JOURNALS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF FRIENDS HISTORICAL LIBRARY

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College has a large collection of Journals, the broad term which is also used to refer to diaries and daybooks. This inventory lists all the journals Friends Historical Library, including those in catalogued individually in MSS 003, Journal Collection, as well as volumes which are part of a larger collections and journal available in the Library on microfilm.

The journals are arranged alphabetically by creator. Anonymous journals are sorted by date. “MSS 003” refers to items stored in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Journal Collection; other call numbers refer to collections in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College (e.g., RG5/001, ALLEN identifies George B. Allen’s Journal in the Allen Family Papers). Please refer to the inventory of the Allen Family Papers for an exact box location.

Note to Researchers: To request items in the Library, please fill out a call slip with the name of the collection, item name, and location; where available access is through microfilm. These journals are not available through interlibrary loan.

Author Item Date Scope and Content FHL Call Number
Alexander, Catherine Diary of travels to the West Indies 1849-1850   Film MS-Q
Allen, Elizabeth C. (Bromley) Diary 1892 1mo25 - 1893 7mo26   RG5/001
Allen, George B. (1804-1869) Journal of trip to Wyoming Valley, Pa., to look at coal mines 1831 10mo7-15 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. RG5/001
Allen, Sydney (Jacobs) (1799-1847) Diary 1836 9mo12 - 1847 9mo 13 Reflects her spiritual state of mind after the loss of two daughters. Original and copy. RG5/001
Alston, John Journal 1837?-1847 Journal and other papers RG5/002
Andrews, Edward Journal of the life and travels 1730 Journal of the life and travels of Edward Andrews copies by Caleb Raper, 1730. Original and photocopy. Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975 MSS 003/02
Andrews, James Journal 1849-1865   Ms. Journals
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip from Philadelphia to Friendsville 6mo10 - 7mo5 Journal of trip from Philadelphia to Friendsville MSS 003/003
Anonymous Friend Diary of religious visits in New England with M. Rotch, R. Jones, et. al. 1789 6mo 18 Religious visits in New England with M. Rotch, R. Jones, et. al. Film MS-R Section B No. 49
Anonymous Friend Diary 1791, 1780   MSS Richardson
Anonymous Friend Journals 1792-1809, 1810-1847, 1831   RG5 Lupton-Bond, Ser.1
Anonymous Friend A journey to the Northwestern territory[sp] the 2d of the 10th mo. 1797 1797 10mo 2 A journey to the Northwestern Territory. 23 pages, author unknown but home was at Ellicotts Mills, Maryland MSS 003/005
Anonymous Friend Journal of religious visit to Maryland 1801 Journal of a religious visit to Quaker meetings in Maryland. Part of Muncy Monthly Meeting Miscellaneous Papers. Gift of Muncy Monthly Meeting MSS 003/006
Anonymous Friend Journal 1806-{1809?] 6mo 21 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 003/007
Anonymous Friend Diary of journey to Salem, OH 1807 9mo10 - 10mo12 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 003/008
Anonymous Friend: See Wetherald, Thomas Journal of trip by the ship Ganges from Liverpool to Philadelphia. 1819 4mo7 - 5mo29 Account of a stormy trip on the ship Ganges from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pa. Formerly incorrectly catalogued under Anonymous Film MS-J (negative, 35 Monthly Meeting)
Anonymous Friend Accounts of religious visits to meetings in Pennsylvania by Thomas Lippincott and Ebenezer Roberts 1820, 1821 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 003/010
Anonymous Friend Diary n.d. Begins I am this day 25 years of age. Ms. Journals
Anonymous Friend/Sarah Morgan? Journal 1823-1825 Journal about the New Light Movement. 121p. Also available on microfilm. Previously part of Alfred Rodman Hussey MSS/ 030 MSS 003/ 186, Film MS-J Hussey Coil.
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip to New England Y. M. 1828 6mo11-20 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 003/011
Anonymous Friend [Deborah Bringhurst] Diary 1829 A. D. written between the pages of Poor Will’s Pocket Almanack, 1829. Gift of Wilmington Monthly Meeting, 1972 PG 1 Almanacs, 1829
Anonymous Friend Diary 1829 1mo1 - 10mo 18 20 page AMs on self knowledge MSS 003/012
Anonymous Friend Journal of Philadelphia Y. M. 1837 Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting MSS 003/013
Anonymous Friend Journey to Clearfield 1838   RG 5 Richardson Richardson
Anonymous Friend Five diaries 1839, 1840, 1842, 1843, 1844 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 003/014
Anonymous Friend Diary regarding ministering Friends 1840-1846   Ms. Journals
Anonymous Friend Journal 1842-1851 AMs . containing brief daily entries on the weather and family visits. Part of Bacon Manuscripts SC 005
Anonymous Friend Journal 1846 9mo to 9 mo 1847 Fragment? Author, 23 years of age, attended Ohio Yearly Meeting MSS 003/016
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip to Ohio 1847   Ms. Journals
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip to Quebec, Canada ca. 1855   Ms. Journals
Anonymous Friend Diary 1855-1870 Diary, 1855-1870 MSS 003/019
Anonymous Friend Diary 1859 1mo1 - 1862 6mo9 Diary, 1859-1862 MSS 003/021
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip to Niagara Falls 1857 (?) Journal of trip to Niagara Falls. 12 pages MSS 003/020
Anonymous Friend Journal of Salem N.J. area farmer 1858-1870 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 003/022
Anonymous Friend Diary 1862   RG5 Richardson
Anonymous Friend Journal ...visit to Iowa and Kansas [typed transcript] 1864 2mo 18 to 4mo 22 1865 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 003/024
Anonymous Friend Journal 1874 8mo 17-30 Handwriting resembles that of Joseph S. Elkinton RG5 Elkinton
Anonymous Friend Diary of religious visit to Charleston n.d. Diary of religious visit to Charleston, (S.C.?). AMs . concerned with Friends owning slaves MSS 003/023
Anonymous Friend Journal of trip to Virginia n.d.   Richardson MSS
Anonymous Friend Journal of religious visits to N.Y., N.J. and Nantucket 1793 Journal of religious visits to New York, New Jersey, and Nantucket MSS 003/004
Ash, Mary Schofield Student journal 1894 Journal while a student at Swarthmore College. Ash-Schofield Family Papers. RG5/004
Ash, Samuel Shinn (1829-1911) Journal [photocopy] 1849 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. RG5/004
Ash, Samuel Shinn (1829-1911) Memoir of spiritual progress ca. 1898 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 RG5/004
Ashbridge, Elizabeth Some Account of the forepart of the life of Elizabeth Ashbridge [Ms copies] 1713-5mo 16 1755 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 003/025
Atkinson, Lydia Townsend (later Comly) Journal of a visit to Washington, DC 1864, 1865 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 003/027
Atkinson, Lydia Townsend (later Comly) Excerpts from Diary of Lydia Atkinson [photocopies and transcript] 1864, 1865 Typed transcript and photocopies of excerpts of original MSS, July 1864 and April 1865. MSS 003/028
Atkinson, Wilmer (1840-1920) War Journal [typed copy] 1917 Part of Wilmer Atkinson Papers. Gift of Edward Jenkins, 1956. RG5/005
Baker, Dobel (1789-) Memorandum 1802-1869 Four volumes, 1802-24; 1824-40; 1841-55; 1856-69. Memoranda including remarks on Civil War and Lincoln, 1861-66. MSS 003/029
Baker, John (1807-1891) Diary of a trip through Upstate New York and Canada, 1832 [typed transcript] 1832 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 003/182
Bales, Ebenezer Journal of trip through Kansas and Canada 1859 Journal of trip through Kansas and Canada Film MS-B
Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Committee on Indian Concerns [Report of George Ellicott and Gerard T. Hopkins] 1804 10mo 15 [Report of George Ellicott and Gerard T. Hopkins] 10th, 15th, 1804, at a meeting of the Committee on Indian Concerns MSS 003/030
Barnard, Ella Kent Journal "Some Childish Reflections" 1928 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 RG 5/079
Baxter, Emily (pseudonym Hypatia Rushmore) Journal 1887-1888   RG5 Coffin-Baxter
Baxter, William Journal, business accounts, recipes, cures 1848 2mo 25-1 mo 19 1849 Journal, business accounts, recipes, cures RG5 /011 Coffin-Baxter
Baxter, William Temperance journal 1867   RG5 Coffin-Baxter
Bean, Joel (1825-1914) Diaries 1850-1913 Quaker minister and teacher. In fifty seven AMs volumes. Part of Bean Family Papers, Ser. 2. Gift of Richard Cox, 1976 RG5/012
Beans, Mary Diary of a Pennsylvania school teacher 1832 Small diary of a young Bucks County, Pa., school teacher. Describes daily events. Part of Lloyd Family Papers RG5/ 090
Biddle, Owen Diaries 1779-1782 In six volumes. Part of Biddle Family Papers RG5/177
Biddle, William Canby (1816-1887) Erodelphian Gazette 1843-1844 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 003/178
Bills, Catherine (b. 1800) Journal 1824-1826, n.d. 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 003/183
Bishop, Betty Diaries [microfilm] 1779-1801 Microfilmed, in Quaker Womens Diaries Film MS-Q
Blackwell, Henry B. Journal 1877   MSS 003/031
Bond, Elizabeth P. Accounts of visits to Holland, England, World's Fair in Chicago, Niagara Falls 1893, 1907-1908 Accounts of visits to Holland, England, World's Fair in Chicago, Niagara Falls. Part of Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers RG5/014
Boone, Susanna Diaries [microfilm] 1773-1789 Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q
Booth, George M. (1851-1918) and Ellen M. Pocket diaries 1869, 1873, 1876 Pocket diaries describing weather and daily events. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers RG 5/085, Ser. 3
Booth, William (1812-1887) Diaries of daily activities 1833-1839,1843-1844 Personal accounts of daily life in Delaware County, Pa., especially concerning farming. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers RG 5/085, Ser. 3
Bownas, Samuel Journal, including first and second trips to America 1676-1749 Four volumes, Journal, including first and second trips to America Safe
Bowne, John (1627–1695) Journal [photocopy] 1650-1694 Photocopy. Original in collections of NY Historical Society. Gift of NYYM, 1997 MSS 003/163
Brantingham, George Journal [typed copy] 1798-1799 Sea journal. Typed carbon copy. Part of Brantingham-Stratton RG5/017
Brinckerhoff, Martha H. [Seaman] (1834-1931) Life on an Indian Reservation, 1869 n.d. 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 003/161
Bringhurst, Hannah Spiritual diary 1781 3mo 25-9mo 19 1781` A spiritual diary, Philadelphia. MS copy made by James Bringhurst. 60 pp. MSS 003/032
Brown, Cedric (1896-1972) Diary, with the Friends Ambulance Unit, 1914-1918 [transcript] 1914-1918 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 SC/157
Brown, Dorothy (1874-1968) Diary [transcript] 1897-1902 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 SC/157
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), (1863-1955) Reminiscences [transcript] n.d. 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 SC/157
Brown, Joshua (1717-1798) Journals 1756-1790 AMs,s journals of religious visits throughout the colonies and 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 003/033
Bunting, Samuel Journals and commonplace book 1810-12 mo 12 1864 Samuel Bunting of Darby, Pa. Collection of 18 AMss volumes and commonplace book MSS 003/034
Burns, John Journal 1837 8mo - 5 mo 1838 Journal MSS 003/035
Bushong, Edith Kinsey (Paxson) Journal 1856-1858 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. SC 015
Butterfield, Rebecca Account of visits of public Friends to Jordans 1725-1790 Account of visits of public Friends to Jordans Film MS-Q
Cadbury, Richard T. Diary while attending Haverford College 1869 Diary while attending Haverford College. Part of Cadbury Papers RG5/025
Capper, Anne Journal 1824-1830 In Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q
Carman, Catharine Williams (1810-1890) Journal [photocopy] 1864 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

