visit to the Oneida, Stockbridge and Brotherton Indians. AMs and photocopy. Also available on microfilm: Film MS-J. 57 pp. Mislabeled as Seneca Indians by donor who was a great-niece of James Cooper. Identification corrected by C. Densmore, 2013. Gift of Emma Cooper Bancroft.

MSS 003/045. Cope, Sarah (Wistar) (1804-1872). Journal (account of London Y.M.), 1860.
Scope and Contents

AMss. Journal of a trip to England in 1860. 2 vols., 134 pp. Gift of Friends Historical Association, 1941.

MSS 003/157. Corbin, David (d. 1876). Journal, 1858-1866.
Scope and Contents

AMs, 3 volumes of a Quaker farmer of Roxbury, N.Y. Most of the journal contains entries of a spiritual nature, but also includes some financial notations and comments on the weather. Gift of NYYM, 1997.

MSS 003/173. Costill, Samuel L.. Journal, 1824-1825.
Scope and Contents

Diary written while working in NYC. Mentions Elias Hicks, Ann Braithwaite, attending Quaker meetings and other activities. Returns home to Burlington Co., NJ, in 1825. Acc. 2008-004

MSS 003/046. Craft, James. Journal [photocopy], 1767 - 1780.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of original

MSS 003/047. Crosfield, Jane. Diary [typed copy], 1760 6mo 28 -12mo 18 1761.
Scope and Contents

Typed copy, 23 pp. Includes "Notes for a Chapter in a family records Feb. 1900" by John D. Crosfield and four maps showing itinerary of Jane Crosfield

MSS 003/048. Daniel, William. Journals, 1892 10 mo 26 - 6mo 30 1896 and 1896 7mo 1 - 3 mo 21 1902.
Scope and Contents

In two volumes. Record of weather and daily occurrences in Salem, Ohio. Gift of Edward F. Stratton

MSS 003/049. Dann, Thomas (1741-1809). Some account of the Lord's tender dealings with me, Thomas Dann of Nutfield, 1741-10 mo 19 1806.
Scope and Contents

Account of Dorking Meeting, Surrey, England. 48 pp, two copies and on microfilm (Film MS-Q)

MSS 003/158. Dean, William. Journal [typed transcript], circa 1835.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript. "William Deans of Vermont, now in Pelham, Upper Canada." An account of her family's suffering by Anna Hill, daughter of William Dean. Original in University of Vermont Library. Gift of NYYM

MSS 003/170. Elfreth, Jacob R. (1789-1870). Journals, 1838, 1841, 1845.
Scope and Contents

Daily entries and longer remarks entered in volumes of The Moral Almanac (Philadelphia, Pa.) Elfreth was a member of Phila. Monthly Meeting, Northern District

MSS 003/080. Ellicott, George and Gerard T. Hopkins. Report to Baltimore Y.M. Co Monthly Meeting. on Indian Concerns, 1804.
Scope and Contents

See Baltimore Y.M.

MSS 003/050. Ellis, Margaret (d. 1789). Journal. . .taken from her own mouth by Richard Partridge, 1752.
Scope and Contents

Dictated to Richard Partridge. Owned by Mary Shaw, Jr., 1799

MSS 003/051. Emlen, James. Journal [photocopy], 1794.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a journal of trip to Seneca Indians in connection with proposed treaty

MSS 003/052. Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar. Journal of visit to Friends in NY and RI Y.M., 1825 8mo20 - 11mo3,.
Scope and Contents

Journal of visit to Friends in NY and Rhode Island Y.M. Included visiting minute for Sarah Emlen, Chester Monthly Meeting, Delaware Co., Pa.. See also: Farquhar, Sarah and Foulke, Sarah. Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964

MSS 003/052. Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar. Journal, 1844 5mo25 - 1845 5mo16.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip to Europe. (See Farquhar, Sarah and Foulke, Sarah). Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964

MSS 003/052. Farquhar, Sarah. Journal of trip from Wheeling to Philadelphia and Burlington, 1811 4mo 1-4mo 30 1811, 1812 1mo2 - 1813 2mo16, 1813 3mo1 - 1814 1mo24.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip from Wheeling to Philadelphia and Burlington, N.J. See also: Foulke, Sarah and Emlen, Sarah. Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964

MSS 003/052. Farquhar, Sarah. Journals, 1812 1mo2 - 1813 2mo16 and1813 3mo1 - 1814 1mo24.
Scope and Contents

2 volumes See also: Foulke, Sarah and Emlen, Sarah. Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964

MSS 003/207. Farrer, William, 1738-1826. Farrer, William (1738-1826) . Journal of a Religious Visit to Germany & Holland, 1796-1797. 1 volumes.
Scope and Contents

A Journal of a Religious Visit to Germany and Holland by William Farrer as Companion to David Sands in Company with William Savery and Benjamin Johnson and Also George Dillwyn and Wife as far as Pyrmont. Manuscript, 1796-1797. 1 bound volune, 160 pages.

Farrer was a member of the party of Friends who toured Germany and Holland from August 1796 to February 1797. The party included David Sands of Cornwall, NY; William Savery and Benjamin Johnson of Philadelphia, PA; and George and Sarah Dillwyn of Burlington, NJ. The sole Englishman in the party, William Farrer (1738-1826) was an Elder of Liverpool Meeting, and had earlier guided Sands and other American Quakers through the British Isles.

The manuscript volume contains details about the Quaker communities the group visited. In a lengthy appendix he listed the names and occupations of "sundry people we obtain'd some acquaintance with" in each town, including silk weavers, butchers, schoolmasters, cobblers, maids, shopkeepers, spinsters, soldiers, and clergymen."

Physical Description

1 volumes

MSS 003/053. Fell, Joseph (b. 1804). Diary, 1831-1833.
Scope and Contents

AMss (14 items)) describing the trip West to Kentucky and Ohio of a Bucks Co., Pa., Quaker to promote the sale of the Emmons Beat-All Thrashing Machine

MSS 003/054. Fenn, Jane (later Hoskins) (1693/4-1770). A Journal of the Travels of Jane Fenn, 1727-1729.
Scope and Contents

85 pp AMs journal of travel in the ministry and a photocopy, p. 31 clipped. See also MSS 003/159 for copies of her spiritual journal and travels in the ministry to about 1756 which is available in published form.

MSS 003/055. Fisher, Hannah Rodman. Journal, 1803-1804.
Scope and Contents

Written in small almanacs. There are approximately 12 additional, similar diaries in the Library Company of Philadelphia, classed under Almanacs, given by Sarah Smith

MSS 003/056. Fisher, Sarah Maria. Journal, 1846-1847.
Scope and Contents

Journal of time spent on various activities

MSS 003/151. Foulke, Eliza Ambler (1893-1987). Religious journals [photocopies] [RESTRICTED], 1963-1977.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of AMs, vols. 2-7. Gift of Blanche Zimmerman, 1995

MSS 003/057. Foulke, Hugh. Journals, 1874-1878 and 1878-1884.
Scope and Contents

AMs in two volumes. Gift of Eliza Foulke, 1969.

MSS 003/058. Foulke, John, companions of. A visit to some of the meetings belong to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting as companion to John Foulke [transcripts], 1828 11mo 21-12 mo 27.
Scope and Contents

A visit to some of the meetings belong to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting as companion to John Foulke commenced the 21st 11 month, 1828. AMs and two typescript copies, 24 p. Author unknown.

MSS 003/059. Foulke, John, companions of. A Memorandum of a journey to the Southerd, 1830 12mo 31-.
Scope and Contents

"A Memorandum of a journey to the Southerd with John Foulke, commended 31st of 12 mo., 1830." AMs and two typescript copies, 23 p.

MSS 003/060.01. Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863). Account of a visit to the meetings of Concord, Caln, and the Western Quarterly meeting ., 1824.
Scope and Contents

Account of a visit to the meetings of Concord, Caln, and the Western Quarterly, and some meetings adjacent, 1824. AMs and two typed copies. [40] p.

MSS 003/060.02. Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863). Account of a visit to the Yearly Meetings of Ohio, Indiana, Baltimore ., 1835.
Scope and Contents

Account of a visit to the Yearly Meetings of Ohio, Indiana, Baltimore, and some of the meetings composing them, 1835. AMs and two typed copies. [44] p.

MSS 003/060.03. Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863). Account of Joseph Foulke's journey to Long Island, 1837.
Scope and Contents

Account of Joseph Foulke's journey to Long Island. AMs and 3 typed copies. [13] p.

MSS 003/060.04. Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863). Religious visit to meetings of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1851.
Scope and Contents

Religious visit to meetings of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and of Nottingham Quarterly Meeting. AMs and two typed copies. 25 p.

MSS 003/060.05 and .06. Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863). Some account of the life, travels and experiences of Joseph Foulke, 1848-1863.
Scope and Contents

Autobiography with some family history, historical sketches of the Religious Society of Friends subsequent to the time John Gough concludes their history, an account of the first settlement of Gwynedd Meeting of Friends to which the writer belonged, 1786-1862. Includes accounts of his religious visits to 1860, 1 volume. Loose ms, 1863, explains that he was unable to complete his journal because of illness after 1862. AMs 220 p. Also photocopy

MSS 003/147. Foulke, Samuel; Kezia Foulke, and others. Memo books, 1730-1874.
Scope and Contents

Daybooks including notes by Edward Foulke, Hugh Foulke, Kezia Foulke. "This book did belong to my Grandfather Edward Foulke who brought it with him from Wales in 1693," then to Hugh Foulke, Samuel Foulke, and Kezia Foulke. Includes lists of public Friends visiting Richland Meeting, 1730-1874. Vol. 4 is Death and burials, 1818-1879. 4 vols. Gift of Mary Emma Shaw

MSS 003/061. Foulke, Sarah (later Farquhar, then Emlen). Journals, 1807-1811.
Scope and Contents

Journals, 2mo 20 1807 to 10mo 24 1808; 12mo 19 1808 to 4mo 4 1809; 4mo 9 1809 to 5mo 3 1809; 3mo 7 1809 to 2 mo 17 1811. 4 volumes (4 AMs )

MSS 003/062. Fry, Ann W.(?). Journal of trip across the U.S. with Rebecca L. Chrisman, 1891 5mo 7-7mo 31.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip across the U.S. with Rebecca L. Chrisman D.

MSS 003/193. Gillingham, James. Journal of a Journey taken by Elisha Tyson and James Gillingham on a Visit to Some Indians, 1808.
Scope and Contents

Ms "Notes of a Journey taken by Elisha Tyson and James Gillingham on a Visit to some Indians in the neighbourhood of Fort Wayne." Enclosed, an AL (draft) to Brothers of the Miami and Potowatomy Nations. Scanned and transcribed 2016. Gift of Beatrice T. Rumford, Acc. 2007.022.

MSS 003/063. Gilpin, Ann Matilda. Journal, 1859-1862.
Scope and Contents

AMs Also handwritten copy of Aug. 31, 1860 - Sept. 10, 1861

MSS 003/064. Green, Rowland. Five notebooks containing accounts of visits to Yearly Meeting, etc [photocopy], 1817-1846 with gaps.
Scope and Contents

Five notebooks containing accounts of visits to Yearly Meeting, etc. Photocopy.

MSS 003/190. Griffen, Eliza H. Miller (1839-1867). Diary, 1851- 1852.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Childhood diary of Eliza Miller of Amawalk, New York, 10 Month 16, 1851- 7 Month 18, 1852. She was born 10/16/1839, married Jesse H. Griffen, 6/13/1859, and died 3/8/1867. Purchase, FHL 2015.008.

MSS 003/194. Griscom, John H. (John Hoskins), 1809-1874. Diary of Dr. John Hoskins Griscom (photocopy of transcript), 1831-1874 (transcript).
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript (photocopy) by Ernest B. Bayliss, a descendant, 1990. Like his father, John Griscom (1774-1852), John H. Griscom was a Quaker social reformer and preventative health pioneer. Gift of Martin Bloom, Acc. 2003.033.

MSS 003/162. Griscom, Samuel S. (1802-1878). Journal of a Tour thro New New Jersey, Penna, and New York, 1824.
Scope and Contents

"Journal of a Tour thro N.J., Pa., and NY with occasional remarks on the people, Literary Character, Ladies Institutions, etc." 1 vol. Bound photostat. Original lent to New York Historical Society in 1933 for copying. Gift of NYYM 1997

MSS 003/065. Grisell, Thomas (1763-1827). Travels to attend Philadelphia Y.M., 1823.
Scope and Contents

Journals relating Thomas Grisell's travels to attend Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. AMs. Includes two pages of genealogical information regarding Thomas Grisell and a typescript copy of pages 1 and 2 of the journal

MSS 003/160. Haight, Phebe A. (Phebe Anderson) (1797-1883). Diaries/Daybooks, 1861-1882.
Scope and Contents

Phebe, daughter of Israel and Rachel Anderson, m. Aaron Haight in 1821. She was an Elder of Chappaqua Monthly Meeting and grandmother of Gertrude Mekeel. Contains brief notes on daily activities. 10 volumes. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/066. Haines, Phebe. Journal, 1871-1873.
Scope and Contents

AMs

MSS 003/067. Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877. Hallowell, Benjamin (1799-1877). Mathematics notebook, 1818.
MSS 003/068. Hallowell, Esther L. (1833-1910). Diaries [photocopies], 1875-1910.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of 6 AMs vols. Acc. 93.27, Gift of Janet E. McBride

MSS 003/069. Hallowell, Israel (1863-1949). Diaries [photocopies], 1890-1903.
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of 2 AMs vols. Acc. 93.27, Gift of Janet E. McBride

MSS 003/070. Hamton, James. Notes from diary, 1789-1790.
Scope and Contents

Notes from diary. AMs

MSS 003/152. Hartshorne, William M. (ca. 1748-1833). W.M. Hartshorne's Journal of Journey to Detroit, 1793.
Scope and Contents

AMs Journal concerning a trip to attend treaty negotiations in Sandusky, Ohio. 1 vol. AMs . Loose from covers. See MSS 003/071 for two typed transcripts of the journal made for B.H. Doane when giving original to NYYM Records Committee in 1926. Gift of NYYM, 1997, together with second typed transcript with their transcript copy.

