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Gummere, Samuel James



  • Existence: 1811 - 1874

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

David Stroud Burson letter to Samuel J. Gummere

Identifier: HCS-003-096

The collection contains one handwritten letter from David Stroud Burson to Samuel J. Gummere regarding a recommendation for a teaching job.

Dates: 1837

Francis and Samuel Gummere papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1258

This collection contains materials related to the life of Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919) as well as his father, Samuel James Gummere (1811-1874).

Dates: 1854-1937; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1919

John Gummere day book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel...
Dates: 1809-1815

Samuel Gummere diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-031

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.

Dates: 1854

Samuel J. Gummere lecture notes

Identifier: HCS-001-035

Collection contains one lithographic print of Samuel J. Gummere along with assorted lecture notes.

Dates: Undated

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039

Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts detail his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and include both poetry and prose.

Dates: 1857

Samuel J. Gummere papers

Identifier: HCS-001-010

The collection consists of Samuel J. Gummere's mathematics lectures, his notes on astronomy and a minor expenses cash book.

Dates: 1864 - 1875

Additional filters:

Quakers -- History 3
Astronomy 2
Quakers 2
lecture notes 2
Americans -- Travel -- England -- History -- 19th century 1