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Carman, Thomas (1815-1899) Journal 1864, 1867 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. SC 230
Chandlee, Eliza (1822-1854) Journal 1850-1852 Part of Pidgeon family papers RG5/123
Christ, Elizabeth Abbott Journal of European trip 1920 7mo 9 -9mo 11 1920 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 003/036
Clark, Jane (Bonsall) (1734-1785) Memorandums and remarks 1772 12 mo - 1 mo 1785 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 003/037
Clark, Rebecca Timbres     See: Janney, Rebecca  
Cleghorn, Sarah War journal of a Pacifist 1917 4-9mo   RG 5 Cleghorn
Clendenon family Journals [microfilm] ca. 1812-1835 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. Film MS-C (negative microfilm)
Coates, Moses (1746-1816) Journal of a trip through Indian country [transcript] 1805, 1806 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 003/153
Cock, George D. (Dilhorn) Journal 1843 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 SC 174
Coffin, Elijah Memo Book of Trip East 1844 Part of Coffin Family Papers RG5/029
Coffin, Percival Brooks Diaries 1893-1920 In twenty two volumes. Part of Coffin Family Papers RG5/029
Comfort, Samuel Journal 1776-1855, 1855-1859 Bound volume, 295 pp. Continuation of journal in separate folder, also memorial to Rebecca Comfort SAFE
Comfort, Samuel (not John Woolman’s son-in-law) Journal of a Bucks Co., Pa., Quaker 1861 7mo 23 - 2mo 27 1866 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 003/038
Comly, E Monthly Meetingor (1811-1889) Some memorandums of a visit through the state of New Jersey in the winter of 1854 1854 AMs ., 58 pp. Companions: Catharine P. Foulke and Caroline S. Comly MSS 003/039
Comly, E Monthly Meetingor Some memorandums. . .Bristol, Penn. 1871 3 mo 18 - 2 mo 29 1876 Some memorandums. . .Bristol, Penn. A.D., 299 pp. MSS 003/039
Comly, Isaac (1779-1847) Journal 1797-1819 Byberry Township, Philadelphia Co., Pa.. Part of Comly-White Papers RG5/030
Comly, Joseph Journey from Byberry to Indian River, New York 1812 The Retrograde, or a history of a journey from Old Sod to Indian River, in the state of New York”. AMsS MSS 003/040
Comly, Watson (1809-1876) Journal 1828-1829 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 003/041
Conlon, Daniel R. Memoirs [photocopy of typescript] 1992 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 003/177
Cook, Margaret (1734-1806) Journals [transcript] 1734-1801 Typescript copies, 154 pp. Transcribed by Albert Cook Myers. Published version appeared in Friends Intelligencer, vol. 54, p. 289, pp. 309-661. MSS 003/042
Coope, Rachel Journal 1805 5mo20 - 6mo14 1805 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 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 003/043
Cooper, James Journal of visit to the Oneida, Stockbridge and Brotherton Indians 1796 Journal of visit to the Oneida, Stockbridge and Brotherton Indians. AMs and photocopy. 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 003/044. Also Film MS-J
Cope, Sarah (Wistar) (1804-1872) Journal (account of London Y.M.) 1860 AMss. Journal of a trip to England in 1860. 2 vols., 134 pp. Gift of Friends Historical Association, 1941. MSS 003/045
Corbin, David (d. 1876) Journal 1858-1866 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 003/157
Costill, Samuel L. Journal 1824-1825 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 003/173
Craft, James Journal [photocopy] 1767 - 1780 Photocopy of original MSS 003/046
Cresson, Joshua Meditations written during..visitation of sickeness & mortality in Philadelphia 1793 Meditations written during.visitation of sickeness & 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. MSS 004, Misc. MSS, 1793
Crosfield, Jane Diary [typed copy] 1760 6mo 28 -12mo 18 1761 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 003/047
Daniel, William Journals 1892 10 mo 26 - 6mo 30 1896 and 1896 7mo 1 - 3 mo 21 1902 In two volumes. Record of weather and daily occurrences in Salem, Ohio. Gift of Edward F. Stratton MSS 003/048
Dann, Thomas (1741-1809) Some account of the Lord’s tender dealings with me, Thomas Dann of Nutfield 1741-10 mo 19 1806 Account of Dorking Meeting, Surrey, England. 48 pp, two copies and film Film MS-Q, MSS 003/049
Darby, Abiah Diary {microfilm] 1744-1769 In Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q
Davidson, Evaline M. "The Journal of Joseph James Neave" 1962 8mo20   Misc. MSS 1962 8mo 20
Day, Susanna Diary {microfilm] 1797-1804 In Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q
Dean, William Journal [typed transcript] ca. 1835 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 003/158
Decow, Isaac Journal 1762 3mo 1 - 2 mo 27 1764 AMs, Decou Manuscripts SC/026
Dubois, Rachel (1892-1993 ) Journals   Part of Rachel Dubois Papers. RG5/030
Elfreth, Jacob R. (1789-1870) Journals 1838, 1841, 1845 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 003/170
Elkinton, Anna Bassett Griscom Travel diaries 1911-1929 8 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, Anna Griscom Diaries 1960-1971 Diaries, 12 volumes, 11 signed. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, Anna Griscom Reminiscences 1939 8 mo Typescript, signed. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, Anna Griscom Travel diaries 1932-1958 25 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, A. G. and J. Journal of a trip to Ireland and England 1946 Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, David C. (1915- ) Travel diaries 1927, 1929 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. RG5/037
Elkinton, David C. (1915- ) Diaries 1934-1935 2 volumes. Written while attending the University of Munich, Germany, during the writer’s junior year at Haverford College. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, George Journal of my voyage from Philadelphia to Barbados and other ports in the West Indies 1849-1850 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 ’50 having been absent from home 3 mos. and 8 days. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) (?) Journal 1814 9 mo 1 - 11 mo 2 1814 Journal of a trip to “Western Country” Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) (?) Journal of a trip to Unessah 1816 8 mo 26 - 9 mo 12 1816 Hectographed copy relating to his journey from Philadelphia to Tunessssah. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) Account of Philadelphia Y.M. 1818 An account of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) Journal After 1828 Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) Visits to meetings belonging to Indiana Y.M. 1857 An account of a visit paid to some of the meetings belonging to Indiana Yearly Meeting by Wm. Evans and Joseph Elkinton. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1794-1868) Diaries 1815 - 9m 13 1826, 9 mo 17 1826 - 11 mo 25 1858 Memoirs and correspondence, 3 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph S. (1830- ) Memorandum and correspondence 1854-1905 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 RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph S. (1830- ) “Visit to Indians in the love of the Gospel in New England, Nova Scotia, etc., 1903 1903 “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 RG5/037
Elkinton Joseph (1859-1920) Diaries 1880 2mo1 - 1883 10mo31, 1884 1mo2 - 1899 4mo15, 1913 3 volumes. Part of Elkinton Family Papers RG5/037
Elkinton, Joseph (1854-1920) Diaries 1876, 1880-1883, 1884-1889, 1913. In twenty four volumes RG5 Elkinton Ser. 4
Ellicott, George and Gerard T. Hopkins Report to Baltimore Y.M. Co Monthly Meeting. on Indian Concerns 1804 See Baltimore Y.M. Ms. Journals
Ellis, Margaret (d. 1789) Journal. . .taken from her own mouth by Richard Partridge 1752 Dictated to Richard Partridge. Owned by Mary Shaw, Jr., 1799 MSS 003/050
Emlen, James Journal [photocopy] 1794 Photocopy of a journal of trip to Seneca Indians in connection with proposed treaty MSS 003/051
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar Journal of visit to Friends in NY and RI Y.M. 1825 8mo20 - 11mo3, 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 Journal of a trip to Europe. (See Farquhar, Sarah and Foulke, Sarah). Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964 Mss 003/052
Evans, Joshua Journal 1731-1796 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. RG5/190
Evans, Thos.? Journey with N. Lupton 1809   RG5 Lupton- Bond Ser.1
Eyre, William (1804-1885) Diaries 1840-1880 Diaries of a Hicksite architect, builder, contractor who lived in Philadelphia, Pa. In eighteen volumes, also microfilmed RG5/ Film MS-E
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 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 2 volumes See also: Foulke, Sarah and Emlen, Sarah. Gift of Mrs. George Emlen, 1964 MSS 003/052
Fell, Joseph (1804- Diary 1831-1833 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 003/053
Fenn, Jane (later Hoskins) (1693/4-1770) A Journal of the Travels of Jane Fenn 1727-1729 85 pp AMs journal and photocopy, p. 31 clipped. See also MSS 003/159 for copies of her spiritual journal and travels in the ministry to about 1756. MSS 003/054
Ferris, Anna Journals 1857-1890, with gaps In thirteen volumes. 9 AMs , some signed. Diaries 1860-1867 available on microfilm. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040and MS-F
Ferris, Benjamin (1708-1775) Journal and religious testimony n.d. Manuscript journal of Benjamin Ferris of Oblong, and religious testimony. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Benjamin (1740-1771) Journal 1740-1757?? Journal of the life of David Ferris’ son, Benjamin Ferris. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Benjamin (1740-1771) Journal 1764-1770 Journal of the life of David Ferris’ son, Benjamin Ferris. Vol. 3. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Benjamin (1780-1867) Eastern journey 1831 Eastern journey (to Nantucket) . Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, David (1821-1908) First visit to Washington, DC 1848 AMs S. regarding his first visit to Washington, DC, and experience with slavery in helping a young slave girl to escape. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, David (1821-1908) Journals 1838-1849 and 1862-1908 Two volumes, Journal, 1838-1849 and thirty diaries, 1862-1908. Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Henry Journal 1881 Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Matilda Journals 1876-1936 (with gaps) Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Sarah Journals 1844-1849, 1849 8mo3 - 10mo6, 1849 12mo31 - 1851 5mo, 1850 5mo - 1851 8mo Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, Sarah Journals 1854-1876 Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Ferris, William Canby Journals 1870-1878, 1909-1922 Part of Ferris Family Papers. RG5/040
Fisher, Hannah Rodman Journal 1803-1804 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 003/055
Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779) Journal describing trip to Canada 1773 6mo 18 - 10mo 3 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. RG5/162
Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779) Journals 1775-1778, 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. RG5/162
Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779) Journals 1775-1776, 11 AMs of trips through Great Britain and Ireland. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers. RG5/162
Fisher, Jabez Maud (1750-1779) Journal ca. 1776, no. 6 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. RG5/162
Fisher, Miers Journal 1805-1819 In fifteen volumes RG5 Fisher-Warner
Fisher, Samuel R. Journal recording his time as one of the “Virginia Exiles” 1777 9mo 3 - 12mo 11 Journal recording his time as one of the “Virginia Exiles” including expense accounts and a list of letters written. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers. RG5/162
Fisher, Samuel R. Journal giving details of his imprisonment 1779 7mo 23 - 1781 9mo 23 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. RG5/162
Fisher, Samuel Rowland (1745-1834) Journal 1767-1793 Film deposited by Mrs. Edward W. Smith, 1955 Film MS-F
Fisher, Sarah Maria Journal 1846-1847 Journal of time spent on various activities MSS 003/056
Flitcraft, Sarah Booth (1841-1917) Journals 1863, 1864, 1866, 1868 AMs. Four volumes, concerning her daily life and mentioning the assassination of Lincoln in 1864. Part of Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Paper. RG5/085
Fothergill, Elizabeth Journal 1815 Part of Ferris –Wetherald. RG5/
Foulke, Benjamin (1813-1888) Journal and surveying diary 1839 1mo6 - 1849 8mo4, 1871-1874 Part of Foulke Family Papers. Includes genealogical information. RG5/045
Foulke, Charles M. Pocket diary 1859 Part of Foulke Family Papers. Acc. 2001.097 RG5/045
Foulke, Eliza Ambler (1893-1987) Religious journals [photocopies] 1963-1977 Photocopy of AMs, vols. 2-7. Gift of Blanche Zimmerman, 1995 MSS 003/151 Restricted
Foulke, Hugh Journals 1874-1878 and 1878-1884

