Quakers -- Travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume notebook of copied extracts of the letters of Thomas P. Cope from Norway. The extracts begin with descriptions of Cope's travel on the steam ship El Dorado, and later extracts describe his time in Norway, including descriptions of the country, the people he meets there, Quaker meetings attended, and Friends visited.
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.
Overview Margaret Ellis's memoir begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends, her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.
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
Overview Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.
Overview The manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers, tells the story of Fearon and Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680.
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.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript by Joseph John Gurney, which lists corrections to the published manuscript, “Journey in North America, described in familiar letters to Amelia Opie.” Each page of the volume is numbered so that the corrections on each page match the corresponding page of the published version.