Quakers -- Travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in Liverpool, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.
Abstract This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters...
Overview Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.
Overview This manuscript, written by Joshua Maule, describes Hannah Hall's religious visit to England, Scotland, and Ireland. The manuscript describes her trip, including details of her travel, meetings attended, and Quaker families visited. The volume includes extracts of some of Hall's letters.
Overview The signature album of Jehu and Sarah Newlin includes an inscription on the inside cover, which reads: "Jehu and Sarah Newlin, From their friends Susanna Midgley and Martha Carth. Torquay, 3/1/1887." Signatures are accompanied by dates and locations. locations include Torquay; Philadelphia; Damascus, Syria; Ramallah; London; Yorkshire; Alder, Oregon; Newberg, Oregon; Los Angeles, California; Pasadena, California; and Damascus, Ohio.
Overview Henry Stanley Newman's "Among the Red Indians" provides a narrative of Newman's travels among North American Indigenous peoples west of the Mississippi River in 1889. The manuscript was prepared for Mary S. Kimber when she was proposing to write a book on the work that American Friends did with Indigenous peoples, which was published in 1917 and entitled "Friends and the Indians." Newman's manuscript was never published. The manuscript describes the various Indigenous settlements that Newman...
Overview John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Overview John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.