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

MSS 003/057
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 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 003/058
Foulke, John, companions of A Memorandum of a journey to the Southerd 1830 12mo 31- “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 003/059
Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863) Account of a visit to the meetings of Concord, Caln, and the Western Quarterly meeting . 1824 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. MSS003/060.01
Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863) Account of a visit to the Yearly Meetings of Ohio, Indiana, Baltimore . 1835 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. MSS003/060.02
Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863) Account of Joseph Foulke’s journey to Long Island 1837 Account of Joseph Foulke’s journey to Long Island. AMs and 3 typed copies. [13] p. MSS003/060.03
Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863) Religious visit to meetings of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1851 Religious visit to meetings of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and of Nottingham Quarterly Meeting. AMs and two typed copies. 25 p. MSS003/060.04
Foulke, Joseph (1786-1863) Some account of the life, travels and experiences of Joseph Foulke 1848-1863 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 MSS003/060.05 and .06
Foulke, Samuel; Kezia Foulke, and others Memo books 1730-1874 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 003/147
Foulke, Sarah (later Farquhar, then Emlen) Journals 1807-1811 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 003/061
Fox, George (1624-1691) v. 1 and 2 of Journal   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 Film MS-Q, Reel 7
Fox, George (1624-1691) Short journal and itinerary journals 1600-1690 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 Film MS-Q, Reel 8
Friendly Association. . . Account of Easton Treaty with the Indians 1762 6mo 15-27 Friendly Association for regaining & preserving Peace with the Indians by pacific Measures. Account of Easton Treaty with the Indians, 1762 6mo 15-27. D. SC/043
Fry, Ann W.(?) Journal of trip across the U.S. with Rebecca L. Chrisman 1891 5mo 7-7mo 31 Journal of trip across the U.S. with Rebecca L. Chrisman D. MSS 003/062
Fry, Elizabeth (1780-1845) Diaries 1797-1845 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. Film MS-F
Fry, Joseph Diary 1833-1855 Diaries of Elizabeth Fry, vols. 1-18. London: World Microfilms Publications, 1978. Microfilm (positive). Film MS-F Reel 7
Fussell, E Monthly Meetinga Jane Diaries 1855 5mo 21-7mo 4 1860 (with gaps) In four volumes AMs. Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/087
Fussell, Henry Moore Account of a trip to Harvey’s Lake, Luzerne Co., Pa. 1867 7mo Account of a trip to Harvey’s Lake, Luzerne Co., Pa. AMs . Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/087
Fussell, Sarah Emily Roberts Recollections of her life before her marriage 1851 Recollections of her life before her marriage in 1849. AMs . Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/087
Gibson, Samuel Diary 1835-1836 Part of Paschall papers RG5/
Gillingham, Anna Journal of European trip 1908-1909 AMs Part of Gillingham papers RG5/51
Gilpin, Ann Matilda Journal 1859-1862 AMs Also handwritten copy of Aug. 31, 1860 - Sept. 10, 1861 MSS 003/063
Gilpin, Joshua (1765-1840) Journal and notebooks 1790-1801, 1830-1833 62 vols. on 3 reels (positive) Original belongs to Pa. Historical and Museum Commission Film MS-G
Gough, James Contents of journal 1712-1780 Amos Lundy’s copybook includes a chronological summary of the contents of James Gough’s Journal (last two pages) MSS002/091 (albums)
Green, Rowland Five notebooks containing accounts of visits to Yearly Meeting, etc [photocopy] 1817-1846 with gaps Five notebooks containing accounts of visits to Yearly Meeting, etc. Photocopy. MSS003/064
Griffith, Harriet Diaries written at Westtown School 1854-1855 Part of Griffith papers RG5/052
Griscom, Anna Bassett Travel diaries 1911-1929 8 AMs (6 signed) See also 25 travel diaries, 1932-1958, of Anna Griscom Elkinton. Part of Elkinton family papers RG5/037
Griscom, Samuel S. (1802-1878) Journal of a Tour thro New New Jersey, Penna, and New York 1824 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 003/162
Grisell, Thomas (1763-1827) Travels to attend Philadelphia Y.M. 1823 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 & 2 of the journal MSS 003/065
Gurney, Joseph John Journal, extracts from. [facsimile] Compilation dated 1851. Extracts dated 1808 or 1809, 1820, 1823, 1840?, 1845 “A Few Select Extracts from the Journal of Joseph John Gurney.” AMs (facsimile) 2 sets MISC MSS/004/ 1851
Gurney, Joseph John Journal, incl. visit to America 1837-1840 Vol. 13. Purchased from Friends House, London, 1960 Film MS-G
Haight, Phebe A. (Phebe Anderson) (1797-1883) Diaries/Daybooks 1861-1882

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 003/160
Haines, Anna P. Diaries 1870, 1881-1893, 1895, 1896, 1916 Pocket diaries. Part of Haines Papers RG5/ 056
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn Journals 1850-1881 26 AMs. Part of Haines Papers. RG 5/054
Haines, Phebe Journal 1871-1873 AMs MSS 003/066
Hallowell, Benjamin (1799-1877) Mathematics notebook 1818 Removed to Albums Albums
Hallowell, Esther L. (1833-1910) Diaries [photocopies] 1875-1910 Photocopy of 6 AMs vols. Acc. 93.27, Gift of Janet E. McBride

MSS 003/068

 

Hallowell, Israel (1863-1949) Diaries [photocopies] 1890-1903 Photocopy of 2 AMs vols. Acc. 93.27, Gift of Janet E. McBride MSS 003/069
Hamton, James Notes from diary 1789-1790 Notes from diary. AMs MSS 003/070
Hartshorne, William M. (ca. 1748-1833) W.M. Hartshorne’s Journal of Journey to Detroit 1793 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 003/152
Hartshorne, William M. Journal of Journey to Detroit, 1793 [transcripts] 1926 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 003/071
Haviland, Eleazar Account of the religious visits of Eleazar Haviland [transcripts] 1805-1858 Typescript copy, 106 p. MSS 003/072
Hayes, J. Russell Diaries 1880-1935 (with gaps) 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 RG5/180
Heacock, Jesse Diary 1873-1878 AMs Philadelphia MSS 003/073
Heacock, Joel L. Diary and account book 1822-1857 Diary and account book. AMs , 240 p. (diary is p. 1-133) MSS 003/073
Heacock, Joel L. Journal 1863-1868 In two volumes, v. 1 1863-1866; v. 2 1866-1868. AMs S MSS 003/073
Heacock, Joel L. Journal 1873-1874   RG5 Foulke
Heacock, Joseph, Jr. Diary 1871 5mo9 - 1872 6mo15 Part of Heacock family papers RG5/060
Healy, Christopher (1773-1851) Journal ca. 1801-1812 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 003/156
Hiatt, Benjamin Diary of a trip to Carolina 1826   RG5 Coffin
Hibberd, Samuel L. Journal 1884 1mo7 - 3mo16 AMs S. during the period when he was attending West Chester State Normal School MSS 003/075
Hicks, Edward (1780-1849) Journal 1843-1849 AMs S. Part 1, 160 p., Part 2, 125 p., Miscellaneous papers, 89 p. Safe
Hicks, Elias (1748-1830) Journal 1817 8mo 27-12 mo 28 1817 Journal, with distances traveled Safe
Hicks, Elias (1748-1830) Journal 1828 3mo 20 to 9 mo 20 1828 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 Safe
Hicks, Elias (1748-1830) Journal 1828 6mo 14 to 9mo 6 1828 Travel journal. AMs. Microfilmed. Gift of the Seaman family, 1957 Safe, Also MS-H
Hill, Lydia Diary 1780-1785 In Quaker Womens Diaries Film MS-Q
Hillborn, Ruth Anne (Annie) (1832-1869) Journal 1864-1868 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. SC/012
Hobson, William Journals 1859-1865 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 RG5/062
Hobson, William Journals 1868 AMss. Journal of the life of William Hobson, Hardin Co., Iowa. Part of the Hobson Papers RG5/062
Hobson, William Journals 1870-1878, AMss. 6 volumes. Three visits to California, Washington, and Oregon, and eventual settling in Yamhill Co., Oregon, in 1876. Part of the Hobson Papers RG5/062
Hobson, William Journals 1885-1891 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 RG5/062
Holcombe, Hadassah Moore Leeds (1891-1978) Diaries 1904-1977 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. RG5/063

Hoskins, Jane Fenn (1693/4- 1770)

Reminiscences c. 1785 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 003/159

Hoskins, Jane Fenn (1693/4-1770)

