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William Kennard diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-038

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of William Kennard. Kennard records his travels through Ohio, Michigan (specifically the newly established Adrian Monthly Meeting), New York, Canada, Connecticut, Vermont, and Pennsylvania, including travel by rail, steam and canal boat, and coach, and comments on visits to Quaker Meetings and with Friends. The diary gives a view of mid-19th century United States and Canada through Kennard's eyes.

Dates

  • 1841

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

William Kennard (1787-1862) was a Quaker minister of Somerset Monthly Meeting. He married Ruth Anna Lytle, and the couple had one child, William Kennard, in 1808.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

William Kennard was a Quaker minister of Somerset Monthly Meeting. Kennard's diary records his travels through Ohio, Michigan, New York, Canada, Connecticut, Vermont, and Pennsylvania, including travel by rail, steam and canal boat, and coach, and comments on visits to Quaker Meetings and with Friends.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

HC.MC.975.01.048 Jane Rhoads Morris journal

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
William Kennard diary, 1841
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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