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Quakers -- Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1867-1886

Isaac Stephenson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-076
Overview Isaac Stephenson was a British Quaker minister who went on religious visits throughout Great Britain and the United States. His diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or with whom he visited, and Meetings attended.
Dates: 1823-1824

Mary Howell Swett papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1001-B
Overview This collection contains the papers of Mary Howell Swett, and includes lists of places she visited and one volume of financial information.
Dates: 1797-1820

Joseph Walton diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Overview Joseph Walton's diary entries focus on his various religious visits in the United States, and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.
Dates: 1875-1894

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-158
Overview Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.
Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159
Overview Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.
Dates: 1812-1961

Ann Warder diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-082
Overview This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written between 1786 and 1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.
Dates: 1786-1789

John S. Whitall diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-091
Overview Whitall kept this diary for his sister, to whom he addresses the majority of his entries. Entries include quotes from scripture, Quaker sermons, and poetry, as well as descriptions of his voyage from New York to France by sea. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux, as well as visits with Friends in France.
Dates: 1785

John Woolman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-092
Overview John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York, United Kingdom. Entries discuss Woolman's travel with Samuel Emlen, including preparations for the voyage, description of weather conditions, conditions on board, religious reflection, and reflection on the slave trade.
Dates: 1772