Some Account of the Convincement; Christian Exercises; and Travels of Jann Hoskins, deceased n.d., 1803 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 003/159
Howland, Emily Diaries 1873, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1885, 1892, 1901-1906, 1910, 1911, 1917-1929 AMs RG5 Howland papers
Howland, Hannah (Tallcot) Diary 1816 Diary 1816, and also correspondence, 1811-1849. Part of Emily Howland Family Papers RG5/066
Hubben, William Diary 1922-1932 T.Ms. Part of Hubben Papers RG5/068
Hull, William Isaac (1868-1939) Journal 1892-1939 Part of William Hull Papers RG5/069
Humes, ?. Diary 1850 Ms. Brief entries in a preprinted diary by a Quaker farmer, Chester Co., Pa. Purchase, 1994 MSS 003/076
Hunn, Lydia J. (1811-1911) Diaries 1881-1908 (with gaps) AMs. Diaries, daily journals, in twenty four volumes. Part of Hunn Papers RG5/070
Hunn, Lydia J. (1811-1911) Vacation journal 1887 5mo 1 to 9 mo 10 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 RG5/070
Hunt, John (1740-1824) Journal 1770-1828 Part of John Hunt Papers RG5/240
Ingham, Jonas (1746-) The life and opinions of the writer n.d. 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 Film MS-I
Jackson, Ann P. Journal 1813 4mo 17 to 6mo 1, 1856 AMs manuscript copy made by Ann S. Paschall, daughter-in-law of Ann P. Jackson. Darby and West Chester, Pa. Part of Paschall Papers. RG5/117
Jackson, Halliday “Some account of my residence among the Indians” 1800 (?) “Some account of my residence among the Indians (continued) 1800?” AMs ., 43p. Also on microfilm. Gift of Warner Jackson RG 5/182 and MS-J
Jackson, Halliday “Some account of a visit to the Friends at Tunessassa & Indians “ 1806 8 mo “Some account of a visit to the Friends at Tunessassah & [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 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 “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 RG5/182
Jackson, William Morris (1837-1919) Diaries [transcript] 1865, 1866 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 RG5/292
Jackson, William Morris (1837-1919) Reminiscences ca. 1881 Ms. volume, Reminiscences of his childhood in Quakertown, education, and teaching career, ca. 1881. Gift of Robin Hazard Ray, 2007.01 RG5/292
Janney, Ann (Shoemaker) Journal at time of her husband’s death 1823 Journal at time of her husband’s death. AMs. Part of Cope Family Papers RG5/178
Janney, O. Edward (1856-1930) Diary 1914 Part of O.E. Janney Papers RG5/072
Janney, Rebecca Sinclair (later Timbres, later Clark) Journal 1921-1922 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 RG5/026
Janney, Samuel MacPherson (1801-1880) Journal   Part of S. M. Janney Papers RG5/183
[Jenkins, Howard] Journal 1865 AMs diary, probably father of Charles F. Jenkins. Part of Charles F. Jenkins Papers RG5/073
Jenkins, James (1753-1831) Records and recollections [transcript] 1761-1821 Records and recollections. Autobiography of James Jenkins. Typed transcript, includes an index. Also on microfilm (positive), 2 reels. Original is in Friends House, London MSS 003/081 and Film MS-J
Jenkins, Patience Hunn (1805-1884) Journals, memoirs 1841-1857, n.d. 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 RG5/288
Jennings family Journal (fragments) 1820, 1826 Fragments of a journal, Jennings family of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Part of Jennings Family Papers RG5/076
John, (Underwood), T. Eliza Diary 1875   RG5 Livezey
John, Elida Diary 1831-1868 Diary. Typewritten carbon. Part of John Family Papers RG5/077
John, Eliza Diary 1841-1863 Diary. Typewritten carbon prepared, with introduction, by Helen Doup John. Also cataloged in FHL book collection. Part of John Family Papers RG5/077
John, Kimber L. Diary 1863 AMsS. Company M, 8th Reg., III Cavalry, Hope Landing, Stafford Co., VA. Part of John Family Papers RT5/077
Johnson, William Journal 1839-1841 AMs Safe
Justice, A[lfred] B[unting] (1817-1886) Erodelphian Gazette 1844 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 003/178
Kamp, Esther Farquhar Journal     Ms. Journals
Kendall, John Journal 1746-1747 Journal AMs , 131p MSS 003/080
Kent, Joseph Memorandum of my journey to the West 1847 Memorandum of my journey to the West. AMs (copy.) Kent visited Ohio, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. Part of Kent-Barnard Family Papers RG5/079
Kersey, Jesse (1768-1845) Journal 1803-1841 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 003/185
Kinsey, John (1693-1750) Journal 1745 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 003/083
Kirk, Charles Reminiscences n.d. 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 003/084
Kite, Benjamin( 1754-1838) Day book 1806 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 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 003/085
Kite, Elizabeth Memoir [photostat] n.d. 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 n.d. A.Ms.. Explication of divers scripture passages. Gift of PYM, 1975 MSS 003/088
Kite, Mary (written by Mary Passmore) Journal 1851-1852 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 RG5/037
Kitely, James Diary of spiritual progress 1790-1817 Diary “in order to inform myself how I spent precious time afforded me.”AMs MSS 003/080
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd School girl diaries 1825-1826   RG5 Knight MSS
Knowles, David E. “Some account of the Journey to the Cherokees and so forth” 1839-1844 “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 “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 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 003/089
Lamborn, George S. (1831-1913) Extracts from Spiritual Communications [photocopy] 1866-1867 AMs spiritualist recordings. George S. Lamborn (1831-1913), recorder. 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: 2014.014. Original retained by family. MSS 003/187
Lawrence, Caroline W. Journal 1883 Gift of James Frorer Ms. Journals?
Levick, William M. and Hannah M. Four small journals of trips 1844-1866   RG5 Levick
Lewis, Esther Fussell Diaries 1830 1mo 1 to 12 mo 31, 1832; 1mo 1, 1834 to 2mo 2, 1848 AMsS. In seven volumes. Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/087
Lewis, Graceanna (1821-1912) Record book 1854 3mo24 - 1856 2mo12 AMsS. Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/087
Lightfoot [?] Journal 1757 5mo 4 - 6mo17 AMs . Part of Lightfoot Family Papers RG5/184
Lightfoot, Mary Bonsall (1707-1777) Journal 1757 5 mo 4 to 6 mo 17 A.Ms. of a religious visit with Grace Fisher to Quaker meetings in Concord Quarter, PYM. Part of Lightfoot Family Papers RG5/184
Lightfoot, Thomas Journal [Transcript] 1757 10 mo 4 to 2 mo 7 1758 Typescript copy. Part of Lightfoot Family Papers RG5/184
Lippincott, Elizabeth “Thoughts Devotional”, “Hospital Days” 1941   RG5 Lippincott
Lippincott, Esther Jane Trimble Diary 1859 1mo 1 - 7mo30 AMs. Part of Lewis Family Papers RG5/086
Lippincott, William. Journal 1821-1824 AMs SC 028
Livezey, Joseph B. Diary 1880 Part of Livezey Family Papers RG5/089
Lloyd, Morris (1856-1932) Diaries 1880 6mo 17 to 10 mo 1 AMs. Travel diaries of a western trip in 9 volumes. Part of Lloyd Family Papers RG5/091
Lowry, Alfred Journal of travel in Europe [typed copy] 1920 4mo 27 to 8mo10 Journal of travel in Germany and middle Europe. Typed copy, 52 p. MSS 003/091
Lukens, Seth Trip to Boston 1840 8mo20-26   MSS 003/092