MSS 003/071. Hartshorne, William M.. Journal of Journey to Detroit, 1793 [transcripts], 1926.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts of Hartshorne's Journal concerning a trip to attend treaty negotiations in Sandusky, Ohio. 2 copies, both given to John Cox by B. H. Doane: One for Friends Historical Society and second to keep with the original in NYYM.

MSS 003/072. Haviland, Eleazar. Account of the religious visits of Eleazar Haviland [transcripts], 1805-1858.
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy, 106 p.

MSS 003/074. Heacock, Jesse. Diary, 1873-1878.
Scope and Contents

AMs Philadelphia

MSS 003/073. Heacock, Joel L.. Diary and account book, 1822-1857.
Scope and Contents

Diary and account book. AMs , 240 p. (diary is p. 1-133)

MSS 003/073. Heacock, Joel L.. Journal, 1863-1868.
Scope and Contents

In two volumes, v. 1 1863-1866; v. 2 1866-1868. AMs S

MSS 003/156. Healy, Christopher (1773-1851). Journal, circa 1801-1812.
Scope and Contents

Bound AMs , very fragile. Spiritual autobiography of Christopher Healy, ca. 1808-1812. The first part of the manuscript was edited and published in 1886. Of particular interest are his accounts of visits to Quaker meetings in New York and New England and his own convincement. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/075. Hibberd, Samuel L.. Journal, 1884 1mo7 - 3mo16.
Scope and Contents

AMs S. during the period when he was attending West Chester State Normal School

MSS 003/SAFE. Hicks, Edward (1780-1849). Memoirs and journal, 1843-1849.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. Draft which was edited and published in 1851 as Memoirs of the Life and Religious Labors of Edward Hicks. Part 1, 160 pp., Part 2, 125 pp. Also miscellaneous papers, 89 pp., which include some correspondence from Hicks regarding publication of his manuscript and other related papers.

MSS 003/159. Hoskins, Jane Fenn (1693/4- 1770). Reminiscences, c. 1785.
Scope and Contents

Ms copy of her spiritual journey and travels in the ministry to about 1756. Jane Fenn was a Quaker minister, born in England. She came to America in 1712 as an indentured servant and married in 1738. Traveled widely, to Barbados and England. See also Fenn, Jane. Gift of New York Yearly Meeting 1997. See also Fenn, Jane. MSS 003/054 for manuscript: A Journal of the Travels of Jane Fenn

MSS 003/204. Fadyk, Peggy. Hollingsworth, Hannah Carter (1834-1897). Journal., 1876-1879.
Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription cataloged as The Diary of Hannah Hollingsworth, transcribed by Carolyn Greenfield Adams, BX7616.H748 A3.

Scope and Contents

The diary contains regular brief entries covering family events and Hannah's activities which included attending Quaker meetings as well as lyceum and other local Protestant services. See the transcription for additional detail.

General

Paperwork filed in FHL General Accessions

MSS 003/159. Hoskins, Jane Fenn (1693/4-1770). Some Account of the Convincement; Christian Exercises; and Travels of Jann Hoskins, deceased, undated, 1803.
Scope and Contents

Two Ms. copies of her spiritual journey and travels in the ministry. One is unsigned and undated, the second copied by S. B., 4 mo 1803. Originally part of Alfred Rodman Hussey Collected Manuscripts. Gift of Mrs. Alfred Rodman Hussey, 1959. See also Fenn, Jane. MSS 003/054 for Ms journal of the Travels of Jane Fenn.

MSS 003/076. Humes, ?.. Diary, 1850.
Scope and Contents

Ms. Brief entries in a preprinted diary by a Quaker farmer, Chester Co., Pa. Purchase, 1994

MSS 003/081. Jenkins, James (1753-1831). Records and recollections [transcript], 1761-1821.
Scope and Contents

Records and recollections. Autobiography of James Jenkins. Typed transcript, includes an index. Also on microfilm (positive), 2 reels, Film MS-J. Original is in Friends House, London

MSS 003/202. Johnson, William (1799-1878). Journal, 1839-1841.
Scope and Contents

AMsS and photocopy. Journal of a Chester County, Pennsylvania, farmer, which records his attendance at Quaker meetings, family events, farm and business activities. It includes his opinion on Quaker schools, mention of Lucretia Mott's sermon at Cherry Street Meeting in 1840 and Daniel Webster's speech at Wilmington, and the marriage to his second wife Sarah Scarlett at Kennett in 1841. After purchasing a farm in Chester County, Johnson transferred his membership from Wilmington Monthly Meeting to London Grove Monthly Meeting in 1840. Gift of Hadassah Moore Leeds Holcombe.

MSS 003/178. Justice, Alfred Bunting (1817-1886). Erodelphian Gazette, 1844.
Scope and Contents

Literary journal (ms), co-edited with D. Neall, Jr., and Wm. C. Biddle. Wm. C. Biddle attended the University of Pa. Gazette contains essays and poetry, issues 28-34. (Acc. 2004-04). Bound volume.

MSS 003/079. Kamp, Esther Farquhar. Journal, 1920.
MSS 003/080. Kendall, John. Journal, 1746-1747.
Scope and Contents

Journal AMs , 131p

MSS 003/185. Kersey, Jesse (1768-1845). Journal, 1803-1841.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Bound journal also contains copies of letters, drawings, and other information 1799-1723 concerning building a house. Gift of Leslie Hunt, 2014.001

MSS 003/083. Kinsey, John (1693-1750). Journal, 1745.
Scope and Contents

AMs, Account of his journey to Albany with Thomas Laurence and Isaac Norris as representatives from Pennsylvania to take part in a treaty with the Indians. Published in Quaker Biographical Sketches by Willard Heiss. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/084. Kirk, Charles. Reminiscences, undated.
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of Charles Kirk, including some account of the settlement of Horsham Township and the establishment of Friends Meeting there, [and a} biography. Ms copy, 69p

MSS 003/085. Kite, Benjamin (1754-1838). Day book, 1806.
Scope and Contents

Day book. A.Ms.. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/085. Kite, Benjamin (1754-1838). A memoir of the early part of the life of Benjamin Kite, 1754-1835.
Scope and Contents

A memoir of the early part of the life of Benjamin Kite copied from the original manuscript. A memoir of the life of Benjamin Kite prepared by his son, Nathan Kite, 1754-1835

MSS 003/082. Kite, Benjamin (1754-1838). Biography, 1754-1839.
Scope and Contents

Biography, with index 1754-1839 -- index to biography reputedly written by Mrs. Rebecca Kite Brown, prepared by Mr. And Mrs. Ronald M. Schelkopf

MSS 003/087. Kite, Elizabeth. Memoir [photostat], undated.
Scope and Contents

A memoir of Elizabeth Kite's ancestors in America. Letter from Rebecca Kite Brown included, 1868 5mo 29. Photostat copies

MSS 003/086. Kite, James. Journal, undated.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms.. Explication of divers scripture passages. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/088. Kitely, James. Diary of spiritual progress, 1790-1817.
Scope and Contents

Diary "in order to inform myself how I spent precious time afforded me." AMs

MSS 003/089. Knowles, David E.. "Some account of the Journey to the Cherokees and so forth", 1839-1844.
Scope and Contents

"Some account of the Journey to the Cherokees and so forth." AMs. Also papers and correspondence (1914) relating to David Knowles and his journals. Papers include itinerary of his journey to Cherokee, memoranda concerning his ancestry, summary of his travels in the ministry, memorial of Farnham Monthly Meeting concerning David Knowles and his wife Drusilla (1847), memorandum concerning Farnham Monthly Meeting

MSS 003/089. Knowles, David E.. "Dwight Mission Cherokee Nation", 1840.
Scope and Contents

"Dwight Mission Cherokee Nation" AMs. Also papers and correspondence (1914) relating to David Knowles and his journals. Papers include itinerary of his journey to Cherokee, memoranda concerning his ancestry, summary of his travels in the ministry, memorial of Farnham Monthly Meeting concerning David Knowles and his wife Drusilla (1847), memorandum concerning Farnham Monthly Meeting

MSS 003/089. Knowles, David E.. Journal of a trip to Meetings in the mid-west, 1847-1848.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip to Meetings in the mid-west, AMs. Also papers and correspondence (1914) relating to David Knowles and his journals. Papers include itinerary of his journey to Cherokee, memoranda concerning his ancestry, summary of his travels in the ministry, memorial of Farnham Monthly Meeting concerning David Knowles and his wife Drusilla (1847), memorandum concerning Farnham Monthly Meeting

MSS 003/187. Lamborn, George S. (1831-1913). Extracts from Spiritual Communications [photocopy], 1866-1867.
Scope and Contents

AMs spiritualist recordings. George S. Lamborn (1831-1913), recorder. The mediums are Wilmer P. Bolton, M. Pennock, and Elwood Lamborn. There are (2) indices in the back of the book: subjects and disembodied spirits (everyone from St. Paul to John Jacob Astor, as well as many Quaker worthies, and some family members); a list of scripture quotations proving spiritualism; and "A Memorial of J. Comly Lamborn Written By His Father" (1866). Loaned for scanning in 2014: Acc. 2014.014. Original retained by family.

MSS 003/199. Lamborn, Hannah T. (1847-1869). Journal [photocopy], 1865-1867.
Scope and Contents

Daughter of John and Susan H. (England) Lamborn, born in or near Kennett Square, Pa. Not a member of Society of Friends but attended Quaker meetings as well as other worship services. During much of period of the journal she attended Ercildoun Seminary for Young Ladies. She notes weather and visiting as well as charity balls, temperance lectures and speakers including Joseph Dugdale and John Hunt. Loaned for scanning in 2016, Acc. 2016.058. Original retained by family.

MSS 003/192. Lawrence, Caroline W. (b. 1865). Journal, 1883.
Scope and Contents

Daughter of Henry and Caroline Lawrence, member of Green Street MM. Transferred from Albums, 7/2015. Gift of James Frorer, 1962.

MSS 003/195. [Lawrence, --?]. Journal, 1856-1861.
Scope and Contents

Detailed ms diary of a Hicksite Quaker minister, Trenton, NY, area (?) His wife also is a minister, and they travel widely. The journal mentions visits by prominent Quaker ministers and attending monthly, quarterly and yearly meetings. He refers to his son and daughter, James and Rebecca C[omfort] Lawrence; author may be Walter Lawrence who married Susanna Johnson. Book dealer suggested that the author is Samuel Lawrence. Purchase, Acc. 2015.035

MSS 003/090. Leach, Robert J.. "From the Inner Shore to the Far-Out Island" [Autobiographical manuscript], 1919-1970.
Scope and Contents

Book One (typescript), "Father's Son", 1919-1939. Book Two (typescript), "Mother's Son," 1939-1949: Part One, "The Pendle Hill Years," 1939-1942; Part Two, "The Civilian Public Service Years," 1942-46. Book Four (typescript), "Mother's Son," 1939-1949. Part Three, "The Salem College Years," 1946-1950. Book Five, "Mother's Son," 1949-1959. Part Four, "The Exploration of Europe years," 1950-1953. Book Six (typescript), "Mother's Son," 1949-1959: Part Five, "The Early Married Years", 1952-1957; Book Eight [Seven], "Mother's Son," 1949-1959: Part Six, "Infants Become Children Years," 1957-1959. Book Eight (typescript), "The International Baccalaureate Decade" 1959-1969: [Part One]: "The International Schools Association Years," 1959-63. Book Nine (typescript), "The International Baccalaurate Decade," 1959-1969; [Part Two], "The Fund Raising Explorative Years," 1963-1967; [Part Three], "The Fading of the Fund Raising Explorative Years," 1966-70.

MSS 003/091. Lowry, Alfred. Journal of travel in Europe [typed copy], 1920 4mo 27 to 8mo10.
Scope and Contents

Journal of travel in Germany and middle Europe. Typed copy, 52 p.

MSS 003/092. Lukens, Seth. Trip to Boston, 1840 8mo20-26.
MSS 003/093. Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907. Magill, Edward Hicks (1825-1907). Diaries, 1903, 1904.
Scope and Contents

2 AMsS Record the early days of his second marriage to Sarah Elizabeth (Sutton) Gardner

MSS 003/094. Martin, Isaac (1758-). Journal, 1791-1823.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. 214p., 8 p.

MSS 003/155. Marvel, Josiah P. (1896-1959). Peace in our time, 1942.
Scope and Contents

Typescript memoir of Josiah P. Marvel of his service in France with the American Friends Service Committee from July 1940 to June 1941. He spent most of his time in Paris and was involved in feeding refugees and visiting internment camps and prisons. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/095. Mason, Benjamin. A narrative of a journey and proceedings of a Committee appointment [photocopy], 1777.
Scope and Contents

A narrative of a journey and proceedings of a Committee appointment by the Western Quarterly Meeting to visit a number of Friends who had removed. Photocopy of journal, 45p.

MSS 003/096. Masters, R. K.. Journal, "East and West, or A Flight Between them in the Summer of 1848", 1848 7mo 5-25.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. with some detailed descriptions of a trip from Philadelphia to Boston by way of Cincinnati, Ohio, Urbana, Illinois; Sandusky, Ohio; and Buffalo, N.Y., among other places

MSS 003/097. Masters, Rebecca Kite. Religious journal, 1880-1883.
Scope and Contents

AMs of her religious thinking

MSS 003/168. Matthews, William (1732-1792). Journal, 1783-1787.
Scope and Contents

Quaker minister. An account of his travels and religious visits in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. First part missing, printed in full in Friends Miscellany, Vol 7. AMs, bound. Gift of Charles Farquhar of Sandy Spring to BYM, 1885. Transferred from Baltimore Yearly Meeting, 2005

MSS 003/098. Mcllvain, Hugh. European journey, 1912.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. of a European trip. 70p.

