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travel literature

 Subject
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Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-091
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of John S. Whitall's diary of his voyage from New York to France in 1785. Whitall kept the 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 the voyage by sea, notably the ship’s celebration of Saint Louis. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux and visits with Friends in...

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Elizabeth Wilkinson. The diary describes her religious visit to Friends in America from her home in England. Entries describe her travel from England to Boston on the ship Beulah with fellow Quakers; John Stephenson, Robert Proud, Alice Hall, and Wilkinson's "companion," Hannah Harris.Upon her arrival in America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts,...

Rachel Wilson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-086
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed transcript of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, S.C. from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.

Wistar family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1262
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a variety of different materials related to the Wistar family. There are letters and cards exchanged between various family members—including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers like wills and hotel bills. The section of “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal...

John Woolman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-092
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single photocopy of John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York. 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.

Rebecca Wright diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-093
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the handwritten diary and photocopy of Rebecca Wright's religious visit to England and Ireland. Entries provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, England, and attendance at meetings throughout England.