Lundy, Bessie Diaries 1913-1917, 1919, 1920, 1937-1943, 1943, 1944-1947 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. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, N. Carolina Y.M. 1907, Niagara Falls 1909, Ohio Lundy’s Reunion 1936 1907, 1909, 1936 Authorship uncertain in some cases. see also “A Visit to the South” in Ser.2, printed writings. Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to Florida 1925 2mo9 - 3mo1 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to Chicago to Pre-Cancel Stamp Society meeting 1928 8mo13-21 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary, 1949 and diary of trip to Canada Y. M. 1948 1948, 1949 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to Virginia and N. Carolina 1949 3mo27-31 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1949 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1950 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to England 1950 7mo1-24 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1951 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to Tucson, AZ 1953 12mo23 - 1954 1mo27 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Journal, trip to Wharton Estate 1958 9mo22-24 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1959 - 1961 10mo7 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1961 10mo8 - 1963 6mo24 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, J. Wilmer Diary 1963 6mo25 - 1964 11mo27 Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, Joseph Journal of trip to Nebraska 1884 Authorship uncertain in some cases. Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, Joseph Diaries 1887, 1897-1914, 1918 Incl. a few Rancocas First Day School accounts. Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lundy, Mary Diaries 1914 12mo1O - 1924 12mo29, 1925. Part of Lundy Family Papers. RG5/092
Lupton, Lydia Walker Diary (?) 1863 6mo 14 to 8mo 1864 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 MSS 004 MISC. MSS
Lupton, Mary W. (?) Journal 1862 9mo 1 to 9mo 1 1864 AMs. concerning Civil War experiences. Front of volume is poetry copy book. Part of Lupton Family Papers RG5 /093
Magill, Edward Hicks (1825-1907) Diaries 1903, 1904 2 AMsS Record the early days of his second marriage to Sarah Elizabeth (Sutton) Gardner MSS 003/093
Martindale, Joseph C. ? Diary 1855-1859 Joseph C. Martindale is the author of A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland MSS 004 MISC MSS 18--
Martin, Isaac (1758-) Journal 1791-1823 AMsS. 214p., 8 p. MSS 003/094
Marvel, Josiah P. (1896-1959) Peace in our time 1942 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 003/155
Mason, Benjamin A narrative of a journey and proceedings of a Committee appointment [photocopy] 1777 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 003/095
Masters, R. K. Journal, “East and West, or A Flight Between them in the Summer of 1848 1848 7mo 5-25 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 AMs of her religious thinking MSS 003/097
Masters, Rebecca Kite Journal 1871-1876, 1889-1892   MSS 003/097
Matthews, William (1732-1792) Journal 1783-1787 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 003/168
Maule, Joshua Journals 1806-1853, 1856-1869, 1872-1882 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 RG5/142
Maule, Joshua Journal 1860-1867 AMsS. Part of Stratton-Maule Family Papers RG5/142
Mcllvain, Hugh European journey 1912 AMsS. of a European trip. 70p. MSS 003/098
Miller, Isaac L. and Clara B. Travel diaries from Europe 1899, 1901, 1904, 1905 Travel diaries of European trips. AMs Part of Lamb Family Papers RG5/085
Miller, Rebecca T. Journal 1929 9mo All American Friends Conference, Oskaloosa, Iowa RG2 All Amer. Friends Conf., Iowa Conf., Iowa
Miller, Sarah L. Travel diaries from Europe 1846 6 diaries of travel in Europe. AMs. small leather notebooks and later Ms transcriptions. Part of Lamb Family Papers RG5/085
Moon, Moses Account of journeys to Black River [photostate and transcript] 1803-1804, 1811 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 003/099
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 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 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 Journal of a journey undertaken by a Gunpowder Friend to meetings in York, Bucks and Philadelphia counties. MSS 003/100
Morgan, Sarah R. (1793-1888) Account of New Light controversy in New Bedford Monthly Meeting (MA) 1823, 2 mo10-1825 1mo 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 003/186
Morris, Deborah (1724-1793) Diary of a trip to England 1772 A.Ms. Diary of a trip to England while accompanying her Aunt Sarah Morris on a religious visit. Gift of PYM, 1975 MSS 003/101
Morris, Hannah (1809-1892) Accounts of members of the Morris family, Green Hill Farm. ca. 1872 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 003/175
Morris, Susanna Heath (b. 1682) An Account of Part of the Travels of Susanna Morris [transcript] 1711-1753 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 003/169
Mott, Lucretia Memoranda during the passage to London 1840 5mo 7 Memoranda during a Passage to the Anti-Slavery convention in London. Part of Mott MSS MSS 035
Murphy, Naomi Journal of travel up the Hudson 1839 8mo 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 003/101
Murphy, Naomi Journal along Delaware Canal 1841 8mo 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 003/101
Neave, Joseph James Journal 1962 8mo 20 “The Journal of Joseph James Neave” TMsS. (photocopy of typed copy) Appeared in Australian Friend, 8 mo 20 1962 MSS 004
Neall, D [aniel], Jr. Erodelphian Gazette 1843 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 003/178
Neill, Rachel Journal 1805-1808 A.Ms.S. Also at end: An account of traveling Friends that visited Hopewell Meeting, 1795-1813. Part of Pidgeon family papers RG5/123
Newlin, Ella Bowles (1858-1950) Journal of trip to Norway 1921 Typescript, 103p. MSS 003/103
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 Typed copy of Journals of part of the Life, Travels and Labour of that faithful Servant and Minister of the Gospel, Thomas Nicholson. MSS 003/104
Ogden, Charles Smith (1822-1904) Travel journals 1886-1891 Five year round-the-world trip. Part of Charles Smith Ogden Papers RG5/108
Painter, Levinus K. Journal letter and Journeying Epistle 1956 8mo 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 003/105
Painter, Samuel Journal of trip with MacMillan to Labrador and Baffin’s Land 1929 6 mo 17 to 9 mo 19 1929 Journal of trip with MacMillan to Labrador and Baffin’s Land, AMs . Part of Samuel Palmer Papers RG 5/114
Painter, Sarah H. Journals 18,791,880 AMsS. in two notebooks, one not signed. Transferred from Hopper MSS, 1978 RG5/115
Pancoast, Tacy Roberts Journal 1852 2mo 16 to 4mo 10 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 Diary of daily events. A.Ms.. Includes description of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Gift of Bliss Forbush, 1971. MSS 003/106
Parrish, Edward Diary 1866-1872 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 003/148
Parrish, John (1729-1807) Notes on a Journey to Virginia 1782 and n.d. Notes on a Journey to Virginia. Part of Parrish family papers SC/184
Parrish, John (1729-1807) Notes on Abolition 1805-1807 AMs vol. contains notes probably assembled for his book on slavery. Purchase, 2009. MSS 003/176
Paschall, Ann P. Journals 1824 1mo 1 to 11 mo 28, 1833 Four AMs. by a Quaker minister. Part of Paschall papers RG5/195
Passmore, Mary Memoranda of a religious visit to Carolina Y.M. and constituent meetings, by Mary Kite of Birmingham Meeting 1851, 1852 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 RG5/037
Passmore, Pennock Journal 1851-1852 Journal. AMs MSS 003/107
Paul, Parry Haines Diary, reports 1921-1923 Diary, reports, and pictures about the Friends Mission for the relief of famine at Sorochinskoye, Russia, after WWI. SC 094
Pearson, Paul M. Journal of trip to Europe 1919 AMs describing his trip to Europe to arrange Chautauqua lectures. Part of Paul Pearson papers RG5/121
Peaslee, Amos Journal 1780-1851 Microfilm of AMs Film MS-P
Pemberton, James Journal 1745 Microfilm of AMs. Purchase from Library of Congress Film MS-P
Pemberton, John Diary 1752 11 m 22 to 6mo 23, 1753 Manuscript copy, 104p. MSS 003/109
Pennington, Mary (1624-1682) Memoirs, 1680 1680?

