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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Gummere day book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel James...
Dates: 1809-1815

Samuel Gummere diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-031
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten volume 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

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts about his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and includes both poetry and prose.
Dates: 1857