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Benjamin Seebohm diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-067

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single volume of the handwritten extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary of his trip to America. Entries describe Seebohm's voyage from England to Boston, travel from Boston to Philadelphia, and visits to Friends and attendance at Meetings during his time in America.

It is not known who copied theses extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary.


  • 1846-1847


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Benjamin Seebohm (1798-1871) was born in Germany. In 1831 he married Esther Wheeler in Hitchin, England. The couple had four children; Henry Seebohm (b. 1832), Frederick Seebohm (b. 1834), Benjamin Seebohm (b. 1840), Julia Elizabeth Seebohm (b. 1841).


0.02 Linear Feet (1 volume)




The Benjamin Seebohm diary was donated to the Special Collections at Haverford College, in 1937 by Joseph Rowntree.

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Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.
Benjamin Seebohm diary, 1846-1847
Kara Flynn
July 2015
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