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Archives & Manuscripts

Women travelers

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Scope and Contents 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.The primary letter writer is Mary A. Dodge White in the mid-19th century offering advice and thoughts on various...
Dates: 1941-circa 1950

Clara Cary Case Edwards papers, 1909-1966

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

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"

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

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-095
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins' 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 Jenkin's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911-1912 to visit her cousin, who is a missionary there.
Dates: 1875-1912

Mary Hoxie Jones collection

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

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Scope and Content note 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...
Dates: 1889

Elizabeth Webb diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, typed copy of the transcript of Elizabeth Webb's diary, "A Short Account of my Viage into America with Mary Rogers my Companion" with an Introduction by Frederick B. Tolles and John Beverly Riggs. The transcript and introduction are dated 1959. The introduction provides some background about Elizabeth Webb's early life and her travels as a Quaker minister. The transcribed diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and...
Dates: 1697-1699

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Elizabeth Wilkinson. The diary describes her religious visit to Friends in America from her home in England. Entries describe her travel from England to Boston on the ship Beulah with fellow Quakers; John Stephenson, Robert Proud, Alice Hall, and Wilkinson's "companion," Hannah Harris.Upon her arrival in America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts,...
Dates: 1761-1763

Rachel Wilson diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-086
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed transcript of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, S.C. from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.
Dates: 1768-1769