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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

"Corrections of Journey in North America"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-014
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.

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines' trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874-1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings she attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history, and includes excerpts of letters and...

Walter Hinchman portfolio

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume portfolio of sketches and photographs of Walter Hinchman. The portfolio includes the many of the plates used in Hinchman’s book, “Sketches & Poems.” The sketches were done during Hinchman’s time at a machine shop in Ohio at the end of the civil war, on a survey trip (1867-1868) for a transcontinental railway from Kansas to California, sketches of the Pennsylvania Steel Company (1869), sketches of animals, flowers, trees, people, and...

William Hodgson Jr. diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-035
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of William Hodgson Jr. Hodgson titled his diary: "Notes taken during a voyage from England and a Visit of six months in Philadelphia and New York." Initial entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, PA, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at...

"The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-045
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript, "The Life and Travels in the Ministry of the Gospel of John Pemberton," written by William Hodgson, Jr. The manuscript was compiled by Hodgson from Pemberton's manuscript diaries and letters. The manuscript recounts his early life, first journey in Europe with John Churchman, excerpts of diary kept during revolutionary war, his second visit to Europe, and his travel in England and Scotland.

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

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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.

William Hunt letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume letterbook of William Hunt. Correspondence included is largely personal, though there are a few letters addressed to Hunt's Meeting. In addition to correspondence, the volume includes testimonies of Hunt's character and a short account of his travels on religious visits and his last illness and death. According to a note in the cover of the letterbook it is believed the letters were copied by William Hunt's sister.

Margaret Jenkins journals

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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.

William Kennard diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-038
Scope and Content note 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 mode of 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 America and Canada through Kennard's eyes. In Toronto, he observes the "colored...

Mary Kite commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Kite, which includes extracts from her diary and correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, and her attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.