Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.
William Kennard was a Quaker minister of Somerset Monthly Meeting. Kennard's diary records his travels through Ohio, Michigan, New York, Canada, Connecticut, Vermont, and Pennsylvania, including travel by rail, steam and canal boat, and coach, and comments on visits to Quaker Meetings and with Friends.
Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in Liverpool, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.
Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.
This collection contains a Golden Wedding commemoration booklet, with poetry written by Thomas Wistar, marking the 50th anniversery of Isaac C. Jones and Sarah W. Jones in 1890. In addition, the collection also features Hannah Perot Morris's journal from her voyage to England and France in 1904 with her father, Samuel Morris.
Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.
Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.
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.