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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Shackleton Leadbeater diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-041
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the original, single volume diary of Mary Shackleton Leadbeater. The 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 Liverpool, England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in England, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.

Lewis and Sarah Benson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1303
Overview This collection is primarily 20th century letters from the Benson, Potts, and Rhoads families.

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
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...

Robert Lindsey journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal pages 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 Lindsey's various travels throughout Iowa to visit various Iowa Quaker families.

“Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-125
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five manuscript volumes of selections from Sarah lindsey's journals. The full title of the manuscripts is “Selections from memorandums by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompany her husband Robert Lindsey on a religious visit to Friends and others in Western Hemisphere including California, Oregon, British Columbia, and the Sandwich Islands, also some of the Meetings of Friends in Australia and Van Van Hierneu Land. For the Use of her Children and Friends." Entries...

"An Account of a Religious Visit, Made by Hannah Hall"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-133
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume oversize manuscript written by Joshua Maule, describing 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.

Mitchell Family letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-959
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised primarily of letters exchanged between various members of the Mitchell family. Each folder contains all of the letters authored by one family member or by an individual connected to the Mitchell family. Each author’s letters tend to follow a similar pattern; they are addressed to the same recipients and are fairly consistent in terms of their structure and content. The themes of the collection as a whole, however, vary widely. Many of the letters are informal,...

Jehu Newlin signature album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume signature album of Jehu and Sarah Newlin. The volume 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 and Newberg Oregon, Los Angeles and Pasadena, California, and Damascus, Ohio.

"Among the Red Indians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-070
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Henry Stanley Newman, entitled "Among the Red Indians." The manuscript provides a narrative of Newman's travels among the American Indians 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 Native Americans, which was published in 1917 and entitled "Friends and the Indians." Newman's manuscript was never published....

John Parrish diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the original, handwritten diaries of John Parrish, a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The diaries describe Parrish's travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Included with the diaries are a photocopy of a silhouette of John Parrish, and an article about the diaries published in The Friend on March 30, 1957.