MSS 003/099. Moon, Moses. Account of journeys to Black River [photostat and transcript], 1803-1804, 1811.
Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of original AMsS., 26p. Also, typescript copy, with attached Photostat of a letter from John Cox to Charles H. Moon, 1926, with data about the Child Family of LeRay Monthly Meeting.

MSS 003/100. Moore, Ann (1710-1783). Journal of visits to meetings in MD, PA, NY, IN, VA, Great Britain VA, Great Britain., 1756-1758, 1760, 1760-1762, 1778.
Scope and Contents

Journal of visits, from Maryland to Pennsylvania, New York, and New England visiting Friends' meeting;, 1756-1758; in Maryland and Virginia, 1760; to Great Britain, 1760-1762; and to Pennsylvania and New York, 1778. AMs (Ms. copy) Also includes verse by Ann Moore and memorials to her. She was captured by French on her way to England and taken to Spain for a time.

MSS 003/100. Moore, Ann (1710-1783). Journal of a traveling minister who belonged to Gunpowder Monthly Meeting VA, Great Britain. [transcript], 1745-1762.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a traveling minister who belonged to Gunpowder Monthly Meeting, Maryland. TMs. Transcribed and typed by the owners of the manuscript, n.d. (Handwriting and spelling in the original ms. were often illegible, so transcription has many errors.)

MSS 003/100. Moore, Ann. Journal of visits to York, Bucks, Philadelphia counties, 1775 3mo14 to 4mo17.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a journey undertaken by a Gunpowder Friend to meetings in York, Bucks and Philadelphia counties.

MSS 003/209. Moore, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Parvin Moore), 1791-1875. Moore, Benjamin P. (1791-1875). Workbook, farm diary, and personal notebook , 1808-1824.
Scope and Contents

Bound volume contains mathematical and astronomical workbook, farm diary, and personal notebook kept by Benjamin P. Moore (1791-1875). He was the son of Robert and Mary Moore and married Mary Hopkins in 1817 under the care of Baltimore Monthly Meeting. At the time of his death, he was an Elder of Little Falls Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). Reverse of book is business diary beginning 1815 followed by brief personal notes.

MSS 003/186. Morgan, Sarah R. (1793-1888). Account of New Light controversy in New Bedford Monthly Meeting (MA), 1823, 2 mo10-1825 1mo.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman and married Charles W. Morgan in 1819. A detailed account of the "New Light" controversy in New England Yearly Meeting, specifically New Bedford Monthly Meeting. Gift of Mrs. Alfred Hussey (Mary L. Warren Hussey), 1959; formerly cataloged as part of Alfred Rodman Hussey Manuscript Collection. Film MS-J

MSS 003/101. Morris, Deborah (1724-1793). Diary of a trip to England, 1772.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms. Diary of a trip to England while accompanying her Aunt Sarah Morris on a religious visit. Gift of PYM, 1975

MSS 003/175. Morris, Hannah (1809-1892). Accounts of members of the Morris family, Green Hill Farm., circa 1872.
Scope and Contents

Three typescript accounts (copies) by Hannah Morris of Green Hill Farm, daughter of Israel W. and Mary H. Morris. Recollections of Quakers Israel W Morris (1778-1870) and his sister, Catharine W. Morris (1840-1859), and fanciful recollection of china bowl (incomplete, published in The Morris Family Genealogy). Also photocopies of photos of boyhood home of donor's husband, formerly the Haines estate, Cheltenham , Pa. Acc. 2003-009.

MSS 003/169. Morris, Susanna Heath (b. 1682). An Account of Part of the Travels of Susanna Morris [transcript], 1711-1753.
Scope and Contents

Edited transcript with an introduction by Heinz Heineman. Transcribed by Heineman from a copy at HSP. 1753 ms copy available on microfilm, MS-M6. Acc. 1993.46

MSS 003/102. Murphy, Naomi. Journal of travel up the Hudson, 1839 8mo.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a tour up the North or Hudson River, AMs. describing the boat trip taken by the Mahlon Murphy family from Philadelphia to New York City, then up the Hudson River to Poughkeepsie and back again to Frankford.

MSS 003/102. Murphy, Naomi. Journal along Delaware Canal, 1841 8mo.
Scope and Contents

Some account of our visit to Pottsville, AMs describing her family's journey by horse along the Delaware canal from Frankford to Pottsville and back.

MSS 003/178. Neall, D [aniel], Jr.. Erodelphian Gazette, 1843.
Scope and Contents

Literary journal (ms), co-edited with Wm. C. Biddle and A.B. Justice. Wm. C. Biddle attended the University of Pa. Gazette contains essays and poetry, issues 28-34. (Acc. 2004-04). Bound volume. Neall co-edited numbers 28-31.

MSS 003/205. Newlin, Edith, 1818-1899. Newlin, Edith (1818-1899). Genealogical papers, with correspondence, 1865-1937.
Scope and Contents

Includes Edith Newlin's genealogical research on her Newlin and Taggart ancestors, bound together with her genealogical correspondence with nephew Henry Gawthrop. It also includes some reminiscences.

Related Materials

J. Russell Hayes Papers, RG 5/180.

MSS 003/103. Newlin, Ella Bowles (1858-1950). Journal of trip to Norway, 1921.
Scope and Contents

Typescript, 103p.

MSS 003/104. Nicholson, Thomas (1715-1780). A Journals of part of the Life, Travels and Labour of that faithful Servant and Minister of the Gospel, Thomas Nicholson. [transcript], 1749-1779.
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of Journals of part of the Life, Travels and Labour of that faithful Servant and Minister of the Gospel, Thomas Nicholson.

MSS 003/105. Painter, Levinus K.. Journal letter and Journeying Epistle, 1956 8mo.
Scope and Contents

Journal letter #2, 8-10-1956, and Journeying Epistle III, 8-31-1956. TMs. (multigraphed) regarding activities of Friends in East Africa Yearly Meeting.

MSS 003/200. Pancoast, Charles E. (1818-1906). Memoir, 1890.
Scope and Contents

AMs of his memoir, part of which which was published in 1930 as A Quaker Forty-Niner: The Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the American Frontier. Pancoast was a New Jersey Quaker who spent 14 years in the Mid-West and West, eventually seeking his fortune in California before returning to Philadelphia in 1854 where he became a businessman and involved in local politics. Originally cataloged as MSS 036, it was transferred to Journals 7/2017. Gift of Elizabeth P. Styer, Mildred S. Burton, and J. Franklin Styer.

MSS 003/106. Pancoast, Tacy Roberts. Journal, 1852 2mo 16 to 4mo 10.
Scope and Contents

AMs. A memoranda of a visit to Friends and others with the limits of Baltimore Yearly Meeting as companion to Elizabeth Newport and Charles Kirk. Gift of Bliss Forbush, 1971.

MSS 003/106. Pancoast, Tacy Roberts. Diary of Daily Events, 1856 3mo 28 to 6mo26.
Scope and Contents

Diary of daily events. A.Ms.. Includes description of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Gift of Bliss Forbush, 1971.

MSS 003/148. Parrish, Edward. Diary, 1866-1872.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Diary begins with a short account of his election as President of Swarthmore College and ends with the death of his wife. Gift of Dillwyn Parrish, 1955

MSS 003/176. Parrish, John (1729-1807). Notes on Abolition, 1805-1807.
Scope and Contents

AMs vol. contains notes probably assembled for his book on slavery. Purchase, 2009.

MSS 003/107. Passmore, Pennock. Journal, 1851-1852.
Scope and Contents

Journal. AMs

MSS 003/108. Pearson, John. Memorandum Book, 1786-1841.
Scope and Contents

Primarily agricultural notes

MSS 003/109. Pemberton, John. Diary, 1752 11 m 22 to 6mo 23, 1753.
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy, 104p.

MSS 003/110. Pennington, Mary (1624-1682). Memoirs, 1680, 1680?.
Scope and Contents

Two AMs copies of memoirs of Mary Pennington, William Penn's mother-in-law. A brief account of some of my exercises from childhood and letter to her Grandson, AMs in one volume, with note Written by Edward Pennington 1680 on first page. Second copy, in two volume, AMs, gift of NYYM, 1997. Enclosed with second version is letter dated 1 mo 13, 1902, from David E. Taber to Isaac Sharp concerning copies of Pennington's journals in London.

MSS 003/111. Pierce, John. Journal of visit to Indians, 5 mo 30 1796 to 7 mo 29, 1796.
Scope and Contents

Notes on a visit to several tribes of Indians. 261pp. AMs and typed transcript. Author started trip from Darby, Pa. Party included Isaiah Rowland, James Cooper, Joseph Sansom, Joseph Symmons and Enoch Walker. Gift of George Truman, 1871.

Price, Philip B. , b. 1824. Price, Philip B. (b. 1824). Journals, 1834-1836. 2 volumes.
Scope and Contents

Two soft cover journals. Written when Philip Price was 10 to 12 years old, the journals provide news of the family's daily life and attending Quaker meetings. Price was the son of Benjamin and Jane (Paxson) Price of Birmingham Monthly Meeting. He recorded that his father accompanied John Comly on a religious visit to Friends in Ohio and Indiana Yearly Meetings and mentioned Quaker friends and family, including Nathan Sharpless, John Jackson, Darlingtons, Kirks and many others. He married Ellen M. Sattherthwait and was disowned in 1847 by Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) for attending Hicksite meeting. He later served in the Civil War.

Physical Description

2 volumes

MSS 003/112. Pryor, Thomas White. Journal, 1817-1829.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms. describing daily life of a Quaker living in the Northern District of Philadelphia with many mentions of area Meetings, descriptions of the Separation, mention of his disownment by Philadelphia Monthly Meeting-ND for joining the Hicksite meeting at Green Street. Indexed

MSS 003/124. Rawson, Arthur J. (1896-). Journal [photocopy], 1919-1921.
Scope and Contents

AMs (photocopy), 934p. Describes AFSC relief work in Serbia after WWI. Includes account of voyage and travel through Europe. Photocopied 1983

MSS 003/113. Reckitt, William. Journal extract (copy), 1759 7mo 30.
Scope and Contents

From observations made 30th of 5 month at a quarterly meeting at Buckingham, regarding a spirit of dissention.Journal extract, p. 123 only 1p. (copy)

MSS 003/114. Richardson, Jane G.. Journal of visit to Congenies [transcript], 1883 1mo 21 to 5mo 2.
Scope and Contents

AMs, (typewritten copy) concerning a visit to Congenies

MSS 003/125. Roberts, Ellwood (1846-1921). Diaries, 1913-1920.
Scope and Contents

8 vols. (typewritten) Principally descriptions of his business ventures, mostly real estate development in Norristown, Pa., and Winslow, N.J. Also includes summaries of his vocal ministry at Friends meetings and account of the sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other meetings. Gift of William H. and Eleanor C. Roberts, 1982

MSS 003/115. Rulon, Moses Jr.(?). Diary [photostat], 1833 5mo4 -6mo 26.
Scope and Contents

Photostat. Original in 1957 belonged to Emma Rulon.

MSS 003/116. Russell, Abraham(?). A journey Eastward with Jonathan Taylor, 1817 7mo 12 to 9mo 18.
Scope and Contents

AMs of a journal from Dartmouth, Mass., to Maine and New York in the company of Quaker minister, Jonathan Taylor. Photocopy (?).Purchased, 1987

MSS 003/184. Russell, Amelia B.. Journal and letterbook, 1842-1867.
Scope and Contents

AMs. bound journal commencing 12 mo 31, 1849. Drafts of letters written from Friendsville and loose pages including a poem composed by Eliza Jenkins for Amelia, 1842, South Yarmouth Academy. Amelia Russell describes herself as a school teacher.

MSS 003/189. Schmitz-Hertzberg, Kathleen (1916-). Report of visit to Germany, 1939.
Scope and Contents

Report of visit to Germany from April 14th. 1938 to 18th January, 1939. T.Ms (carbon copy). T.L.S. cover letter to Emma Cadbury, American Friends Service Committee, dated 15 August, 1939. Published in Canadian Quaker History Journal 74 (2009). Schmitz-Hertzberg, née Kathleen M. Brookhouse, emigrated to Canada with her family in 1952.

MSS 003/117. Schofield, Oliver W.. A short account of my journey with Isaac Martin, 1795.
Scope and Contents

A short account of my journey with Isaac Martin. AMs. and 2 typed copies 16p.

MSS 003/118. Schooley, William (1794-1860). Journal.
Scope and Contents

Journal of Dr. William Schooley, pioneer physician, Quaker minister, abolitionist, philosopher and scholar, 1794-1860, Somerton, Belmont County, Ohio. A.Ms. Copied and published by George A. Schooley. See also book collection

MSS 003/SAFE. Scott, Job. Journal and letters, Printed 1797.
Scope and Contents

Journal and letters; the unpublished parts transcribed from his original manuscript; with references to the New York edition of the Journal printed in the year 1797. Mss copy, copyist unknown 461 p.

MSS 003/181. Sermon, Mary (Dawson), (ca. 1742-1819). Memorandum book, circa 1790-1819.
Scope and Contents

Daughter of Isaac Dawson and Jane Blackham, she married Joseph Sermon in 1764, and they lived in Philadelphia. AMs. The memorandum book includes school notes, poetry, testimony on the death of her husband and others, descriptions of the Yellow Fever epidemics of 1793 and 1803, and a copy of an account by her son Dr. Isaac Sermon (d. 1813), including his visit to Thomas Paine, the radical pamphleteer. Purchase, Acc. 2010.006. Copy of the typed transcription (partial) and summary included from book dealer.

MSS 003/197. Sharpless, Daniel (1710-1775). Memorandum books (2), 1734-1774.
Scope and Contents

2 ms volumes, accounts and miscellaneous notes. Purchase, Acc. 2015.012.

