Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses" describes the history of 17th and 18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.
Overview Rowland Greene was a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. His diary entries focus largely on religious visits Greene made throughout New England, as well as Quaker meetings he attended, social calls, family news, deaths within the Quaker community, and passages of religious reflection.
Dates: 1830-1857, 1907
Overview This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene, a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. The volume contains personal correspondence; the majority of letters are addressed to Greene's wife and children while he was away from home on religious visits. Topics covered in Greene's correspondence include descriptions of his travels, meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.
Overview John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Overview The diary of Rebecca Scattergood's trip to Nantucket from the fall of 1774 to the spring of 1775. Entries describe travel to Nantucket from Philadelphia, remedies for various illnesses, attendance at meetings, and social calls.