This collection is composed of a copy of the handwritten journal pages, as well as a typed transcript, of Jane Rhoads Morris. Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describes, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and the Indians they have employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indians the group meets during their travels. Morris also describes her male cousins fishing, and hunting bear and various water fowl.
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Jane Rhoads Morris (1870-1950) was a Quaker woman, born in Philadelphia, Pa on May 1st, 1870, the daughter of William G. Rhoads and Sarah W. Wistar. In 1897, Jane married Marriott Canby Morris, and the couple had three children; Elliston Perot Morris, born 1899, Marriott Canby Morris, born 1900, and Janet Morris, born 1907. Jane Rhoads Morris died March 24, 1950.
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Jane Rhoads Morris journal, 1889 (HC.MC.975.01.048), Quakers & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/5/resources/743 Accessed December 07, 2019.