Americans -- Travel -- England -- History -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photographs of historic sites in England and some friends (including J. William Graham and family).
Dates: 1898 summer
Overview Charles Evans was a Quaker physician and was active in the Quaker community. His "Diary of a European Trip, 1861" details Evans's voyage from Philadelphia to England, including descriptions of the captain and other cabin passengers, illness on board, and the weather during the voyage. Upon arrival in England, diary entries relate visits to Friends, Quaker meetings, and Evans's tour of England.
Overview Diary of Samuel Gummere's 1854 trip to England. Early entries describe the ten day voyage by steamship, including descriptions of passengers, accommodations on board, and sea sickness. Later entries describe Gummere's exploration of England, including visits to Liverpool and London.
Overview Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in Liverpool, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.
Overview The collection contains a series of letters written by Fred or as he was later known Maxfield Parrish, addressed to his grandma. The letters were all written in Paris and Hastings in the early 1880s. In them, Parrish describes his days and his relationship with his parents.
Dates: August 1884 - January 1885