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.

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Pidgeon, Mary Elizabeth (1890-1979) Diaries 1944, 1945, 1948, 1957-1968 Diaries. A.Ms. Also includes office desk calendars (1928-1956) and daybooks for many years, 1926-1979. Part of Pidgeon family papers RG5/123
Pidgeon, Samuel Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio 1840 Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio A.Ms.S. Part of Pidgeon family papers RG5/123
Pierce, John Journal of visit to Indians 5 mo 30 1796 to 7 mo 29, 1796 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. MSS 003/111
Platt, Joseph E. Journal, China peace efforts 1922 6mo 7 to 6 mo 18 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 MISC MSS 004
Postlethwaite, Edna (1892-1972) Diaries 1907-1917 She was a 1914 graduate of Swarthmore College. Part of Postlethwaite papers RG 5/125
Pryor, Thomas White Journal 1817-1829 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 003/112
Quaker Womens Diaries Journals in Friends House Library, London [microfilm] 18th and 19th centuries 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 Film MS-Q
Rawson, Arthur J. (1896-) Journal [photocopy] 1919-1921 AMs (photocopy), 934p. Describes AFSC relief work in Serbia after WWI. Includes account of voyage and travel through Europe. Photocopied 1983 MSS 003/124
Reckitt, William Journal extract (copy) 1759 7mo 30 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 003/113
Reckitt, William Abstract of contents of journal [1706-1760] Copybook, 1837-1848, contains a chronological summary of the contents of William Reckitt’s journal (last two pages) MSS 002/091 Albums
Redman, Mercy D. (1722-1778) Journal of trip to New England and New York 1760 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 SC 106
Redman, Thomas Journal 1776-1777 Journal of Thomas Redman of Haddonfield, N.J. Part of Redman MSS SC 106
Richardson, Jane G. Journal of visit to Congenies [transcript] 1883 1mo 21 to 5mo 2 AMs, (typewritten copy) concerning a visit to Congenies MSS 003/114
Richardson, Nathaniel Journal 1863   RG5 Richardson
Richardson, Sarah Diary[transcript] 1861-1863 AMs, (typewritten carbon copy). Part of Richardson MSS RG5/187
Roake, Joseph Journal of voyage from England to Prince Edward Island [photostat] 1774 D. (photostatic copy) Journal is published in The Journal of Joseph Roake, an early Quaker Settler in Westchester County, New York State, 1954 SC 108
Robbins family Papers 1849-1934   RG5 Robbins
Robbins, Annie Laurie Diary 1875   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 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 accompanies by Jemima Burson Jacob Albertson.. . and Cyrus Betts . MISC MSS/ MSS/004 1937
Roberts, Ellwood (1846-1921) Diaries 1913-1920 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 MSS003/125
Roberts, Phoebe (McCarty) Extracts: A…trip to Canada by four Friends [transcript] 1821-1822 Typed transcriptions by Clarence V. Roberts, 1937 MISC MSS (1937)
Robson, Elizabeth (1771-1843) Journals 1813-1844 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 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 Transcript, in part , from the original journal held by Friends House, London. Includes an account of an interview with the Quaker of France. Robson MSS
Robson, Walter (1842-1929) Australasian Journal 1867-1870 Microfilm (positive), 1 reel. Original MSS in 1977 was property of David R. Reese. Purchased from Friends House Library, 1977 Film MS-R
Rodman, Eliza (?) Diary 1803 1 vol, Ms, Philadelphia. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers RG5/132
Rodman, Eliza (?) Diary 1805, 1807 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 RG5/132
Rotch, Joseph Journal of a Southern tour 1809 Journal of a Southern tour, from New Bedford to NYC, Washington, Virginia. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers RG5/132
Rotch, Thomas Travels in ministry with Joshua Evans and others 1786-1794 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 Film MS-R
Rotch, William Memoranda of occurrences 1775-1794 Memoir of events in Nantucket. Ms copy, 1 volume. Part of Rodman-Rotch Family Papers RG5/132
Routh, Martha Travel journal to North America 1794-1801   Film MS-Q
Rowland, Joseph G. Diary 1859-1870 (with gaps)   RG5 Richardson
Rulon, Moses Jr.(?) Diary [photostat] 1833 5mo4 -6mo 26 Photostat. Original in 1957 belonged to Emma Rulon. MSS 003/115
Russell, Abraham(?) A journey Eastward with Jonathan Taylor 1817 7mo 12 to 9mo 18 AMs of a journal from Dartmouth, Mass., to Maine and New York in the company of Quaker minister, Jonathan Taylor. Photocopy (?).Purchased, 1987 MSS 003/116
Russell, Amelia B. Journal and letterbook 1842-1867 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 003/184
Schofield, Oliver W. A short account of my journey with Isaac Martin 1795 A short account of my journey with Isaac Martin. AMs. and 2 typed copies 16p. MSS 003/117
Schooley, William (1794-1860) Journal   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 MSS 003/118. See also book collection
Scott, Job Journal and letters Printed 1797 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. Safe
Sermon, Mary (Dawson), (ca. 1742-1819) Memorandum book ca. 1790-1819 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 003/181
Sharpless, Edith Diaries, extracts 1908, 1912-1956, 1942 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 003/119
Sharpless, Joel (1810-1896) Memoirs, essays, and notes ca. 1861-1895 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 003/149
Sharpless, Joshua ` 1792 Some account of a Visit that was performed to the Quarterly & Monthly Meetings within the Compass of Philadelphia Y.M. Author started trip 9mo 28 1792. AMs MSS 040 Sharpless Manuscripts
Sharpless, Joshua Journal of visit to Upper Canada 1797 Journal, of visit to Friends in Upper Canada and parts adjacent. Started trip 10 mo 12 1797 AMs . Party included Jas. Langstaff MSS 040 Sharpless Manuscripts
Sharpless, Joshua Journal, of visits to Meetings within Philadelphia Y.M. 1812, 1mo 25 - 11mo 15 Journal, of visits to Meetings within Philadelphia Y.M., AMs. Sharpless was superintendent of Westtown School, 1800-1811 MSS 040 Sharpless Manuscripts
Sharpless, Martha Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1801 Journal of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. AMs . MSS 003/120
Sharpless, Phebe Diary, reflecting religious thinking 1820-1828 AMs reflecting religious thinking MSS 003/120
Sharpless, Rachel, d. 1869 Journal 1819-1820 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 003/122
Sharpless, William P. (1808-1879) Account of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) 1860 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 003/180
Shoemaker, Mary Williams and Thomas H. Journals 1934-1945 In five volumes. 5 AMs. (4 signed). Part of Shoemaker Family Papers. RG5/139
Shoemaker, . Nathan (1788-) Memoir and journal 1842-5mo 10, 1863 Memoir of Nathan Shoemaker MSS 003/123
Smith, Gulielma Travel Journal 1824 6mo 12-7mo 9 1825 Travel journal, to New England AMs S 4p. MSS 003/126
