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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

John Pemberton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-055
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of two volumes of handwritten extracts, copied by Joseph Elkington, date unknown, from John Pemberton's original diaries. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England in 1750-1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended, and social visits with Friends and family.

John Pemberton manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-121
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript concerning John Pemberton. The manuscript’s author is unknown, but a note included in the collection indicates that the manuscript may have been compiled by William Hodgson. It provides a brief biographical sketch of Pemberton, and contains excerpts from his journals and letters from his religious visit in England in 1750.

Quaker Ministry lists

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-067
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of seventeen anonymously hand-written volumes composed of lists of Quaker ministers from Britain and the U.S., and from the U.S. to Britain from the mid seventeenth century through the mid nineteenth century.

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....

Walter Robson journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-058
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single, Xerox copy of Walter Robson’s Journal of his “voyage to America and travels in the United States.” Entries describe his departure from England, his voyages to and from America, including weather, accommodations, and his fellow passengers. While in the U.S., Robson traveled to various Friends and meetings in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, Indianapolis, Baltimore, North Carolina, and New York.

Martha Routh journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-059
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the handwritten journal, and a photocopy of the journal of Martha Routh. The journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes...

Rebecca Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-065
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single photocopy of the diary of Rebecca Scattergood's trip to Nantucket from the fall of 1774 to the spring of 1775. Entries describe travel to Nantucket from Philadelphia, remedies for various illnesses, attendance at meetings, and social calls.

Benjamin Seebohm diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-067
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume of the handwritten extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary of his trip to America. Entries describe Seebohm's voyage from England to Boston, travel from Boston to Philadelphia, and visits to Friends and attendance at Meetings during his time in America.

It is not known who copied theses extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary.

Benjamin Seebohm biography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-081
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume biography of Benjamin Seebohm. The author of this handwritten biography is unknown. The volume describes Seebohm's early life and education in Germany, and the influence of Quakerism in his young life, particularly the religious visit of Stephen Grellet. The biography also describes Seebohm's travels as a Quaker minister throughout Europe and Great Britain, and includes quoted extracts from Seebohm's journals and letters.

George A. Selleck diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-066
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of George A Selleck's trip from his home in Kansas to England to attend the Friend's Peace Conference as a delegate. Entries detail Selleck's travel by train from Kansas to Philadelphia and on to New York, his voyage from New York to Liverpool, and his travels within England. Upon his arrival in England, entries describe sight seeing, largely in Devonshire, as well as Friends visited and Meetings attended. The last section of entries...