MSS 003/119. Sharpless, Edith. Diaries, extracts, 1908, 1912-1956, 1942.
Scope and Contents

Jan.1-March 21, 1908 (contains description of the Guilford College fire) 1 typed copy 1912-1956 (selections) typed carbon copy Nov. 1, 1941 - Aug. 31, 1942 and Sept 1 to Oct. 9, 1942 typed copy and carbon

MSS 003/149. Sharpless, Joel (1810-1896). Memoirs, essays, and notes, circa 1861-1895.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Contains some journal entries as well as essays and biographical notes. Sharpless lived in Middletown, Delaware Co., Pa., and was an Elder at Chester Monthly Meeting. Gift of Nancy Smith Butterworth and Margaret S. Hallett, Acc. 1995.003.

MSS 003/120. Sharpless, Martha. Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1801.
Scope and Contents

Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. AMs .

MSS 003/121. Sharpless, Phebe. Diary, reflecting religious thinking, 1820-1828.
Scope and Contents

AMs reflecting religious thinking

MSS 003/122. Sharpless, Rachel, d. 1869. Journal, 1819-1820.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a traveling minister in the counties around Philadelphia. Includes lists of members of West Grove Preparative. Gift of Howard W. Wickersham, 1979. Trans. from West Grove Prep. Records, 1994

MSS 003/180. Sharpless, William P. (1808-1879). Account of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1860.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Detailed account of the discussions at the Yearly Meeting. Sharpless was a Philadelphia businessman and acknowledged minister. A note glued opposite first page is from Samuel Comfort to Sharpless, dated 9 mo 4, 1860, with thanks for sending him the full account since he could not attend. Samuel Comfort (1776-1862), also a Quaker minister, and was the grandson of John Woolman. Trans. from Haverford College, Quaker Collection. 2009.009

MSS 003/123. Shoemaker, . Nathan (1788-). Memoir and journal, 1842-5mo 10, 1863.
Scope and Contents

Memoir of Nathan Shoemaker

MSS 003/126. Smith, Gulielma. Travel Journal, 1824 6mo 12-7mo 9 1825.
Scope and Contents

Travel journal, to New England AMs S 4p.

MSS 003/127. Smith, Philip W.. Memoirs, 1973-1974.
MSS 003/128. Stokes, Thomas. Diary, written to son Benjamin, 1825-1831.
Scope and Contents

Diary, written to son Benjamin, AMs

MSS 003/129. Talbot, Sarah( d. 1821). Journal of visit to England, Ireland, Scotland, 1796-1800.
Scope and Contents

Account of a religious visit to England, Ireland, and Scotland and gospel work among the youth. Verse by Job Scott transcribed by Ellen H. Winn at end. Ms. Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975

MSS 003/188. Abel, Thomas. The Defense of Abel Thomas...on a Religious Visit to Friends of New Jersey and New York Governments...1778., 1819.
Scope and Contents

Ms. copy made in 1819 by an anonymous author of The Defense of Abel Thomas accompanied by his Friend James Thomas...on a Religious Visit to Friends of New Jersey and New York Governments...1778. Transcribed from a copy taken in Philadelphia 10mo 2nd 1778 by Nathan Cleaver. Ms. account of his religious visit and copy of the passport granted after the defense. Gift of Kim Brown, Acc. 2014.039.

MSS 003/130. Thompson, Joshua G.. Journal, 1817 8mo - 5mo 15, 1818.
Scope and Contents

Journal, AMs S. Gift of Newlin R. Smith, 1966

MSS 003/131. Tilton, Josephine. Diary, 1881-1882.
Scope and Contents

Swarthmore College Class of 1886; contains account of Parrish Hall fire of 1881 AMs S.

MSS 003/132. Townsend, Richard H. (1804-1879). Journal, 1804-1848.
Scope and Contents

The Book of Remembrance, Journal of a Baltimore Friend containing references to Nine Partners School; Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia Yearly meetings; political events; and events in the Society of Friends. Volumes 1-9 (volume 10 lacking). Available on microfilm: Film MS-T9

MSS 003/164. Underhill, Richard (1761-1841). Autobiographical Narrative of Richard Underhill of Long Island and Westchester Co., circa 1830.
Scope and Contents

Autobiography commenced when 70 years old. He had been disowned by Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1829 and presents his defense and beliefs. AMs, 1 bound volume. Gift of NYYM, 1997

MSS 003/198. Underhill, Silas A. (1838-1906). Professional journals (2), 1867-1874.
Scope and Contents

2 volumes containing his notes on meetings with clients. NYC attorney and Orthodox member of New York Monthly Meeting. Gift of NYYM, Acc. 1997.083.

MSS 003/133. Walker, Benjamin. Diary of a York Co., Pa., farmer [transcript], 1780-1786.
Scope and Contents

Diary of a York Co., PA farmer, a member of Warrington Monthly Meeting. (Photocopy of a typescript)

MSS 003/134. Walker, Robert. Journal of journey in the ministry, England to America, 1773 5mo 25-6mo 16, 1775.
Scope and Contents

An account of his journey in the ministry, England to America; Walker is listed in the Ms Public Friends. A.D. Enclosures: 2 A.L.Ss.S. from Robert Walker to his wife (Hannah)

MSS 003/174. Waller, Barbara (d. 1905). Daybook, 1872, 1877, with later notes to 1907.
Scope and Contents

According to donor, daybook belonged to Barbara Waller, a Quaker from Avondale, married out of unity. Notes on Waller family birthdates to 1907. Acc. 2005-008

MSS 003/171. Walmsley, Asa (1774-1854). Journal, 1830-1851.
Scope and Contents

Journal and writings of Asa Walmsley, member of Byberry Monthly Meeting. Concerns death of his wife in 1838 and other topics. Also later note on his death in 1854. Acc. 2001-006

MSS 003/135. Waln, Emma (b. 1869). Diary [photocopy], 1890 2mo - 8 mo 27, 1891.
Scope and Contents

Diary of a teacher in Philadelphia at the age of 21. A.Ms. (photocopy). Original in possession of William L. Hires (1985)

MSS 003/136. Ware, Letitia. "Short notes of a Journey to the State of Ohio", 1816 6mo 12 - 10 mo 22, 1816.
Scope and Contents

Account of religious visits to various meeting in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, and Maryland, accompanied by Halliday Jackson and Martha Rose. Gift of Ruth Porter Powers, 1979

MSS 003/179. Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726). Spiritual memoir [photocopies], undated.
Scope and Contents

A short memorial of the dealings of God with me in the days of my youth. Photocopy of the ms. original in Haverford College. Photocopies from two sources: Gift of Evans Webb, 1980, stored with photocopy of her Some Meditations with Some Observations upon the Revelations of Jesus Christ.. . from the same source. A second photocopy received directly from Haverford College, 1979, and previously stored with Frederick B. Tolles Papers. Transcript published in The Friend (Philadelphia) in 1855. See also MSS 004, n.d.

MSS 003/137. Wetherald, Thomas. Journal of trip by the ship Ganges from Liverpool to Philadelphia., 1819 4mo7 - 5mo29.
Scope and Contents

Account of a stormy trip on the ship Ganges from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pa. In 2 parts and also on microfilm (Film MS-J).

MSS 003/138. Wharton, Deborah Fisher. Journal, fragment, 1865 5mo 28 - 6mo 4.
Scope and Contents

AMs containing an account of visits to Cabinet members and the President of the U.S.; concern for the Indians; a visit to hospitals, village and school for freedmen, and to a Civil War cemetery

MSS 003/138. Wharton, Deborah Fisher. Diary, 1873 6mo 5 - 9mo 22, 1877.
Scope and Contents

Typed copy. 181p Stored with original Ms

MSS 003/138. Wharton, Deborah Fisher. Diary, 1873 12mo25 - 9mo 22.
Scope and Contents

Original AMs S. Gift of Edward Wharton Smith, 1967

MSS 003/138. Wharton, Deborah Fisher. Journal fragment, 1879 1mo 9 - 9mo 22 (1881?).
Scope and Contents

AMs containing an account of a trip to Washington, DC, as a delegate to the convention of members of all religious societies having charge of Indian reservations, all of whom were opposed to the transfer of Indian affairs to the War Department

MSS 003/138. Wharton, Deborah Fisher. Diary, 1880 1mo9 - 14mo18 (original fragment).
MSS 003/146. White, Barclay (1821-1906). Journal and autobiography, 1885-1904.
Scope and Contents

In five bound volumes titled Genealogy and Family History. AMs autobiography begins on p. 251 of vol. 1. Each volume indexed and illustrated, "Collected by Barclay White." Includes detailed descriptions of his appointment in 1877 as Special Indian Agent of the Seven Yearly Meetings and his tenure as Superintendent of Indian Affairs under the Grant administration. Gift of Edith Lewis White, 1978. Microfilm vols. 1-3 only (Film MS-W). Haverford College has copies of two of the volumes, the autobiographical section included in the TriCollege catalog.

MSS 003/140. Wilkinson, Thomas. Account of the last journey of John Pemberton, 1787.
Scope and Contents

Some account of the last journey of John Pemberton to the Highlands and other parts of Scotland with a sketch of his character, AMs S. and copy 74p

MSS 003/140. Wilkinson, Thomas (1751-1836). Journal of trip through the Highlands and other parts of Scotland, 1787.
Scope and Contents

Journal of Thomas Wilkinson of Yanwath through the Highlands and other parts of Scotland in the summer and autumn of the year 1787 kept while accompanying John Pemberton on a religious visit throughout. Scott. Poem "To the Highlands" at end. Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975

MSS 003/166. Willets, Amos and Caroline. Journals [transcript], 1842, 1846, 1852, 1856, 1855.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts of journals chiefly dealing with their travels to accompany Rachel Hicks on her religious visits. Gift of Anne Booth to Friends General Conference, 1999. Transferred to FHL, 2000

MSS 003/196. Willets, Sarah (1827-1919). Journal, 1853-1854.
Scope and Contents

Ms journal, Sarah Willets (1827-1919) married Richard Smith Collins in 1856. She describes attending New England YM, visiting Upstate NY and Canada,and attending Quaker meetings. She mentions Lindley Murray, Richard Mott, and Henry Rowntree of the Free Produce Assoc. among others and is active in the Youth Committee of her preparative meeting. Notes that the Nebraska Bill before Congress in May 1854 is causing widespread consternation. Gift of Amy Rosenberg and Eleanor Rosenberg, Acc. 2015.013.

MSS 003/141. Williams, Charles (1765-). Diary, 1785-1787.
Scope and Contents

Religious journal of young minister in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and early member of Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. Visited meetings in Philadelphia and Virginia. AMs. Laid into back, ALS to Sally, 1787 11mo 24

MSS 003/172. Williams, Sarah Roberts (d. 1894). Diary, 1869-1876.
Scope and Contents

Daily notations. She was a member of Schuylkill Meeting, widow of John Williams. Book was gift from her son Wm. K. Williams, and also contains loose sheets and correspondence to her son, 1893-1894. Acc. 2006-020

MSS 003/142. Williamson, Lydia Mary (Hunn). Diary of visits to meetings in Philadelphia area, 1907 10mo 6 - 3mo15, 1908.
Scope and Contents

AMs concerning visits to various Friends meetings in the Philadelphia area. Written by a 19-year old girl, deaf at age 12, who, with her 13-year old sister, Ann, visited many meetings including seven which have since been laid down.

MSS 003/150. Wilson, William B. (b. 1800). Journal [transcript], 1829-1871.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a Quaker farmer and businessman, Menallen Township, Pa. Brief entries cover local and family concerns. Photocopy of a typed transcript. Gift of William B. Wilson, 1996

MSS 003/143. Wily, Martha. Account of a dream, 1762 10mo 30.
Scope and Contents

A remarkable dream,. AMs S. 11p

MSS 003/144. Woolman, John. Extracts, 1755, 1759, 1764.
Scope and Contents

Extracts from the writings of John Woolman. Typed and Ms copies

MSS 003/144. Woolman, John. Journal (photocopy), 1769.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms. and photocopy. Described in The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman, Moulton, ed, as MS-M of Chapter 15 of the "Plea" and as MS-P in chapter 9 of the Journal. Original stored in Safe, Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975

MSS 003/145. Worth, Ebenezer. Journal of teacher at Tunessassa. NY, 1843-1875 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

Diary of member of Bradford Monthly Meeting who in 1843 went to live at mission at Tunessassa, NY, teaching at Cold Spring, NY, school for Seneca Indian children; active as member of PYM (Orthodox) Indian Committee; visited Chester County meetings during the Civil War period speaking to young men who had violated the Friends' peace testimony.

Alexander, Catherine. Diary of travels to the West Indies, 1849-1850.
Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Allen, Elizabeth C. (Bromley). Diary, 1892 1mo25 - 1893 7mo26.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5/001

Allen, George B. (1804-1869). Journal of trip to Wyoming Valley, Pa., to look at coal mines, 1831 10mo7-15.
Scope and Contents

Journey along the Susquehanna to look at coal mines in northern Pennsylvania via Harrisburg, Sunbury, Bloomsburg, and Wilkes Barre. George Allen was a Quaker of Marple Township, Pa.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/001

Allen, Sydney (Jacobs) (1799-1847). Diary, 1836 9mo12 - 1847 9mo 13.
Scope and Contents

Reflects her spiritual state of mind after the loss of two daughters. Original and copy.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/001

Alston, John. Journal, 1837?-1847.
Scope and Contents

Journal and other papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/002

Anonymous Friend. Diary of religious visits in New England with M. Rotch, R. Jones, et. al., 1789 6mo 18.
Scope and Contents

Religious visits in New England with M. Rotch, R. Jones, et. al.

