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Women travelers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Overview While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White, or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.Sarah Cleveland Dodge, related to President Cleveland, is the mother of Mary Dodge, who married Norman White. Their...
Dates: 1941-ca. 1950

Clara Cary Case Edwards papers, 1909-1966

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M4
Overview Clara Cary Case Edwards was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (class of 1904). She married Cecil Edwards, a worker for The Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd. and the author of “The Persian Carpet: A Survey of the Carpet Weaving Industry of Persia” (1953). Clara and her husband traveled throughout the Middle East; they spent several years living in Iran where Clara spent a period of time teaching at The American Boys' School at Hamadan. This collection primarily consists of letters between Clara...
Dates: 1909 - 1966

Anne Guthrie Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Guthrie, Anne
Abstract Collection includes 18 letters written between 1932 and 1947 from Anne Guthrie to "Dear Friends Everywhere" giving accounts of her travels. Two letters are typewritten, 16 are mimeographed.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1932-1947

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins." The autobiography details her early life, an account of her convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.
Dates: Undated

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 Hoxie Jones collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1310
Overview The Mary Hoxie Jones collection includes genealogy and history materials on the Jones and Cadbury families, photo albums and scrapbooks of travel by Mary Hoxie Jones, and personal correspondence and poetry.
Dates: 1915-2002

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.
Dates: 1889

Elizabeth Webb diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Overview Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.
Dates: 1697-1699

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Overview Elizabeth Wilkinson's diary describes her religious visit to Friends in the colonies in North America from her home in England. Entries describe her religious visit to Boston. Upon her arrival in North America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, and Pennsylvania. Entries also describe Wilkinson's concerns in the ministry.
Dates: 1761-1763

Rachel Wilson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-086
Overview Rachel Wilson was a Quaker minister who made a religious visit to the British colonies in North America in 1768, and attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in the fall of 1769, where she addressed John Woolman. The diary of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, South Carolina, from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.
Dates: 1768-1769