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Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Overview Four of Henry Hale G. Sharpless's diaries are travel diaries that describe his 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.
Dates: 1841-1870

Henry Hale G. Sharpless financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-029
Overview The pocket-sized account books of Henry Hale G. Sharpless 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.
Dates: 1851-1852

Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-018
Overview Hanry Hale G. Sharpless's letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence. The majority of the 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, as well as discussion of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.
Dates: 1851-1864

Henry Hale G. Sharpless passport

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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.
Dates: 1851

Joshua Sharpless diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-069
Overview Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798.
Dates: 1798, 1965

Ann Shipley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-070
Overview Ann Shipley accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824, and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting. Her diary entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1820

Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-018
Overview The scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, and Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of meeting houses, plants found on his travels, and landscapes, including landscapes of South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Yosemite.
Dates: 1841-1866

John Shoemaker journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-071
Overview John Shoemaker was a Quaker minister. 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, and descriptions of Quaker meetings attended and Quaker families visited.
Dates: 1805-1893; Majority of material found within 1805 - 1815

Henry Simmons journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca tribes.
Dates: 1796-1800

Smedley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
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...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950