Smith, Rebecca Wharton (1795-1846) Diary of journey through Lancaster and Cumberland counties 1818 AMs relating a trip through Lancaster and Cumberland counties, from Philadelphia. Also includes poems and prayers. Part of Joseph Wharton Papers RG5/161
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book, #1 1774 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 SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book, #2 1789 11mo 21-6mo 1 1790 AMs. Religious visit through England SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book, #3 1790 6mo 1-11mo 17 “Some account of Samuel Smith’s journey from London Northward” AMsS. SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book, #4 1790 11 mo 20- 9mo 11 1791 An account of a journal from Liverpool to London, etc. AMs SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book, #5 1791 8mo 27-10mo 14 Samuel Smith’s voyage from London to Philadelphia. AMs SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum on journey in New England 1795 5mo 9-8mo 12 Memorandum on journey in New England SC 119
Smith, Samuel An account of Samuel Smith’s journey to Pipe Creek in Maryland, & Hopewell in Virginia, etc. 1798 5mo-7mo 3 An account of Samuel Smith’s journey to Pipe Creek in Maryland, & Hopewell in Virginia, etc. AMs. (2 items) SC 119
Smith, Samuel Some account of Samuel Smith’s journey from Liverpool to Scotland, etc. 1800 7mo 7- 7mo 3 1801 Some account of Samuel Smith’s journey from Liverpool to Scotland, etc. AMsS. (3 items) SC 119
Smith, Samuel Some account of Samuel Smith’s sea voyage from New York to Liverpool 1800 6mo 2-7mo 2 Some account of Samuel Smith’s sea voyage from New York to Liverpool. AMs . SC 119
Smith, Samuel Memorandum book 1817 (?) 8mo 27-11mo 20 Memorandum of occurrences since leaving Philadelphia AMsS. (initials only) SC 119
Squire, Sarah Journal of a religious visit to Scotland 1836   Film MS-Q
Stanfield, Jesse A. (1889-1975) Ministerial log 1914-1973 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, & 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 MSS 001/163
Stillman, Bessie W. Journal of European trip 1906 Journals of European trip AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers RG5/051
Stillman, Bessie W. Journals of European trip 1908-1909, 1911 Journals of European trips AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers RG5/051
Stillman, Bessie W. Journal of trip to Hawaii 1936-1937 Journal of trip to Hawaii AMs S. Part of Gillingham Family Papers RG5/051
Stokes, Thomas Diary, written to son Benjamin 1825-1831 Diary, written to son Benjamin, AMs MSS 003/128
Sudbury, Kechtichia Journal [transcript and photocopy] 1725-1727 Journal of a Quaker, journey between Dublin-Philadelphia-Salem-Cork. Typed transcript and photocopy. Original in County Carlow, Ireland. Gift of Kevin M. Herlihy, Acc. 2001.005 MSS 003/167
Sullivan, Mary T. Diary of journey of American young Friends to England and Germany 1924 Diary of journey of American young Friends to England and Germany, AMs (also includes pictures). Part of Mary Patterson Papers RG5/118
Talbot, Sarah( d. 1821) Journal of visit to England, Ireland, Scotland 1796-1800 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 003/129
Tallcott, Phebe Diary 1818 Diary and correspondence. Part of Howland Family Papers RG5/
Tatum, Sibyl Journal of trip from New Jersey to Ohio 1830   PG 7
Taylor, Emily H. Diary 1932-1939   RG5 Taylor (Florence)
Taylor, Emily T. Journal of Christmases 1909-1942 Family Records, Journal of Christmases RG5 Taylor (Florence)
Thomas, Anna Braithwaite (1854-1947) Journal of trip to England and diaries 1894-1896, 1936, 1938-1944 Journal of trip to England of Richard H. and Ann B. Thomas, AMs (2 vols.). Part of Thomas Papers RG5/168
Thomas, Anna Braithwaite (1854-1947) Diaries 1936, 1938-1944 Diaries. Part of Thomas Papers RG5/168
Thompson, Joshua G. Journal 1817 8mo - 5mo 15, 1818 Journal, AMs S. Gift of Newlin R. Smith, 1966 MSS 003/130
Thomson, Sarah Diary [transcript] 1809 Diary, typescript copy. Part of Patterson Papers RG5/118
Tilton, Josephine Diary 1881-1882 Swarthmore College Class of 1886; contains account of Parrish Hall fire of 1881 AMs S. MSS 003/131
Townsend, Nicholas W. Memorandums 1817-1818   RG5 Paschall papers (Ann)
Townsend, Richard H. (1804-1879) Journal 1804-1848 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 Film MS-T
Trimble, Rebecca Fussell Diary 1838 4mo 15 - 12mo 2, 1838 Diary, her wedding trip with Edwin Fussell . AMs. Part of Fussell-Lewis Papers RG5/087
Turner, Rebecca Journal of traveling ministry with Priscilla Cadwallader 1850 12mo21 - 1851 2mo1   RG5/152
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair Diaries 1865-1866, 1871-1876   RG5/152
Turner, Richard Townsend (1819-1892) Journals 1836-1839 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 RG5/152
Underhill, Richard (1761-1841) Autobiographical Narrative of Richard Underhill of Long Island and Westchester Co. ca. 1830 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 003/164
Valentine, Robert Diary [microfilm] 1781-1784 Positive and negative microfilm copies Film MS-V
Walker, Benjamin Diary of a York Co., Pa., farmer [transcript] 1780-1786 Diary of a York Co., PA farmer, a member of Warrington Monthly Meeting Ms. (Photocopy of a typescript) MSS 003/133
Walker, Robert Journal of journey in the ministry, England to America 1773 5mo 25-6mo 16, 1775 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 003/134
Waller, Barbara (d. 1905) Daybook 1872, 1877, with later notes to 1907 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 003/174
Walmsley, Asa (1774-1854) Journal 1830-1851 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 003/171
Waln, Emma (b. 1869) Diary [photocopy] 1890 2mo - 8 mo 27, 1891 Diary of a teacher in Philadelphia at the age of 21. A.Ms. (photocopy). Original in possession of William L. Hires (1985) MSS 003/135
Walton, George A. (1883-1969) Trip logs and engagement calendars Trip logs and engagement calendars. Walton was principal of the George School, 1912-1948. Part of George A. Walton Papers RG5/151
Walton, Jesse Diaries 1855-1858 Three items 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 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 RG5/037
Walton, Joseph Shoemaker (1792-1876) Diaries 1836-1853 Diaries and journals. Walton was principal of the George School. Part of Walton Family Papers RG5/158
Walton, Joseph Solomon (1855-1912) Diaries, journal of England and Scotland 1879-1897, 1898-1908, 1904   RG5 Walton (Joseph S.)
Walton, Margaretta Diaries 1846-1902 (with gaps) Twenty three items. Margaretta Walton was a Quaker minister. Part of Walton Family Papers RG5/159
Ware, Letitia “Short notes of a Journey to the State of Ohio: 1816 6mo 12 - 10 mo 22, 1816 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 003/136
Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726/27) Letter relating her spiritual development [1711/12] Early copy (probably 1732), given to Rachel Seaman by Joseph Townsend. Note by Gideon Seaman. Gift NYYM, 1997 MSS 004
Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726) Spiritual memoir [photocopies] n.d. 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.