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-R Section B No. 49

Anonymous Friend. Diary, 1791, 1780.
Physical Location

See collection: MSS Richardson

Anonymous Friend. Journals, 1792-1809, 1810-1847, 1831.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Lupton-Bond, Ser.1

Anonymous Friend: See Wetherald, Thomas. Journal of trip by the ship Ganges from Liverpool to Philadelphia., 1819 4mo7 - 5mo29.
Scope and Contents

Account of a stormy trip on the ship Ganges from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pa. Formerly incorrectly catalogued under Anonymous

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-J (negative, 35 Monthly Meeting)

Anonymous Friend [Deborah Bringhurst]. Diary, 1829.
Scope and Contents

A. D. written between the pages of Poor Will's Pocket Almanack, 1829. Gift of Wilmington Monthly Meeting, 1972

Physical Location

See collection: PG 1 Almanacs, 1829

Anonymous Friend. Journey to Clearfield, 1838.
Physical Location

See collection: RG 5 Richardson Richardson

Anonymous Friend. Journal, 1842-1851.
Scope and Contents

AMs, containing brief daily entries on the weather and family visits. Part of Bacon Manuscripts

Physical Location

See collection: SC 005

Anonymous Friend. Diary, 1862.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Richardson

Anonymous Friend. Journal, 1874 8mo 17-30.
Scope and Contents

Handwriting resembles that of Joseph S. Elkinton

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Elkinton

Anonymous Friend. Journal of trip to Virginia, undated.
Physical Location

See collection: Richardson MSS

Ash, Mary Schofield. Student journal, 1894.
Scope and Contents

Journal while a student at Swarthmore College. Ash-Schofield Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/004

Ash, Samuel Shinn (1829-1911). Journal [photocopy], 1849.
Scope and Contents

Ms diary (photocopy). Daily activities. Ash was a Philadelphia businessman, minister, reformer, and one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Ash-Schofield Family Papers. Original retained by the family.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/004

Ash, Samuel Shinn (1829-1911). Memoir of spiritual progress, circa 1898.
Scope and Contents

Ms. Ash was a Philadelphia businessman, minister, reformer, and one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Ash-Schofield Family Papers. Gift of Mrs. C. Herbert Jenkins, 1940, and Eleanor Jenkins Zendt, 1980

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/004

Atkinson, Wilmer (1840-1920). War Journal [typed copy], 1917.
Scope and Contents

Part of Wilmer Atkinson Papers. Gift of Edward Jenkins, 1956.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/005

Bales, Ebenezer. Journal of trip through Kansas and Canada, 1859.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip through Kansas and Canada

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-B

Barnard, Ella Kent. Journal "Some Childish Reflections", 1928.
Scope and Contents

Includes Springdale Boarding School; Walnut Green Academy of Henry S. Kent near West Grove, Pal; School conducted by Smedley Darlington, Ercildoun; Description of woolen factory of Jos. Kent, his home "Maple Grove," and provisions for winter; Anti-Slavery schism in Pennsgrove Meeting; Christmas customs. Part of Kent-Barnard Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/079

Baxter, Emily (pseudonym Hypatia Rushmore). Journal, 1887-1888.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Coffin-Baxter

Baxter, William. Journal, business accounts, recipes, cures, 1848 2mo 25-1 mo 19 1849.
Scope and Contents

Journal, business accounts, recipes, cures

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 /011 Coffin-Baxter

Baxter, William. Temperance journal, 1867.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Coffin-Baxter

Bean, Joel (1825-1914). Diaries, 1850-1913.
Scope and Contents

Quaker minister and teacher. In fifty seven AMs volumes. Part of Bean Family Papers, Ser. 2. Gift of Richard Cox, 1976

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/012

Beans, Mary. Diary of a Pennsylvania school teacher, 1832.
Scope and Contents

Small diary of a young Bucks County, Pa., school teacher. Describes daily events. Part of Lloyd Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/ 090

Biddle, Owen. Diaries, 1779-1782.
Scope and Contents

In six volumes. Part of Biddle Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/177

Bishop, Betty. Diaries [microfilm], 1779-1801.
Scope and Contents

Microfilmed, in Quaker Womens Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Bond, Elizabeth P.. Accounts of visits to Holland, England, World's Fair in Chicago, Niagara Falls, 1893, 1907-1908.
Scope and Contents

Accounts of visits to Holland, England, World's Fair in Chicago, Niagara Falls. Part of Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/014

Boone, Susanna. Diaries [microfilm], 1773-1789.
Scope and Contents

Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Booth, George M. (1851-1918) and Ellen M.. Pocket diaries, 1869, 1873, 1876.
Scope and Contents

Pocket diaries describing weather and daily events. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/085, Ser. 3

Booth, William (1812-1887). Diaries of daily activities, 1833-1839,1843-1844.
Scope and Contents

Personal accounts of daily life in Delaware County, Pa., especially concerning farming. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/085, Ser. 3

Brantingham, George. Journal [typed copy], 1798-1799.
Scope and Contents

Sea journal. Typed carbon copy. Part of Brantingham-Stratton

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/017

Brown, Cedric (1896-1972). Diary, with the Friends Ambulance Unit, 1914-1918 [transcript], 1914-1918.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript. Cedric Vipont Brown, born in 1896 in England, volunteered with the Friends Ambulance Unit during World War I; he worked as a doctor for the rest of his life. Gift of Susan Vipont Hartshorne, Acc. 1993.028

Physical Location

See collection: SC/157

Brown, Dorothy (1874-1968). Diary [transcript], 1897-1902.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript. An English Quaker, Dorothy Brown was the daughter of Alfred and Mary Catherine (Crafton) Crowley. She married Edward Vipont Brown in 1895 and was active in Quaker concerns. The diary covers her early years as a mother. Gift of Susan Vipont Hartshorne, Acc. 1993.014

Physical Location

See collection: SC/157

Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), (1863-1955). Reminiscences [transcript], undated.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript. Edward Vipont Brown was a doctor, involved with the Liberal Party and active in Quaker concerns in England. Gift of Susan Vipont Hartshorne, Acc. 1992.027

Physical Location

See collection: SC/157

Brown, Eli F. (1842-1908). Memoirs, Civil War, Loudoun Co., VA., circa 1885.
Scope and Contents

AMS. Eli F. Brown (1842-1908) memoirs in which he describes the hardships of Quakers caught in Loudoun County, Virginia, during the Civil War and immediately thereafter. He was briefly imprisoned for refusing military service and describes the looting and guerilla warfare, and the burning of Loudoun County in late 1864 on Sheridan's orders.

Physical Location

See collection: SC/277

Bushong, Edith Kinsey (Paxson). Journal, 1856-1858.
Scope and Contents

Details daily life as a farmer's wife in Bart, Lancaster Co., Pa. Edith was the daughter of Elwood H. and Elizabeth (White) Paxson of Little Britain Monthly Meeting. She married Gilbert Bushong, son of Henry and his second wife, Esther, Bushong in 1855. They had four children. In later life she was active in the WCTU of Pa.

Physical Location

See collection: SC 015

Butterfield, Rebecca. Account of visits of public Friends to Jordans, 1725-1790.
Scope and Contents

Account of visits of public Friends to Jordans

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Cadbury, Richard T.. Diary while attending Haverford College, 1869.
Scope and Contents

Diary while attending Haverford College. Part of Cadbury Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/025

Capper, Anne. Journal, 1824-1830.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Carman, Catharine Williams (1810-1890). Journal [photocopy], 1864.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip to Iowa where attended Yearly Meeting in Oskaloosa where Hannah Bean serving as clerk. Photocopy, gift of Marion Hofmeir/Hoffmire t o NYYM, 1981. Gift of NYYM, 1997

Physical Location

See collection: SC 230

Carman, Thomas (1815-1899). Journal, 1864, 1867.
Scope and Contents

Journal describes his travels to upstate New York, Baltimore, Richmond, etc. Accompanied Quaker minister Benjamin Angell in 1867. Gift of Marion Hofmeir to NYYM, 1981. Gift of NYYM, 1997.

Physical Location

See collection: SC 230

Chandlee, Eliza (1822-1854). Journal, 1850-1852.
Scope and Contents

Part of Pidgeon family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/123

Clark, Rebecca Timbres.
Scope and Contents

See: Janney, Rebecca

Physical Location

See collection:

Cleghorn, Sarah. War journal of a Pacifist, 1917 4-9mo.
Physical Location

See collection: RG 5 Cleghorn

Clendenon family. Journals [microfilm], circa 1812-1835.
Scope and Contents

Robert Clendenon served with his family Tunessassa, the Quaker mission and school for the Seneca Indians in Cattaraugus Co., New York. Later the family moved to Ceres, McKean Co., Pa. The collection includes journal as well as correspondence and genealogical information. Lent for microfilming by Dorothy G. Wyman.

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-C (negative microfilm)

Cock, George D. (Dilhorn). Journal, 1843.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip from Brownsville, Fayette Co., Pa., to various Quaker communities in the East, 2 vols. AMs. Gift of Edwin B. Cox, 1997

Physical Location

See collection: SC 174

Coffin, Elijah. Memo Book of Trip East, 1844.
Scope and Contents

Part of Coffin Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/029

Coffin, Percival Brooks. Diaries, 1893-1920.
Scope and Contents

In twenty two volumes. Part of Coffin Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/029

Comly, Isaac (1779-1847). Journal, 1797-1819.
Scope and Contents

Byberry Township, Philadelphia Co., Pa.. Part of Comly-White Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/030

Cresson, Joshua. Meditations written during..visitation of sickeness and mortality in Philadelphia, 1793.
Scope and Contents

Meditations written during.visitation of sickness and mortality in Philadelphia, 1793. Attached to the "Meditations" are comments made by his wife, Mary Cresson, giving some account of the circumstances of his death.

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 004, Misc. MSS, 1793

Darby, Abiah. Diary {microfilm], 1744-1769.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Davidson, Evaline M.. "The Journal of Joseph James Neave", 1962 8mo20.
Physical Location

See collection: Misc. MSS 1962 8mo 20

Day, Susanna. Diary {microfilm], 1797-1804.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Decow, Isaac. Journal, 1762 3mo 1 - 2 mo 27 1764.
Scope and Contents

AMs, Decou Manuscripts

Physical Location

See collection: SC/026

Dubois, Rachel (1892-1993 ). Journals.
Scope and Contents

Part of Rachel Dubois Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/030

Elkinton, Anna Bassett Griscom. Travel diaries, 1911-1929.
Scope and Contents

8 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, Anna Griscom. Diaries, 1960-1971.
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 12 volumes, 11 signed. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, Anna Griscom. Reminiscences, 1939 8 mo.
Scope and Contents

Typescript, signed. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, Anna Griscom. Travel diaries, 1932-1958.
Scope and Contents

25 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, A. G. and J.. Journal of a trip to Ireland and England, 1946.
Scope and Contents

Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, David C. (1915- ). Travel diaries, 1927, 1929.
Scope and Contents

2 volumes. Includes a description of a trip to the West Coast with his father, J. Passmore Elkinton (1887-1971), returning via the Doukhobor settlements in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, Canada. Part of Elkinton Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, David C. (1915- ). Diaries, 1934-1935.
Scope and Contents

2 volumes. Written while attending the University of Munich, Germany, during the writer's junior year at Haverford College. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, George. Journal of my voyage from Philadelphia to Barbados and other ports in the West Indies, 1849-1850.
Scope and Contents

"Journal of my voyage from Philadelphia to Barbadoes and other ports in the West Indies in the Barque Swan, Capt. Holmes; in the winter of 1849 and 1850 having been absent from home 3 mos. and 8 days." Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) (?). Journal, 1814 9 mo 1 - 11 mo 2 1814.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip to "Western Country." Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) (?). Journal of a trip to Unessah, 1816 8 mo 26 - 9 mo 12 1816.
Scope and Contents

Hectographed copy relating to his journey from Philadelphia to Tunessssah. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868). Account of Philadelphia Y.M., 1818.
Scope and Contents

An account of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868). Journal, After 1828.
Scope and Contents

Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868). Visits to meetings belonging to Indiana Y.M., 1857.
Scope and Contents

An account of a visit paid to some of the meetings belonging to Indiana Yearly Meeting by William Evans and Joseph Elkinton. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868). Diaries, 1815 - 9m 13 1826, 9 mo 17 1826 - 11 mo 25 1858.
Scope and Contents

Memoirs and correspondence, 3 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph S. (1830- ). Memorandum and correspondence, 1854-1905.
Scope and Contents

Transcription (Ms). 23 vols., bound. Index in each volume. Note 1957 from J. Passmore Elkinton: "not sure about handwriting, but if it is at all the same, it is probably that of Martha Gregson, Joseph S. Elkinton's amanuensis." Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph S. (1830- ). Visit to Indians in the love of the Gospel in New England, Nova Scotia, etc., 1903, 1903.
Scope and Contents

"Visit to Indians in the love of the Gospel in New England, Nova Scotia, etc., 1903." Handwritten transcription, title page says Vol. II, Index at front. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton Joseph (1859-1920). Diaries, 1880 2mo1 - 1883 10mo31, 1884 1mo2 - 1899 4mo15, 1913.
Scope and Contents

3 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Elkinton, Joseph (1854-1920). Diaries, 1876, 1880-1883, 1884-1889, 1913.
Scope and Contents

In twenty four volumes

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Elkinton Ser. 4

Evans, Joshua. Journal, 1731-1796.
Scope and Contents

In six volumes, 1731-1796 1794-1796, 1796-1798 (original); 1794-1798, 1731-1793 (Warrington? Copies); 1795-1796, 1796-1798 (Churchman copies). Part of Joshua Evans Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/190

Evans, Thos.?. Journey with N. Lupton, 1809.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Lupton- Bond Ser.1

Eyre, William (1804-1885). Diaries, 1840-1880.
Scope and Contents

Diaries of a Hicksite architect, builder, contractor who lived in Philadelphia, Pa. In eighteen volumes, also microfilmed

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/ Film MS-E

Ferris, Anna. Journals, 1857-1890, with gaps.
Scope and Contents

In thirteen volumes. 9 AMs , some signed. Diaries 1860-1867 available on microfilm. Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040and MS-F

Ferris, Benjamin (1708-1775). Journal and religious testimony, undated.
Scope and Contents

Manuscript journal of Benjamin Ferris of Oblong, and religious testimony. Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Benjamin (1740-1771). Journal, 1740-1757??.
Scope and Contents

Journal of the life of David Ferris' son, Benjamin Ferris. Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Benjamin (1740-1771). Journal, 1764-1770.
Scope and Contents

Evans, Thomas?

