Quakers -- Travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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).
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...