MSS 003/179;

MSS 004, n.d.

Webb, Elizabeth (1663-1726) Account of her visit to America [photocopy] 1697-1699 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. RG5/218, Tolles Papers
Weston, Mary Journals [microfilm] 1735-1752 In Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q
Wetherald, Thomas Journal of trip by the ship Ganges from Liverpool to Philadelphia. 1819 4mo7 - 5mo29 Account of a stormy trip on the ship Ganges from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pa. In 2 parts and also on microfilm.

MSS003/137;

Film MS-J

Wharton, Deborah Fisher Journal, fragment 1865 5mo 28 - 6mo 4 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 Typed copy. 181p Stored with original Ms MSS 003/138
Wharton, Deborah Fisher Diary 1873 12mo25 - 9mo 22 Original AMs S. Gift of Edward Wharton Smith, 1967 MSS 003/138
Wharton, Deborah Fisher Journal fragment 1879 1mo 9 - 9mo 22 (1881?) 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)   Ms. Journals
White, Barclay Journal 1821-1903 In five volumes Ms copy of Journal begins on p, 251 of vol. 1. Each volume indexed and illustrated. “Collected by Barclay White” microfilm, vols. 1-3 only Ms. Journals Film MS-W (vols. 1-3)
White, Solomon Journal 1829 5mo 9 Journal of exploration of anthracite coal mining areas of eastern Pennsylvania MsS. Part of Comly-White RG5/030
Whitson, Benjamin F. Journals 1893-1950 In nine volumes. Part of Whitson Papers RG5/164
Whitson, Jane Journal 1936-1937 Part of Whitson Papers. RG5/164
Wilison, Elizabeth Lundy Trip journal (printed) 1836 A Journey in 1836 RG5 Lundy papers
Wilkinson, Thomas Account of the last journey of John Pemberton 1787 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 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 003/140
Willets, Amos and Caroline Journals [transcript] 1842, 1846, 1852, 1856, 1855 Typed transcripts of journals chiefly dealing with their travels to accompany Rachel Hicks on her religious visits. Gift of Anne Booth to Friends General Conferenc, 1999. Transferred to FHL, 2000 MSS 003/166
Williams, Charles (1765-) Diary 1785-1787 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 003/141
Williams, Edward Diary 1869-1874 Part of Stratton Family Papers RG5/142
Williams, Mary E. (1822-1875) Journal of a trip from Virginia to Ohio 1846 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 RG5/124
Williams, Mary, Mary Ruth (Walker) and Rebecca K. Journals 1846-1909 Family journals RG5/123
Williams, Sarah Roberts (d. 1894) Diary 1869-1876 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 003/172
Williamson, Lydia Mary (Hunn) Diary of visits to meetings in Philadelphia area 1907 10mo 6 - 3mo15, 1908 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 003/142
Wilson, Rachel Account of religious visit to America [microfilm] 1768-1769   Film MS-Q
Wilson, William B. (b. 1800) Journal [transcript] 1829-1871 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 003/150
Wily, Martha Account of a dream 1762 10mo 30 A remarkable drea,. AMs S. 11p MSS 003/145
Wood, Frank W. Account of religious journey to Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina 1912 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 Film MS-W Film Z MS-W (neg.)
Woolman, John Extracts 1755, 1759, 1764 Extracts from the writings of John Woolman. Typed and Ms copies MSS 003/144
Woolman, John Journal 1769 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 SAFE and MSS 003/144 (photocopy)
Woolman, John Journals 1720-1770, 1772 Journals, 1720-1770, and 1772 voyage to England In three parts ADf Also on microfilm SAFE Film MS-W
Woolman, John Journal extracts 1759, 1764, 1775   Ms. Journals
Woolman, John Journal n.d. Journal, folio A, AMs , microfilm copy Original Ms at Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Gift of Ruth Bates, 1969 Film MS-W
Worrell, Emma Trip to California 1869 Trip to California. Worrell MSS MSS 193
Worth, Ebenezer Journal of teacher at Tunessassa. NY 1843-1875 (with gaps) 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. MSS 003/145
Yarnall, Hannah Journal of a visit to Canada 1803 Journal of a visit to Canada. Richardson Papers RG 5/ 187
Yarnall, Peter (b. 1754) Journals 1784, 1793, 1795, 1796 Journals. Richardson Papers RG 5/187
Young, Ann Diary [microfilm] 1758-1768 In Quaker Women's Diaries Film MS-Q