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travel literature

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Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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).

Isaac Stephenson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-076
Scope and Content note This collection is composed mainly of a single photostatic copy of Issac Stephenson's diary. Diary entries describe Stephenson's travels in the Quaker ministry in New England, including descriptions of towns he visited, Friends who hosted him or whom he visited with, and Meetings attended.Until 1959, the diary was thought to be that of Mary Olney. However, upon closer inspection in 1959, researchers determined that the diary was likely that of Issac Stephenson. Notes on this...

Stokes-Woodruff family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1263
Scope and Contents note The Stokes-Woodruff Family papers span a wide range of topics and material types all related to the lives of the Stokes and Woodruff families. The collection is divided into four series: F.J. Stokes Company Papers, Stokes Family Papers, Woodruff Family Papers, and Other Family Histories. The first series, F.J. Stokes Company Papers, is comprised of documents related to the organization and administration of the F.J. Stokes Machine Company including publicity materials, company records, and...

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, her attendance at meetings, and her Quaker hosts in England.

Philip Tidyman manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-120
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the manuscripts of the letters of Philip Tidyman's travel throughout New England and Canada from his home in Charleston. The collection also includes correspondence, transcribed letters, and typed notes related to the manuscripts.

Joseph Walton diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Scope and Content note This collection includes 19 volumes of Joseph Walton's handwritten diaries and a folder of his religious writings. Diary entries focus on Walton's various religious visits in the U.S., and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, and descriptions of the communities he visited. During his travels in Maryland, in volume 4, Walton discusses the status of free African Americans, particularly the ramifications of newly free former slaves for American politics, and issues surrounding...

Elizabeth Webb diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, typed copy of the transcript of Elizabeth Webb's diary, "A Short Account of my Viage into America with Mary Rogers my Companion" with an Introduction by Frederick B. Tolles and John Beverly Riggs. The transcript and introduction are dated 1959. The introduction provides some background about Elizabeth Webb's early life and her travels as a Quaker minister. The transcribed diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and...