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Benjamin (1780-1867). Eastern journey, 1831.
Scope and Contents

Eastern journey (to Nantucket) . Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, David (1821-1908). First visit to Washington, DC, 1848.
Scope and Contents

AMs S. regarding his first visit to Washington, DC, and experience with slavery in helping a young enslaved girl to escape. Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, David (1821-1908). Journals, 1838-1849 and 1862-1908.
Scope and Contents

Two volumes, Journal, 1838-1849 and thirty diaries, 1862-1908. Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Henry. Journal, 1881.
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Matilda. Journals, 1876-1936 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Sarah. Journals, 1844-1849, 1849 8mo3 - 10mo6, 1849 12mo31 - 1851 5mo, 1850 5mo - 1851 8mo.
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, Sarah. Journals, 1854-1876.
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Ferris, William Canby. Journals, 1870-1878, 1909-1922.
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/040

Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779). Journal describing trip to Canada, 1773 6mo 18 - 10mo 3.
Scope and Contents

4 AMs describing trip to Canada going by way of Albany, Niagara, Montreal, Quebec, Ticonderoga, Boston, and Rhode Island. Interesting descriptions of places and people, especially Indians. Typed transcript, see Anna Wharton Morris Papers, RG 5/106 Ser. 1. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779). Journals, 1775-1778,.
Scope and Contents

4 AMs describing suppliers of goods in England and what they manufactured and sold. One volume lists goods ordered for shipment to Philadelphia. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779). Journals, 1775-1776,.
Scope and Contents

11 AMs of trips through Great Britain and Ireland. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779). Journal, circa 1776, no. 6.
Scope and Contents

Journal describing trip from Birmingham, England, to Coalbrookdale and home of Abraham Darby. Interesting account of the ironworks and the proposed Iron Bridge across the Severn River. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Miers. Journal, 1805-1819.
Scope and Contents

In fifteen volumes

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Fisher-Warner

Fisher, Samuel R.. Journal recording his time as one of the "Virginia Exiles", 1777 9mo 3 - 12mo 11.
Scope and Contents

Journal recording his time as one of the "Virginia Exiles" including expense accounts and a list of letters written. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Samuel R.. Journal giving details of his imprisonment, 1779 7mo 23 - 1781 9mo 23.
Scope and Contents

Journal recording details of his imprisonment for treason in the "old gaol" which stood at Third and Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. and the injustice of the charges. Also two typed copies. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/162

Fisher, Samuel Rowland (1745-1834). Journal, 1767-1793.
Scope and Contents

Film deposited by Mrs. Edward W. Smith, 1955

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-F

Flitcraft, Sarah Booth (1841-1917). Journals, 1863, 1864, 1866, 1868.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Four volumes, concerning her daily life and mentioning the assassination of Lincoln in 1864. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Paper.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/085

Fothergill, Elizabeth. Journal, 1815.
Scope and Contents

Part of Ferris-Wetherald.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/041

Foulke, Benjamin (1813-1888). Journal and surveying diary, 1839 1mo6 - 1849 8mo4, 1871-1874.
Scope and Contents

Part of Foulke Family Papers. Includes genealogical information.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/045

Foulke, Charles M.. Pocket diary, 1859.
Scope and Contents

Part of Foulke Family Papers. Acc. 2001.097

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/045

Fox, George (1624-1691). v. 1 and 2 of Journal.
Scope and Contents

v. 1 and v.2 journal of George Fox used by Norman Penney in his edition of the Journal; v. 1 contains letters from Friends describing travels in America. Part of the Quaker manuscript collection from the Library of the Society of Friends, Friends House, London, England. World Microfilms, 1980

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q, Reel 7

Fox, George (1624-1691). Short journal and itinerary journals, 1600-1690.
Scope and Contents

Short journal and itinerary journals. Part of the Quaker manuscript collection from the Library of the Society of Friends, Friends House, London, England. World Microfilms, 1980

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q, Reel 8

Friendly Association. . .. Account of Easton Treaty with the Indians, 1762 6mo 15-27.
Scope and Contents

Friendly Association for regaining and preserving Peace with the Indians by pacific Measures. Account of Easton Treaty with the Indians, 1762 6mo 15-27. D.

Physical Location

See collection: SC/043

Fry, Elizabeth (1780-1845). Diaries, 1797-1845.
Scope and Contents

Diaries of Elizabeth Fry, vols. 1-18. London: World Microfilms Publications, 1978. Microfilm (positive). 7 reels. 35 Monthly Meeting. Original mss. at Friends House, London. See BX 7796 .F9Z3 for list of contents, index.

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-F

Fry, Joseph. Diary, 1833-1855.
Scope and Contents

Diaries of Elizabeth Fry, vols. 1-18. London: World Microfilms Publications, 1978. Microfilm (positive).

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-F Reel 7

Fussell, Esther Jane. Diaries, 1855 5mo 21-7mo 4 1860 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

In four volumes AMs. Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Fussell, Henry Moore. Account of a trip to Harvey's Lake, Luzerne Co., Pa., 1867 7mo.
Scope and Contents

Account of a trip to Harvey's Lake, Luzerne Co., Pa. AMs . Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Fussell, Sarah Emily Roberts. Recollections of her life before her marriage, 1851.
Scope and Contents

Recollections of her life before her marriage in 1849. AMs . Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Gibson, Samuel. Diary, 1835-1836.
Scope and Contents

Part of Paschall papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/

Gillingham, Anna. Journal of European trip, 1908-1909.
Scope and Contents

AMs Part of Gillingham papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/51

Gilpin, Joshua (1765-1840). Journal and notebooks, 1790-1801, 1830-1833.
Scope and Contents

62 vols. on 3 reels (positive) Original belongs to Pa. Historical and Museum Commission

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-G

Gough, James. Contents of journal, 1712-1780.
Scope and Contents

Amos Lundy's copybook includes a chronological summary of the contents of James Gough's Journal (last two pages)

Physical Location

See collection: MSS002/091 (albums)

Griffith, Harriet. Diaries written at Westtown School, 1854-1855.
Scope and Contents

Part of Griffith papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/052

Griscom, Anna Bassett. Travel diaries, 1911-1929.
Scope and Contents

8 AMs (6 signed) See also 25 travel diaries, 1932-1958, of Anna Griscom Elkinton. Part of Elkinton family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Gurney, Joseph John. Journal, extracts from. [facsimile], Compilation dated 1851. Extracts dated 1808 or 1809, 1820, 1823, 1840?, 1845.
Scope and Contents

"A Few Select Extracts from the Journal of Joseph John Gurney."AMs (facsimile) 2 sets

Physical Location

See collection: MISC MSS/004/ 1851

Gurney, Joseph John. Journal, incl. visit to America [microfilm], 1837-1840.
Scope and Contents

Vol. 13. Purchased from Friends House, London, 1960

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-G

Haines, Anna P.. Diaries, 1870, 1881-1893, 1895, 1896, 1916.
Scope and Contents

Pocket diaries. Part of Haines Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/ 056

Haines, Elizabeth Shinn. Journals, 1850-1881.
Scope and Contents

26 AMs. Part of Haines Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/054

Hayes, J. Russell. Diaries, 1880-1935 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

Diary 1880, 1884-1888, 1890-1891, 1894-1935. A.D.S., 31 vols. of diaries and one volume "Library Catalogue." Part of J. Russell Hayes Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/180

Heacock, Joel L.. Journal, 1873-1874.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Foulke

Heacock, Joseph, Jr.. Diary, 1871 5mo9 - 1872 6mo15.
Scope and Contents

Part of Heacock family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/060

Hiatt, Benjamin. Diary of a trip to Carolina, 1826.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Coffin

Hicks, Elias (1748-1830). Journal, 1817 8mo 27-12 mo 28 1817.
Scope and Contents

Journal, with distances traveled

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 044

Hicks, Elias (1748-1830). Journal, 1828 3mo 20 to 9 mo 20 1828.
Scope and Contents

Journal, From the Manuscript of Elias Hicks. AMs. Photostat, paper-bound. Includes miles traveled and expenses on a visit to Friends meetings in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 044

Hicks, Elias (1748-1830). Journal, 1828 6mo 14 to 9mo 6 1828.
Scope and Contents

Travel journal. AMs. Microfilmed. Gift of the Seaman family, 1957

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 044

Hill, Lydia. Diary, 1780-1785.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Hillborn, Ruth Anne (Annie) (1832-1869). Journal, 1864-1868.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. containing references to Friends meetings, a brief description of Lucretia Mott's visit (entry of 2mo 18 1866); brief reference to contents of the cornerstone of Swarthmore College (5mo 10 1866); numerous references to the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. Gift of Anne Philips Blake and Helen Philips Henley, 1974.

Physical Location

See collection: SC/012

Hobson, William. Journals, 1859-1865.
Scope and Contents

AMss. 5 volumes. Description of farming activities in Hardin Co., Iowa, and religious visits to Friends in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. Part of the Hobson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/062

Hobson, William. Journals, 1868.
Scope and Contents

AMss. Journal of the life of William Hobson, Hardin Co., Iowa. Part of the Hobson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/062

Hobson, William. Journals, 1870-1878,.
Scope and Contents

AMss. 6 volumes. Three visits to California, Washington, and Oregon, and eventual settling in Yamhill Co., Oregon, in 1876. Part of the Hobson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/062

Hobson, William. Journals, 1885-1891.
Scope and Contents

AMss. 6 volumes. Agricultural and religious life in Yamhill Co., Oregon. Includes miscellaneous tax receipts, promissory note, and property assessment memorandum, removed to separate envelope. Part of the Hobson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/062

Holcombe, Hadassah Moore Leeds (1891-1978). Diaries, 1904-1977.
Scope and Contents

Vols. with supplements. Hadassah M.L. Holcombe was a Quaker educator. A graduate of George School (1911), she taught math at Germantown Friends School and late served on numerous Friends Committees and boards. The diaries primarily describe the personal and family life of a Quaker woman as student, teacher, and parent.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/063

Howland, Emily. Diaries, 1873, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1885, 1892, 1901-1906, 1910, 1911, 1917-1929.
Scope and Contents

AMs

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Howland papers

Howland, Hannah (Tallcot). Diary, 1816.
Scope and Contents

Diary 1816, and also correspondence, 1811-1849. Part of Emily Howland Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/066

Hubben, William. Diary, 1922-1932.
Scope and Contents

T.Ms. Part of Hubben Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/068

Hull, William Isaac (1868-1939). Journal, 1892-1939.
Scope and Contents

Part of William Hull Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/069

Hunn, Lydia J. (1811-1911). Diaries, 1881-1908 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

AMs. Diaries, daily journals, in twenty four volumes. Part of Hunn Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/070

Hunn, Lydia J. (1811-1911). Vacation journal, 1887 5mo 1 to 9 mo 10.
Scope and Contents

1 vol. AMs. Diary, recorded in a printed diary titled The Vacation Journal. Described trip to Europe with husband, Ezekiel Hunn, including visits to Quaker meetings and comments on European social conditions. Purchase, 1997, Tolles Fund

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/070

Hunt, John (1740-1824). Journal, 1770-1828.
Scope and Contents

Part of John Hunt Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/240

Ingham, Jonas (1746-). The life and opinions of the writer, undated.
Scope and Contents

The life and opinions of the writer. 123 p. From a manuscript volume in the possession of Joseph Ingham, La Porte, Pa. Copied from the original in 1859. Gift of Francis R. Taylor

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-I

Jackson, Ann P.. Journal, 1813 4mo 17 to 6mo 1, 1856.
Scope and Contents

AMs manuscript copy made by Ann S. Paschall, daughter-in-law of Ann P. Jackson. Darby and West Chester, Pa. Part of Paschall Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/117

Jackson, Halliday. "Some account of my residence among the Indians", 1800 (?).
Scope and Contents

"Some account of my residence among the Indians" (continued) 1800? AMs ., 43p. Also on microfilm. Gift of Warner Jackson

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/182 and MS-J

Jackson, Halliday. "Some account of a visit to the Friends at Tunessassa and Indians", 1806 8 mo.
Scope and Contents

"Some account of a visit to the Friends at Tunessassah and [the] Indians liveing on the Allegany and Cattaraugus Rivers agreably to an appointment of the Committee on Indian Affairs in the 8th mo 1806" AMs , 72p. Part of Halliday Jackson Papers. Gift of Martha and Eliza Schofield, 1910

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/182

Jackson, Halliday. "Memorandums kept on a visit to the Meetings of Friends in the State of Ohio", 1816 6mo 12 to 10mo 21, 1816.
Scope and Contents

"Memorandums kept on a visit to the Meetings of Friends in the State of Ohio and some parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, Performed by Letitia Ware accompanied by Martha Rose and Halliday Jackson." AMsS., 86p. and copy (98p.). Part of Halliday Jackson Papers. Gift of Ruth Porter Powers, 1979

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/182

Jackson, William Morris (1837-1919). Diaries [transcript], 1865, 1866.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts. Mentions Civil War, Constitutional Amendment prohibiting slavery, death of President Lincoln, Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia, reconstruction of the "rebel states", Lectures by Anna E. Dickenson on female education, Westbury Quarterly meeting in NY, Quaker style, etc. Gift of Robin Hazard Ray, 2007.01

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/292

Jackson, William Morris (1837-1919). Reminiscences, circa 1881.
Scope and Contents

Ms. volume, Reminiscences of his childhood in Quakertown, education, and teaching career, ca. 1881. Gift of Robin Hazard Ray, 2007.01

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/292

Janney, Ann (Shoemaker). Journal at time of her husband's death, 1823.
Scope and Contents

Journal at time of her husband's death. AMs. Part of Cope Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/178

Janney, O. Edward (1856-1930). Diary, 1914.
Scope and Contents

Part of O.E. Janney Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/072

Janney, Rebecca Sinclair (later Timbres, later Clark). Journal, 1921-1922.
Scope and Contents

Journal of American Friends Service Committee service in Poland A.D.S. (typewritten carbon copy, in two binders. Original in Haverford College Quaker Collection). Part of Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/026

Janney, Samuel MacPherson (1801-1880). Journal.
Scope and Contents

Part of S. M. Janney Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/183

[Jenkins, Howard]. Journal, 1865.
Scope and Contents

AMs diary, probably father of Charles F. Jenkins. Part of Charles F. Jenkins Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/073

Jenkins, Jabez (1792-1858). Journals, 1819-1827.
Scope and Contents

Quaker merchant. He was born in Little Creek, Delaware, and was a birthright member of Duck Creek Monthly Meeting. At his death he was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Western District. The journals cover trips in the U.S. and to Canton, China, 1826-1827.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/211

Jenkins, Jabez (1792-1858). Journal, 1833.
Scope and Contents

"On board the Packet Ship George Washington Capt. Holdrege Liverpool to New York 1833: Some Recollections of England &c." 1833, manuscript Recollections of travel in England and Scotland in 1833 by Jabez Jenkins. Jenkins stopped for a relatively short time in England, on his way home to Philadelphia from Canton. Observations were largely of architecture and industry in London, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.

