Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
The bulk of this collection consists of about 60 letters written by William Nisbet to his mother and sister during his travels abroad in the 1860s. William F. Nisbet was a retired businessman and travelor from a wealthy New York family. In 1865, at the age of 30, he retired in order to travel. In 1858, he traveled to South America, and from 1865 to 1868, he traveled around the globe. During his travels, he wrote letters and sent artifacts and artwork back home to his family in New York.
The papers of related Quaker families including Collins, Cresson, Emlen, Morris, Wistar and Wood, consisting of travel letters, diaries, notebooks and photographs. Principals in the collection are Horatio C. Wood, Annabella Cresson Wood, Morris Wistar Wood, Caleb Cresson and Charles Wood.