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George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Overview Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1759-1813

Joseph Elkinton journal transcript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-101
Overview Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.
Dates: 1816

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Overview Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817-1818

Samuel Gummere diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-031
Overview Diary of Samuel Gummere's 1854 trip to England. Early entries describe the ten day voyage by steamship, including descriptions of passengers, accommodations on board, and sea sickness. Later entries describe Gummere's exploration of England, including visits to Liverpool and London.
Dates: 1854

William Hodgson Jr. diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-035
Overview William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.
Dates: 1827

Margaret Jenkins journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-095
Overview This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.
Dates: 1875-1912

Mary Kite commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.
Dates: 1831-1851

Robert Lindsey journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Overview Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.
Dates: 1850

John Pemberton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-055
Overview John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.
Dates: 1750-1778

John Pemberton manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-121
Overview This manuscript provides a brief biographical sketch of John Pemberton, and contains excerpts from his journals and letters from his religious visit in England in 1750.
Dates: Undated.

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