Physical Location

See collection: SC/190

Jenkins, Patience Hunn (1805-1884). Journals, memoirs, 1841-1857, undated.
Scope and Contents

Mss. Quaker minister of Camden Monthly Meeting, Del. Includes mentions of her brother, John Hunn, active in Underground Railroad and her life as an active Friends. Purchase, 2013.31

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/288

Jennings family. Journal (fragments), 1820, 1826.
Scope and Contents

Fragments of a journal, Jennings family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Part of Jennings Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/076

John, (Underwood), T. Eliza. Diary, 1875.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Livezey

John, Elida. Diary, 1831-1868.
Scope and Contents

Diary. Typewritten carbon. Part of John Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/077

John, Eliza. Diary, 1841-1863.
Scope and Contents

Diary. Typewritten carbon prepared, with introduction, by Helen Doup John. Also cataloged in FHL book collection. Part of John Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/077

John, Kimber L.. Diary, 1863.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. Company M, 8th Reg., III Cavalry, Hope Landing, Stafford Co., VA. Part of John Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/077

Kent, Joseph. Memorandum of my journey to the West, 1847.
Scope and Contents

Memorandum of my journey to the West. AMs (copy.) Kent visited Ohio, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. Part of Kent-Barnard Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/079

Kite, Mary (written by Mary Passmore). Journal, 1851-1852.
Scope and Contents

Memoranda of a religious visit to Carolina Y.M. and constituent meetings, by Mary Kite of Birmingham Meeting, accompanied by Mary Passmore and Pennock Passmore A.L. (copy by "B.W.P.") At the back of Pennock Passmore's commonplace book. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Knight, Lavinia Lloyd. School girl diaries, 1825-1826.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Knight MSS

Levick, William M. and Hannah M.. Four small journals of trips, 1844-1866.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Levick

Lewis, Esther Fussell. Diaries, 1830 1mo 1 to 12 mo 31, 1832; 1mo 1, 1834 to 2mo 2, 1848.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. In seven volumes. Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Lewis, Graceanna (1821-1912). Record book, 1854 3mo24 - 1856 2mo12.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Lightfoot [?]. Journal, 1757 5mo 4 - 6mo17.
Scope and Contents

AMs . Part of Lightfoot Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/184

Lightfoot, Mary Bonsall (1707-1777). Journal, 1757 5 mo 4 to 6 mo 17.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms. of a religious visit with Grace Fisher to Quaker meetings in Concord Quarter, PYM. Part of Lightfoot Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/184

Lightfoot, Thomas. Journal [Transcript], 1757 10 mo 4 to 2 mo 7 1758.
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy. Part of Lightfoot Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/184

Lippincott, Elizabeth. "Thoughts Devotional", "Hospital Days", 1941.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Lippincott

Lippincott, Esther Jane Trimble. Diary, 1859 1mo 1 - 7mo30.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Part of Lewis Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/086

Lippincott, William.. Journal, 1821-1824.
Scope and Contents

AMs

Physical Location

See collection: SC 028

Livezey, Joseph B.. Diary, 1880.
Scope and Contents

Part of Livezey Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/089

Lloyd, Morris (1856-1932). Diaries, 1880 6mo 17 to 10 mo 1.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Travel diaries of a western trip in 9 volumes. Part of Lloyd Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/091

Lundy, Bessie. Diaries, 1913-1917, 1919, 1920, 1937-1943, 1943, 1944-1947.
Scope and Contents

Wife of Joseph Wilmer Lundy, a Quaker who was in the heating and plumbing business in Pennsylvania, Authorship uncertain in some cases. Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, N. Carolina Y.M. 1907, Niagara Falls 1909, Ohio Lundy's Reunion 1936, 1907, 1909, 1936.
Scope and Contents

Authorship uncertain in some cases. see also "A Visit to the South" in Ser.2, printed writings. Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to Florida, 1925 2mo9 - 3mo1.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to Chicago to Pre-Cancel Stamp Society meeting, 1928 8mo13-21.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1949 and diary of trip to Canada Y. M. 1948, 1948, 1949.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to Virginia and N. Carolina, 1949 3mo27-31.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1949.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1950.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to England, 1950 7mo1-24.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1951.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to Tucson, AZ, 1953 12mo23 - 1954 1mo27.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Journal, trip to Wharton Estate, 1958 9mo22-24.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1959 - 1961 10mo7.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1961 10mo8 - 1963 6mo24.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, J. Wilmer. Diary, 1963 6mo25 - 1964 11mo27.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, Joseph. Journal of trip to Nebraska, 1884.
Scope and Contents

Authorship uncertain in some cases. Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, Joseph. Diaries, 1887, 1897-1914, 1918.
Scope and Contents

Incl. a few Rancocas First Day School accounts. Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lundy, Mary. Diaries, 1914 12mo1O - 1924 12mo29, 1925.
Scope and Contents

Part of Lundy Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/092

Lupton, Lydia Walker. Diary (?), 1863 6mo 14 to 8mo 1864.
Scope and Contents

AMs or AL probably written to a sister. Describes nearby fighting around her home near Winchester, VA. 12 p. Gift of Margaret B. Gatchell, 1962

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 004 MISC. MSS

Lupton, Mary W. (?). Journal, 1862 9mo 1 to 9mo 1 1864.
Scope and Contents

AMs. concerning Civil War experiences. Front of volume is poetry copy book. Part of Lupton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 /093

Martindale, Joseph C. ?. Diary, 1855-1859.
Scope and Contents

Joseph C. Martindale is the author of A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 004 MISC MSS 18--

Masters, Rebecca Kite. Diaries, 1871-1876, 1889-1892.
Physical Location

See collection: Ferris RG5-040

Maule, Joshua. Journals, 1806-1853, 1856-1869, 1872-1882.
Scope and Contents

AMs. These four journals were the basis for Joshua Maule's Transactions and Changes in the Society of Friends, published . Includes an account of Hannah Halls' travel in the ministry. Part of Stratton-Maule Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/142

Maule, Joshua. Journal, 1860-1867.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. Part of Stratton-Maule Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/142

Miller, Isaac L. and Clara B.. Travel diaries from Europe, 1899, 1901, 1904, 1905.
Scope and Contents

Travel diaries of European trips. AMs Part of Lamb Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/085

Miller, Rebecca T.. Journal, 1929 9mo.
Scope and Contents

All American Friends Conference, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Physical Location

See collection: RG2 All Amer. Friends Conf., Iowa Conf., Iowa

Miller, Sarah L.. Travel diaries from Europe, 1846.
Scope and Contents

6 diaries of travel in Europe. AMs. small leather notebooks and later Ms transcriptions. Part of Lamb Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/085

Mott, Lucretia. Memoranda during the passage to London, 1840 5mo 7.
Scope and Contents

Memoranda during a Passage to the Anti-Slavery convention in London. Part of Mott MSS

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 035

Neave, Joseph James. Journal, 1962 8mo 20.
Scope and Contents

"The Journal of Joseph James Neave" TMsS. (photocopy of typed copy) Appeared in Australian Friend, 8 mo 20 1962

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 004

Neill, Rachel. Journal, 1805-1808.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms.S. Also at end: An account of traveling Friends that visited Hopewell Meeting, 1795-1813. Part of Pidgeon family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/123

Ogden, Charles Smith (1822-1904). Travel journals, 1886-1891.
Scope and Contents

Five year round-the-world trip. Part of Charles Smith Ogden Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/108

Painter, Samuel. Journal of trip with MacMillan to Labrador and Baffin's Land, 1929 6 mo 17 to 9 mo 19 1929.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip with MacMillan to Labrador and Baffin's Land, AMs . Part of Samuel Palmer Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/114

Painter, Sarah H.. Journals, 1879, 1880.
Scope and Contents

AMsS. in two notebooks, one not signed. Transferred from Hopper MSS, 1978

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/115

Parrish, John (1729-1807). Notes on a Journey to Virginia, 1782 and undated.
Existence and Location of Copies

For a transcript, see: Nash, Gary B. and Michael R. McDowell, eds. "Notes on a Journey to Virginia." Quaker History, vol. 111 no. 1, 2022, p. 1-50. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/qkh.2022.0002.

Scope and Contents

Notes on a Journey to Virginia. Part of Parrish family papers

Physical Location

See collection: SC/184

Paschall, Ann P.. Journals, 1824 1mo 1 to 11 mo 28, 1833.
Scope and Contents

Four AMs. by a Quaker minister. Part of Paschall papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/195

Passmore, Mary. Memoranda of a religious visit to Carolina Y.M. and constituent meetings, by Mary Kite of Birmingham Meeting, 1851, 1852.
Scope and Contents

Memoranda of a religious visit to Carolina Y.M. and constituent meetings, by Mary Kite of Birmingham Meeting, accompanied by Mary Passmore and Pennock Passmore A.L. (copy by "B.W.P.") At the back of Pennock Passmore's commonplace book. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Paul, Parry Haines. Diary, reports, 1921-1923.
Scope and Contents

Diary, reports, and pictures about the Friends Mission for the relief of famine at Sorochinskoye, Russia, after WWI.

Physical Location

See collection: SC 094

Pearson, Paul M.. Journal of trip to Europe, 1919.
Scope and Contents

AMs describing his trip to Europe to arrange Chautauqua lectures. Part of Paul Pearson papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/121

Peaslee, Amos. Journal, 1780-1851.
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of AMs. Transcript and synopses of autobiographical and travel contents are available in PG-7.

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-P

Pemberton, James. Journal, 1745.
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of AMs. Purchase from Library of Congress

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-P

Pidgeon, Mary Elizabeth (1890-1979). Diaries, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1957-1968.
Scope and Contents

Diaries. A.Ms. Also includes office desk calendars (1928-1956) and daybooks for many years, 1926-1979. Part of Pidgeon family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/123

Pidgeon, Samuel. Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio, 1840.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio A.Ms.S. Part of Pidgeon family papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/123

Platt, Joseph E.. Journal, China peace efforts, 1922 6mo 7 to 6 mo 18.
Scope and Contents

Adventuring for the Peace of China, TMs. (carbon typescript) Includes only 9p, chapters 1-3 and part of chapter 4 of what appears to be a journal

Physical Location

See collection: MISC MSS 004

Postlethwaite, Edna (1892-1972). Diaries, 1907-1917.
Scope and Contents

She was a 1914 graduate of Swarthmore College. Part of Postlethwaite papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/125

Quaker Women's Diaries. Journals in Friends House Library, London [microfilm], 18th and 19th centuries.
Scope and Contents

Microfilm (positive) 5 reels. Original Mss. at Friends House, London. Includes diaries by Susanna Boone, Rachel Wilson, Betty Bishop, Martha Routh, Lydia Hill, Ann Young, Rebecca Butterfield, Anne Capper, Catherine Alexander, Sarah Squire, Susanna Day, Mary Weston, Abiah Darby

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Reckitt, William. Abstract of contents of journal, [1706-1760].
Scope and Contents

Copybook, 1837-1848, contains a chronological summary of the contents of William Reckitt's journal (last two pages)

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 002/091 Albums

Redman, Mercy D. (1722-1778). Journal of trip to New England and New York, 1760.
Scope and Contents

A.Ms.S. (in pencil) and photocopy. Journal of a trip from Haddonfield, N.J., with Ann Gaunt to visit Meetings in New England and Long Island. (John Woolman and others joined them in Newport for the Yearly Meeting and then traveled with them to Nantucket and Woods Hole.). Part of Redman MSS

Physical Location

See collection: SC 106

Redman, Thomas. Journal, 1776-1777.
Scope and Contents

Journal of Thomas Redman of Haddonfield, N.J. Part of Redman MSS

Physical Location

See collection: SC 106

Richardson, Nathaniel. Journal, 1863.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Richardson

Richardson, Sarah. Diary[transcript], 1861-1863.
Scope and Contents

AMs, (typewritten carbon copy). Part of Richardson MSS

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/187

Roake, Joseph. Journal of voyage from England to Prince Edward Island [photostat], 1774.
Scope and Contents

D. (photostatic copy) Journal is published in The Journal of Joseph Roake, an early Quaker Settler in Westchester County, New York State, 1954

Physical Location

See collection: SC 108

Robbins family. Papers, 1849-1934.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Robbins

Robbins, Annie Laurie. Diary, 1875.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Robbins

Roberts, Clarence V.. A trip of twenty-two hundred miles to Canada by four Friends, in 1821-22 [transcript], Extracts transcribed in 1937.
Scope and Contents

D. (typed) Extracts from a Diary written by Phoebe (McCarty) Roberts, while visiting members of the Society of Friends in Upper Canada and Upper York State accompanied by Jemima Burson Jacob Albertson.. . and Cyrus Betts .

