Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, journals, narratives and notes, by, concerning, or attributed to members of the Sharpless and Kite families, including those of Joshua Sharpless, with letters to his children and wife, Ann Trimble Sharpless, notes on his physical condition, narratives of his first wife, Edith Yarnall Sharpless; correspondence among the children of Joshua Sharpless, including letters of Rachel Sharpless Cope, Edith Sharpless Kite, Isaac Sharpless, other family members; letters of Benjamin Kite...
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.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume diary of Joel Swayne entitled, “Some account of my journey to the Seneca Nation of Indians and Residence Amongst that People.” Entries describe Swayne’s journey to the Seneca nation, and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of the chief, “Cornplanter,” the chief’s family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions...