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Creator:Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814
Title:Thomas Scattergood journal
Date(s):1791-1792
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0177
Abstract:This journal was created by Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814), a Quaker minister, pioneer of mental health reform, and early advocate for the creation of Friends Asylum (later Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia,[...] Pennsylvania. It describes his travels to various Quaker Meetings in New Jersey and New York between 1789 and 1792.
Subjects:Travelers--Diaries | Quakers--Pennsylvania--History--18th century | Quakers--New Jersey--History--18th century | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Date(s):1834
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Pratt, Henry C.
Title:Henry C. Pratt journals
Date(s):1826-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0160
Abstract:In these two journal volumes, Henry C. Pratt recorded his travels through southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 1825 and his voyages as Surgeon’s Mate in the United States Navy[...] between 1826 and 1828.
Subjects:Chile--Description and travel | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Ocean travel--History--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Welliver, Miriam E.
Title:Miriam E. Welliver travel diary
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0172
Abstract:The Miriam E. Welliver travel journal documents this Pennsylvania school teacher's month-long, 5,100 mile automobile trip across 19 states and Canada via handwritten journal entries, black-and-white photographs, postcards, telegrams, plant[...] specimens, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous materials.
Subjects:Automobile travel--East (U.S.)--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Southern states--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Canada--History--20th century | Tourist camps, hostels, etc--History--20th century | More Subjects