Physical Location

See collection: MISC MSS/ MSS/004 1937

Roberts, Phoebe (McCarty). Extracts: A trip to Canada by four Friends [transcript], 1821-1822.
Scope and Contents

Typed transcriptions by Clarence V. Roberts, 1937

Physical Location

See collection: MISC MSS (1937)

Robson, Elizabeth (1771-1843). Journals, 1813-1844.
Scope and Contents

Microfilm (positive), 3 reels. Travel diaries, letters and family papers on an English Friend. 26 v. Includes descriptions of the Hicksite controversy on two visits to America. part of Quaker Women's Diaries. Original at Friends House, London

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Robson, Thomas and Elizabeth. Some account of the journey of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson, of Liverpool, upon the Continent, in 1831 [transcript], 1831.
Scope and Contents

Transcript, in part , from the original journal held by Friends House, London. Includes an account of an interview with the Quaker of France.

Physical Location

See collection: Robson MSS

Robson, Walter (1842-1929). Australasian Journal, 1867-1870.
Scope and Contents

Microfilm (positive), 1 reel. Original MSS in 1977 was property of David R. Reese. Purchased from Friends House Library, 1977

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-R

Rodman, Eliza (?). Diary, 1803.
Scope and Contents

1 vol, Ms, Philadelphia. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/132

Rodman, Eliza (?). Diary, 1805, 1807.
Scope and Contents

1 vol., Ms. 1805 visit to Stafford Springs, Conn. and visit to the Shakers. 1807, visits to Boston, Plymouth, Sandwich, Mass. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/132

Rotch, Joseph. Journal of a Southern tour, 1809.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a Southern tour, from New Bedford to NYC, Washington, Virginia. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/132

Rotch, Thomas. Travels in ministry with Joshua Evans and others, 1786-1794.
Scope and Contents

3 notebooks, telling of travels in the ministry with Joshua Evans and others. Includes 6/29/1786 Nantucket to Smithfield; 7/9/1794 Freetown to Bedford; 9/24/1794 Falmouth to Rochester

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-R

Rotch, William. Memoranda of occurrences, 1775-1794.
Scope and Contents

Memoir of events in Nantucket. Ms copy, 1 volume. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/132

Routh, Martha. Travel journal to North America, 1794-1801.
Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Rowland, Joseph G.. Diary, 1859-1870 (with gaps).
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Richardson

Sharpless, Joshua. Journal, 1792.
Scope and Contents

Some account of a Visit that was performed to the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings within the Compass of Philadelphia Y.M. Author started trip 9mo 28 1792. AMs

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 040 (Sharpless Manuscripts)

Sharpless, Joshua. Journal of visit to Upper Canada, 1797.
Scope and Contents

Journal, of visit to Friends in Upper Canada and parts adjacent. Started trip 10 mo 12 1797 AMs . Party included Jas. Langstaff

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 040 Sharpless Manuscripts

Sharpless, Joshua. Journal, of visits to Meetings within Philadelphia Y.M., 1812, 1mo 25 - 11mo 15.
Scope and Contents

Journal, of visits to Meetings within Philadelphia Y.M., AMs. Sharpless was superintendent of Westtown School, 1800-1811

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 040 Sharpless Manuscripts

Shoemaker, Mary Williams and Thomas H.. Journals, 1934-1945.
Scope and Contents

In five volumes. 5 AMs. (4 signed). Part of Shoemaker Family Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/139

Smith, Rebecca Wharton (1795-1846). Diary of journey through Lancaster and Cumberland counties, 1818.
Scope and Contents

AMs relating a trip through Lancaster and Cumberland counties, from Philadelphia. Also includes poems and prayers. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/161

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, #1, 1774.
Scope and Contents

Memoranda book. AMs. Includes: Account of Places and Distances from Newport in R.I. to Portsmouth; Memo of a journey to New England; Account of Distances and Places from Boston to Philadelphia; Meetings between Nantucket and the Eastern part of New England

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, #2, 1789 11mo 21-6mo 1 1790.
Scope and Contents

AMs. Religious visit through England

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, #3, 1790 6mo 1-11mo 17.
Scope and Contents

"Some account of Samuel Smith's journey from London Northward." AMsS.

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, #4, 1790 11 mo 20- 9mo 11 1791.
Scope and Contents

An account of a journal from Liverpool to London, etc. AMs

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, #5, 1791 8mo 27-10mo 14.
Scope and Contents

Samuel Smith's voyage from London to Philadelphia. AMs

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum on journey in New England, 1795 5mo 9-8mo 12.
Scope and Contents

Memorandum on journey in New England

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. An account of Samuel Smith's journey to Pipe Creek in Maryland, and Hopewell in Virginia, etc., 1798 5mo-7mo 3.
Scope and Contents

An account of Samuel Smith's journey to Pipe Creek in Maryland, and Hopewell in Virginia, etc. AMs. (2 items)

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Some account of Samuel Smith's journey from Liverpool to Scotland, etc., 1800 7mo 7- 7mo 3 1801.
Scope and Contents

Some account of Samuel Smith's journey from Liverpool to Scotland, etc. AMsS. (3 items)

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Some account of Samuel Smith's sea voyage from New York to Liverpool, 1800 6mo 2-7mo 2.
Scope and Contents

Some account of Samuel Smith's sea voyage from New York to Liverpool. AMs .

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Smith, Samuel. Memorandum book, 1817 (?) 8mo 27-11mo 20.
Scope and Contents

Memorandum of occurrences since leaving Philadelphia AMsS. (initials only)

Physical Location

See collection: SC 119

Squire, Sarah. Journal of a religious visit to Scotland, 1836.
Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Stackhouse, Asa Matlack. Diaries, 1891- 1916.
Scope and Contents

2 small bound notebooks and one volume removed from soft covers. #1 - "Memoranda of family matters,1891-1910." Includes notes on household help, the founding of the Historical Society of Burlington County, family events, etc., and ends with his account of the queries addressed to him when he was confirmed as an Episcopalian in 1910 and why he did not choose Quaker or Presbyterian denominations. # 2 "Memoranda of family matters, #2," 1910-1912. Diary of events and opinions. He hope that his children will collect and publish his manuscripts. #3 - Diary, 1915-1916, family matters.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/306

Stackhouse, Martha [and Mary Powell Stackhouse?]. Diary and poems, 1812-1820.
Scope and Contents

Brief diary of Martha Stackhouse (1789-1840), daughter of Amos and Mary P. Stackhouse. Diary begins close to her 23rd birthday in 1812. A second brief spiritual diary 1816-1820 probably of her mother, Mary P. Stackhouse; mentions deaths of daughter Esther and son Amos. In 1820, she vows to refrain from using sugar and other products produced with labor of enslaved people.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/306

Stanfield, Jesse A. (1889-1975). Ministerial log, 1914-1973.
Scope and Contents

Pastor's Life Record, log of visits, funeral service, sermons, etc. 1 bound volume. Jesse A. Stanfield was a Quaker pastor who attended Hartford Theological Seminary and served meetings in New York, Virginia, and Indiana. He retired from Clintondale Meeting in 1964. He also taught at Wilmington College from 1945-1954, and was the Executive Secretary of Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 001/163

Stillman, Bessie W.. Journal of European trip, 1906.
Scope and Contents

Journals of European trip AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/051

Stillman, Bessie W.. Journals of European trip, 1908-1909, 1911.
Scope and Contents

Journals of European trips AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/051

Stillman, Bessie W.. Journal of trip to Hawaii, 1936-1937.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip to Hawaii AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/051

Sullivan, Mary T.. Diary of journey of American young Friends to England and Germany, 1924.
Scope and Contents

Diary of journey of American young Friends to England and Germany, AMs (also includes pictures). Part of Mary Patterson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/118

1 vol., Ms. 1805 visit to Stafford Springs, Conn. and visit to the Shakers. 1807, visits to Boston, Plymouth, Sandwich, MassPart of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers. Diary, 1818.
Scope and Contents

Diary and correspondence. Part of Howland Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/

Tatum, Sibyl. Journal of trip from New Jersey to Ohio, 1830.
Physical Location

See collection: PG 7

Taylor, Emily H.. Diary, 1932-1939.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Taylor (Florence)

Taylor, Emily T.. Journal of Christmases, 1909-1942.
Scope and Contents

Family Records, Journal of Christmases

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Taylor (Florence)

Thomas, Anna Braithwaite (1854-1947). Journal of trip to England and diaries, 1894-1896, 1936, 1938-1944.
Scope and Contents

Journal of trip to England of Richard H. and Ann B. Thomas, AMs (2 vols.). Part of Thomas Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/168

Thomas, Anna Braithwaite (1854-1947). Diaries, 1936, 1938-1944.
Scope and Contents

Diaries. Part of Thomas Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/168

Thomson, Sarah. Diary [transcript], 1809.
Scope and Contents

Diary, typescript copy. Part of Patterson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/118

Townsend, Nicholas W.. Memorandums, 1817-1818.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Paschall papers (Ann)

Trimble, Rebecca Fussell. Diary, 1838 4mo 15 - 12mo 2, 1838.
Scope and Contents

Diary, her wedding trip with Edwin Fussell . AMs. Part of Fussell-Lewis Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/087

Turner, Rebecca. Journal of traveling ministry with Priscilla Cadwallader, 1850 12mo21 - 1851 2mo1.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5/152

Turner, Rebecca Sinclair. Diaries, 1865-1866, 1871-1876.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5/152

Turner, Richard Townsend (1819-1892). Journals, 1836-1839.
Scope and Contents

Diaries kept as a young man while employed in the lumber business in Baltimore. Describes family life on the Eastern Shore and Wilmington and a journal to upstate New York in 1839. Part of Turner Family Papers. Gift of Donald C. Turner, 1983

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/152

Valentine, Robert. Diary [microfilm], 1781-1784.
Scope and Contents

Positive and negative microfilm copies

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-V

Walton, George A. (1883-1969). Trip logs and engagement calendars.
Scope and Contents

Trip logs and engagement calendars. Walton was principal of the George School, 1912-1948. Part of George A. Walton Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/151

Walton, Jesse. Diaries, 1855-1858.
Scope and Contents

Three items

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Walton (Margaretta)

Walton, Joseph. Journal, while accompanying Joseph S. Elkinton and Ellwood Dean on visit to PA meetings, with David Heston and other visitations, 1881-1883.
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1871, while accompanying Joseph S. Elkinton and Ellwood Dean on visit to PA meetings; with David Heston in 1882; 1882, 1883, and other visitations, AMs. Part of Elkinton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/037

Walton, Joseph Shoemaker (1792-1876). Diaries, 1836-1853.
Scope and Contents

Diaries and journals. Walton was principal of the George School. Part of Walton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/158

Walton, Joseph Solomon (1855-1912). Diaries, journal of England and Scotland, 1879-1897, 1898-1908, 1904.
Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Walton (Joseph S.)

Walton, Margaretta. Diaries, 1846-1902 (with gaps).
Scope and Contents

Twenty three items. Margaretta Walton was a Quaker minister. Part of Walton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/159

Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726/27). Letter relating her spiritual development, [1711/12].
Scope and Contents

Early copy (probably 1732), given to Rachel Seaman by Joseph Townsend. Note by Gideon Seaman. Gift NYYM, 1997

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 004

Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726). Account of her visit to America [photocopy], 1697-1699.
Scope and Contents

A short account of my viage [sic] into America with Mary Rogers my companion. Photocopy of the ms. original at Hagley Library. Webb's account of her first visit in the ministry to America, with a transcription by John Beverley Riggs. Introduction and edit of the transcript by Frederick B. Tolles. Gift of Frederick B. Tolles.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/218, Tolles Papers

Weston, Mary. Journals [microfilm], 1735-1752.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

White, Solomon. Journal, 1829 5mo 9.
Scope and Contents

Journal of exploration of anthracite coal mining areas of eastern Pennsylvania MsS. Part of Comly-White

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/030

Whitson, Benjamin F.. Journals, 1893-1950.
Scope and Contents

In nine volumes. Part of Whitson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/164

Whitson, Jane. Journal, 1936-1937.
Scope and Contents

Part of Whitson Papers.

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/164

Wilison, Elizabeth Lundy. Trip journal (printed), 1836.
Scope and Contents

A Journey in 1836

Physical Location

See collection: RG5 Lundy papers

Williams, Edward. Diary, 1869-1874.
Scope and Contents

Part of Stratton Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/142

Williams, Mary E. (1822-1875). Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio, 1846.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio. A.Ms. Return trip made via Buffalo and Niagara Falls in New York State. Part of Pidgeon Family Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/124

Williams, Mary, Mary Ruth (Walker) and Rebecca K.. Journals, 1846-1909.
Scope and Contents

Family journals

Physical Location

See collection: RG5/123

Wilson, Rachel. Account of religious visit to America [microfilm], 1768-1769.
Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Wood, Frank W.. Account of religious journey to Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina, 1912.
Scope and Contents

Account of religious journey to Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina in the summer of 1912 by Frank W. Wood and William C. Cowperthwaite 114p. Typewritten MS on microfilm. See also William Cowperthwaite's account

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-W Film Z MS-W (neg.)

Woolman, John. Journals, 1720-1770, 1772.
Scope and Contents

Journals, 1720-1770, and 1772 voyage to England In three parts ADf Also on microfilm

Physical Location

See collection: MSS/Woolman; SAFE Film MS-W

Woolman, John. Journal extracts, 1759, 1764, 1775.
Physical Location

See collection: MSS/Woolman

Woolman, John. Journal, undated.
Scope and Contents

Journal, folio A, AMs , microfilm copy Original Ms at Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Gift of Ruth Bates, 1969

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-W

Worrell, Emma. Trip to California, 1869.
Scope and Contents

Trip to California. Worrell MSS

Physical Location

See collection: MSS 193

Yarnall, Hannah. Journal of a visit to Canada, 1803.
Scope and Contents

Journal of a visit to Canada. Richardson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/ 187

Yarnall, Peter (b. 1754). Journals, 1784, 1793, 1795, 1796.
Scope and Contents

Journals. Richardson Papers

Physical Location

See collection: RG 5/187

Young, Ann. Diary [microfilm], 1758-1768.
Scope and Contents

In Quaker Women's Diaries

Physical Location

See collection: Film MS-Q

Print, Suggest