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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Hale G.Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of eight handwritten volumes of the diaries of Henry Hale G. Sharpless. Four of the diaries are travel diaries that describe Sharpless's travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.

Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-018
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four handwritten letterbooks of Henry Hale G. Sharpless. The letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence, though the majority of correspondence is personal, addressed to friends and family during Sharpless's travels. The letters include topics such as descriptions of the cities and towns he visits, descriptions of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.

Henry Hale G. Sharpless financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-029
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two pocket-sized volumes of the account books of Henry Hale G. Sharpless. The volumes track Sharpless’s purchases, money owed to various individuals, and amounts paid during his travels, such as for stays at inns and hotels, train tickets, and boat fare.

Henry Hale G. Sharpless passport

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-036
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Henry G. Sharpless's passport. The passport is in French, and includes stamps from various countries.

Joshua Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-069
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of two handwritten volumes of Joshua Sharpless's diaries. Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798. Also included is a single folder of related materials.

Ann Shipley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-070
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Ann Shipley. Entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.

Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-018
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker. The volume includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including: Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of Meeting houses, landscapes, including landscapes from South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, landscapes in Pennsylvania, landscapes at Yosemite, and sketches of...

John Shoemaker journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-071
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of four handwritten volumes of the journals of Joshua Shoemaker, as well as correspondence between Charles Baker and George Vaux concerning the collection, dated 1893. Shoemaker's journals detail his religious visits throughout North America. Entries generally describe travel between destinations, families that host Shoemaker and his companions throughout their travels, as well as descriptions of Quaker meetings attended and Quaker families visited.

Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of four volumes of Henry Simmons's journals, the majority of which are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca tribes. In addition to the four handwritten journals, the collection includes two photocopies of Simmons's 1796-1797 journal (vol 1), and a single typed transcript of Simmons's 1799 journal (vol 2).

S. F. Smiley notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-037
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the notebooks of S.F. Smiley. The notebooks essentially function as date books, and records places visited, goods purchased, and reading he or she did.